Taste of Sonoma

In Wine Country: La Pitchoune wines from Sonoma hit the mark

One of the great things about living in the Bay Area is proximity to wine country. Most notably Sonoma and Napa are just a short drive North of San Francisco, making a wine country weekend escape a more than occasional reality.Loni Stark and I love the adventure. Discovering new...
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In Wine Country: Taste of Sonoma yet another unforgettable experience (Photo Recap)

It's called Taste of Sonoma. And I finally figured out why. Maybe it's not rocket science, but, man, yes Taste indeed. With bottles of wine as far as the eye could see, and an abundance of delicious Chef's samples generously on offer across the beautiful sprawling lawns of the...

In Wine Country: Sonoma barrel auction has raised $3.4M since founding in 2015

Sonoma County Vintners today announced the results of its most recent barrel auction.At the fifth edition of the Sonoma Country Barrel Auction, 85 "Never Before, Never Again" handcrafted wine lots were auction off for $645,000. Per organizers that brings the total take of the annual auction to $3.4 million...

In Photos: A most perfectly delicious Taste of Sonoma

Thanks to a diverse number of wineries (125), comfortable weather, and a welcoming new venue, this marquee Sonoma event is increasingly one not to miss.
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What’s Happening: Taste of Sonoma at the Green Music Center (Wine Events)

Labor Day weekend is almost here which means a lot of things. Your whites will (supposedly) be done for the season. Your work (hopefully) takes a backseat for some quality time with family and friends. And (almost as important) you get some breathing space and time to finally uncork...
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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....
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Watch: Short film ‘3 Days in Sonoma’ an unexpected take on the wine country experience

5 years of footage. 9 cameras. And 1 overzealous cameraman who forgets to push record.
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Coffee Lane: A Peanuts tribute by Clint & Loni Stark (Video)

"Studies show it's important to stay young at heart."What better way to exercise that theory than to pay homage to the most famous -- and cutest -- football joke of all time. Will sneaky Lucy ever hold the football for poor Charlie Brown?As some of our Stark Insider readers...
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Stark Insider Hit List: Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend is almost here.And that can only mean one thing: it's time to whip out a wine glass (or two), head up/over/down/across to Sonoma County, and enjoy the dog days of summer in some of the most gorgeous surroundings you can imagine.SWCW features all sorts of...
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Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction nets $4.5 million, breaks record

Another wine auction. Another record broken.It seems like a familiar -- if pleasing -- refrain here in 2015.This time it's the Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction. $4.5 million is the record-breaking result.According to The Press Democrat some 650 people were on hand at Chateau St. Jean for the event. There...