Napa vs. Sonoma: Which wine region suits you best?
While exploring the bay area, you might not have time to visit both Napa and Sonoma. You might actually have to choose between them. We often get asked, “which is better?” Better is a relative term so we hope that this piece will help you decide for yourself. They are very different and have two
How to taste wine like a pro?
How to taste wine like a pro? To enjoy the most of your glass of wine, follow the outlined steps. For this exercise, pick a wine that you enjoy! Pour yourself an inch of wine so that the tasting can begin and you can let your senses take over. First of all, you want
Booze, Bikes and Bridesmaids: Bachelorette Ideas for Bay Area Brides
If you’re a bay area bride- we know that you like to do things a little differently. You want to have one last fling before the ring, but you want it to be unique, fun and of course, totally local. At Gears & Grapes, we think our booze and bike tours are the perfect way
5 tips for Biking In Wine Country
Looking for a new, distinctly local experience to try this weekend? Wine country bike tours are one of California’s best kept secrets. Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or casual peddler – here are 5 tips for getting the most out of your wine country bike tour experience. Be comfortable. Saddles sores can really ruin an
3 Reasons Why It’s Better To See Napa Valley by Bike
Napa Bike Tours are a wonderful way to spend a summer’s day and celebrate the splendor of wine country. If you’re thinking of taking a day trip through wine country – consider a Napa Valley Bike Tour. Here are 3 reasons why this tourist favorite is even more beautiful from a bike seat. Reason 1: