Local Destinations

Taste Livermore Valley Wine Country’s Terroir

Livermore Valley Wine Country’s “Taste Our Terroir” to feature food and wine pairing competition, winemakers’ dinner, and more July 14-17, 2022.

Montage Healdsburg Highlights the Best of Sonoma County

Set within a verdant 258 acre landscape of vineyards and majestic oak trees, Montage Healdsburg has the qualities of a remote sanctuary. The vibe is aided by the private, slightly uphill drive…

Country-Chic: Forestville’s Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant 

Sonoma County is one of California’s most diverse regions. Within a short drive, one can pass through vineyard covered hillsides, redwood forests, and riverbeds while headed to the crashing surf of the…

Third Annual Rosé All May at Auberge Du Soleil

There is something about a wine glass filled with Rosé that signals the beginning of summer. Auberge du Soleil, Napa Valley’s premier adults-only getaway, is “pink” all month for their third annual…

Sippin’ Carmel-by-the-Sea

Wine Walk your way through town with a glass in hand Carmel-by-the-Sea (often called Carmel) is a charming coastal town located two hours south of San Francisco in California’s Monterey Peninsula, known…

Calistoga Wine and Culinary Experience

Sipping and mingling on a sunny Calistoga afternoon Four Seasons Resort Napa Valley and the Calistoga Wine Growers Association were the perfect pairing for the Calistoga Wine and Culinary Experience on Saturday,…

Glen Ellen’s Gracious Gaige House

Yet another Four Sisters Inns Collection gem, Gaige House is a gracious – and surprising –  home base for Sonoma County visitors. Located in diminutive Glen Ellen, within walking distance of some…

Travel Style: Where to Find Fashion on the Road

Some say that fashion is society’s mirror, a reflection of trends that define, elevate, and inspire us. To whit, at the presentation of her 1969 collection, Coco Chanel reminded us that fashion…

Wine, dine, and unwind

Rediscover Napa Valley, and living in the moment, with a visit to the charming town of Yountville.

Trisha Yearwood Headlines Festival Napa Valley’s Arts for All Gala

Festival Napa Valley, recognized for helping to transform California Wine Country into a cultural destination, is pleased to announce that singer, author, actress, and television host Trisha Yearwood will headline the 2022…

The Stavrand: A Luxurious Redwood Retreat

Peaceful and bucolic, the popular Russian River town of Guerneville has been a beloved weekend and summer retreat destination for San Franciscans since the 19th century. Today, this Sonoma County enclave, nestled…

Snow Bound: Tempting Round-the-World Ski Resorts for 2022

There’s a comfort in routine. That may be why so many skiers return again and again each year to their favorite ski resorts. At our preferred winter wonderlands, we know the fastest…

A New You: Spas Visits to Jump Start Your Reset in 2022

It’s a cliché, but in the new year, we all ponder the opportunity to redefine ourselves. It’s as if the calendar gives us permission to recalibrate, even nudging us, sometimes, to make…

Girls’ Night In, Out

When you’re used to jetting around, staying in is the gift that keeps on giving. But what’s a girl to do when she still wants to be pampered? Park James Hotel has just the solution.

Soothing Serenity: Nobu Palo Alto

To see or hear the name Nobu is likely to conjure delicious memories of a perfectly prepared Black Cod with Miso, or Yellowtail Sashimi, two of the iconic restaurant’s world-renowned signature dishes.…

Milliken Creek Inn is Napa’s Hidden Hospitality Gem

How have I not known of this magical place? Having enjoyed the hospitality of nearly every Napa Valley hotel over the years, I’m not quite sure how this Silverado Trail gem escaped…

The Estate Yountville Features the Best of Napa Valley

Home to more culinary star power than any other Unites States locale, Yountville is a dream destination not only for gastronomes, but also wine lovers, art aficionados, and those merely seeking a…

What’s New in Downtown Napa, Featuring The George

If you haven’t spent time in Downtown Napa lately, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at all that’s new at wine country’s front door. Transformed into a happening place, it’s a singular destination of…