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2011 Wind Gap Sonoma Coast Syrah

This 2011 Wind Gap is now in the running for my favorite cool-climate California Syrah. It has beautiful, elegant fruit aromas of plum and raspberry but there’s so much savory going on also. 413 more words


The Weekend: 5 Things

We kicked off this weekend with a trip to Planet Granite with the co-workers! I didn’t do any bouldering this time, but I did climb twice before I called it quits. 207 more words


California Dreaming on a Winter's Day

California vacation Winter 2014


We recently traveled to Northern California for a short vacation (February 27 through March 5).  While their we visited Lake Tahoe… 1,130 more words


Hanzell Vineyards

Sonoma, California - High above the Sonoma hills within the Mayacamas mountain range sits Hanzell Vineyards. When visiting Hanzell be prepared for a very personalized, off-road, picturesque experience.   205 more words


More Surprises on Pine Flat Road

For directions and and information please see this post.

On one of my impromptu drives on Pine Flat Road yesterday (April 19 2014) I was de-lighted to see some old favorites and surprised to see not one but two wildflowers I have never encountered before. 181 more words


Out In The Vineyard Gays Up Wine Tasting Weekend

For five years Out in the Vineyard‘s “three days of gay” is developing into quite the homo version of wine country’s traditional barrel tasting weekends, wine roads and Napa Valley Auction all rolled into one — but with better music and cruising. 151 more words

Ed Salvato