Healdsburg

Healdsburg is a city located in Sonoma County, California, in the United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 11,254. Healdsburg is a commercial center for northern Sonoma County as well as being one of Northern California's wine capitals: three of the most important wine-producing regions (the Russian River, Dry Creek, and Alexander Valley AVAs) meet in Healdsburg.Healdsburg is centered on a 19th-century plaza that provides an important focal point for tourists and locals.
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    • Unique Ways to Travel around Wine Country

      Expedia Viewfinder partnered with Wine Country Getaways to discuss different means of transportation around the Northern Californian vineyards. Unique Ways to Travel around Wine Country California is world renowned for its vineyards and wineries. The northern region, known as Wine Country, is arguably one of the best places to experience a tipsy vacation in the United States.

      Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways- 6 readers -
    • Bob Cabral’s next step

      I am so pleased that Bob Cabral has landed a job that according to his lights will be all that he is looking for. I’ve known Bob for a long time, since my days as California editor of Wine Enthusiast. It was under that guise that Bob always arranged for me to get tasting samples of the latest Williams Selyem releases.

      STEVE HEIMOFFin Cabernet Sauvignon Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 4 readers -
  • Wente Vineyards Riva Ranch Chardonnay 2013

    … and American oak. Janelle likes the apple fruit character and the amount of oak in the wine. What makes this a recommended wine is the price. The Burlingame Safeway is selling the wine for $9.90 when you buy six, mix or match. Get this: I checked the Wente Vineyards online wine shop and the Rivas Ranch Chardonnay is selling for $22 a bottle. If you…

    Wine Values and Bargains- 6 readers -
  • Aussie native brings love for Riesling to Washington

    … Wendy Stuckey, white winemaker for Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, Wash., pours a glass of Eroica Riesling. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) WOODINVILLE, Wash. – Were it not for two chance meetings, Wendy Stuckey might have happily spent her entire winemaking career in her native Australia and missed out on a great adventure…

    Great Northwest Winein Sauvignon Blanc- 6 readers -
  • Williams Selyem Winery | Healdsburg, CA

    … Selyem Winery is perched on a gorgeous piece of property in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma, CA – a place where the delicate and often finicky Pinot Noir grape tends to thrive. A perfect Fall day in the Russian River Valley Vibrant Fall colors in the Russian River Valley Unmarked & gated entry to the Williams Selyem Winery Fruit…

    Wine-ding Road Blogin Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 8 readers -
  • Winter Events in Sonoma County

    … two weekends of March are the Barrel Tasting weekends in northern Sonoma County--an open house at over 100 wineries. The greatest concentration of wineries and imbibers is in Healdsburg and on Dry Creek Road. If you want to party then that's the place to be; if you don't then head for Russian River Valley or Alexander Valley. Info 21-22 Savor Sonoma…

    Bob Hunnicutt/ Bob on Sonoma- 2 readers -
  • 2014 Pinot on the River Tasting Favorites

    Last month I attended, as a media guest, the 11th Annual Pinot on the River Festival in Healdsburg, California. Pinot on the River is a Pinot Noir-centric event that offers an opportunity taste highly allocated, limited-production Pinot Noirs from up and down the West Coast. There are a lot of stellar wine events held each year, but because of their size, none can offer the ...

    Martin D. Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog- 4 readers -
  • 2013 Thumbprint Cellars Viognier

    … Alexander Valley, Chalk Hill, Dry Creek Valley, and Russian River Valley. Centrally located to over 100 world-class wineries and tasting rooms, Healdsburg is the ideal place to discover all the best that Sonoma County wine country has to offer. Explore beyond the central downtown Plaza and you’ll find incredible hiking, biking, canoeing, camping…

    Bill Thompson/ Bills Wine Wanderingin Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot- 2 readers -
  • Thanksgiving Weekend in Sonoma County

    … also everything from Santa arriving by boat on the Petaluma River to a tractor parade and tree lighting in Geyserville. Wineries are generally closed on Thanksgiving then reopening to normal hours on Friday. It appears a couple Sonoma tasting rooms are open on T'Day. I'm not going to publish their names as they, apparently, don't care much…

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  • Thanksgiving in wine country

    … turkey sandwich with all the fixings. One must plan ahead because this is a busy weekend in wine country, especially the Napa Valley. A two-night stay is required at most lodging establishments. We tend to go to Sonoma Valley or near Healdsburg. There are more options for picnic wineries in those two wine areas than the Napa Valley. Below is a list…

    Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways- 1 readers -
  • Friday Favorites – Fall Drinks Week ends as Sicily travel begins

    …, just 2 miles wide, and 16-miles long. The region has over 9,000 vineyard acres and 60 wineries. During a live Twitter broadcast I learned from the winemakers from Amista Vineyards, Frick Winery, and Teldeschi Winery about what makes the region special outside of Zinfandel. Though Zinfandel is what put the region on the map, the area is home…

    Vindulgein Syrah- 2 readers -
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