Wine Country Blog: innsights to the wine Country

ROMANTIC RAINY DAYS IN WINE COUNTRY

 No excuse necessary – rainy days in Sonoma Napa wine country are days inside snuggled up with your special someone all romantic in front of the warm fireplace. The ....

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 SONOMA WINE COUNTRY HOLIDAYS FARMHOUSE STYLE

The winter holidays are my favorite time of year. Well, among my favorites. I love it when the wine country vineyards are filled with mustard flowers in March and we know....

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WINE COUNTRY HARVEST TIME IS OVER? NOW WHAT?

All around Sonoma Napa wine country you can feel a sense of calm and relief. All the wine grapes have been harvested, everything is being put to sleep in barrels, and the....

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BEGINNINGS...A MESSAGE FROM FARMHOUSE INN OWNERS

The question that we get asked more often than any other (and we get a lot of questions…) “WHAT made you decide to buy an inn with your sibling?”  It’s usually accompanied....

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VALENTINE'S DAY + WINE COUNTRY + FARMHOUSE INN = ROMANCE

Valentine's Day is upon us: That oh so magical time of year synonymous with red roses, chocolates in a box, and teddy bears holding hearts.  Forgot to make a plan? You are....

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2015 IN REVIEW: FARMHOUSE INN MOMENTS

The New Year is a time to reflect and look back on all the standout moments of the previous year. It’s also a time to look forward. Here at Farmhouse Inn in California....

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A RAINY DAY IN SONOMA WINE COUNTRY

This week we've decided to delve into what feels like an appropriate topic of conversation considering the storms we’ve had this week. What do you do in Sonoma wine....

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DUNGENESS CRAB SEASON IN SONOMA COUNTY

Celebrating Crab Season from Farmhouse Inn  

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4 EXCELLENT REASONS TO VISIT WINE COUNTRY IN NOVEMBER

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.....

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SONOMA'S FARMHOUSE INN AND A GETAWAY SPECIAL FOR HOLIDAYS

 

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FARMHOUSE INN WITH HOLIDAY FOOD AND WINE FAVORITES

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....

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RAINY DAY ACTIVITIES IN WINE COUNTRY

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....

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PUMPKINS, WINE COUNTRY, AND MOVIES-- OH MY!

There is much to love about wine country in the fall; the changing colors of harvest time, the seasonal foods, the Halloween parties, and of course, the wine.

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5 MORE REASONS TO VISIT WINE COUNTRY (DO YOU NEED A REASON?)

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SONOMA WINE COUNTRY HARVEST AND GRAPE LUNCHEON

Several months ago we were approached by the Sonoma County Winegrowersrequesting a lunchEON at Farmhouse Inn restaurant as part of their Sonoma County Grape Camp event.....

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FARMHOUSE INN IN THE NEWS

Have you noticed we seem to be written up everywhere lately?

Recent accolades and this year's expansion at Farmhouse Inn has generated a lot of attention from the press.  

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FARMHOUSE INN CONCIERGES; WINE COUNTRY EXPERTS

With so many activities available for visitors to the wine country, the Farmhouse Inn Concierges are a valuable resource for sorting through them all. The entire....

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SONOMA SUMMER CONTINUES: SEPTEMBER IN WINE COUNTRY

As the new school year starts and summer comes to an end, the busy season in Sonoma wine country is just beginning.  Harvest kicked off early this year; however we’ll....

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A BIT OF WINE COUNTRY: FROM FARMHOUSE INN TO YOUR HOUSE

Every week here at Farmhouse Inn our email box is full of messages from previous guests asking questions about (surprisingly not just all about the wine country) where....

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THREE DAYS IN WINE COUNTRY: A SONOMA PLANNING GUIDE

Planning a long weekend (or more) in wine country? Interested in seeing what the grape harvest looks like? You’re not alone. Many  visitors to Sonoma and Napa during....

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HARVEST IN WINE COUNTRY: GRAPES NOT INCLUDED

Sonoma County is a great place to visit if you love wine country (and wine), and of course the most popular time to visit is during the  grape harvest. While we love the....

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FARMHOUSE INN EXPLORES INFLUENCES ON OUR WINE AND FOOD CULTURE

Food and wine are our two favorite subjects … as you may have noticed if you follow this blog or are a fan of our Facebook page.  Located in the middle of the Russian....

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Sonoma Secrets - New Discoveries in the Farmhouse Inn Backyard

Living in wine country is never boring- we always find something to do, no matter the time of year or day of week. As we continue to explore our own backyard, it is a....

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SONOMA'S FARMHOUSE INN VISITS ANOTHER WINE COUNTRY

Love Letters from Italy (our second favorite wine country)

If you follow us on Facebook you may have noticed that Farmhouse Inn recently spent some time abroad. Last....

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SONOMA WINE COUNTRY OFFERS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

Why should you plan a visit to wine country? The answer is, why wouldn’t you? If you like sunshine, good food, amazing wines, friendly people and spectacular views wine....

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INTRODUCTION:

Your “how to” blog post should teach the reader how to do something by breaking it down into a series of steps.

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THE BEST OF SONOMA AND GLEN ELLEN

 

Last week’s blog post focused on a perfect day in Sonoma's Healdsburg and the Russian River Valley. We have come to the realization that one post on a perfect day in....

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A PERFECT DAY IN SONOMA COUNTY: A FEW OF OUR SECRETS

Living and working in Sonoma County offers many benefits; one of which is that we get do all the things the press write about as being a “must do on your next visit to....

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SONOMA COUNTY FARMERS' MARKETS: A WINE COUNTRY MUST DO

Its no secret that Sonoma locals take great pride in being an agricultural epicenter. Our varied microclimates, terrains and soils make our little slice of heaven the....

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FARMHOUSE INN CONCIERGE REVIEW: NAPA'S THE RESTAURANT AT MEADOWOOD

 

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SONOMA SUMMER: MUSIC, RIVER, FOOD, WINE, FESTIVALS...

Summer in Sonoma is all about lazy days on the Russian River, music events all around the county,  festivals and more fun.   Sonoma has a lot to do year-round but we....

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FARMHOUSE INN CONCIERGE: SONOMA SUMMER WINE PICKS

Locals living in the Sonoma and Napa Valleys associate spring time with the release of the newest vintages of white and rose wines. It is the time of year when we start....

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INTRODUCTION:

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NAPA AND SONOMA RESTAURANTS: FARMHOUSE INN FAVORITES

The number one question our concierges receive is how far the Farmhouse Inn is from San Francisco Airport (about 1.5 to 2 hours in case you’re wondering). The second most....

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Farmhouse Inn to the Mendocino Coast: A Weekend Getaway

 

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WINE COUNTRY TO BEVERLY HILLS: A LUXURY CALIFORNIA ROAD TRIP

With summer here, many people are making last minute vacation plans. Whether you’re living in California now or plan on visiting soon, a road trip up or down California’s....

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EXCITING NEWS FOR SONOMA COUNTY THIS SUMMER

If you’ve been to Sonoma wine country before than you know that it seems to be an ever changing mix of new wineries, restaurants, shops and places to stay. That....

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2014 EXCITEMENT AT FARMHOUSE INN

As we mentioned last week, 2013 was a year for the record books at the Farmhouse Inn. Not only did our fans vote for us on Travel and Leisure’s World’s Best List but we....

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FARMHOUSE INN LOOKS BACK: 2013 PRESS AND ACCOLADES

 

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WINE COUNTRY EVENTS- FARMHOUSE INN CONCIERGE FAVORITES

 

We don't usually see the beginning of the grape harvest until August (our busiest time in the wine country), but spring in Sonoma Wine Country is pretty busy and just....

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FARMHOUSE FRIENDS AND WINE COUNTRY PARTNERS

At the Farmhouse Inn we are lucky to work with some truly great partners that make every visit to the wine country an amazing experience.  From our Winery Partners to our

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SONOMA WINE COUNTRY AND FARMHOUSE INN: IN THE NEWS (AGAIN)

 

We've been seeing Sonoma Wine Country featured in both the local and national press quite often lately.  Whether discussing wine destination regions, reviewing up and....

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A BIG YEAR FOR SONOMA COUNTY AND FARMHOUSE INN

This is the time of year when we reflect on the trials and tribulations of the past year.  What a list! Sonoma County has been getting much noticed as a desired....

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SONOMA COUNTY AND FARMHOUSE INN- GREEN AND GETTING GREENER

 

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NATIONAL HEIRLOOM EXPOSITION...RIGHT HERE IN SONOMA COUNTY

The end of summer is the perfect time to explore Sonoma County. Living in California is definitely not hard to take-Sunny days, a little cooler evenings and all the....

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SONOMA WINE COUNTRY WEEKEND AND HARVEST TIME

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BEST HOTELS IN THE WORLD - #38 FARMHOUSE INN, SONOMA COUNTY

How on Earth do things like this happen?  #38 on the Best Hotels in the World List and #3 Best Inn in the United States? We live and work here so we do know Farmhouse Inn

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A SNEAK PEAK FROM FARMHOUSE INN SERVER/WRITER ROB LOUGHRAN

Farmhouse Inn Fiction or Meat is Always on Our Menu 

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Rob Loughran

      There’s a New Yorker cartoon where a bejeweled lady-about-town is on her cellphone in an....

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INTRODUCING THE GARDEN BOSS AT SONOMA'S FARMHOUSE INN

 

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SONOMA WINE COUNTRY FROM 2 WHEELS- AMGEN, GRANFONDO, AND YOU

The Amgen Tour of California ends...the grand finish...in Santa Rosa this Sunday. The race started last Sunday down in Escondido, Southern California. With all the....

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FARMHOUSE INN BRINGS A LITTLE SONOMA SPRINGTIME TO NEW YORK

Guest Post from our illustrious leader and Farmhouse Inn owner, Catherine BartolomeiWe were so pleased to be invited to host a dinner at the oh-so-famous James Beard....

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10 (more) OF THE 100 BEST WAYS TO SEE SONOMA COUNTY

There are countless ways to see the beautiful Sonoma Wine Country- most of them require a thirst for some of the best wines in the world, a hunger for great eats and....

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SONOMA HUNTER GAMES: FORAGING WITH FARMHOUSE INN

This winter in Sonoma wine country, a celebration of foraged foods is taking place amongst restaurants, wineries and in the kitchens of local epicureans.  While Dry....

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VALENTINE'S AND WINE COUNTRY ROMANCE FARMHOUSE STYLE

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and for those of you looking to find that perfect romantic getaway, look no further.  Sonoma wine country is the perfect place....

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WINE COUNTRY MEMORIES...SONOMA BACKROADS TO OYSTER FARMS

    Mary Calla, Farmhouse Inn concierge team, back again exploring a new favoriteSonoma County wine country backroads adventure. Taking any....

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SONOMA COUNTY...THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR

GUEST POST FROM FARMHOUSE INN AND OUR NEWEST MEMBER OF THE CONCIERGE TEAM...Mary Calla (and looks like our up and coming poet and photographer extraordinaire)

 

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BEST WINE COUNTRY DESTINATION - SONOMA...AGAIN!

First it was Sunset Magazine and their "Napa vs. Sonoma Face-off" with the two rivals slugging it out over which wine country has "the juice" and, of course, Sonoma edged....

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SONOMA WINE COUNTRY BIKING FROM FARMHOUSE INN

Guest Blog Post from T.C. (aka "Teec")- one of our most talented concierges (and the one that has been with us the longest)... Still loving her job and filling the role....

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100 COOLEST WAYS TO EXPLORE THE WINE COUNTRY

What--you really thought I was going into 100 ways right now?? Not enough room on this page but how about 5 cool ways to start and I will fill in the rest later.  A guest....
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SONOMA SUMMER WINDS DOWN ...LAST FLURRY OF EVENTS

We are hearing people lamenting summer soon being over...but in California and in particular in Sonoma County we still have at least 2 more months of summer AND IT IS....
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SONOMA COUNTY HARVEST...NOT JUST GRAPES YOU KNOW!!

The end of summer is the perfect time to explore Sonoma County. Sunny days, a little cooler evenings and all the flavors of summer harvest around us. It is harvest time....
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FARMHOUSE INN AND OUR MOST ROMANTIC GUESTS...

 

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FUN AND GAMES AT FARMHOUSE INN

Here at Farmhouse Inn we pride ourselves not taking life in Sonoma County too seriously...we love helping our guests discover some of the whimsy and fun of living in the....

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TINY WEDDINGS AT FARMHOUSE INN...OUR TAKE ON ROMANCE!

  A very special message from our romance specialist at Farmhouse Inn-  Meghan Smith, our elopement and wedding coordinator  (and concierge extraordinaire).Despite the....

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FARMER'S MARKETS TAKE OVER SONOMA COUNTY

I HAVE BEEN WAITING (ALMOST PATIENTLY) FOR ALL OUR FARMER'S MARKETS TO REALLY GET GOING TO TELL YOU ABOUT THEM AND HOW MUCH I LOVE SUMMER IN SONOMA.  IT SEEMS LIKE....

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FARMHOUSE INN AND 10 WAYS TO CELEBRATE SONOMA SUMMER

Driving in this morning there were 3 hot air balloons hovering almost directly over the Farmhouse Inn...

made me think of all the wondrous things we love to share with....

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INDEPENDENCE DAY ALL OVER SONOMA COUNTY

In case you don't know, Farmhouse Inn sits right in the middle of the Russian River Valley and the wine country, almost smack in the middle of the large and very diverse....

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SONOMA WINE COUNTRY AND SUMMERTIME BOUNTY

Farmhouse Inn Lead Concierge, Anna McPeck chases down the wild and wonderful new food (and drink?) offerings in Sonoma Wine Country.

                That's our Anna.......

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SWEET (SIZZLING) SONOMA SUMMER AT FARMHOUSE INN

YES, IT IS OFFICIALLY SUMMER...ALL WEEK HAS BEEN ABOVE 80 DEGREES AND A COUPLE OF DAYS ABOVE THE 90 DEGREE MARK.  THE FARMHOUSE INN GUESTS HAVE ALL BEEN HANGING OUT BY....

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FARMHOUSE + SONOMA + GARDENS = JEALOUS GUESTS

The gardens here at Farmhouse Inn are flourishing this time of year and our gardener Jana, has been very busy this week prepping for the Resorts in Bloom Garden Tour this....

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SUMMER DAYS IN SONOMA- WINE COUNTRY MUSIC VENUES

This is the time of year that we all get to play tourist in the wine country.  Summertime in Sonoma just has so much going on.  Art shows, farmer's markets and garden....

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WINE COUNTRY CONCIERGE

I would like to introduce you to our newest concierge.  Erin Hartman is a recent addition to the Farmhouse Inn concierge team.  She came to us with some inn and hotel....

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SUMMER CRUISE INS, SEXY CARS, CLASSIC SONOMA- BRING DAD!

 Last night was the Salute to American Graffiti Cruise In (where were you in 1962?) down in Petaluma and the celebration continues all day today...with the music, iconic....

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MOTHER'S DAY IN WINE COUNTRY- MUCH MORE THAN BRUNCH!

All different kinds of Mom's out there and what do they really want for Mother's Day?  Maybe just a little extra love and attention on this day to celebrate all their....

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SONOMA WINE COUNTRY IN MAY... WHAT'S YOUR SPEED?

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FARMHOUSE INN CONCIERGES IN SONOMA...SEXY CARS AND RAM'S GATE

Those Farmhouse Inn concierges are at it again... 

They continually go out and experience all that Sonoma Wine Country has to offer so they can steer the Farmhouse Inn ....

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FARMHOUSE INN AND WINE COUNTRY SHENANIGANS

BY NOW I GUESS YOU KNOW THERE ARE OFTEN TIMES JUST A BIT OF WACKINESS GOING ON IN THE WINE COUNTRY... remember the post about the Wacky Art in Sebastopol  from Patrick....

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SONOMA COUNTY CYCLING HEAVEN- AMGEN 2012 SANTA ROSA

May 13th- mark it on your Calendar- The biggest and baddest cycling event- first stage starts and ends in Santa Rosa (our backyard here at Farmhouse Inn).

The Amgen....

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SONOMA WINE COUNTRY WILDLIFE ADVENTURES

I was reviewing some of the previous Wine Country Blog posts and you must think we do nothing but eat and drink...and eat and drink and...here in the Sonoma wine....

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FAMOUS FARMHOUSE INN CHARLOTTE AND HER VERY OWN MUG...

ANOTHER FAMOUS FARMHOUSE INN "EMPLOYEE" - OUR MISS CHARLOTTE...Have you met her?  She is well known for greeting each and every guest and following them around the....

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MORE WINE COUNTRY... and BARREL TASTING IN PARADISE!

Last week was all about the very unique Patrick Amiot sculptures sprinkled around Sebastopol...this week a bit more elegant with a lovely Sonoma County Sculpture garden....

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WACKY WINE COUNTRY and JUNK ART...NOT KIDDING!

All day today I have been wondering what this week's Wine Country Blog could be about and coming up dry.  We have pretty much covered the kudos we got around Valentine's....

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Farmhouse Inn, More Romance and "(in)famous" Waiter Rob Loughran

Had enough romance? 

Taking a little break from it myself but I promise by the end of this post to share a little Sonoma wine country romance with you to wrap up....

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Love, Love, LOVE in the Sonoma Wine Country

So much going on in the wine country this weekend after a wild week of Valentine's Day (and weekend) planning for our guests here at the Farmhouse Inn. The romantic....
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Romantic Wine Country - Amore at Farmhouse Inn

We think we are pretty romantic here at the Farmhouse Inn...seems to be a common descriptive term from our guests, too.  And of course, Valentine's Day is right around....

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Farmhouse Inn and 3000 fans...what a day in the wine country!

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Crab Feed Strategy in Sonoma Wine Country...add some Sparkling!

Now it feels like winter...It finally started raining, football weekends, and crab feeds everywhere!

One of my favorite foods is plentiful this time of year and crabfeeds....

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The Bachelor in Sonoma Wine Country..."Live Like a Local".

You know you want to...you know you want to... "Live like a Local" in Sonoma County!

We wake up here in the wine country every day and we really, really don't take it for....

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Happy New Year and Wine Country Fun in 2012

Let's bid adieu to 2011 and ring in 2012 with a "to-do" bucket list in the Sonoma Wine country!

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Sonomagic - Sonoma County Holidays...Festive up!

At last, lights and stockings are all hung, shopping and wrapping is done, the goodies and treats are baked...though I see kitchen Elves very busy in the restaurant....

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Farmhouse Inn Concierge Explores More Wine Country at Chalk Hill ...

This time of year the Farmhouse Inn concierge team tries to get out and about exploring anything new in Sonoma County that they may want to share with our....

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Farmhouse Inn Elves, Christmas Decor, and Holiday Fun

23 Christmas trees, 24 wreaths, miles of ribbon and twinkly lights, stockings hung with care...Santa is coming to Sonoma County.  And the pine cones- they are everywhere!
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Grateful for Gorgeous Sonoma County and Romance in the Wine Country

Sonoma County in the fall...the trees and vineyards awash in such vibrant colors.  My son brought his family up last weekend and they were just blown away by the gorgeous....

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October in Sonoma- Pumpkins, Haunted Houses and Indian Summer

  Fall in Wine country...October, my favorite...leaves turning, crisp evenings, chilly and foggy mornings, and absolutely perfect 80 degree weather this weekend. ....
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October Wine Country- Pumpkins, Harvest, and Art Trails...

Northern California weather is pretty amazing all the time but has this Sonoma County weather ever been more perfect?  I forget how much I love October every year...the....

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Sonoma County and Fall's arrival...

Summer is winding down with a crash!  Misty, foggy, almost drizzling morning- had to use my windshield wipers.  Have you ever wondered what we do in the fall here in the....

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Wine country reviews...Farmhouse food and wine!

This has been a crazy week...first we had a big lifestyle article about Catherine & Joe (the brother and sister team that own the Farmhouse Inn) come out in Better Homes....

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Wine Country Weddings...More Romance at Farmhouse!

September has certainly been a couple of weeks of "love is in the air" in the Russian River Valley- not to mention our perfect Sonoma County weather.  We have had some....

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Sonoma Innkeepers remember...

Though the normal summer activities continue here in the Sonoma Wine Country...(we are deep into the harvest now and there are some fun events planned this weekend) I did....

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Endless Summer in Sonoma County

I have seen so many headlines lately referring to the end of summer...We are not ready for that here in Sonoma wine country...grape harvest is just getting started, the....

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Sonoma County- It's the cheesiest...

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Wings Over Wine Country, Russian River Grape to Glass...

 

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Sonoma County...silly, wacky, and wonderful!

Sonoma County does it again...Have you noticed the red signs strung beside the road following the Russian River from Santa Rosa out towards Guerneville? You can head down....

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Sonoma Wine Country...Making Music

The Sonoma Wine Country summer music scene certainly seems to include something for everybody.  I know I've mentioned before there seems to be something going on just....

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Farmhouse Inn and More Wacky Sonoma County...

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Sonoma Wine Country- Russian River Happenings

 Farmhouse Inn sits right in the middle of Sonoma Wine Country- smack in the center of the Russian River Valley, home of some of the most amazing wines which we celebrate....

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The Farmhouse Inn Scene This Week.. Wine Country Tiny Weddings

This last week has been a bit crazy here at the Farmhouse Inn (you might say- situation normal!). We had scheduled a photo shoot for our very first video for this week. ....

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Sonoma County and Farmhouse gardens -great places to find plants!

I had such a busy week this week (the grandgirls came up for the holiday- we tried out my new firepit and watched the fireworks over the Russian River) - I did not put....

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Farmhouse Celebrations...wine country style!

This week has been focused on celebrations here at Farmhouse Inn...we are all focused on the national celebration of Independence Day but our guests are always....

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Sonoma County celebrates...Independence Day Getaway!

4th of JULY ALERT:

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Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Picks

Father's Day in the Wine Country...Farmhouse Inn  "staff pick" for the weekend is the Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic.  Food, Fun, and tethered balloon rides. Get....

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Sonoma Wine Country...summer at last!

Summer...lots of things to do in the wine country.  Every single day of the week (except Monday) there is a Farmer's Market somewhere in Sonoma County.  Between my....

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Sweet Sonoma Summer...where are you?

Graduations, weddings, outdoor events all scrambling because a February/March-like storm is coming in for the weekend.  It is winter in June - we don't get rain in June! ....

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Farmhouse Inn...Memorial Weekend starts on a high note!

Today the Farmhouse Inn  concierges are so busy getting ready for the big weekend - 8 of our guests for the weekend came in earlier in the week but we still have 10....

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Farmhouse - (behind) The Inn Scene

I was talking to Ozzy, our newest concierge the other day.  He came to us from a large hotel over in the Napa Valley.   He asked me the one question that comes up over....

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Wine Country this week...Taste of Alexander Valley, Airplanes, Oysters and Belly Dancing!

How's that for a headline?  Sure hope that peaked your curiosity a little. Another busy weekend in Sonoma's Wine Country and it is still not even summer!  

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What's Cookin' in Sonoma County?

Here in Sonoma County it does seem like all we do is eat and drink...and then... eat and drink some more. Today at Farmhouse we had Inside Luxury Travel from the UK here....

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Any Bargain Wines in the Wine Country?

We live and breathe wine here in Sonoma County... Now you know you can't drink those $50 and up wines every day (at least I can't).  So what do we do, where do we go to....
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15 Nifty things in the Wine Country this week...and Mother's Day too!

Just way too many things going on in the wine country this week...sonomacounty.com does a great job with their event calendar.  Take a look for more nifty stuff there. ....

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Inn Wine Country this week...Farmtrails, Passport, and Fish Festival

 Spring is finally here to stay and our corner of the wine country is embracing it with some wonderful events this weekend.  Everything from wine education and....

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Inn Wine Country this Week...Earth Day and Easter

          Happy Easter! 

We have been having such fun here at the Farmhouse Inn with our "Make your own Easter Basket" and Easter Egg Hunt Farmhouse style.  Goodies....

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Sonoma County and Earth Day at Farmhouse...

How to keep this short and sweet...there is so much going on this week for Earth Day in Sonoma Wine Country!  You had a hint of it last week but let me tell you - we had....

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Inn the Wine Country- Ideas for April anyone?

Question in my mind...there is so much going on in April - should I tell you all about it or just a simple calendar of events?  Or maybe a little short story from the ....

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Spring Fling...Inn the Wine Country!

Spring brings the wine country to life and Farmhouse Inn has the pictures to prove it...

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Inn the Wine Country this week...

It's been a wild week for Northern California weather wise but it looks like the worst is behind us. Joe took this picture from his truck on the way to the Farmhouse this....

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Russian River Wine Road gone mad!

 Barrel Tasting this weekend... very busy, exhausted tasting room staff but our guests here at the Farmhouse not only invested in futures but shipped a lot of wine....

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Cheese, seeds, and whales...loving life in Sonoma County

Our guests here at the Farmhouse sometimes think Sonoma County is only about the wine - especially after a crazy weekend of Barrel Tasting along the wineroad.  This next....

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Snow in the wine country ...Beautiful!

Just a few weeks ago the entire country was jealous of our 3 weeks of spring like weather that came a little early to Sonoma County.  We had some lovely guests at the....
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Wine Country Celebrates the Holidays- Memories created by Farmhouse

    We like celebrating as much as you do. And luckily, this time of year there's a lot to celebrate. Christmas and New Year's are obvious choices. But, the whole holiday....

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What a day…in a Wine country INN

This little country inn that Joe and I have created never ceases to amaze me.   Somehow we have pulled together a team of people that Oprah would envy.  Like I know anything....

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What a weekend…

Virtually doubling the size of the inn, and then opening on a holiday weekend was, in hind-sight, maybe not a recipe for relaxing holiday weekend for our staff…. But our....
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The Barn’s Open and Farmhouse Inn Looks Beautiful!

Whew – - well here I go. I’ve been talking about starting a blog for months now. So I guess now’s as good a time as any to get going (especially since our web designer has....

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THE BEST S’MORES EVER, WINE, AND THE FARMHOUSE INN

What would be better than good wine, good company, amazing s’mores, and a cozy fire?  I can’t think of anything else I would want!  Joey and I really enjoyed the nostalgia of roasting and toasting the marshmallows over the fire!  It definitely took me back to my childhood and I had no shame in having two of them!  I couldn’t help it!.continue

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