How a Sonoma County Chef Helped Inspire Netflix’s ‘Wine Country’ Movie

SNL alum Rachel Dratch’s 50th birthday party in wine country may have been the impetus for the highly-anticipated Netflix film Wine Country, but there’s perhaps another person who deserves some of the credit for making our all-star female cast dreams come true: Sonoma County chef Gerard Nebesky, proprietor of Gerard’s Paella Y Tapas in Santa Rosa, who was tasked with organizing Dratch’s birthday weekend.

First Taste: Perry Lang’s brings legit dry-aged steaks to Yountville

Anchored by Thomas Keller's The French Laundry, Yountville is California Wine Country's crown jewel of fine dining. But there's something that's been missing in this tiny, 1.5-square-mile town until now: a classic chophouse. Enter Perry Lang's, Yountville's latest restaurant addition by chef Adam Perry Lang, a master of all things meat. Tucked back from Yountville's bustling Washington Street, Perry Lang's is located inside the historic Groezinger Estate House, a modest brick mansion built in

17 Over-the-Top Food and Wine Pairings in Sonoma County

Often referred to as Napa Valley’s younger sibling, Sonoma wine country is all grown up. Now with more than 400 wineries scattered throughout its world-class growing region, plus renowned restaurants like the Girl and the Fig and Michelin-starred Single Thread, Sonoma County has forged its own identity as the cooler, mellower family member, who also happens to be an easier and more scenic drive from San Francisco.