Mendocino Area Parks and Walks

Glass Beach-cliffs

On our way to the annual Humboldt County Kinetic Sculpture Championships (see subsequent posts) we made a brief two-day detour through the Anderson Valley to Mendocino. While Anderson Valley Winery stops and Mendocino restaurants are discussed in our previous post, this post focuses on the walks we took through the village and especially, in three [Read more …]

Anderson Valley and Mendocino Wine and Food Update—May 2015

We were recently on the way from San Francisco to Mendocino and made a brief Anderson Valley winery stop, which was, in turn a two-day detour on the way to Eureka (see our next post on the Humboldt County Kinetic Sculpture Championships). Anderson Valley Highlights After a brief visit at Silver Oak’s Anderson Valley tasting [Read more …]

A Three-Day Pilgrimage to the Mendocino Coast

Healdsburg Sq-g

Okay, “pilgrimage” may be an overstatement. But we do love the tiny, lovely town (all of which has been designated a National Historic Area). We also love the awesome coastline (although it is quite a challenging drive) and even the inland drive to Mendocino, through the lovely Anderson Valley wine region (although you do have [Read more …]

San Francisco - Pinot Week

Although Joyce and I enjoy most varietals, we particularly love pinot noir. It is delicate, picks up slight nuances in the terroir and can be adapted to many different styles. Just as importantly for us, it is the most versatile wine for pairing with different types of foods. While ideal with dishes such as turkey, [Read more …]