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5 Exciting Sonoma County Winemakers

by WC STAFF on JUNE 16, 2016

In a county chockful of wineries and winemakers, it takes a certain something to stand out from the crowd. The next generation of Sonoma County winemakers are setting themselves apart by following their own winemaking philosophies, and making stylistic choices that are innovative and interesting, resulting in some truly great wines.

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The Story of Sonoma: History You Can Sip

by WC STAFF on MAY 26, 2016

From its ancient beginnings, Sonoma County has been an important part of global wine history. It has been claimed by several nations, including Russia, Spain, and Mexico, and the county was also (briefly) the capital of a short lived independent California state.

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24 Best Wine Movies for Oenophiles

by WC STAFF on MAY 19, 2016

Wine has been a focus of world filmmakers since the early days of cinema. After all: wine, popcorn, and a good movie makes for a Saturday night in (or Tuesday, for that matter). Although the perennial Sideways is great, and definitely worth a few repeat viewings, there is a whole library of films and documentaries about wine that explore why we love it so much.

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A Wine Lover’s Guide to Guerneville

by WC STAFF on DECEMBER 29, 2015

A trip to Sonoma isn’t complete without having tasted from the bounty of world-class wines grown here. Guerneville sits within the Russian River Valley, one of California’s most celebrated homes for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. While few wineries lie within the city limits, some of the region’s best wineries are just a short drive outside Guerneville’s boundaries. Here are seven of our favorites to visit over a two-day trip.

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September 2015 Wine Events in Sonoma County

by WC STAFF on AUGUST 24, 2015

Sonoma County in September is a glorious sight with changing foliage, crisp night air, and a multitude of events and festivals you can add to your weekend plans. For 2015, we’ve compiled some of the best events happening in Sonoma. Start your fall with a fabulous weekend trip by going to some of these great events below.

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The 15 Best Wine Tasting Rooms in Sonoma County

by WC STAFF on JUNE 10, 2015

Sonoma County is home to almost 60,000 acres of vineyards, and what better place to taste these great wines than right where they’re made? We’ve highlighted wine tasting hotspots in Sonoma, Healdsburg, and beyond: mom and pop shops, casual hangouts, beautiful wineries, and relaxing wine lounges. Find your perfect Sonoma tasting room here.

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