Santa Cruz Mountain Wine

Exploring Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Country in Boulder Creek You must visit the Santa Cruz Mountains wine country. This wine country area is far different from the more popular wine regions like the Napa Valley or Sonoma Valley. Santa Cruz Mountains wine country is a massive area of half a million acres, with wineries scattered … Read more

April, May, June – Healdsburg at its finest

Why to visit Healdsburg in April, May, and June Healdsburg is trending. This town has become a hugely popular wine country destination. Fancy hotels, gourmet restaurants, wine bars, and wineries abound in and around Healdsburg. April, May, and June are when Healdsburg is at its finest. The weather is moderate, the tourists somewhat light, and … Read more

April in Wine Country = Fun

Easy hiking Alston Park in Napa

April is a great time to visit wine country, with Spring in full swing and the vineyards coming to life with new growth. While wine tasting is certainly a highlight of any trip to wine country, there are plenty of other fun things to do in April besides sipping vino. Easter is April 9th, and … Read more

13 Reasons to Visit a Working Winery

Why Visit a Working Winery? What do we mean by a working winery? A working winery is where all the winemaking actions take place. From bud break to harvest, to fermentation and aging; you can see it all at a working winery. Walking in a winery’s vineyards can be a memorable experience that allows you … Read more

Tracking Down Old Vine Zinfandel

Old Vine Zinfandel For zealots of Zinfandel, there are plenty of vineyards and wineries in California where you can see old vine Zinfandel vines and taste old vine Zinfandel wines. Zinfandel vines in many areas of California date back to over 100 years ago. They are still thriving and producing complex wines. How old is … Read more

Russian River Valley Wine Country

Russian River Valley

One of the most exciting wine country regions in the world is the Russian River Valley. The Russian River Valley is the land of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and other cool-climate grape varieties. If you like these wines, you must visit the Russian River Valley. You will be in some of the most beautiful wine country … Read more

Paso Robles Big Three Wineries

Once a cowboy and cowgirl town, Paso Robles is now a wine country destination for wine lovers and tourists. More than 200 wineries and eleven Wine AVA’s await the traveler. In this article, we focus on what we call the Big Three Wineries in Paso Robles. Paso Robles Big Three Wineries If you love visiting … Read more

Where to go in California Wine Country 2023

Where to go in California Wine Country in 2023 January is the time to plan your 2023 vacation to California wine country. So where should you go in wine country this year? We cover 14 different wine regions, and we are here to help with that decision. Here are things to consider when choosing your … Read more

Fun Things to Do in Wine Country in January 2023

Some very fun Things to do in wine country in January There are plenty of fun activities to do in January in wine country. Many tourists stay away from wine country in January, so all the better to travel to Napa Valley, Sonoma, Paso Robles, and more. There will be days of inclement weather, but … Read more

Washington Reds

Washington Reds and Wine Country I recently received a sample of the 2019 Trothe Cabernet Sauvignon from the Horse Heaven Hills AVA in the state of Washington. As soon as I tasted the wine, I instantly recalled the times we’d spent exploring the wine regions of Washington State. The Columbia Valley is the main wine … Read more