Out and About San Francisco ~ San Jose

Columnist Sherrie Perkovich offers an insiders perspective of the very best San Francisco has to offer. Join her weekly to experience the best the City by the Bay has to offer - from parties to parks and everything in between.

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  • Livermore Valley, closer to downtown San Francisco than most of the Napa and Sonoma wineries, has a wine history that might surprise you. Photo: stevannordstrom.com

    Livermore Valley Wine (Part 1) – The best of the old and a promise to the future

    Livermore Valley, closer to downtown San Francisco than most of the Napa and Sonoma wineries, has a wine history that might surprise you. Published 4:32 p.m. September 9, 2011 - Comments

     
  • Follow me all month long on my adventures celebrating California Wine Month throughout September.  Whether you are a long time wine lover and connoisseur or are new to wine, there is something for everyone.  Festivities kick off this Labor Day weekend.

    California & Wine Month – a perfect pairing

    Follow me all month long on my adventures celebrating California Wine Month throughout September. Whether you are a long time wine lover and connoisseur or are new to wine, there is something for everyone. Festivities kick off this Labor Day weekend. Published 7:58 p.m. August 31, 2011 - Comments

     
  • No matter if you are a San Francisco native or a first time visitor, nothing is more definitive San Francisco than the Golden Gate Bridge.

    Golden views from Golden Gate Bridge

    No matter if you are a San Francisco native or a first time visitor, nothing is more definitive San Francisco than the Golden Gate Bridge. Published 6:56 p.m. August 23, 2011 - Comments

     
  • Pour, swirl, sniff and sip your way through Sonoma’s wine country.  No trip to San Francisco is complete without spending some quality time with wine up in Sonoma.

    Swirl into Sonoma's wine country

    Pour, swirl, sniff and sip your way through Sonoma’s wine country. No trip to San Francisco is complete without spending some quality time with wine up in Sonoma. Published 9:29 p.m. August 9, 2011 - Comments

     
  • The San Francisco Bay Area is crawling with free outdoor concerts during the summer months. You just have to know where to look.

    The best free concerts in San Francisco

    The San Francisco Bay Area is crawling with free outdoor concerts during the summer months. You just have to know where to look. Published 4:53 p.m. July 26, 2011 - Comments

     
  • One of the coolest and most unexpected things you can do in San Francisco is play a little croquet in the park.  Proper white clothing, hats and all.

    San Francisco: A lovely place For croquet

    One of the coolest and most unexpected things you can do in San Francisco is play a little croquet in the park. Proper white clothing, hats and all. Published 3:49 p.m. July 20, 2011 - Comments

     
  • The Presidio in San Francisco is a gorgeous natural park with breathtaking ocean views, sprawling beaches, great hiking trails, fragrant eucalyptus trees, and beautiful wild flowers.

    San Francisco's Presidio: A park to love

    The Presidio in San Francisco is a gorgeous natural park with breathtaking ocean views, sprawling beaches, great hiking trails, fragrant eucalyptus trees, and beautiful wild flowers. Published 6:44 p.m. July 13, 2011 - Comments

     
  • Union Square is San Francisco’s answer to Chicago’s Mag Mile, Beverly Hills' Rodeo Drive and NYC’s Madison Avenue

    Union Square: San Francisco shopping mecca

    Union Square is San Francisco’s answer to Chicago’s Mag Mile, Beverly Hills' Rodeo Drive and NYC’s Madison Avenue Published 12:04 p.m. June 22, 2011 - Comments

     
  • A stay at the Kimpton's Hotel Palomar in San Francisco is as comfortable as a home away from home.

    Hotel Palomar: Feeling at home in San Francisco

    A stay at the Kimpton's Hotel Palomar in San Francisco is as comfortable as a home away from home. Published 6:57 p.m. March 9, 2011 - Comments

     
  • We traveled to the Jelly Belly factory recently and found out all about Jelly Belly beans and discovered why Ronald Reagan was so attached to them.

    Celebrate the Reagan Centennial at the Jelly Belly Factory

    We traveled to the Jelly Belly factory recently and found out all about Jelly Belly beans and discovered why Ronald Reagan was so attached to them. Published 2:52 p.m. February 10, 2011 - Comments

     
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Sherrie Perkovich

Sherrie is a perky, music and wine-loving, Northern California local that seeks out and spreads the word about San Francisco experiences as well as unforgettable wine-related travel experiences.  She is CMO of The Grape Hunter USA, where they focus on ...

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Sherrie is a perky, music and wine-loving, Northern California local that seeks out and spreads the word about San Francisco experiences as well as unforgettable wine-related travel experiences.  She is CMO of The Grape Hunter USA, where they focus on helping artisan wineries and developing unique wine travel for consumers. Follow her on Twitter @BigNoseWino

Sherrie is a San Francisco local that fancies herself an extroverted fine dining, wine drinking, know-it-all.  If it’s happening near SF, Sherrie is in on it.  Follow her columns,  for the widest range of Out and About San Francisco ~ San Jose treats and Wine Country Weekly.  

 

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