Today I’d like to tell you about my recent visit to Applewood Inn, Restaurant and Spa and the wonderful dinner my husband and I had at their onsite restaurant, Pinoli Cucina Rustica. Applewood Inn in Guerneville Tucked away in a redwood grove in the town of Guerneville, you will find Applewood Inn, Restaurant and Spa. Opened in 1985, Applewood Inn was originally the Belden Mansion, built in 1922 near the Russian River. Applewood Inn is…

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Recently I wrote about the fantastic stay my husband and I had at Grape Leaf Inn in Healdsburg, a stately Queen Anne Victorian bed and breakfast inn. We were just a short walk away from great shopping, restaurants, bakeries, wine tasting rooms, ice cream shops, art galleries and more. During our visit, we had a chance to visit a few new-to-us places as well as revisit some of our old favorites. Here is a round-up of some of…

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Welcome to another Rich Life Travels post! Instead of a hotel or winery, this time I’m telling you all about Glen Ellen Star restaurant! Glen Ellen is located about five miles from where I live in Kenwood. Both are small towns with lots of wineries, vineyards, beautiful scenery and visitors seeking to experience all that Sonoma Valley, our world-famous wine region, has to offer including fantastic food! When Glen Ellen Star opened in 2012 there was quite a…

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