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June 20, 2024

Hispanic Vintners Celebrate Harvest at Bacchus

Since its opening two years ago, in July 2021, Bacchus Landing has become recognized as a prime place to hold larger events in Healdsburg, from the monthly “Music on the Piazza” affair on first Saturdays, to several sold-out concerts for June’s Healdsburg Jazz Festival. On...

Maison Brings Provençal Vibe to Healdsburg

Healdsburg’s new wine bar, Maison, opened its doors in early June and quickly established its place in the order of things in town. Situated at 210 Healdsburg Ave., just north of the roundabout, Maison is without signage, but an inviting hand-painted sandwich board beckons...

Snapshot: Hockey Trophy Celebrates ‘Team Foley’

Bill Foley firmly planted his personal flag in Healdsburg on Friday last, using the Stanley Cup as a magic talisman to enchant residents, visitors and tourists with a championship promise fulfilled. The Stanley Cup was on display at the Plaza gazebo at noon on Aug....

‘Sideways’ Author to Speak, Sip Pinot

Not too many works of art have changed the course of wine appreciation, but Sideways is on the short list. The 2004 movie, with its scenes extolling the virtues of pinot noir and the dismissive line, “I am not drinking f—g merlot!” changed not only...

Bless This Rig: Bell’s Gets a New Ambulance

It was an unusual sight on Matheson Street at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church one morning last week—Father Rafael Karekatt was dressed in his ceremonial finery, offering prayers and shaking holy water inside and all around a brand new Mercedes Sprinter ambulance, blessing...

Bear Republic Liquidates As Former Restaurant Remodeled

Former Bear Republic brewery in Cloverdale
The news earlier this year that the Bear Republic Brewery, long associated with a popular brewpub and restaurant in downtown Healdsburg, had been sold to Drake’s Brewing Company of San Leandro surprised many fans of their signature brew, Racer 5 IPA. The sale included...

Campo Fina to Be Empty No More

The coveted downtown restaurant location at 330 Healdsburg Ave., vacated in October by Campo Fina, will reopen this summer as Molti Amici, loosely translated from Italian as “many friends.” “Campo was a space that I would dine at three to four times a week,” said...

Winter Wineland Event Reaches 30th Year

One of the longest-running winery events in Sonoma County is set to resume this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 14-15. It will be the 30th anniversary of Winter Wineland, one of four major weekend tasting events from Wine Road, a Northern Sonoma County destination...

Local Gift Options for Wine-lovers

If wine is on a holiday shopping list—whether one is the host, the wine-bearing guest or the gift-giver for wine-loving and foodie friends—one may look no further than local wineries, tasting rooms and curated shops.  Magnum or a Mystery Responsible for the holiday wine selections this...

Rediscovering DeLoach Vineyards

After 20-plus years in the wine industry, I can admit that I am guilty of writing off a winery or brand or assuming I know it well enough, only to later realize that it has been so long since I’ve actually visited the winery,...
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