A tribute to Fred Cline's maternal grandfather, Valeriano Jacuzzi, one of seven brothers who were pioneers in American aviation and water pumps, and who taught Fred the fine art of old-world winemaking. Jacuzzi Family Vineyards specializes in Italian varietals such as Montepulciano, Sangiovese, Lagrein, and Barbera. The winery, which opened in 2007 across the street from Cline Cellars, is modeled on the Jacuzzi family home in northern Italy.
Open daily 10am-5:30pm
jacuzziwines.com | Sonoma, CA
Housed in the same Italian villa-inspired building as Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, The Olive Press is one of the most recognized artisan olive oil and balsamic makers in the United States. It features complimentary tastings and a full array of classic and proprietary extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars.
Open daily 10am-5:30pm
theolivepress.com | Sonoma, CA
This special museum on the Cline Cellars grounds displays scale models of all 21 California Spanish Missions, crafted in the 1930s for the San Francisco World's Fair. Also on display is a 15th Century stained glass window, a life-sized model of Father Junipero Serra, and information on the missions.
Open daily 10am-4pm
californiamissionsmuseum.com | Sonoma, CA
Fred Cline, in collaboration with Sonoma soils legend Bob Cannard, has developed a farming method called Green String, which nurtures and sustains soil, creating a healthy ecosystem that wards off pests and disease without toxic chemicals. The Petaluma farm produces an array of fruits and vegetables in demand by local shoppers, top Bay Area chefs, and culinary innovators like Alice Waters of Chez Panisse. The Institute houses and educates intern farmers who, each quarter, take part in operating every aspect of the farm.
Summer Hours: 10am-6pm daily
Winter Hours: 10am-5pm daily
Located on the north side of Tomales Bay, this is one of the last privately-owned beaches in northern California, and it welcomes non-aggressive dogs off-leash. Surfing, swimming, sunbathing, and just gazing into the stunning waters of the Pacific can be enhanced by a stay in one of three charming ocean-view cabins, a meal at the cafe, and a stop at the general store.
dillonbeachresort.com | Dillon Beach, CA
Built in 1907 at the height of Nevada's silver boom, this elegant and opulent hotel in historic Tonopah, Nevada will take you back to a time when the west was decidedly wild. The hotel is home to many great tales, has hosted movie stars and politicians, and is rumored to be the favorite "haunt" of more than one ghost. Find your wild west at this high-desert oasis, with dining, gaming, fun, and history.
themizpahhotel.com | Tonopah, NV
Central Nevada's only brewery is now open and serving American ales, IPAs, pilsners, hefeweizen, and Irish red ale, all brewed in-house. Guests can slake their thirst and enjoy delicious southern-style barbeque. We also serve homemade root beer and sodas for kids of all ages.
Open daily 11am-9pm
tonopahbrewing.com | Tonopah, NV
One of the most romantic destinations on the planet, Italy is home to art, culture, and of course, exquisite food and wine. Situated just minutes from the picturesque town of Cortona in Tuscany is the spectacular Villa Laura, best known for its role in the film, “Under the Tuscan Sun.” The property was purchased and restored to its full and luxurious glory in 2006 by Fred and Nancy Cline. Experience the charm and magic of Italian life surrounding this extraordinary estate.
villa-laura-eu | Cortona, Italy