Spa season

Is there such a thing as ‘spa season’? In Northern California there is. Many Wine Country hotels and resorts feature on-site luxury spas that offer calm, cool and serene settings. There’s definitely something special about ‘spa-ing’ in spring and summer, but remember, spa rendezvous in Wine Country is an option any time of year.  Most spa …

Cultured burbs

Sonoma County is a quaint sleepy community with seemingly more vineyards than people. At first glance, things may appear a tad western here, but given a closer look, Sonoma County lights up the senses. Nine incorporated cities sprinkle the county and each has an incredibly charming square or downtown. Except for Santa Rosa. For decades, …