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Zinfandel and Jazz on the Healdsburg Plaza — or at Your Home

Just like California’s Lodi area, parts of Napa Valley and “Gold Country,” the Dry Creek Valley of Sonoma County is a big Zinfandel-growing area. If you love Zin, or are curious about the variety and would like to give three

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Getting to North Coast Wine Country Just Got Easier

There’s good news for people who live in or around Orange County, Calif., and like to travel to the state’s world-famous North Coast Wine Country. Alaska Airlines has added flights from John Wayne Airport to Sonoma County’s Charles M. Schulz

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Posted in Our Wine Travel Log

Alexander Valley’s Ascent to Wine World Star Status

In 1841, Cyrus Alexander arrived in an untamed valley to manage the Sotoyome Rancho, a Mexican land grant owned by a San Diego sea captain, Henry Delano Fitch, and his wife, Josefa Carrillo. As payment for his services, Alexander received

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Your Ticket to a Napa Valley ‘Wine Experience’

Life is about not just about people or places or things, but their sum total. In a word: experiences. That’s why, in the name of experiential marketing, some wineries no longer simply put their latest wares up for sale; they

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