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The <span>Best</span> of the San Francisco Bay Area

The Best of the San Francisco Bay Area

Discover San Mateo County & Silicon Valley from fun family events to Silicon Valley shopping and outdoor places to explore.

GREAT WINERIES TO VISIT DURING CALIFORNIA WINE MONTH

As some may know, September is California Wine Month! All month long, the entire state celebrates the annual harvest season with special events, wine tastings, classes, and more. One may immediately think “Wine Country”, but San Mateo County and Silicon Valley is home to numerous, award-winning…

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Dominick Chirichillo – making wine since 1987

THE BEGINNING Dominick Chirichillo’s first wine memory took place in his grandfather’s basement in Staten Island, New York. He vividly remembers fighting with his cousins over who got to press the bar of his grandfather’s wine press when he was just two years old. Now, owner of Domenico Winery &…

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Meet the Minolettis — new owners of Barterra Winery!

Just eight months ago, Ginger, Paul, and their son, Chris Minoletti—became the new owners of Barterra Winery in Half Moon Bay. Founded in 2005, Barterra Winery was previously owned by Bart and Mary Colucci. After years of growing the winery, Bart and Mary felt it was time to pass the baton to their…

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