5 Reasons to Visit Sonoma Valley Now

Friday, October 27, 2017 3:00 PM

Consumers are no doubt familiar with the trials Napa, Mendocino and Sonoma Counties have faced over the past week, and have seen news that showcases the impact the recent fires have had on some of the area’s beautiful terrain. They’ve also likely seen the selflessness of the first responders who fought tirelessly to keep Sonoma Valley safe from the flames, and whose perseverance assured that none... Read More »

Harvest & Crush 101

Thursday, September 21, 2017 12:00 PM

by Jan Maguire

Who doesn’t remember the iconic I Love Lucy grape-stomping scene when the hilarious comedian frolicked in a vat of grapes? This fall in wine country, you can indulge your own grape-stomping fantasy at festive celebrations taking place around the valley and at Sonoma Valley’s charming wineries. If you want to learn first-hand how winemakers skillfully transform grapes on the vine... Read More »

Craft Your Own Sonoma Valley Ale Trail This Fall

Friday, September 8, 2017 11:00 AM

by Jan Maguire

With its gorgeous fall colors and harvest celebrations in full swing, autumn is a marvelous time to visit Sonoma Valley. If you’re a beer lover thirsty for seasonal brew, our wine country destination can hold its own with local craft breweries that are long on taste and hospitality.

Just down from the Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma Springs Brewing Company’s taproom features a warm laid-back... Read More »

Discover Dog Friendly Sonoma Valley

Friday, September 8, 2017 11:00 AM

by Jan Maguire

American wildlife photographer and writer Roger Caras once said that “dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” Dog lovers everywhere can relate - our canine companions comfort us, love us unconditionally and make us laugh at their silly antics; it’s no wonder we’re reluctant to leave them behind when we go on vacation.

In Sonoma Valley, you’ll find plenty of... Read More »

Culinary Offerings at Valley of the Moon Winery

Friday, August 4, 2017 10:00 AM

Partake in a culinary adventure at Valley of the Moon Winery, also known as Madrone Vineyard Estate. Valley of the Moon Winery provides the ideal setting for a day in Sonoma Wine Country. With a sunny patio and bocce court set amidst 100 year-old vines, thoughtful stewardship intersects with small-lot winemaking in one of Sonoma’s most incomparable settings.

Valley of the Moon

Planted in 1863, Valley of the Moon... Read More »

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Are you free Labor Day weekend? Head to Sonoma Wine Country for its signature and largest charity event, Sonoma Wine Country Weekend. For three delicious, decadent days, you get to experience Sonoma County’s full bounty of flavors. On Friday and Sunday, interact with winegrowers, winemakers and chefs, from pioneers to up-and-comers during the Winemaker Lunches, Dinners and BBQs special event.... Read More »

Ironman Triathlon is coming to wine country! Taking place in Santa Rosa on July 29, 2017, Ironman welcomes its contestants to participate in a 140.6 mile or 70.3 mile race consisting of swimming, bicycling and running. To make this event exceed your expectations, stay in Sonoma Valley to truly experience one of the worlds premiere wine regions. Sonoma offers great lodging, delicious foods,... Read More »

48 Hours Exploring Sonoma Valley

Monday, July 24, 2017 12:00 PM

by Jan Maguire

Less than an hour’s drive from San Francisco and easy flight into stress-free Sonoma County Airport, awaits the unrivalled beauty and pleasures of Sonoma Valley. There is so much to experience here, whether your vacation involves a wine tasting and culinary tour, outdoor adventure, spa escape or special celebration, Sonoma Valley captivates the senses from the start.

Sonoma Valley... Read More »

Sonoma Named Best Small Town to Visit in the USA

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:00 AM

Filled with charm and plenty of friendly locals, small towns are synonymous with life in America. To help you decide which towns are worthy of a vacation, U.S. News narrowed it down to places with a population of fewer than 100,000 that offer plenty of restaurants and attractions, plus have a unique character all their own. So ditch the big city crowds and start planning your small-town getaway. US News Ranking... Read More »

The Sonoma Valley Museum of Art is pleased to announce a public celebration of the Albert Paley: Thresholds public art installation at Sonoma Plaza on Saturday, July 1 at 2PM at the South West corner, near the duck pond. Speakers will include Sonoma Mayor Rachel Hundley; Linda Cano, SVMA Executive Director, and officials from Bank of the West, the exhibition premier sponsors. Chamber of Commerce... Read More »