Our arrival to the biggest city of the Caribbean, Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic impressed us with the variety… more>>
This rural and scenic part of Riverside county is a different experience of California wine country compared to the Central and Northern regions we have visited in the past. It is one of the newest wine regions in California, celebrating 50 years in 2018.
Leaving Los Angeles two hours behind us was all that it took to discover one of California’s sleepiest and most scenic places to indulge in the good life: The Santa Ynez Valley.
Don’t get us wrong LA is a wonderful place to be! It has great hotels, restaurants and world class cosmopolitan experiences, but for all that glamor, our hearts abide in the coastal cliffs, rolling hills and majestic vineyards of California and the Ritz Carlton Bacara sits right at that frontier.
Los Angeles inspires modernity, change and multiculturalism as much as any major metropolis can and it certainly has older and newer sections of the city which we have enjoyably explored. We recently discovered the most historic section of the city; the veritable birthplace of this massive endeavor: San Gabriel.