Monthly Archives: April, 2011

Armida Winery: Savoring Sonoma

Armida Winery 92201 Westside Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448 (map link) 707-433-2222 I first discovered the wine Poizin while visiting Luke and Mary while they still lived in Sonoma. We were dining at the aptly named Zin Restaurant at the time. I fell in love with it then, and somehow managed to score a few […]

Preston Vineyards: Savoring Sonoma

Preston Vineyards 9282 West Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448 (map link) 707-433-3372 We arrived at Preston after a lovely meandering drive through Dry Creek Valley. The tasting room is spacious and low-key, decorated in a country style. Books about biodynamics, grape growing and other topics are displayed on tables along with t-shirts and […]

Unti Vineyards: Savoring Sonoma

Unti Vineyards 4202 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448 (map link) 707-433-5590 Mary and Luke used to live in Sonoma; in fact, Mary cooked at a fabulous little restaurant in Healdsburg called Bovolo. While she was there, she got plugged into the wine scene in a big way, and learned about many of the […]

Enkidu Wines: Savoring Sonoma

Enkidu Wines 8910 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452 (map link) 707-833-6100 Luke and Mary, our tasting companions for our Sonoma excursion, are big Enkidu fans so we wanted to make sure to taste there.   The tasting room was uncluttered and inviting, creating a calm, tranquil environment to focus on the wine. Nikki adds: […]

Jacuzzi Family Vineyards: Savoring Sonoma

Jacuzzi Family Vineyards 24724 Arnold Drive, Sonoma, CA 95476 (map link) 866-522-8693 It’s a good thing we got ahead of ourselves in February, because our March was far too busy to allow for any wine tasting. I went on two separate business trips, a friend of ours was in San Francisco from New Zealand, […]