22 Aug MicroShiner Magazine – Spirit Works
In California’s wine country, known for its rolling hills blanketed with grape vines, tourists come to visit the wine tasting fantasy land that is Napa and Sonoma, yet rarely venture off the beaten path to the places where locals go to enjoy its incredible bounty.
Tucked away in Northwest Sonoma County, approximately 52 miles north of San Francisco, is a quaint town named Sebastopol. With plenty of small-town charm, Sebastopol is sustained by local and regional commerce rather than national tourism. It’s a town that wholly embraces the idea of “grow local, shop local, consume local,” and it is no great surprise that an area like The Barlow district has developed.
A completely revamped area of warehouses showcasing the local artisans of food, art, wine, and beer, The Barlow District…