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A Bright Idea for a Winter Day

A Bright Idea For A Winter Day
You’ve spent a couple days tasting fabulous food and wine, feeding on the beautiful winter landscape, and experiencing the relaxed pace of the Wine Country. Life is good. Winter in wine country Believe it or not, there is even more pleasure waiting for you nearby. If you want to see another side of Healdsburg, Calistoga, and in between, visit one of our local museums. It’s a different way to enjoy …

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Warm Up to Hard Cider This Winter

Warm Up To Hard Cider This WInter
We’re used to recognizing local wines and beers on the menu at our favorite restaurant. A few years ago another option began appearing — hard cider. A revival had begun. Taking apples to a new level Nearby Sebastopol has a long history as an apple-farming community. The area is known for the Gravenstein, a tart apple widely used for cooking and sauce. Over time, trees were replaced with grapevines. We …

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A Brief History of Healdsburg

A Brief History of Healdsburg
Centrally situated among the Russian River, Dry Creek and Alexander valleys, Healdsburg has made a name for itself as the heart of Northern California’s world-class wine region. Our charming town hasn’t always been about wine though. Why Healdsburg? Healdsburg’s namesake, Harmon Heald, made his way to the area for the same reason so many people did — gold. During the California Gold Rush of 1849, people from across the country came to …

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Walking Trails Around Healdsburg

Walking trails around Healdsburg, California
Healdsburg is the place to taste world-class wines, enjoy locally sourced gourmet food, browse antique and art galleries, and sample the good life! The good news is that you can indulge and feel fit at the same time. Take a look at these opportunities for nearby walking and hiking – your Healdsburg getaway just got even better! Healdsburg walking trails You only need to go just beyond downtown to immerse …

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Check Out Fall Events in Healdsburg

Fall Events in Healdsburg
Don’t miss the beautiful colors, tastes and atmosphere of the Healdsburg Wine Country this fall. Plan a carefree, cut-loose weekend. Bring your friends, check out wine events, and jumpstart your holiday shopping! Events in Healdsburg Wine and Food Affair Saturday & Sunday, November 5 & 6, 11:00 – 4:00 Participating wineries in Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River valleys welcome you to sample some of their best vintages paired with …

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Wine Country Harvest

Wine Country Harvest
Sonoma County’s grape harvest is right around the corner and should be in full swing in the next 45 days. Harvest usually begins in August, with light-skinned grapes such as Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc ripening first, and often continues into October, with grapes like Cabernet and Syrah ripening up last. This is a busy and bustling time in wine country. Be aware of crowds and be sure to reserve lodging, wine …

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