It’s harvest time – almost – in the Russian River Valley. The 17th Annual Grape to Glass Pre Harvest Wine Celebration and Auction is where the action is on Saturday, August 18th, 2012. This is my favorite wine country region, the heart of the Sonoma County Wine Country. I think it grows the most diverse quality grapes with the most interesting wines – many winning the top awards in the US in every varietal category. The Wine Spectator winery of the year – Kosta Brown – comes from here. Check this region out for your next wine country trip.