Tag Archives: sonoma vineyards

May 21, 2012

Napa Valley Memorial Day 2012

It’s hard to believe that summer of 2012 is upon us, but here we are… so what am I going to do over Memorial Day weekend? I’m sure I am not the only person realizing how close the holiday already is, so here is a list of some of the best activities in Napa Valley that are […]

Vineyards, Wine Country Lifestyle
September 22, 2011

Sonoma vs Napa Vineyards and Wineries for Sale 9/2011

I just did a quick snap shot of the Wineries and Vineyards for sale in the Sonoma and Napa Valley areas.  My criteria were simple, I wanted to see the difference between Agricultural land listed in those areas WITH homes – and those WITHOUT homes listed.  What I found supported what I already knew – […]

Market Reports
August 29, 2011

Fiji Water Purchases Another Vineyard and Winery in Sonoma Valley

Buying a piece of History in Wine Country, Fiji Water announced it will purchase it’s second vineyard and winery from Landmark in August 2011.   Landmark was founded in 1974 in Windosor by Bill Mabry.  Damaris Deere Ethridge (of the John Deere Tractor family) was one of the original investors.  She took control of Landmark in […]

April 25, 2011

Hanzell Vineyards

My wife Pat and I recently visited Hanzell Vineyards and Winery. I was so pleasantly surprised!  I’ve lived in the valley for over 30 years, and of course I’d heard of it – we just hadn’t taken the time for a visit!  It is a small vineyard, but they have very high quality grapes, and […]

April 11, 2011

Gemstone Vineyard and Vineyard 29

Following a passion the owners of Gemstone Vineyard changed careers from Gems to Wine.  Paul Frank founder of Gemstone and his wife Suzie did not have a background in wine.  They fell in love with the Wine Country Lifestyle, however and were able to purchase a vineyard in the Yountville Appelation of Napa Valley.  They […]

April 8, 2011

Rain Hillsides and Old Vines

If you are purchasing a home in most parts of the world, you might be interested in the history of the land… but EXACTLY how much rainfall comes to that area, what’s happening with temperature changes over the past ten years, and the ratio of hills to flat valley land might not make much difference… […]

March 28, 2011

A Little Wine, A Little Cheese A Little Napa History

There are a couple of things folks from this area might not know about me.  First, the name Stornetta is a generations old name associated in this area with great California Dairy Farms.  Secondly, my wife’s family owns a beautiful Vineyard here ad produces Levoroni Wines. That makes me – a Wine and Cheese kinda’ […]

Wine Country Lifestyle
August 22, 2010

Latest Residential Real Estate Info

I have the opportunity to work with many wonderful people, both buyers and sellers. In today’s environment, buyers want to make absolutely certain that they are not over paying. Sellers want to make sure they aren’t under-pricing.  As your realtor, I look out for your interests – whether buying or selling – it is who […]

Sonoma Market Report
May 20, 2010

Sonoma County Real Estate Data over $1,000,000 May 2010

From time to time buyers and sellers want to know what the market “snapshot” looks like for Sonoma County California.  Please see the chart below for general information regarding real estate in Sonoma for properties priced over $1,000,000 With today’s real estate market, many people are hyper focused on trends and market reports to determine […]

Sonoma Market Report
February 7, 2010

Residential Real Estate Market in Sonoma Country Outlook for February

Welcome to the Wine Country Real Estate blog which offers the latest, essential real estate information in Sonoma County, CA.  Living in Sonoma County offers rich opportunities for beautiful scenery and  year-round activities.      A client recently asked me to give him a market update for homes selling under $500,000 in Sonoma County.   He is […]

Sonoma Market Report
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