June 1, 2017
European Life Magazine
European Wines and California Cuisine It’s the perfect marriage for this seaside village
Northern California is famous for its breathtaking scenery, undeveloped coastal drives, country bistros and eccentric art epicenters. San Francisco and Napa Valley are the bustling gateway to this part of California but take a three-hour drive north, and everything changes.
Relax into a meandering pace as you drive along the curvy rural road that takes you through mountain ranges, then past acres of vineyards and farmlands, before arriving at charming seaside villages rich with fishing and maritime heritage. Old fortresses, creaky wooden piers, sea-salt sprayed lighthouses, and redefined timber lodges still stand strong while they weather the test of time. It appears that not much has changed in the past hundred years or so, including the pace of life. Moreover, the locals like it this