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San Carlos Between 5th & 6th Carmel, CA 93921 carmelcalifornia.org Description Downtown Carmel is chockablock full of tasting rooms and gourmet food shops serving up the best of varietals from the Central Coast’s finest vineyards and farms, and the Carmel…

1320 Del Paso Boulevard Sacramento, CA 95815 (916) 927-6023 stoneyinn.com Description From karaoke nights to Monday night football, there’s always something happening at this local haunt. Of course, the country hotspot is best known for its music and dancing,…

619 Fourth Street Santa Rosa, California 95404 (707) 528-7566 thesweetspot.com Description The Sweet Spot Pub is a favorite local watering hole for good reason. This sports bar is not only fun and friendly, but it’s a frequent stop of…

500 Fourth Street Santa Rosa, California 95401 (707) 523-3663 larosasantarosa.com Description In a city marked where wine and beer are major attractions the Latin flavor at La Rosa Tequileria and Grille stands out. Located across from Courthouse Square downtown,…

610 Third Street Santa Rosa, California 95404 (707) 523-3060 thirdstreetaleworks.com Description Located just across from the Old Courthouse Square in downtown Santa Rosa, this low key joint home to many an exceptional micro brew. The food on the lengthy menu…

725 4th Street Santa Rosa, California 95404 (707) 545-2337 russianriverbrewing.com Description Meet the champagne of beers. Well, in that the Russian River Brewing Company was originally owned by Korbel Champagne Cellars. These days RRBC belongs to original brewmaster Vinnie…

530 Main Street Napa, CA 94559 (707) 251-5833 silosnapa.com Description We’ve long known that food and wine are best enjoyed with  a soundtrack. And now music pairings are cropping up in wine stores and entire guides are dedicated to music…

610 & 644 First Street Napa, CA 94559 (707) 226-6529 oxbowpublicmarket.com Description If you said that this unassuming (and incredible) place is something like Napa’s answer to the Ferry Building, you wouldn’t be far off. Steve Carlin, founder of Oxbow,…

St George Spirits 2601 Monarch Street Alameda, Ca 94501 stgeorgespirits.com Description Absinthe. The brooding drink conjures romance, and Hemingway, and insanity. And now you can taste it—at the first decriminalized production site in the U.S. Located in a former…