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Vineyards at Coppola Winery. Photo by Marcia Frost.

We’ve all had a tough time in the past year, but perhaps no area has been through as many different disasters than California wine country.

I spent many years regularly writing about Sonoma. It began when I was covering wine regions around the country and around the world, and continued as I made friendships there and fell in love with the area.

Sonoma offers much more than its 400 plus wineries. It’s the home of redwood forests and the Pacific Ocean, some of the country’s best restaurants, wellness retreats, and hiking trails.

Unfortunately, Sonoma has also spent a lot of…


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It’s impossible to argue that 2020 wasn’t a tough year. We were all overwhelmed with Covid-19, elections, isolation, homeschooling, and, for many, job loss or illness.

I consider myself luckier than most, though I definitely experienced the loneliness since I am high risk and couldn’t be near most friends and family. I’ve spent a lot of time on my couch and thankful I have this guy with me.

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Marcia Frost

A lifestyle journalist who was forced to slow down tennis, travel, food & wine coverage when chronic illness changed her life & career. MarciaFrost.com

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