During our recent getaway to Mendocino’s Glendeven Inn and Inn at the Cobbler’s Walk, we had the pleasure of going on a private wine tour through nearby Anderson Valley. This luxurious experience is available to guests of the properties for a fee and can be arranged via the innkeeper. PRIVATE WINE TOUR The private wine tour includes all tasting fees and lunch at a local eatery. Winery tours at certain wineries can be arranged by request.…

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Today I’m sharing more highlights and photos from Santa Barbara Wine Country blogger/influencer group trip that was coordinated by Emily Martin of The Jetsettting Fashionista and Emily Martin Communications & Events along with Lacey Fussel and Lisa Gerbac of Muse Wine Management. I wrote about Part One of this 48-hour adventure in wine tasting, fabulous food and sightseeing Santa Barbara’s wine region earlier this month, which you can read here. I left off with our jeep tour around the…

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By now you have likely heard about the devastating Valley Fire in Lake County, a neighboring county about an hour from where I live in Sonoma Valley. What began as a laid-back weekend for us quickly turned into a whirlwind Saturday afternoon when my husband was called out to help fight the fire. He got word that a fast-moving wild land fire had started and four firefighters had been burned and required hospitalization. Since details…

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Welcome to Rich Life Travel Friday! This time I am taking you to Mendocino on the Northern California coast.     The first getaway my husband and I took when we were dating was to Mendocino back in 1999. Although I’d been living in Northern California for almost 15 years at that time, I had yet to explore that part of the California coast. It was an unforgettable trip. We relaxed, we hiked, we ate lots of…

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