Tag Archives: Sonoma

Regional Profile: Sonoma County

Where: Hugging the Pacific Coast and running east until it hits the Mayacamas Mountains, Sonoma County is about an hour north of San Francisco.   What: A vast and varied wine region that nevertheless boasts a strong sense of pride, community and … Continue reading

Winery Profile: Dashe Cellars

Who: Dashe Cellars   What: Self-Assured Zinfandel with an Old World Soul   Where: Sonoma, California   Why: Because Michael Dashe started his (unofficial) career by reconditioning an old refrigerator and making homemade beer in it… when he was 15. … Continue reading

Women Winemakers We Love: Megan Glaab

In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8th) and as a general nod to our own unique roots, background and inspiration, we’re featuring a number of our favorite female winemakers over the next month. These are women from around the … Continue reading

Women Winemakers We Love: Vanessa Wong

In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8th) and as a general nod to our own unique roots, background and inspiration, we’re featuring a number of our favorite female winemakers over the next month. These are women from around the … Continue reading

Just What, Exactly, Happens at Harvest?

I stood there, shivering like a leaf, in the most ridiculous of outfits: thin, shiny gold sandals with skinny jeans and a brand new, lightweight cashmere sweater. It was 40 degrees out (I thought we were in California?!) and 4:30am; … Continue reading

Winery Profile: Hanzell Vineyards

Who: Hanzell Vineyards   What: Cali Role Model with Sights Set on the Best   Where: Sonoma, California   Why: Because Hanzell founder James D. Zellerbach was, of all things, Ambassador to Italy and president of a paper company before … Continue reading

Winery Profile: Iron Horse

Who: Iron Horse Vineyards   What: Enterprising Entrepreneurs that Kick-Started Sparklers in Sonoma’s Wild West   Where: Green Valley (Sonoma County, CA)              Why: Because Audrey and Barry Sterling define the term “dynamic duo.” They traveled the world, founded museums, … Continue reading