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Celebrating Crab Season from Farmhouse Inn bloggess Mary Calla Rowan,  concierge and Sonoma County enthusiast                  Winter in Sonoma Wine Country is synonymous with crab feeds, fisherman's festivals, and whale watching along the coast, and we love every minute of it.  Opening day of Dungeness Crab...Read More
In Sonoma and Napa September and October have traditionally been the busiest months to visit, both in the vineyards and in the tasting rooms, restaurants and hotels. However, a new trend is on the rise in wine country: November is becoming a very popular time to visit too. November is what we usually refer to as a “shoulder” month – the time of transition between what is the busiest time of...Read More
  Brace yourself! The holidays are coming. The day after Halloween and thinking turns to the upcoming holiday season and family celebrations. The first Saturday of November (that would be today) is traditionally Sonoma County's opening of recreational Dungeness crab season and and just two weeks later the commercial season opens- usually just in time for Thanksgiving. I always look...Read More
We freely admit it; we’re spoiled here at Farmhouse Inn. Living in Sonoma County we have immediate access to some of the finest food and wine in the world; so imperative as we head into the holiday season. If you’re hosting family and friends this season than you know how important the food and beverage menus are. A little more bragging about how great the food in wine country is (we promise...Read More
Sunshine, beaches, warm weather – for many, the classic image of California. While the warm weather and sunshine certainly epitomize California for the majority of the year, come November we enter what Californians refers to as “winter” (we freely admit that we’re weather wimps – if you dropped us in Chicago in December we wouldn’t know what to do with ourselves). As we leave October and our...Read More