Wine Tasting at Breathless Wines: Women-Owned, Traditionally-Made Sparkling Wines in Healdsburg, California

Breathless Wines is a boutique family-run winery founded in 2012 by sisters Sharon Cohn, Rebecca Faust and Cynthia Faust. The sisters, who mainly focus on the business side of the winery, recruited renowned winemaker Penny Gadd-Coster to run the winemaking side of Breathless. Penny boasts 35 years experience in sparkling winemaking, including stints at Jordan … More Wine Tasting at Breathless Wines: Women-Owned, Traditionally-Made Sparkling Wines in Healdsburg, California

Davis Family Vineyards – Elegant Wines With a Russian River View

Davis Family Vineyards was founded in 1997 by Guy and Judy Davis. They remain at the helm today, managing the winery alongside their sons, Cole and Cooper Davis. Located in south Healdsburg, Davis Family Vineyards specializes in small-batch wines produced using environmentally friendly growing techniques. Their grapes are sourced from a number of vineyards around … More Davis Family Vineyards – Elegant Wines With a Russian River View

A Visit to Cline Cellars – Sustainable and Affordable Wines in Carneros

Cline Cellars was founded by Nancy and Fred Cline in 1982. Originally based in Oakley, California, the winery moved to Carneros in 1992 and is owned and operated by the Cline family to this day. Fred Cline learned how to make wine as a teenager from his grandfather, Valeriano Jacuzzi, founder of the hot tub … More A Visit to Cline Cellars – Sustainable and Affordable Wines in Carneros

Natural Wine Decoded

Natural wines are surprising, unique and unpredictable.Their flaws make them exciting but draw their fair share of critics. Whether you’re a fan or not, natural wine deserves attention for pushing the wine industry to be more sustainable and transparent. The world of natural wine is filled with weird jargon and loosely defined terms, starting with … More Natural Wine Decoded

Viansa Sonoma – Bay Views and Italian Heritage Wines in Carneros

Located just north of the San Pablo Bay spanning the southern tips of Napa and Sonoma Counties, Los Carneros – the rams in Spanish – is a popular viticultural area known for its cool-climate wines and spectacular views. In the early days of California wine production, Los Carneros attracted a number of European winemakers who … More Viansa Sonoma – Bay Views and Italian Heritage Wines in Carneros

5 Ways to Support Small Wineries During the Pandemic

Demand for wine is up nationwide, with consumers stocking up on bottles to help get them through the stress of the pandemic and endless hours on the couch. On the other side of the supply chain, vines are just starting to come out of dormancy with the start of spring. Agriculture is considered an “essential … More 5 Ways to Support Small Wineries During the Pandemic