Gordon Ramsay starts wine war with English bubbly in Bordeaux

STUFF | “First he opened a restaurant in the same area as his Gallic opposite number, now Gordon Ramsay risks upsetting the French by serving English wines in Bordeaux.”
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Best Tasting Room: Paradise Ridge Winery

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | “Few wineries in the world are more aptly named than Paradise Ridge. With 156 acres of sustainable natural splendor overlooking the Santa Rosa Plain and a remarkable collection of outdoor sculpture gracing the grounds (including the illuminated, two-story-high LOVE sculpture created by artists Laura Kimpton and Jeff Schonberg) it’s a Wine Country Eden.”
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Wine country’s gay hideaways

BAY AREA REPORTER | “Gays are escaping the “gay mecca” of San Francisco, crossing the Golden Gate Bridge to live out and proud among the vines by buying second homes, reviving favorite destinations, and setting roots in new ones. It’s a revolution with a queer eye that is combining metropolitan chic and authentic wine country aesthetics in a sophisticated way that is truly inspiring the best in Calistoga, the Anderson Valley in Mendocino County, and Guerneville, long a popular gay vacation spot.”
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