Alice's Nest in Petaluma. Nice little Euro digs in small Cali town.
Freaky gnome...and I like gnomes.
View through the cabin.
Living and dining room.
Other side: kitchen.
From the backyard.
Alice's Nest is managed by this hotel Metro Hotel. Love the vibe.
Tea Room in Petaluma. Delicious grub and tasty tea.
First winery: Kastania. Great introduction to the world of wine making. Harvest should happen in about a week from now.
Looks like Juliette and I are fighting over the bottle.
Juliette has a recent thing with owls in her paintings. They keep popping up...including this winery. Case in point: the winemaker's name is Hoot!
Second winery: Amphoria. Yum, more wine.
The wine and the vine.
Preston Vineyard: great winery to visit in Dry Creek Valley (Sonoma County)
Third winery on tour: Preston. Great gardens and nice place to relax while tasting the wines.
Fruit stand ahead.
Great garden surrounding Preston tasting room.
Olive tree at Preston = great olive oil.
A guest joining our table.
Making himself at home.
The Preston tasting room and production house.
Out in the vineyard...love old vintage trucks/cars...looks like they have personality.
Beautiful and aromatic flowers.
Part of the gardens.
Great friends enjoying a great time together.
@ Preston: young chickens
Well, a few more.
in addition to vineyards, Preston provides flowers to nearby restaurants.
One of the cats taking in the sun.
And giving me one of those looks.
Love the "room" divider. Would love to do this in an outdoor space someday.
A dog's life.
The morning fog @ Cow Track Ranch in Nicasio, CA
Our bunk house on the ranch.
Waking up with the cows.
Our view from the porch.