Blog posts from Sonoma
Sonoma County: where we ate (and drank beer)

Sonoma County: where we ate (and drank beer)

There are lots of great places to eat and drink (outside of the plethora of wineries) and we visited a few interesting places on this trip. Santa Rosa Belly Left Coast Kitchen - Planning to go to...

Sonoma County: Russian River Valley wine tasting

Sonoma County: Russian River Valley wine tasting

Porter Creek Vineyards -- On our second visit to this charming tasting room we had an equally lovely visit. Jonathan was a friendly host full of suggestions and stories. Given the small tasting room...

Sonoma County 2014: overview and where we stayed

Sonoma County 2014: overview and where we stayed

We like Sonoma. Enough so that we made our third trip (2011, 2013) in late February. On each visit we've had good luck with the weather, and this trip was the best yet with sunny days and temps in...

Asia/Australia 2013: Sonoma wine tasting

Asia/Australia 2013: Sonoma wine tasting

As you might expect, we visited a few wineries during our two day trip to Sonoma. Kunde Family Vineyards - this was on our lone wine stop on Thursday (i.e. the longest day of our lives) and we made...

Asia/Australia 2013: Sonoma food & lodging

Asia/Australia 2013: Sonoma food & lodging

Hotel Gaige House Back in November, Jetsetter was running a Cyber Monday deal for $75 off any available property. We still hadn't figured out where to stay in San Francisco, but when this hotel...

where we stayed in Sonoma – the Applewood Inn

where we stayed in Sonoma – the Applewood Inn

The instigation for our trip to Sonoma County was a great special on Jetsetter for the Applewood Inn B&B. (FYI: That link is an affiliate link, but you'll earn $25 for joining so it's not evil,...

wine tasting in Russian River Valley, CA

wine tasting in Russian River Valley, CA

Sonoma county is absolutely beautiful and between the coast and the rolling hills of vines, we enjoyed the scenery almost as much as the pinot noir and chardonnay! For two days, we spent the...

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2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Valencia, Spain (Mar)
Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)</br />Rome, Italy (Oct)
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Florida (Feb)
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Washington DC (Apr)
Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
Pacific NW (Jun)
Long Island (Jul)
Florida (Sept)
Chicago (Sept)
Poland (Sept)
NC Mountains (Nov)
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