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Wine biz adds to quality of life, study says

Posted on September 13, 2018
Wine biz adds to quality of life, study says

Residents of the North Bay’s five wine-producing counties hold mostly positive views of how wine businesses are impacting their quality... Continue

Celebrity chefs boost all-robot restaurant kitchen

Posted on September 7, 2018
Celebrity chefs boost all-robot restaurant kitchen

At his French Laundry restaurant in Yountville, Chef Thomas Keller and his culinary team create intricate, effort-intense meals that... Continue

Planting a culinary garden

Posted on September 3, 2018
Planting a culinary garden

Workshop with Master Gardener Ann Chambers, Saturday, September 8. The topic is “Growing Perennial Vegetables and Small Fruits”... Continue

Pumpkin spice lattes — the annual backlash, and the backlash to the backlash

Posted on August 31, 2018
Pumpkin spice lattes -- the annual backlash, and the backlash to the backlash

Hugely popular but easily mocked, the pumpkin spice latte, made infamous by Starbucks, is back. Why is coffee’s ginger-headed... Continue

An author’s deep dive into wine

Posted on August 27, 2018
An author's deep dive into wine

A timely (grape harvest) reading from “Crush — The Triumph pf California Wine,” John Briscoe’s deep dive on the social,... Continue

7 crops to plant this month

Posted on August 25, 2018
7 crops to plant this month

Cool-weather crops,” mainly greens and root vegetables, thrive when planted in mid to late summer. The idea is to get them started... Continue

Claws and effect

Posted on August 19, 2018
Claws and effect

Sonoma Sun | Sonoma, CA It’s the Soroptimist International of Sonoma Valley’s Maine event – the group’s annual fundraising... Continue

Caponata di Maria

Posted on August 11, 2018
Caponata di Maria

Chef Maria Capdevielle, who in her career has worked at Chez Panisse and Rose Pistola, offers cooking classes throughout the Bay Area... Continue

Carneros Wine Tasting & Cornhole Tournament

Posted on August 9, 2018
Carneros Wine Tasting & Cornhole Tournament

Saturday, August 11: In a gorgeous estate garden setting, a tasting of Carneros all-star wineries (including Saintsbury, Bouchaine... Continue

Sign goes up on Sonoma’s newest bakery

Posted on July 30, 2018
Sign goes up on Sonoma's newest bakery

The former Crisp bakery, the West Napa Street shop that’s been operating somewhat generically since it changed ownership hands... Continue