2021 Outstanding in the Field Tour

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2021 Tour

California | Fall

29Oct
Thermal, CA (Palm Springs)
Flying Disc Ranch
Oct 29, 2021

The way the mature date palms curve over and embrace the table. How so many varieties of citrus thrive in the dark shaded spaces between. The majestic date garden at Flying Disc Ranch is a […]

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  • Thermal, CA (Palm Springs)
30Oct
Thermal, CA (Palm Springs)
Flying Disc Ranch
Oct 30, 2021

Our second evening in the magical date garden. This garden was desert until Robert started planting it in 1979, alternating rows of date palms with rows of citrus trees. Now it’s a paradise. We’ve been […]

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  • Thermal, CA (Palm Springs)
31Oct
Stinson Beach, CA
Stinson Beach
Oct 31, 2021

Fall is the most beautiful time of year on the Marin coast, just over the Golden Gate Bridge north of San Francisco. With the summer crowds gone and the summer fog at bay, we’ll have […]

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  • Stinson Beach, CA
01Nov
Lompoc, CA (Santa Barbara)
Ampelos Cellars
Nov 01, 2021

Ampelos Cellars is the first certified organic, biodynamic and sustainable vineyard in the U.S. Their wines are also certifiably delicious and the view from the low hills of their 82-acre vineyard is certifiably beautiful – […]

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  • Lompoc, CA (Santa Barbara)
03Nov
Santa Maria, CA (Santa Barbara)
Bien Nacido Vineyards
Nov 03, 2021

Vineyard dinners are particularly special during harvest season, when the grapes are plump or freshly picked, the vines’ foliage canopies are turning orange, and spirits are exceptionally high. High above the valley with views that […]

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  • Santa Maria, CA (Santa Barbara)
05Nov
Big Sur, CA
Big Sur Secret Location
Nov 05, 2021

A long table on a grassy promontory, white linen stretching toward land’s end. Once seated, turn your head and take in the view – a sea of fog, or maybe a sea of whitecapped waves. […]

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  • Big Sur, CA
06Nov
Big Sur, CA
Big Sur Secret Location
Nov 06, 2021

A table in the clouds. This surreally beautiful spot is maybe our most extraordinary to date. On a towering field along Big Sur’s rugged coast, we’ll dine above the fog to the sound of the […]

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  • Big Sur, CA
07Nov
Big Sur, CA
Big Sur Secret Location
Nov 07, 2021

Dining in the clouds is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, even if you choose to do it twice. When the fog clears, you’ll get an intoxicating view of the vast ocean stretching out to the horizon. Not […]

  • 12:00 pm
  • Big Sur, CA
11Nov
Half Moon Bay, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Markegard Family Grass-Fed
Nov 11, 2021

We’re thrilled to visit Markegard to catch a glimpse of their glorious golden grasslands in Autumn. This scenic coastal ranch about halfway between Santa Cruz and San Francisco deserves an encore year after year. After […]

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  • Half Moon Bay, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
13Nov
Sausalito, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Sausalito Waterfront with Heath Ceramics
Nov 13, 2021

We’re back in Sausalito, with another special event featuring our longtime friends at Heath Ceramics. We will begin our event with a tour of the Heath factory, before dinner prepared by guest chef Gonzalo Guzman […]

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  • Sausalito, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
14Nov
Pescadero, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
Pie Ranch
Nov 14, 2021

At our annual end-of-season foraging feast, we take a mushroom hunt through the winding woodlands before sitting down to dinner in a warmly lit barn. Pie Ranch is an inspiring and whimsical place, planted in […]

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  • Pescadero, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)