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Farming Sonoma vineyards organically

Farming Sonoma vineyards organically

  Farming Sonoma vineyards organically is expensive and time consuming. And it makes the wine more expensive too. Why? One of the biggest risks to vineyards around the globe is mold and mildew. Mildew spores over-winter in dormant cane buds and under bark. For...
Sonoma International Film Festival

Sonoma International Film Festival

Join me for a quick visit to the Sonoma International Film (and food and wine) Festival, as seen through the eyes of Hydeout Sonoma: Our houseguests during the festival were the director and stars of the documentary film, Grand Cru. Focussed on the trials and...

Meet the winners…

Meet the winners of the Hydeout Sonoma blogpost contest. These 3 eagle-eyed readers spotted my-newt joke in the previous blog post…. For their efforts, they each received a bottle of 2016 “Dysfunctional Family” wine ( a new ‘second label’...