February 18, 2017 The Sonoma County coast is a rugged rock garden of pluming surf, tidal estuaries, and sea life such as gray whales, elephant seals, and birds. Wind blown trees create unique sculptural formations that range across grassy knolls and pockets of sandy beaches nestle at the bottom of steep cliffs.
February 7, 2017 Settled in an grove of majestic oaks between fields of lavender and gently sloped vineyards, Matanzas Creek Winery's gentle stream runs down the property, forming miniature cascades. The tasting room architecture of wood and stone is fitting for the environment, with small seating areas scattered throughout to enjoy the scenery. They are set up for a relaxing summer afternoon, with bocce ball court and corn holes, the popular game of tossing bean bags at a target.