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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Oct 6, 2014 at 11:31 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Rosy Weekend: Russian Tea & Fragrance Fest

Rosy Weekend: Russian Tea & Fragrance Fest

Tea leaf readings and traditional dance festoon the Russian River Rose Company's fall party. Read »

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 4:00 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Russian River Valley: Passport to Pinot

Russian River Valley: Passport to Pinot

Spend Memorial Day Weekend getting to know some complex-cool wines. Read »

Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 7:13 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Spend Mother's Day in a Garden

Spend Mother's Day in a Garden

Find a spot that's all abloom for your numero uno lady's big day. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 at 4:30 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Healdsburg Garden Dance: Get Your Maypole On

Healdsburg Garden Dance: Get Your Maypole On

Been a few decades since you wove streamers? It's time again. Read »

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 at 12:16 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Rosy Doings in the Russian River Valley

Rosy Doings in the Russian River Valley

A bloom-filled nursery gears up for its petal-packed spring. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 at 8:42 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Russian River Valley Love: Grape to Glass

Russian River Valley Love: Grape to Glass

An auction, perfect wines, and Gravenstein Apple Pie are part of the night. Read »

Friday, Mar 29, 2013 at 11:38 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Russian River's Rosy Days

Russian River's Rosy Days

Perfume tours are a springtime tradition at a mega rose garden. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012 at 10:38 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Iris Sundays

Iris Sundays

The Russian River Rose Company puts the focus on a different bud. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012 at 12:21 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Grape to Glass

Grape to Glass

The Russian River Valley Winemakers throw an all-out pre-harvest party. Read »

Thursday, Mar 29, 2012 at 9:07 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Springtime in Rose Central

Springtime in Rose Central

They're popping out all over, but especially at the Russian River Rose Company. Read »

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