Ready to book your holiday tickets? We’ve got the latest on how to get the best deal this holiday season. Plus we’ll learn about the top food experiences of the world, and we’ll go local with the chefs, fishermen, and authors on what makes the wine country culture of Sonoma County so special.
Tune into Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio this weekend, coming to you from Santa Rosa in Sonoma County, California.
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David Huether, senior vice president of research and chief economist at U.S. Travel Association, reports the latest stats on how the travel industry is putting Americans back to work and travel exports are outpacing overall export growth.
Virginie Boone, wine writer for the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat and Wine Enthusiast, stops by to share her insider tips on the latest California wine trends and her favorite fall experiences in Sonoma.
Alison Bing, author of Food Lover’s Guide to the World, discusses some of the surprising food myths, most unexpected etiquette tips, and favorite markets and restaurants compiled in this gorgeous guide to food.
Tony Anello, fisherman and owner of Spud Point Crab Company in Bodega Bay, talks about the long history of fishing in Sonoma, his years as a firefighter, and why his clam chowder is considered the best in the area.
Jeanenne Tornatore, senior editor at Orbitz, reveals her top holiday travel tips on when to book, how airfare compares to last year, and how to book the best flight.
Steve Jaxon, host of “The Drive” on KSRO radio, hangs out in studio to explain the “Sonoma coma” that keeps him around, and tells us his favorite haunts around town.
Carey Sweet, award-winning food writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, Sunset, and more, reveals how the Sonoma culinary scene has evolved, hands-on experiences to source your own food, and some of her favorite hangouts.
Chef John Ash, author of Culinary Birds, calls in to share the latest on his upcoming cookbook, how the restaurant scene in Sonoma keeps changing, and how he handed the reigns to executive chef Tom Schmidt at his eponymous restaurant inside the Vintners Inn.
Sarah Lahey, shopping expert and journalist, recalls her favorite travel memories with her shopping-partner-in-crime, Suzy Gershman, and explains where she’s heading next to continue the “Born to Shop” guidebook series.
Robert Landau, photojournalist and author of Rock ‘n’ Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip, tells the story of how his latest book came to be, from his own photographs of the late ’60s, and how it represents the legacy of music culture in Los Angeles.
George Webber, aka the Count of Buena Visa winery, talks about how he went from the stock exchange floor to traveling the world as the character of a Hungarian count, and shares his favorite places to lead visitors on his Sonoma walking tour.
By Sarika Chawla for PeterGreenberg.com