“If you spend a lot of time here, you start to lose track of . . . everything,” laughs Andrew Mariani, proprietor of Scribe Winery. Standing on the balcony of an old hacienda, a colony of swallows catching the updrafts around us and dusk settling on the vineyards, we couldn’t agree more. Andrew, his family, [...]
Take two parts fuzzy fuschia pipe cleaner, 1 part glitter, five parts wine and a stunning and provocative art exhibition. Marinate in the rock n’roll and coarse-ground attitude of the Static People. What more could you ask for on a Saturday night in Sonoma? The Sonoma Valley Museum of Art hosted its regularly-occuring Mix—this time [...]
Once again, Jacuzzi Family Winery transformed into a NYC runway as Bay Area fashionistas flocked to Sonoma for a glimpse of collections from some of the industry’s hottest new designers. The Second Annual Bryant Park West show—Heels & Wheels—shimmered with flash bulbs, sleek clothes, excellent wine and classic cars—all in the name of Sonoma Valley [...]
Harvest moon, quiet fall evening, the smell of citrus and marigolds and a beautiful homage to lives passed. Yesterday’s Dia de los Muertos festivities capped off the Halloween weekend with a meaningful glow. Thank you to the Sonoma Community Center, the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art and La Luz for hosting.
Blazing sun, live outdoor music, tamales, bicycles and beer. It could’ve been summer. But the pumpkins, Day of the Dead altars, hay rides, gourd masks and changing colors meant it was none other than the Sonoma Garden Park’s Harvest Festival. Thank you to the Sonoma Garden Park and Sonoma Ecology Center for a wonderful afternoon! [...]
Had a blast last night—seemed like everyone was out at the Veterans Hall to witness the Battle of the Bartenders. Congratulations to all the winners! And by “winners” we mean all the bartenders. www.sonomabarbattle.com