more about: wine

Where to Go This Weekend: Placerville, CA

The gold may be long gone, but an up-and-coming food and wine scene makes this Sierra Foothills town worth mining.

Go Now! This Week’s Your Last Chance to See Modern Art at Alcatraz

I love playing tour guide to friends visiting me in San Francisco: walking across the Golden Gate Bridge, hiking the Lands End Trail, tasting in wine country… But out of all the touristy attractions in the Bay Area, my hands-down favorite is Alcatraz: I love the gardens, the history, the ferry ride out— everything.

River-Rafting Trips Are Still On, Even With Record Drought

I’ll be the first to admit it: Worrying about your weekend plans in the midst of all the big, scary problems posed by California’s drought seems frivolous. (It’s an issue we should and are taking seriously.)

Top 5 Things to Do in Los Olivos, CA

By any measure, the sleepy Santa Ynez Valley town of Los Olivos is small—less than 3 square miles in size, with just 1,132 residents. But what it lacks in area and population, it makes up for in wine and charm.