Bonny Doon

Bonny Doon is a census-designated place in Santa Cruz County, California. Bonny Doon sits at an elevation of 1,476 feet (450 m). The 2010 United States census reported Bonny Doon's population was 2,678.Bonny Doon is situated northwest of Santa Cruz in the southern Bay Area. It was founded in the 1850s as a logging camp. John Burns, a Scotsman living in Santa Cruz, named Bonny Doon after a line in Robert Burns song, "The Banks O' Doon" ("Ye banks and braes o' bonnie Doon..."). Bonny Doon has no "city center" or shops, but features several wineries, a church, two fire stations, a lavender farm, Bonny Doon Elementary School and a private-use airport. A beach of the same name is nearby.
Posts about Bonny Doon
  • Wine Reviews: California Rhones

    …, but this seems ready to go now. A blend of 53% Syrah, 27% Grenache, 18% Mourvedre and 2% Counoise. (89 points IJB) Review: 2012 Bonny Doon Vineyard Contra - California SRP: $13 A pretty rose-violet color. Fresh cherries and raspberries on the nose, along with lots of roses, potpourri, vermouth spices, some savory tones. Full, fine tannins, fresh acid…

    Isaac Baker/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blogin Syrah- 3 readers -
  • The Tireless Trio’s Triumphant Turnaround

    … Kaz, Randy and X are baaaack! In the first of the post-radio episodes, we *completely* ignore all sensible radio clock formats and just keep on going. Seriously, we need a clock. Thanks to all of our Patreon supporters! You make it possible!!…

    Wine Biz Radio- 5 readers -
  • Ingredients on the wine label. Absolutely.

    … additions of, for example, water, sugar, concentrated fruit juice from the same kind of fruit, malolactic bacteria, yeast, sterilizing agents, precipitating agents, PVPP and other approved fermentation adjuncts, I wonder what will it take for the TTB to understand that most wines should be labeled as wine product, a wine beverage like my neighborhood…

    Alice Feiring/ The Feiring Line- 5 readers -
  • VINEgeek VINstagram: Old Telegram

    … Bonny Doon 2010 Old Telegram (100% Mataro/Mourvèdre) #vinegeekapproved #mourvedremonday #vinegeek @bonnydoonvineyard on Instagram: …

    VINEgeek- 1 readers -
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