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Uvaggio: New wine bar in Woodland is a perfect blend

canstockphoto12135888 (2)Uvaggio, an Italian word meaning “a blend of grapes,” is an appropriate name for Woodland’s brand new, and first-ever, wine bar. It’s the perfect blend: a great location, comfortable atmosphere and delicious menu of local wines and bites. It’s at 703 Main Street, facing Heritage Plaza and the Woodland Opera House, in the heart of the revitalized historic downtown. more

Shop Historic Downtown Woodland

WB-Lookbook-69-1024x678If you haven’t had a chance to walk the shops in Historic downtown Woodland, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find some amazing stores.  And don’t limit yourself to just the downtown area, shopping options reach well beyond the Main Street corridor. more

Downtown Davis Shopping: Women’s Clothing Boutiques

Pink CroppedVisitors from near and far can find lots of reasons to come to downtown Davis, and shopping for women’s clothing is just one. Davis doesn’t have a big shopping mall – one reason why this vibrant downtown thrives – but, more importantly, the stores here are terrific.

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Olive Crush Festival

Olive Mill (3)Seka Hills, Yolo County’s premier olive oil tasting room, will host the annual Olive Crush Festival this Saturday November 7th. Enjoy a fun afternoon at the Mill and Tasting Room celebrating all things Olive! The afternoon will feature olive oil, hone and wine tastings, mill tours, live music, local vendors and wood fired pizza. The celebration kicks off at 11am at the Seka Hill’s Tasting Room located at 19326 County Road 78, in Brooks. For more info on the event visit their website or give them a call at 530.796.2810 more

Handcrafted Wines & Cheese

canstockphoto12135888 (2)Looking for an interesting way to spend your Friday night? Make your way to Historic Downtown Winters and stop by Turkovich Family Wines Tasting Room to try local handcrafted wines and cheese. Turkovich specializes in crafting exquisite Spanish and Rhone style wines with a tasting room featuring a rustic interior beautifully decorated and very comfortable. Sit at the wine bar, a table inside or at one of the cushioned couches outside and experience the small town ambiance. This wine tasting room is also home to the Winters Cheese Company which specializes in artisan cheese (try the Old Man or Habanero Jack during your visit). Both businesses are proudly owned by the local Turkovich brothers. Chris is the wine maker and Daniel the cheese maker. more

Stack’d & Brew’d Deli Does Sandwiches Right

Stack'd1Stack’d & Brew’d, the delightful “sandwich shop and beer garden” on the southwest corner of 1st and Main Streets in historic downtown Woodland, is all about the sandwiches. You can get yours “Stack’d” or “Dipp’d” or “Press’d” off the extensive, mouth-watering menu or build your own creation from the extensive list of ingredients. Anyway you go—and you have a terrific selection of ways to go—it’s all good.

Consider the first item on the menu ~ the Stack’d Club offers turkey breast, bacon, avocado mash, shaved lettuce, sliced tomato, cheddar cheese and S&B sauce, double-stacked on sliced sourdough. Meats, cheeses, herbs and veggies, sauces, dips, and five choices of breads . . . well, you get the idea. more

Strolling the Arboretum at UC Davis

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Karin Higgins/UC Davis

Ask Davis residents where they should take visitors, and most will mention the UC Davis Arboretum. The 100-acre public garden is the community’s most spectacular asset. And it’s free.

About the arboretum
This “living museum” spans about 100 acres, and showcases some 4,000 kinds of trees, plants and shrubs. The grounds, which follow the old north channel of Putah Creek, serve as a habitat for birds, reptiles and other wildlife. For visitors, the meandering path offers space to exercise your body, rest your mind and spark your creativity. more

The Complete Guide to Cycling in Davis

Breakaway Ride 2010 Start_Evan Davis (2)Proudly known as the “Bicycle Capital of America” since as far back as 1964, Davis has long been a leader in getting around on two wheels for school, work, and play. Davis was the first city in the nation to legislate and implement standardized bike lanes, and today more than 100 miles of bike paths and trails wind their way all through town. In 2006, Davis became the first city in America to earn the coveted Platinum Bicycle Friendly Community Award from the League of American Bicyclists—and is even working to achieve “Beyond Platinum” status. Davis is also home to the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame, a handsome museum that celebrates the rich history of American cycling accomplishment.

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Taste at The Old Sugar Mill

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Just 15 minutes from downtown Sacramento, 20 minutes from Davis, the Old Sugar Mill is a historic site undergoing a stunning transformation into one of the top wine-tasting venues in the country. Eleven wineries now call the Old Sugar Mill home, and more are planned for coming years. Music, food, and seasonal events dot the calendar. Set at the edge of a quiet Delta town, it’s also a fantastic venue for meetings and a favorite locale for weddings and other special occasions.

The venue is framed by historical old world brick walls, beautiful wine barrels, rustic windows, and artistry and craftsmanship with rich character. One of the notable features of the Mill is the soaring atrium, which serves as the concourse or lobby for the wineries and is the setting for many events. Lovely views appear in the glass walls on either end of this lobby, invoking a quieter time in the world.
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Catch a Wave at Velocity Island

VelocityIf you are a dedicated wakeboarder searching for a place to ride, then look no further than the new Velocity Island Park in Woodland. One of only a few cable wakeboard parks in California, it opened on July 17th at 755 N. East Street, where the old Dubach Park was just north of I-5.

The park features a full-size, five-tower cable park that pulls up to six riders clockwise around a nine-acre lake; it also has a smaller 3-acre lake that is designed for beginners.  more

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