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

Paravel Pick Up

It’s difficult not to be moved by the view when you drive to Howell Mountain. We’ve driven there twice since the 2020 fires and both times I was struck with a feeling of despair seeing the devastation of homes, wineries, and charred hills. Thankfully It’s all coming back. Sonoma and Napa residents, and winery owners in particular, are nothing if not resilient. For Jon and … Continue reading Paravel Pick Up