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The Bay Area’s best daytrips

one perfect sea

Eventually you have to get out. As great as those Mission burritos, Philz coffeez, Giants games and Saturdays in Dolores Park are, too much concrete is bad for the soul. Fortunately this is the Bay Area, where you don’t have to drive two hours through suburban sprawl to get away. Continue reading The Bay Area’s best daytrips

The 6 most architecturally interesting wineries in Napa Valley

Exterior of Dominus Estate winery in Yountville.

If you need a reason to visit Napa besides the fine wine, (and food, and scenery), then consider the region’s architecture. With budgets, sensibility and vanity more than plentiful here, it’s no surprise the valley’s successful winemakers have constructed some wonderful buildings to match their world-class wines. It’s also a business decision, bolstering their brand’s image while competing in an industry increasingly veering toward hospitality.

Here’s six of the most interesting: Continue reading The 6 most architecturally interesting wineries in Napa Valley