Whether you're looking to take a hike or picnic by the water, these wineries in Sonoma will bring you (and the wine) into the great outdoors.

 

Wine industry professional Tom Hinde charts a new course, along with news from Rombauer Vineyards, Tor Winery and Belden Barns.

 

Experts share their strategies for selecting the right bottle.

 

VOTE, a new label from Rutherford Wine Company, is a limited edition red blend, hoping to help get out the vote, wine country style.

 

VOTE, a new label from Rutherford Wine Company, is a limited edition red blend, hoping to help get out the vote, wine country style.

 

Sonoma Mountain is an elusive appellation, known more for vineyards than wineries. That?s all the more reason to plan a visit to Belden Barns, one of the few wineries here that opens its rustic gates

 

Sheltering in place doesn?t mean you have to give up the best of wine country's offerings

 

Belden Barns holds their annual Grape Stomp on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with "stomping" to begin at roughly 12:30 p.m. for kids and adults.

 

Belden Barns holds their annual Grape Stomp on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with "stomping" to begin at roughly 12:30 p.m. for kids and adults.

 

I tasted the wine first, a bottle of Chardonnay, unfined and unfiltered, looking like fog in a bottle. I didn?t know the label, Belden Barns, but it had a tree