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  Still a whisper among wine lovers, Petaluma Gap is named for a 15-mile-wide break in the coastal mountain range. Wind and fog are pulled... More»


  Believe it or not, there are now over 100 wineries in Napa Valley that allow dogs. (If you want to be quickly overwhelmed,... More»


  If you’re not a Martha or a Nigella, putting together a picnic spread can feel like too much trouble—who can... More»


  A decade ago, a great wine list offered bottles that you’d only imagined. It had cult wines made of grapes that you... More»


  Anyone who’s lined up a day of wine tasting has faced a quandary that’s both logistical and metabolic: what to... More»


  Decades of Communist rule didn’t kill Hungary’s centuries-old winemaking tradition, but the country’s... More»


What’s even better than a day in wine country? Staying the night, of course! Here, four wineries where you get to sleep amongst the vines, plus the... More»


  Long famed for grape growing in Napa Valley, yet infrequently visited by tourists, Coombsville finally... More»


  Most people staring down a bowl of queso or a vat of wings reach instinctively for a beer or six. And while we love an ice-cold one as much... More»


  In Sonoma’s Alexander Valley, sandwiched between posh Healdsburg and pastoral Cloverdale, you’ll find quaint Geyserville. Known... More»


  Russian River Valley (RRV) is known best for elaborate, spicy, world-class pinot noir, but the chardonnay and other varietals are quickly... More»


  Throughout the country, the popularity of sparkling wine is surging skyward like a cork shot from a bottle. And here in the Bay Area, a... More»