Five Picnic Wines Under $20 For Your Next Sonoma County Outing

There are ground rules for the adventure date, but the most important one is that you don’t tell your date where you’re going. I’m not encouraging you to blindfold your date. Just don’t disclose your plans. Meanwhile keep your stash — the perfect wine and picnic fixins’ out of view. Picnics can happen anywhere and […]
Sonoma Cider founders Robert Cordtz, left, and his father, David, at their production facility in Healdsburg, on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat)

Healdsburg’s Sonoma Cider a Bubbly Success

The challenge with making apple cider in Sonoma County is an ironic one: it can be hard to find apples. Especially when you’re shopping strictly for certified organic kinds. But the team at Sonoma Cider in Healdsburg is working to change that, one juicy piece of fruit at a time. In 1940, the county reached […]