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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Friday, Jan 25, 2013 at 7:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Olive's Holiday

The Olive's Holiday

Sonoma Valley is all about a tiny, be-pitted fruit come wintertime. Read »

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 at 3:16 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Savor Sonoma Details Announced

Savor Sonoma Details Announced

Looking ahead to some nice merlots in March? It's a plan. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 at 10:34 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Heart of Sonoma Holiday Open House

Heart of Sonoma Holiday Open House

Some 27 wineries'll put out the holiday cheer over one convivial weekend. Read »

Thursday, Sep 6, 2012 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sonoma Valley Crush

Sonoma Valley Crush

An annual Heart of Sonoma Valley weekend sends fans into the thick of it. Read »

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 1:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Later Wine Tasting

The Later Wine Tasting

Didn't make it up to Sonoma before 4 p.m.? You still have time. Read »

Monday, Jan 16, 2012 at 6:09 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A St. Patrick's Savor

A St. Patrick's Savor

What merry plans have you for mid-March? Savor Sonoma Valley has a suggestion. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2011 at 3:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sonoma Valley Crush

Sonoma Valley Crush

You know wine. You love wine. But have you learned to make wine? Read »

Friday, May 27, 2011 at 11:47 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sherry Celebration

Sherry Celebration

It's an end-of-the-meal libation that's right whenever. Get to know it in Petaluma. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2011 at 11:16 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Passport to Dry Creek Valley

Passport to Dry Creek Valley

Sonoma chefs and Sonoma wines are the stars of this 22nd annual outing. Read »

Monday, Mar 14, 2011 at 2:45 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Savor Sonoma Valley

Savor Sonoma Valley

It celebrated two decades last year; now the barrel-y bash gets pouring again. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.