Archive for the Tag 'Solano County'

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Ron Rubin Winery Trained for “Saving Lives” Program expands to include all of NORTH COAST

Ron Rubin, of Ron Rubin Winery, had exclusively funded a program for saving lives in only Sonoma County. In collaboration with the American Red Cross and ZOLL Medical Corporation, this program has now received numerous requests from other American Viticultural Areas. Ron Rubin Winery, American Red Cross, and ZOLL are pleased to announce their expanded […]

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A Love Story is happening in Suisun Valley at Rancho Solano*

Wine and Food “A Love Story” Friday, November 18, 2011 6:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m. The event is happening at The Clubhouse at Rancho Solano* in Fairfield, and tickets are $35.00 in advance. Gather with the growers and vintners of Suisun Valley for a delicious evening of fine wines, tasty appetizers, and live music, as […]

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Thoughts on an Obscure AVA ~ Suisun Valley’s Emergence

I’m currently writing about an obscure American Viticultural Area, called Suisun Valley. Many years ago, Rick Wood (who lives in Fairfield, California) had a dream to preserve some of Solano Country’s most rustic and precious farmland. That bucolic region is called Suisun Valley. Rick’s dream to save this area for generations to come would provide […]

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American Viticultural Area (AVA) ~ How Suisun Valley Got Its Name

Working with the Suisun Valley AVA, I’ve wondered more than once how Suisun Valley got its original name. My duties have been to tell everyone what’s going on in the valley today; however, always in the background has been that question. I’ve heard snippets about Native Americans, but nothing that was really sticking with me. […]