Papapietro Perry

We had friends from Florida visiting recently who were interested in tasting Pinot Noir wines, in particular Papapietro Perry. It has been several years since we were there so we were looking forward to a return. Their tasting room is off Dry Creek Road, north of Healdsburg alongside several tasting rooms as well as winemaking facilities. Their tasting room is what I would call “casual … Continue reading Papapietro Perry

Halloween tasting

Tasting on a Monday can almost guarantee you a less crowded experience. Tasting on Halloween absolutely did! Truett Hurst was our choice for a morning tasting and picnic. Their winery is on Dry Creek Road outside of Healdsburg. The property borders on the creek and has beautiful, expansive vegetable and flower gardens as well as a crew of goats and a variety of chickens, all … Continue reading Halloween tasting

Sensational View

In the Dry Creek Valley just below Lake Sonoma sits Cast Wines. It’s perched on a hillside with views for what seems like miles across the valley, beyond Bella Vineyard. We were there pre-Covid for Passport To Dry Creek not long after the winery had opened. They’ve expanded extensively since then. Their wine making facility is on site along with an interesting array of venues … Continue reading Sensational View

Passport to Dry Creek Valley

‘Passport to Dry Creek Valley is April 27th & 28th. Passport is an annual event with 40+ wineries participating for the weekend. Wineries choose themes, decorate their tasting rooms, and costume staff. Some outfits go wayyyy out. It lends terrific fun to the tastings and foods served. There is a full line up of additional events. as well. For information and tickets go to Dry … Continue reading Passport to Dry Creek Valley