.Simone Wilson

May 25, 2024

Big Petaluma Homecoming for Lagunitas

Petaluma's most iconic local beer brand, Lagunitas, is coming home! Not that it ever left. It's just that now it will be exclusively based...
May 25, 2024

Futuristic ‘Popup Village’ Calls Healdsburg Home for June

Another group I've heard throwing around the word "solarpunk" in recent months: the organizers of a monthlong "popup village" planning to take up residency...
May 25, 2024

Guerneville Natural Wine Festival Doubles in Size for 2nd Year

An interesting festival is coming up next weekend in Guerneville: the Big West Wine Fest, a two-day natural wine tasting back for its second...
May 25, 2024

Festival Scam Rocks Santa Rosa Fitness Community

A big fitness festival was supposed to happen in Santa Rosa today. Spoiler alert: It didn't. The event was called NorCal Fitness & Dancefest,...
May 25, 2024

BottleRock Pops Off in Napa

The biggest music festival in the North Bay is underway as we speak, for its 11th year: BottleRock at the Napa Valley Expo. And...
May 16, 2024

Growing Signs of Wine Industry Downturn

An interesting and somewhat contradictory thing is happening to the California wine industry right now: It's starting to show signs of a downturn, even...
May 16, 2024

Sonoma, Napa Fire Season Predictions

It's about that time of year in the wine country when we all start bracing for fire season. We've been lucky these past few...
May 16, 2024

Aurora Borealis Light Up Wine Country

In the wake of solar-eclipse mania earlier this spring, we got another bump of cosmic euphoria last weekend in the form of some rare...