Sonoma’s Sparkling Gem – Visiting Gloria Ferrer Caves and Vineyards!

Hand holding a champange flute filled with Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Noirs Sparkling wine in front of a vista of the Sonoma Valley.
The Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Noirs has a beautiful color that blends perfectly with the Sonoma Valley landscape below!

Check out our experience with sparkling wine in Sonoma Valley!       Mornings in the Sonoma Valley can be magical, especially when the surrounding mountains slip into view as the warm sun chases the morning fog away. Add sipping a little fantastic sparkling wine while sitting on a terrace overlooking the beautiful Sonoma ValleyRead more

A Visit to Sonoma’s Spirited Side – Prohibition Spirits

Woman standing at the bar of the Prohibition Spirits Tasting Room in Sonoma, California

Check out our trip to an amazing Sonoma Valley distillery!       When most people think about visiting Sonoma, they envision rolling hills covered in grapevines and beautiful tasting rooms, but there is a whole other side of Sonoma that has a truly spirited side lead by the fine folks at Prohibition Spirits! HomeRead more

Earl Grey Manhattan and a Visit to Anchor Distilling

An Earl Grey Manhattan cocktail

 A Tour of Anchor Distilling in San Francisco and a Rye Whiskey cocktail! See our great experience!       A lot of folks we know collect things like a t-shirt or a magnet from the places they travel, but what do we come home with? Bottles of delightful spirits of course! One thing weRead more

A Trip To Wine Country – Visiting the Russian River Valley

The Caves at Thomas George Estates Winery!

More of our trip to California Wine Country – Russian River Valley wineries, Alexander Valley and Dry Creek, along with Napa and Sonoma Valleys! Cheers!       We got to northern California about a week after the fires had broken out and headed up towards our vacation rental near Guerneville, which is a smallRead more

Napa is Open and Needs You!

A toast to great friends at Frog's Leap Winery!
A toast to great friends at Frog's Leap Winery!

If you are taking a Napa trip, we have some suggestions for you!       If you have watched the news over the last few weeks, you probably saw some footage of the horrific wildfires that swept through Santa Rosa, California and the nearby Sonoma and Napa Valleys. If you have a trip plannedRead more

The Pineapple Express Punch

The Pineapple Express Punch is named after the yearly weather phenomenon that tends to occur around the holidays out on the west coast with storms coming across the Pacific from Hawaii bringing the rainy season and cool weather.  This year, the Pineapple Express has wrecked havoc on California with heavy rain and nearly hurricane forceRead more

Oakville Grocery – Oakville, CA

During our second day of wine tasting in Napa Valley, we stumbled upon the very adorable Oakville Grocery. Located in the small village of Oakville, California on State Road 29 (the main drag through Wine Country.)  The grocery looks almost just like it did when it was started in 1881, the building has vintage handRead more