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Jeff Cox

Cox: Authentic taste of Brazil

New Brazillian barbecue joint Brasa Churrascaria & Brew Pub brings a Latin American flair to Santa Rosa.


How to approach the sex talk

A sex educator offers tips for parents on how to talk about sex in a media-driven world.


Lawrence and JoAnn White

Lawrence and JoAnn White celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at their ranch in Little Lake Valley with family and friends.


Pairing: Sparkler with polenta pizza

Sip a sparkling wine with this refreshing take on a classic favorite.

Bite Club

Rosemary McCreary

Homegrown: When the tap is turned off

Drought, like any kind of strife and strain, can teach us lessons that we don’t learn during prosperity.

Lifestyle Galleries


Engineers weigh fate of quake-damaged Napa winery building

The grand wooden building at Trefethen Family Vineyards survived countless earthquakes since its construction in 1886. Now, the Napa winery must decide whether it can save the historic building.

Dan Berger

Berger: Regulation of wines is scattershot

Wine label ingredients are accurate, for the most part. But there is a lot left to the discretion of the winemaker

Home and Garden

Sebastopol backyard transformed into 3-tiered haven

Once a steep slope, the newly designed backyard of a Sebastopol bungalow is now split into three levels with eye-pleasing elements.


From Sonoma Magazine: Roads to cycle

Have bike and will travel? Here are a few of the Sonoma County roads and trails awaiting your knobby tires.

Peg Melnik

Wine Country Weekend celebrates 2 growing regions blessed with fog

This year’s honorary chairs, from two distinct wine appellations, offer a window into cooler-climate varietals.

Michele Anna Jordan

Mouthful: Mendocino celebrates Winesong

This wine and food tasting event benefiting the Mendocino Coast District Hospital takes place Sept 5-6.

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