TRIONE WINERY’S ANNUAL PIG ROAST WINEMAKER DINNER AUGUST 26TH FROM 5-9PM Mark Trione has gone up to our Flatridge Ranch and harvested the perfect wild hog to share! Enjoy wild and domestic pigs that were cooked in a La Caja China (think: cooking a pig in the ground like they do in Hawaii, only this… Read More Trione Winery Hosts Annual Pig Roast Winemaker Dinner
Just because the rain won’t let up doesn’t mean that should keep you inside! There are so many great events coming up in April and May in Sonoma, here are a few you should put on your radar. APRIL EVENTS St. Florian’s Brewery hosts Trivia Nights: The third Thursday of each month at the brewery in… Read More Local Food, Wine, and Craft Beer Events in Sonoma County
No big bash is complete without a good guacamole dip! We all want to indulge but don’t necessarily want to pay the prince the next day after we have eaten EVERYTHING on the tables because all the sides and snacks just looked too good to pass up… this is great with healthy-style “chips: Serve with lettuce… Read More Good Ol’ Fashioned Guacamole Dip
Summertime is about being out in the beautiful outdoors with family and friends enjoying life. Life for me is all about great food, wine, craft beer, and family. There’s nothing better than being in the middle of a vineyard with stunning views soaking up the sun, sipping on something tasty. Being from here, some would… Read More Shop LOCAL + Eat LOCAL + Play LOCAL
Owner Scott Daigre of Tomatomania is headed back up North with over 300 tomato varieties! They’ll be at Cornerstone Gardens in Sonoma Valley for one weekend and then head further North to Geyserville and will be at Trione Winery on April 30th. Scott has been coming up North for years now and helping hundreds of folks… Read More TomatoMania!! Is back at Trione!
Summer means warm weather, fresh produce and happy, vitamin-D-energized people all throughout the Alexander Valley. Let me share some great tasting experiences, perfect for the season, that go beyond the typical wine and food pairings usually associated with an American Viticultural Area. For those of you who have followed along with my pairings, it is… Read More What I like about Alexander Valley
It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy (especially when you are vacationing in the beautiful Alexander Valley). The activities are endless and on a single day you can pack in as many wonderful, sensory, fulfilling adventures as you would like! Submerged as I am in the local wine industry, I love the summertime because guests… Read More Seize the Day in Alexander Valley
The Beauty that is Sonoma County My pal’s Jim and Katia of wine Questers came by for a visit last month. It’s always fun to see these guys and low and behold, I was off for a visit with my dear friend, Lorna of Route 128 Winery in Geyserville, when they came in! Lorna, so… Read More The Beauty that IS Sonoma County