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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 8:43 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Area Wineries Mark Down to Earth Month

Area Wineries Mark Down to Earth Month

April is devoted to eco-nice to-dos around wine country. Read »

Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 at 7:51 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Calistoga Cute: Return of the Babydoll Sheep

Calistoga Cute: Return of the Babydoll Sheep

A sign of wine country spring summons heavy-duty "aww"-ing. Read »

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 3:08 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wine Road Barrel Tasting: Sample Now, Sip Later

Wine Road Barrel Tasting: Sample Now, Sip Later

Purchase a new favorite Northern Sonoma vino now and pick it up next year. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 at 10:18 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa Sweet: The Love Lock Bridge

Napa Sweet: The Love Lock Bridge

Book a Valentine's ride on the Napa Valley Wine Train (and remember your lock). Read »

Monday, Dec 16, 2013 at 7:57 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Whimsical Celebrations of Wine Country

The Whimsical Celebrations of Wine Country

Gingerbread, lights, and special tastes? Winemakers know how to mark the occasion. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 7:27 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Greeting 2014 on the Move: Napa Valley Wine Train

Greeting 2014 on the Move: Napa Valley Wine Train

Is the year you gussy it up and finally board the moving party? Read »

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 9:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Monterey County Adventure: ATVing in a Vineyard

Monterey County Adventure: ATVing in a Vineyard

The Hahn Estate offers a rather rugged way to tour the grapes. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013 at 6:38 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Season Pass It: The Wine Road

Season Pass It: The Wine Road

Find yourself in Northern Sonoma on a regular basis? Put this in your pocket. Read »

Sunday, Oct 27, 2013 at 8:57 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Northern Sonoma Sips: A Wine & Food Affair

Northern Sonoma Sips: A Wine & Food Affair

Over 100 wineries are in on this autumn-time feast 'n sip. Read »

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 6:31 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sonoma Stay + Wine Tour + Relax Time

Sonoma Stay + Wine Tour + Relax Time

Platypus Wine Tours and the Sonoma Creek Inn pair up on a out-and-about stay-over. 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.