Wine Country

Fairfield, California: Things To Do

Are you visiting Fairfield, California for the first time? Below is a list of “Insider Tips” for things to see and do while in town.

When I have a visitor from out of town, the first place they want to see is Jelly Belly or the Anheuser-Busch Brewery, but I also take them to Suisun Valley […]

May 8th, 2015|California, Wine Country|

Healdsburg B and B in Sonoma County

As my red Mini Cooper climbed the driveway to the villa in the sky, my excitement began to peak. Bella Villa Messina would serve as my home base in Sonoma County wine country for the next three nights. With 360 degree views of the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valley, this wine lover was […]

April 17th, 2015|California, Lodging, Wine Country|

Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa, Santa Rosa, CA

I’ve driven by it hundreds of times on the way to my in-law’s place in Sonoma. That pink neon spire that looms above a grouping of low-lying buildings. Neon letters spell out F-L-A-M-I-N-G-O  and at the top, the eponymous bird rotates in a circle. A touch of Vegas or Hollywood glitz in Santa Rosa. I’ve […]

April 6th, 2015|California, Spa, Wine Country|