Melanie Wynne

Contributing Writer, Via

Purple and pink clouds over Limantour Beach in Point Reyes, California at sunset.

A Weekend Away in Tomales Bay, CA

Explore the soothing North Coast coastline alongside hearty bites of cheese and oysters.
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You’ve Been Storing Wine Wrong This Whole Time

Avoid these 8 common mistakes for better tasting, longer lasting wine.
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The Ultimate Guide to Sonoma County

Discover the best places to taste wine, indulge in farm-fresh food, and get outside in Sonoma County.
riverfront in Petaluma, California with bridge span

City Guide: What to Do, See, and Eat in Petaluma, CA

A countryside getaway with city style 90 minutes north of San Francisco.
sunset on a vineyard in Healdsburg, CA

Everything You Need for a Fall Weekend in Healdsburg, CA

Healdsburg offers walks on country roads, top restaurants, and tastings at intimate wineries.
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5 Mystery Spots in the West

Here are five places in the West where unexplained phenomena baffle the experts.