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Glorious Bites at Gloria

Posted on October 4, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
Glorious Bites at Gloria

Over 1,800 appetizer recipes were submitted from across the country to compete for the most “Glorious Bite” to pair with... Continue

Liana Estates comes to Carneros; wine, yoga, oysters and more

Posted on September 28, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
Liana Estates comes to Carneros; wine, yoga, oysters and more

A picnic by San Pablo Bay is one of the many offerings at the new Liana Estates in Carneros (Photo: Michelle Walker) The Carneros AVA... Continue

Ty Caton barrel tasting 10/1

Posted on September 27, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
Barrel tasting at Ty Caton

Ty Caton will host their 8th annual barrel tasting on Saturday (submitted photo) Ty Caton Vineyards Winery will host their 8th annual... Continue

Oktoberfest friendly wines

Posted on September 26, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
Oktoberfest friendly wines

Korbel Riesling California Champagne ($21.99) (Sarah Stierch) Fall is here and Wine Country is filled with beer and brats, which make... Continue

2016 Sonoma Valley Harvest Fair wine winners

Posted on September 22, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
Gloria Ferrer's Royal Cuvee

Gloria Ferrer’s Royal Cuvee took home Best of Class (Photo: Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards) Sonoma Valley-based wineries... Continue

Awesome free corkage bag fundraiser is back

Posted on September 22, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
Every purchase of a free corkage bag benefits the Sonoma Kiwanis Club Foundation and gets you free corkage at 4 local restaurants

Every purchase of a free corkage bag benefits the Kiwanis Club of Sonoma Plaza Foundation and gets you free corkage at 4 local restaurants Fundraising... Continue

Wine time: ’15 Nobilo Icon Sauvignon Blanc

Posted on September 20, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
Wine time: '15 Nobilo Icon Sauvignon Blanc

2015 Nobilo Icon Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc retails for around $18 This week, summer comes to an end. But, I don’t care. Sauvignon... Continue

Warhol meets wine

Posted on September 19, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
Andy Warhol by Cuvaison Collection (Photo: The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.)

Andy Warhol by Cuvaison Collection (Photo: The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.) Napa winery Cuvaison has partnered... Continue

Grenache Day wine picks

Posted on September 16, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
Grenache Day wine picks

Happy Grenache Day! If you aren’t attending the big shindig tonight at Suite D to celebrate the Rhone varietal, you can stop... Continue

Chateau St. Jean celebrates Cinq Cépages release 10/1

Posted on September 12, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
Chateau St. Jean, Kenwood, California

Chateau St. Jean will release the 2013 vintage of their award winning Cinq Cépages blend on October 1 (Photo: Chateau St. Jean’s... Continue

No wimps allowed: Ravenswood celebrates 40 years

Posted on September 12, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
September 11 was proclaimed "Ravenswood Day" by Sonoma Mayor Laurie Gallian to celebrate Ravenswood's 40th Anniversary

Joel Peterson accepts the proclamation declaring September 11   “Ravenswood Day” from Sonoma Mayor Laurie Gallian to... Continue

Wine time: Imagery 2015 Viognier

Posted on September 6, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
2015 Imagery Viognier

2015 Imagery Viognier Imagery Estate Winery’s 2015 Viognier is from Russian River’s Pratt Vineyard and was fermented in... Continue

St. Francis celebrates 30 days of Cabernet

Posted on September 2, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
St. Francis celebrates 30 days of Cabernet

Enjoy a glass of Cabernet a day, for the month of September, at St. Francis Winery & Vineyards (submitted photo) September 1st... Continue

Get your crush on

Posted on September 1, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
Get your crush on

Sonoma Valley Crush takes place Sept 16-18 at 11 wineries (Submitted photo) The Heart of Sonoma Valley Association’s annual Sonoma... Continue

Suite D celebrate Grenache Day 9/16

Posted on August 31, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
Grenache, Grenache, and more Grenache

Grenache, Grenache, and more Grenache Suite D will host their annual Grenache Day Celebration on Friday, September 16. The event takes... Continue

Petroni celebrates Harvest with party on 10/2

Posted on August 30, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
Guests at Petroni Vineyards in Sonoma, California

Petroni Vineyard’s annual harvest party is October 2 (Photo: Facebook) Petroni Vineyards will celebrate the harvest with their... Continue

Wine time: Imagery 2015 Wow Oui

Posted on August 29, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
Imagery's 2015 Wow Oui wine

Imagery’s 2015 Wow Oui retails for $27 (Photo: Imagery Estate Winery) A Sauvignon Blanc with a twist, Imagery Estate Winery’s... Continue

Drink up: Stolen Fruit Cocktail Mixer

Posted on August 29, 2016 by Sarah Stierch
Stolen Fruit Cocktail Mixers

Stolen Fruit Cocktail Mixers (Photo: Sarah Stierch) Fresh cocktail mixers have been growing in popularity in recent years, with bartenders... Continue

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A super cool summer salad

Posted on July 22, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun
A super cool summer salad

From Sondra Bernstein comes this recipe for a summery and simple Heirloom Tomato & Watermelon Salad, one of the most popular menu... Continue

Party at the Taproom

Posted on July 19, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun
Party at the Taproom

The Sonoma Springs Brewing Co. celebrates two years at its Riverside Drive location on Saturday, July 22, by what else – popping... Continue

Living ‘La Vie’

Posted on July 14, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun
Living 'La Vie'

Food writer Georgeanne Brennan comes to Readers’ Books on Wednesday evening, July 20 to chat about her latest book, “La Vie Rustic... Continue

Will the Amazon-Whole foods deal mean better food for all?

Posted on July 10, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun
Will the Amazon-Whole foods deal mean better food for all?

Amazon’s move into the grocery marketplace signals that the giant appears poised to realign consumer habits around how we buy quinoa,... Continue

Springs Farmers Market debuts this Sunday

Posted on July 7, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun
Springs Farmers Market debuts this Sunday

The Springs debuts its Farmer’s Market this Sunday in Larson Park, from 4 to 7 p.m. A project of Supervisor Susan Gorin, the Springs... Continue

Favored fare for the Fourth

Posted on June 28, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun
Favored fare for the Fourth

Favorite 4th of July Activities Cookout/BBQ/Picnic – 34.1% Watch Fireworks – 30.8% Hanging Out on the Water – 13% Going... Continue

Sample recipe from Viansa’s Chef Series

Posted on June 21, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun
Sample recipe from Viansa’s Chef Series

Viansa Sonoma partners the girl & the fig for a series of three-course farm-to-table dinners this summer. The events, June 29... Continue

The sauce remains the same

Posted on June 14, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun
The sauce remains the same

It’s a new look for Mary’s Pizza Shack, the third generation family-owned business founded in 1959 by Mary Fazio. At the original... Continue

Kivelstadt Cellars hosts benefit for Health Center

Posted on June 6, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun
Kivelstadt Cellars hosts benefit for Health Center

Saturday, June 10, Kivelstadt Cellars will host its annual Summer Vineyard Party, to raise funds for the Sonoma Valley Community... Continue

The state of healthy food in the Springs

Posted on May 29, 2017 by Fred Allebach
The state of healthy food in the Springs

Sonoma County Department of Health’s Laurel Chambers came to La Luz Center last week for a workshop about healthy food. The... Continue

May the spores be with you

Posted on May 22, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun
May the spores be with you

The topic is fungi – first lesson, they’re not mushrooms – as the Valley of the Moon Garden Club welcomes guest speaker Karen... Continue

Flapjacks for 4-H

Posted on May 17, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun
Flapjacks for 4-H

Sonoma Valley 4-H hosts its 10th annual Flapjack Feed on Sunday, May 21 at the Schell-Vista Fire Station. Along with pancakes, the... Continue

Recipe for an Italian-style Mother’s Day Brunch

Posted on May 3, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun
Recipe for an Italian-style Mother's Day Brunch

Recipes for an Italian-style Mother’s Day brunch, along with the completed meal, will be shared by Chef Maria Capdevielle in a May... Continue

Farmer’s Market opens Tuesday

Posted on May 1, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun
Farmer's Market opens Tuesday

The 2017 Tuesday Night Farmer’s Market on Sonoma Plaza begins it new season on May 2, 5:30 p.m. to dusk. Scaled down slightly... Continue

From the Ceres kitchen

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun
From the Ceres kitchen

Ceres Community Project is a nonprofit serving Sonoma and Marin counties with healing meals designed to support families facing a... Continue