What's New in Sonoma Valley - Summer 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:00 AM

WHAT’S NEW IN SONOMA VALLEY THIS SUMMER

SONOMA, Calif. – June 10, 2019 – From notable anniversaries, to new wine tasting offerings and a multitude of events, Sonoma Valley – a 17-mile-long valley within Sonoma County that encompasses the city of Sonoma and the villages of Carneros, The Springs, Glen Ellen, and Kenwood – has a variety of new offerings for travelers to enjoy throughout summer 2019.... Read More »

How to Get to BottleRock from Sonoma

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10:00 AM

BottleRock 2019 is going to be another great food, wine and music festival and savvy travelers know that a stay in the Sonoma Valley is a great way to get to the action, but also get away from the crowds when you want to explore the best of Northern California's wine country.

Don't worry if you don't have a car if you are staying in Sonoma and going to Napa for BottleRock. Here are three ways to... Read More »

Sonoma Spritz Week

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 3:00 PM

Sonoma’s official cocktail, the Sonoma Spritz, is featured during “Spritz Week” May 20th-26th. Spritz Week is a collaborative effort by Prohibition Spirits Distillery, Gloria Ferrer Winery, and Sonoma Valley restaurants and bars to introduce the Sonoma Spritz Cocktail and lifestyle.

Spritz Week offers a chance to share the passion of the Sonoma lifestyle. Over 15 local restaurants and bars are... Read More »

Three hidden parks in Sonoma

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:00 PM

By: Weekend Sherpa

Looking for a secret spot in Sonoma Valley for a picnic, a walk or just a place to enjoy some quiet among the nature of California's wine country?

Sonoma Valley’s miles of outdoor adventures include less-traveled trails well worth a wander. Here are 3 "secret" recommendations from our friends at Weekend Sherpa.

Bartholomew Park
1695 Castle Road
Sonoma, CA 95476

Fairytrails do... Read More »

Backyard Barbecue Wine & Spirits Basics

Friday, May 3, 2019 1:00 PM

“Drink what you like,” may seem like a great rule for wine and food pairing, but any seasoned Sonoma wine pro will tell you that the right pairing does make a difference and it can really maximize your enjoyment of both food and drink. And by considering a few backyard barbecue wine-pairing basics, you can apply the rules to almost anything you want to serve, even inside during the winter months.... Read More »

The Sonoma Valley offers a cornucopia of farmer’s markets, from the year-round Sonoma Valley Certified Farmer’s Market on Fridays in the Arnold Field parking lot to Sonoma’s Tuesday Night Market on the Plaza (May-October) and The Springs Community Farmers Market in Boyes Hot Springs on Sundays (June-December). It’s a pleasure to support these hardworking farmers and to buy our food locally. You’ll... Read More »

Happy Easter!

It's a good time to get out and enjoy the spring and sunny skies of Sonoma Valley.

Here is a list of wineries open for Easter - please call ahead if you are unsure about specific hours. And we always recommend making a reservation - you can often call the same day to ensure you get the special attention you deserve.

Thanks for visiting Sonoma Valley!

Wineries:

Auteur Wines

B.R. Cohn... Read More »

Guide to Sonoma hiking and biking

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 4:00 PM

Cradled between the Mayacamas and the Sonoma Mountain ranges, Sonoma Valley encompasses a pastoral patchwork of vineyards, quaint farms and 13,000 acres of scenic parkland. Sonoma Valley is also the closest wine region to San Francisco, just 45 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge.

In the center of town, the eight-acre Sonoma Plaza is a National Historic Landmark, strewn with sprawling shade... Read More »

What's New in Sonoma Valley 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019 9:00 AM

From new tasting experiences, to major renovations and a multitude of new events, Sonoma Valley – a 17-mile long valley within Sonoma County that encompasses the city of Sonoma and the villages of The Springs, Glen Ellen, Carneros, Bennett Valley and Kenwood – has a variety of new offerings for travelers to enjoy throughout 2019.

“With so many differentiated existing offerings in Sonoma Valley,... Read More »

March may be the month of flowers and waterfalls in Northern California, but it is also when Sonoma County Restaurant Week 2019 kicks off, and Sonoma Valley is the perfect spot to explore Wine Country's most delicious week.

And because we think a week isn't long enough to explore all the great dining options in Sonoma Valley, the "week" is actually ten days, running from March 1 to March 10,... Read More »