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End-of-Harvest Specials in Sonoma

End-of-Harvest Specials in Sonoma November 9, 2010 | Food, Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Fall is the Perfect Time to Flee to Sonoma The cold winds of November are chilling the coastal valleys of Sonoma County, but that just makes these orchard-covered hills and vine-draped valleys that much more picturesque. Thing is, the average tourist doesn’t know that, which means the crowds thin...

Country and Luxury? You Can Have It All at The Inn at Occidental

Country and Luxury? You Can Have It All at The Inn at Occidental May 17, 2010 | Hotels, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The Inn at Occidental's sunny porch Sometimes when you want a country getaway, you truly want to get away to the country. In other words, you don’t want to be withing shouting distance of a major highway. You want gardens surrounding you, not parking lots and buildings — no matter how...

New Owners of Applewood Inn Have Grand Plans

New Owners of Applewood Inn Have Grand Plans April 6, 2010 | Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
New Custodians of Applewood: Carlos Pippa and Sylvia Ranyak Texas-sized dreams are coming to the Applewood Inn in the Russian River Wine Country with the arrival of new owner Carlos Pippa, who purchased Applewood in December and has taken up residence as of this spring. With his friendly, lively girlfriend...

The Spa at Hotel Healdsburg Goes Biodynamic

The Spa at Hotel Healdsburg Goes Biodynamic March 24, 2010 | Hotels, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Sun-Dappled Entrance to the Spa at Hotel Healdsburg It may not be easy being green, but for spa-goers it sure is great. Going green is a hot trend among spas, but the Spa at Hotel Healdsburg has gone one up on green by offering a biodynamic massage, the first spa I’ve heard of to do so. The...