Category Archives: Blog

August 28, 2014

Wine Country Harvest Parties Invite You to Get Your Grapes On

It’s grape harvest time in Wine Country, which means lots of work for the wineries, but also lots of parties for us. Here’s a handy planner: Sonoma Wine Country Weekend, Aug. 29-31, 2014 Saturday’s Taste of Sonoma brings more than 200 artisan wineries, growers, chefs and food purveyors for a walk-around feast at the legendary […]

Category: Blog, Food & Wine, Healdsburg Events, Napa Valley events, Napa wineries, Sonoma Activities, Sonoma County Events, Sonoma County wineries, Sonoma Events, Sonoma wineries, Special Wine Events
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August 26, 2014

Winemaker Dinner at Francis Ford Coppola Winery’s Rustic Restaurant

A visit to Francis Ford Coppola Winery in the Sonoma County Wine Country town of Geyserville is always a treat. Pure Luxury was treated to a very special winemaker dinner at the winery’s restaurant, Rustic: Francis’s Favorites, with winemaker Tondi Bolkan. Seated at a table with a sweeping view of the vineyards, we began the […]

Category: Blog, Food & Wine, Geyserville Wineries, Sonoma County restaurants, Sonoma County wineries, Travel
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August 18, 2014

Cheers! Sonoma Wine Country Weekend is Here!

The chefs are busy dreaming up their menus, the wineries are lovingly, carefully aging their best wines, and top musical talent are tuning their voices and instruments. It’s nearly time for Sonoma Wine Country Weekend, and excitement is building quickly for this year’s extravaganza, Aug. 29-31 2014. If you haven’t already gotten your tickets for […]

Category: Blog, Charity events, Food & Wine, Healdsburg Events, Sonoma Activities, Sonoma County Events, Sonoma County restaurants, Sonoma County wineries, Sonoma Events, Sonoma wineries, Special Wine Events
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August 7, 2014

Sonoma County Winemaker & Celebrity Chef Present 4th Annual Project Zin

Certain numbers evoke different thoughts. For example, the number 21 inspires memories of how a 21st birthday was spent. Or, of a retired sports player’s jersey number. Maybe a win or loss at the Blackjack table. For others, the number 21 brings insight as the chromosome which occasionally, instead of containing a pair of chromosomes, […]

Category: Blog, Charity events, Food & Wine, Healdsburg Events, Sonoma County Events, Sonoma County restaurants, Sonoma County wineries, Special Wine Events, Travel, Wine Country Hotels
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July 30, 2014

B.R. Cohn Winery Brings a Summer Music Series to Sonoma Valley

This year marks the 30th anniversary of B.R. Cohn Winery. This year also brings the first Summer Music Series presented by the winery. Launched in June, this series features a diverse mix of musical genres with monthly performances throughout October by local, Bay Area bands. This past Saturday, Dgiin, multiple winner of the North Bay […]

Category: Blog, Food & Wine, Sonoma Activities, Sonoma Events, Sonoma wineries, Special Wine Events, Travel
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July 23, 2014

Sea Ranch Lodge Elopement is Budget Friendly Luxury

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian may think they’re cool, but when it comes to weddings, Sonoma County couples are cooler. While the glittery celebs reportedly spent $30 million on their extravaganza for about 200 guests, savvy Wine Country couples have a secret: high-end but budget-friendly elopements. Of course, these aren’t your grandmother’s elopements, when the […]

Category: Blog, Weddings
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July 11, 2014

K&L Bistro Returns, with Stellar Wine Country-Style French Cuisine

It was a long few months for Sebastopol foodies starting in early January, when K&L Bistro owners Karen and Lucas Martin closed their iconic, 13-year-old French restaurant for a long-needed updating. No steak frites for us, no PEI mussels mariniere with fries and aioli, no cozy tete-a-tetes over a lovely bottle of wine. But now, […]

Category: Blog, Food & Wine, Sonoma County restaurants, Sonoma restaurants
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July 10, 2014

A Sweet Summer Treat: The New Noble Folk Ice Cream and Pie Bar in Healdsburg

Sugar and spice and everything nice… that’s what Noble Folk ice cream and pies are made of. Also Japanese purple yam (ube), apricot, thyme, wild blueberry, and whatever is seasonal, delicious, and catches the taste buds of the Noble Folk Ice Cream and Pie Bar owners Ozzy Jimenez and Christian Sullberg. Set on The Plaza […]

Category: Blog, Food & Wine, New in California Wine Country, New in the Wine Country, Sonoma County restaurants, Sonoma restaurants
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