West County Trail – Northern End

We walk the West County Trail so often and it seems so familiar that I forgot to ever report on the northern section from Ross Station Rd to Forestville. Even after we made a trip there in February to report on that part. When we lived in Guerneville, we used to start the trail at…

Winery Walks: Korbel – Guerneville

We went to Korbel (again) last fall, but the season got too late for publicizing the glory of their gardens. So with a few new stops, I can now show you Korbel Winery. In the redwoods near Guerneville is Korbel Winery. (Sorry, can’t link to their website. It’s age screened. If you’re old enough go…

Winery Walks: Lynmar Estate

For short flat walks, wineries can provide beautiful gardens, vistas and charming if sometime kitschy architecture for your viewing pleasure. Near Graton and Sebastopol you will see many wineries along Hwy 116. However if you turn on Frei Rd, you’ll find this gem – Lynmar Estates.