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Uncover a Unique Wine Tasting Experience in Sonoma

Not all wine tastings are created equal. Sure, the wines themselves set certain tastings apart from others. Sometimes, however, supplemental options and activities can help create a… Continue Reading

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Cheese and Wine Tasting at Sonoma Wineries – Top 30 Experiences Revealed

Cheese and wine tasting has been a pastime for food enthusiasts forever, but although these two mates are close friends, not all fromage pairs perfectly with all… Continue Reading

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Eight Edible Wild Plants to Forage this Spring

Over the years, foraging has become an integral part of the culinary program at Jordan Winery. I spend at least a few hours every week exploring the… Continue Reading

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Seek Out These New Alexander Valley Wineries & Tasting Rooms

The media spotlight has been shining on Sonoma, Russian River and Dry Creek valleys for years, thanks to an ongoing stream of tasting room openings and new… Continue Reading

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How to Press Flowers on Paper: A Memorable Travel Souvenir

Spring is my favorite season in wine country, and it’s not just because grapevine buds are back. The green hills of Sonoma County burst with wildflowers this… Continue Reading

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Sonoma County Wine Hiking Trails: Vineyard Hikes with Views

When I want to go wine tasting, my natural tendency, as a local, is to hop in the car and go find a tasting room. It’s the… Continue Reading

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Beginners’ Foraging Guide: Four Foraging Tips from a Wine Country Chef

During his tenure as executive chef at Jordan Winery, Todd Knoll has become an expert in foraging. He shared his foraging guide tips for beginners in the… Continue Reading

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How to Make a Moss Wreath with Oak Branches

Wreaths made of branches and other bits of natural ephemera have been decorating front doors for centuries. The wreath’s circular shape symbolizes perfection, unity, timelessness and also… Continue Reading

How to Make a Spring Tulip Wreath, spring wreath ideas, DIY video

How to Make a Spring Tulip Wreath

What better way to welcome spring than with a beautiful floral wreath on your front door? A spring tulip wreath is a simple DIY project that adds… Continue Reading

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