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By Ted Loos This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure. No longer in the shadow of Napa, the gorgeously laid-back
Don't even think about skimping on accommodations for this trip. Go big or never go home again.
Farm from a Box, which has been 3 years in the making, came from their personal passion to find a different and sustainable way to reinvent food aid particularly in areas where natural resources, infrastructure and technology are scarce.
Every journey begins with the first step. In this case, the first trip, stumble, wipeout, and smear across the road. Perfect is not a word I aspire to, "perfecting" is one I embrace particularly when it comes to life.
It was a celebratory dinner with some of the prime movers in the return of foie gras to the California culinary scene. The dedicated lawyer who led the charge, Michael Tenenbaum, was there as we raised a glass to the fact that the ban was overturned by a Federal court on January 7th of this year.
Post-Prohibition, Beringer became the first Napa winery to offer public tours, sparking the wine tourism industry in the valley. This past March, Mark Beringer, a direct descendant of Jacob, became the head winemaker at the estate after previously working at Artesa Vineyards.
At tasting rooms around the county, visitors can listen in on discussions of the harvest. But to truly drink it all in, there's no beating the hands-on, right-in-the-middle-of-it-all immersion of Sonoma County Grape Camp.
I live so close to Napa and Sonoma that I go about twice a month -- and have explored wineries and tasting rooms all over California. What I love about it is that it offers something for everyone.