Tag: East Bay wineries

Bike Riding and Wine Tasting

Last Saturday, four of us rented bikes from Napa Valley Bike Tours & Rentals where a nice guy named Buck gave us a map and explained an easy ride we could take. We had a beginner cyclist with us, so the 12-mile “Oakville Loop” would be perfect. Besides, this is an area in which to […]

I’d Walk Two Miles for That

Oakland’s Saturday Stroll and Two Mile Wines Actually, I had only one block to walk, but I would have walked further for Oakland’s art galleries and the tasting at Two Mile Wines if I had to. As it was, I parked on 24th, close to Telegraph Avenue, where there was no meter or threatening sign, […]

Three Perfect Hours in Berkeley

In the style of United Hemispheres’ “Three Perfect Days” series, I’d like to present “Three Perfect Hours,” because sometimes that is all we have. Yesterday, my husband and I spent the afternoon in Berkeley and had a different kind of experience there, one you probably wouldn’t expect, and one that turned out to be quite […]