Archive for the Tag 'Dry Creek Vineyard'


Welcome to wine country heaven. So why are you driving like hell?

I wish I had made that saying up, but I didn’t. This used to be written on a sign outside of the Dry Creek Store, on Dry Creek Road in Healdsburg. I miss the sign not being there anymore. It carried an important message. Jose and I drove there a while ago, so I could […]


Gustasfson Family Vineyards ~ Finding a Slice of Heaven

In my ongoing process to better know the members of PS I Love You, this was a day dedicated to Gustafson Family Vineyards. As it turned out, this day felt more like being friends of the family, versus having a business foray into the wilds of Sonoma County. Climbing up the hill driving toward the […]


Wine Spectator’s Still Partying Like it’s More Than $19.99

Marvin Shanken with guests The annual Sonoma County gathering just happened at Hotel Healdsburg, with their Napa party “coming soon.” BYOM ~ Bring Your Own Magnum… and everyone did just that. Each year, it’s a social get together of the most connected to this print and on-line magazine. As arriving guests walked up Matheson Street […]


Some of My Favorite Knock-Your-Socks-Off Dry Creek Zins

From the Zin Zone in Sonoma County/Healdsburg, CA; Bradford Mountain – Imagine standing high atop Bradford Mountain, one of nature’s geographical boundaries for Dry Creek Valley. It separates the basin from the expanse of land stretching westward 20 miles to the Pacific Ocean. You’re visiting Bill and Sally Hambrecht at Wine Creek Ranch, overlooking a […]