North & Central America

Wine Country Style: Dawid Jaworski

Dawid Jaworski, a 33-year-old Polish-born former NCAA high-jumping champion and avid cyclist, credits his competition background with helping him land a job managing Studio Barndiva, the ...

Wine Country Style: David Huebel

David Huebel grew up in Healdsburg, went on a walkabout (a year in Europe), then was drawn back. In his case, it was “the outdoor lifestyle of farming grapes....

Wine Country Style: Dino Bugica

During his twenties, Reno, Nevada, native Dino Bugica spent eight years learning to cook in Tuscany and Liguria, which was where he met his wife, Sonja, a winemaker...

Wine Country Style: Colin Sinclair

Diavola’s general manager is Healdsburg native Colin Sinclair, 31, whom Bugica lured back from San Diego. “My friends are all here now,” says...

Wine Country Style: Daniel 'Cappy' Sorentino

In a region of grape aficionados, Daniel “Cappy” Sorentino is the oddball mixologist, following a Sonoma County–styled “farm-to-glass approach” as the manager of...

Wine Country Style: Tod Brilliant

Nobody’s sure how Healdsburg became a magnet for artists and musicians, but these days you can spot members of the Killers and Journey around town. Tom Waits...

Wine Country Style: Greg Fisher

As the editor of Santa Rosa cycling journal Bike Monkey, Greg Fisher (above left) can talk forever about the pro...

Breaking the Rules of Summer: Eat Right

1. Hot Beef Sundae Iowa State Fair, Des Moines (August 9–19)THE FIXINS: One scoop of instant mashed potatoes, four ounces shredded beef, and Sysco’s...

The 27 Best Summer Getaways

There are 13 weekends between Memorial Day and Labor Day. To ensure you don't waste a single one, here are the trips you should take this summer, from sea kayaking in Georgia to mountain biking...

The Best Summer Getaways: Tybee Island, Georgia

It’s no surprise that Georgia’s coast has Civil War-era forts and amazing seafood. What’s shocking is the amount of wilderness. From Tybee Island, a village of 3,500 that...

The Best Summer Getaways: Exeter, New Hampshire

This small New England town is best known for the ruddy-cheeked prep-school kids at Phillips Exeter Academy. It’s also a terrific and accessible cycling destination, just 54 miles from...

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