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Articles by Michael Bairdsmith

Michael moved to the area back in 2000 and, like many local residents, caught the incurable wine bug. His adoration for Sonoma County is as deeply rooted as its vineyards. So much, in fact, he rarely ventures outside its borders and refers to Santa Rosa as "The City." When he isn't chasing his two boys he's showcasing his talents as part of the winemaking team at the iconic Ridge Vineyards in Healdsburg.


The Ultimate Art & Wine Pairing

Over ten years ago, husband and wife team Kent Humphrey and Colleen Teitgen set out on a two-part mission to create premium wine, and to also offer exposure to emerging artists. What resulted is the incomparable smash-up of fine art and fine wine that is Eric Kent Wines.


Hobo Wine Company

Kenny Likitprakong has been making wine under his Hobo Wine Company label since 2002. Driven by wanderlust, Kenny took Hobo from the Monterey Coast, to the mountains of Santa Cruz, to Potter Valley, and everywhere in between. Hence, the name.

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