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Former Iowan now living the dream of marketing Sonoma Wine Country. Computer nerd. Oenophile. Recipe addict. Lover of high heels and strappy sandals.

Valley of the Moon Wine Special

Summer has finally arrived, and Valley of the Moon is celebrating with special deals on a great selection of summer whites.  Deals on Valley of the Moon 2009 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay, Valley of the Moon 2009 Pinot Blanc, and Lake Sonoma 2009 Sauvignon Blanc are for  on single bottles or even bigger discounts by the case (mix and match). All {…}

A group enjoying a recent Wine Merchant Dinner at the Downtown Santa Rosa favorite Flavor Bistro.  Photo courtesy Flavor Bistro.

Flavor Bistro Wine Merchant Dinners

Looking for great deal on wine and food?  Flavor Bistro is now offering a four-course pairing with wine every Thursday evening for only $24.95 per person.  You read that right, four courses, with wine, for only $24.95 (not including tax or gratuity). Known as Wine Merchant Dinners with Alan, guests are treated to four separate courses paired with perfectly selected {…}


Will and Kate Spotted in Sonoma County

While the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are scheduled to only visit Southern California, several reports have emerged of the Royal couple in Sonoma County.  Rumor has it they were looking to relax from their hectic schedule and decided to sneak away to Sonoma County. Have you spotted Will and Kate?  If so, let us know where you have seen {…}

Vive la Freestone, Vive la France

On July 14th, Osmosis Spa will be celebrating the French National Holiday of Bastille Day with a Parisian-themed spa celebration.  Oui Oui! Authentic French cuisine will be served by Chef Patrick Quillec from Sebastopol’s French Garden where their ingredients are seasonally dictated by their organic farm.  Being a French soirée, wine from Graton Ridge Cellars will be flowing.  Live French {…}

Join Lynmar Estate for their International Pairings.

July 2011 Events

Planning a visit to Sonoma County in July?  Here is a brief listing of the events happening throughout the month of July.  If you are looking for events happening around the July 4th holiday, here is your information. For a full listing of events happening throughout Sonoma County, check out our event calendar or order our free visitors guide and {…}


Irma Vep Ticket Deal

6th Street Playhouse has just announced “screaming deal” ticket prices, for its hilarious comedy “The Mystery of Irma Vep,” playwright Charles Ludlam’s definitive spoof of Gothic melodramas for the evening of June 23 & the June 25th matinee performances. The two-act, quick-change, cross-dressing marathon features Craig Miller and Ryan Schabach playing numerous characters while making more than 30 costume changes. {…}


Camping around Sonoma County

Read more about camping options from rustic hike-in sites to full-service RV hook-ups and cottages here.


Cloverdale Friday Night Live Special

Coolest Small Town in America’s free summer concert series is back in full swing! Music lovers, enjoy a great line-up of entertainment from Rockabilly to Jazz.  Stay two nights at Auberge on the Vineyard and save 25%!  Amazing views and amazing breakfasts  come with the territory.  Book online and enter promo code: live! (Subject to availability)  

Join Lynmar Estate for their International Pairings.

Summer Long Events

With so many great events happening around Sonoma County all summer long, it is hard to attend every event. Here are some events happening weekly throughout the summer so you can choose the date that works for you.  Cycling, wine and food pairings and live music are just some of the weekly events happening this summer. For a full listing {…}

Photo courtesy of Bill Hoban, Sonoma Index-Tribune.

July 4th Events

The 4th of July is a special time when we celebrate our freedom with friends and family.  It is also a time where normal fashion norms are overlooked and stripes + stars in any combination of red, white and blue is honored or at least tolerated. Sonoma County offers an event for everyone over the July 4th holiday including pet-friendly {…}