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Now Playing Stark Insider: 3 Days in Sonoma (Video)

We shot 5 years of footage on 9 different cameras. The result: 3 Days in Sonoma. It's the most epic Stark Insider video yet. And you can now watch it streaming on YouTube (embed below). Sonoma, along with Napa, is one of our favorite wine country destinations here in California. So...
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What’s Happening: Broadway Under the Stars announces summer season at Sonoma’s Jack London State Historic Park

Transcendence Theatre Company today took the wraps off its upcoming Broadway inspired summer series. Called "Broadway Under the Stars" the lineup features weekend performances from June through September 2018. Shows take place at the (stunning) Jack London State Historic Park in Glen Ellen -- right in the heart of Sonoma...
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What’s Happening: Gavin DeGraw, Citizen Cope, Brandi Carlile, more to perform at Margrit Mondavi Summer Concert Series

Some incoming west coast music news to share. Organizers today announced the line-up for the upcoming Margrit Mondavi Summer Concert Series. The 49th edition of the music festival will feature 5 concerts through June and July. In association with BottleRock, the performances will, once again, take place at Robert Mondavi Winery in...
It's happening—Amy Poehler's directorial debut, Wine Country, is coming soon to Netflix! Starring Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, Paula Pell, Maya Rudolph, Emily Spivey and featuring Tina Fey. Get excited. Get real excited.

Road Trippin’: Amy Poehler to direct, star in ‘Wine Country’ set in Napa Valley

Poehler and friends descend upon Napa Valley to celebrate a birthday party.
Borg McEnroe - Opening night film at Sonoma International Film Festival

What’s Happening: Sonoma International Film Festival (SIFF)

Say hello to Sonomawood! Wine country goes cinematic next week when the Sonoma International Film Festival (SIFF) hits town. The 21st edition of the popular fest runs March 21-25, 2018. As you can imagine, adding the Sonoma backdrop and wines to an impressive list of films is a surefire formula for success. You...
Joshua Bell to perform at Festival Napa Valley

What’s Happening: Festival Napa Valley announces 2018 summer lineup

Headline artists include superstar violinist Joshua Bell, 10-time Grammy winner Arturo Sandoval, Broadway legend Lea Salonga, opera sensation Michael Fabiano, the San Francisco Ballet, and a rare appearance by Grupo Compay Segundo from Havana
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Video: A Sonoma wine country getaway with a twist (or two)

New Stark Insider travel video 3 Days in Sonoma is now playing! Here's hoping your wine country getaway doesn't exactly go down as it does in this video! For those who have visited or are fortunate to call it home I think we can all agree: Sonoma is a magical place....
SVB Silicon Valley Bank: 2018 State of the Wine Industry by Rob McMillan

Trendspotting: “2018 will be a good year for the wine industry” – Top 10 takeaways from annual SVB wine report

"2018 will be a good year for the wine industry..." Rob McMillan, founder of Silicon Valley Bank's wine division, should know. He's been heading up these annual reports that dig deep into trends, sales, and markets to forecast what's to come for as long as I can remember. The "State of...
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Wine Marketing in Action: Thank you Harlan Estate

An Irish poet and a cult wine walked into a marketing department...