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Humans have been enjoying wine for centuries, and now the San Francisco Wine School is offering an opportunity to learn about (and taste) some truly vintage vintages. Merging academic study of wine history with an exploration of wine’s place in…

Every year, the New York Times fuels our wanderlust with its annual list of places to visit. In addition to the far-flung and exotic, this year’s 52 Places to Visit in 2016 touts our very own East Bay for its culinary wonders,…

One of the many gems of Sonoma County, the quaint village of Bodega is charming any old day, but it’s even more appealing when you bring in a celebration of wine, craft brews, and some of the best, freshest…

August 14-15, beer reigns supreme in San Diego, where the Stone Brewing Company  will be sudsing things up at its 19th Anniversary Celebration and Invitational Beer Festival. Spanning three levels at the expansive CSU San Marcos, the festival will…

Get ready for one of the Bay Area’s biggest summer music festivals! On August 7-9, the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest will rock downtown San Jose’s Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park with more than 100 shows on 13 stages….

The 43rd annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance comes to Tahoe’s historic Obexer’s Boat Company August 7-8. More than 60 of the best antique, vintage, and classic wooden boats in North America will compete to win awards “in class.” While browsing the…

goleta railroad days

All aboard! Amtrak Train Days, a nationwide celebration of train travel, will delight California railroad enthusiasts with train rides, a railroad memorabilia sale, and more. From July 25-26, visitors will get free admission to the South Coast Railroad Museum for Goleta Railroad…