iNews | The Pliny Pilgrimage: what does the world’s best beer taste like?
Russian River’s Pliny the Elder, an 8 per cent India Pale Ale, is the most sought-after of them all, having won best beer in America twice at the Great American Beer Festival, and being voted Best Commercial Beer in America for eight years straight by members of the American Homebrewers Association.
San Francisco Magazine | The Five Best Wineries You've Never Heard of in Santa Rosa
it’s worth hopping off 101 to explore the historic and growing population of vineyards and wineries in the area. Once you dip below 65 m.p.h. on the speedometer, there’s plenty to discover: Santa Rosa wineries are up and coming, offering some killer wines at reasonable prices, and—dare we say—they’re hip. Spotlight on: Matanzas Creek Winery, DeLoach Vineyards, Romilily Wines, Siduri and Inman Family Wines.
Out Traveler | Outwatch Film Festival
For its sophomore run, OUTWatch, California wine country's LGBTQI film festival, will be screening eight films...at the 3rd Street Cinema in Santa Rosa from Friday, November 4 - Sunday, November 6, 2016.
Red Tricycle | Explore Family Friendly Wine Country
Don’t wait for a kid-free weekend to head to wine country—bring the kids along!
The Daily Meal | 15 Things to Do on a Romantic Trip Through Sonoma County
"One of the best reasons to place your base in Santa Rosa is that it’s in the center of many attractions." The article spotlights Paradise Ridge Winery, Bird & the Bottle and other Stark Reality restaurants, Vintners Inn, zip lining with Sonoma Canopy Tours, The County Bench, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, and Francis Ford Coppola Winery.
LA Times | California Bucket List
The Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa has the largest collection of "Peanuts" strips in the world....The museum is neighbored by an ice rink, coffee shop ("the Warm Puppy Cafe"), gallery and gift shop, all built by Shulz, who lived in Sonoma County for more than 40 years.
Santa Rosa | California Through My Lens
24 hours in Santa Rosa; Vignette Pizzeria; Monti's Rotisserie & Bar; Belly Left Coast Kitchen + Tap; Bistro 29; Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa; Dierk's Parkside Cafe; Ziplining in the Redwoods with Sonoma Canopy Tours; Kayaking the Russian River; Paradise Ridge Winery; Armstrong Redwoods; Four Spots Any Peanut's Fan Should Visit.
The Mercury News | Snoopy goes to Washington at the Charles M. Schulz Museum
An interactive exhibit about presidential pets runs the full gamut from Democratic dogs and Republican pups to John Quincy Adams’ alligator. And there’s a presidential voting booth, too. So far, Snoopy is ahead, with Linus running a distant second.
Wine Industry Advisor | Celebrate Agricultural Bounty in and Around Santa Rosa
There are more opportunities than ever during August and September for visitors and locals to dig into the agricultural roots of Santa Rosa.
Oh, sure, it's wine country. And Redwood country. And fancy-food country. But dammit, it's beer country, too. Let's just take a look at some of the world-class breweries holding court in Sonoma. Ever hear of Russian River? Yeah, that's in Santa Rosa, and Pliny's in good company Read the entire article here.
SF Magazine | Five Best Wineries You’ve Never Heard of in Santa Rosa
"...it’s worth hopping off 101 to explore the historic and growing population of vineyards and wineries in the area. Once you dip below 65 m.p.h. on the speedometer, there’s plenty to discover: Santa Rosa wineries are up and coming, offering some killer wines at reasonable prices, and—dare we say—they’re hip." Wineries spotlighted include; Matanzas Creek Winery, DeLoach Vineyards, Romilily Wines, Siduri and Inman Family Wines. San Francisco Magazine’s website attracts more than 128,500 visitors per month. Read the entire article here.
SingleTracks | Wine Country Mountain Biking in Santa Rosa
This article focuses purely on the riding culture and terrain in and around Santa Rosa. Chamberlain writes, "Santa Rosa has a lot to offer mountain bikers: easy access to trails, plenty of bike shops, and a welcoming riding community. Apart from the trails, there are quiet roads to ride on, nearly endless gravel, and plenty of other activities to occupy your time. Add in the excellent food, beer, and wine choices, and I see why many riders choose to call this place home." Read the entire article here.
SingleTracks | Exploring Wine Country – Santa Rosa
This article is a companion piece that presents a travel guide to Santa Rosa, highlighting where to eat, stay and play in the city when you visit to mountain bike. Chamberlain writes, "Whether you’re on a solo trip, one with friends, or have the family in tow, Santa Rosa can deliver. You could spend all your time riding and drinking beer, or mix in a variety of activities from hiking to wine tasting. No matter what route you choose, you’ll enjoy your time there!" Read the entire article here.
The crew from the TV show Entre Viaje y Viaje visted Sonoma County in May. The TV show is broadcast through Mexico and part of Latin America every Saturday on MegaCanal. The Entre Viaje y Viaje audience reached around 5 million during the initial broadcast with five additional rebroadcasts that week. Watch the entire show here.