Sonoma's family-owned boutiques and wineries make holiday shopping extra special! It's always a treat to skip the big retail giants to find something unique for your friends and family. And best of all, you get to support small town shopkeepers who give their hearts and souls to our local community. Come support Sonoma's best on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and even Cyber Monday and wow your friends and family with gifts that you won't find anywhere else.
However, if you can't make it to Sonoma Valley in time for holiday shopping, fear not! We've curated a list of a few of our favorite holiday gifts from shops, wineries, tour companies, state parks, and local organizations throughout Sonoma Valley. Send the spirit of wine country to those you love! Click the "LEARN MORE" links to contact the store for purchase or to buy online. And remember, some of the most memorable gifts are travel experiences! Consider a weekend getaway to Sonoma Valley or check out www.sonomavalley.com to plan your next visit.
TIE IT WITH A BOW
Washable Paper Stockings
from JAK W, $44
JAK W is a great stop for all your design and home goods needs in Sonoma Valley. Among all the great products they share, this year's guide features their Tuscan-made paper stockings. Made from paper that has been stretched and tanned just like leather, these stockings have the look and feel of the knitted kind. Available in a variety of a colors, they will bring a little merriment to your mantel this year. LEARN MORE.
from MacArthur Place, $50
Through compelling narrative and stunning photography, authors Heather Hebert and Chase Ewald feature the architecture, style, and design of 17 homes—plus 4 unique auxiliary structures—in California’s picturesque wine country. At Home in the Wine Country showcases the work of many of California’s top architects and designers, with styles ranging from modern farmhouse to refined rustic to updated agrarian to unapologetically modern. LEARN MORE.
from Chateau Sonoma, $125
The best way to show someone you care this holiday season is to give the gift of healing. These full-spectrum CBD products, made here in Sonoma, contain high quality, local ingredients and the finest quality CBD to wash away the aches and pains--the gifts that keep on giving! This box includes CBD body oil, CBD body cream, CBD bath bomb and luxurious hand cream, artfully wrapped in Chateau Sonoma's signature 19th century-inspired tissue paper. Shipping in the USA included. LEARN MORE.
from Tiddle E Winks 5 & Dime, $196
Home to Charles Schultz, Jack London, and the historic Sonoma Plaza, this original design celebrates beautiful Sonoma County. Entirely embroidered by hand, it can take up to one week to embroider one pillow! It is unique in nature ad each artisan incorporates a certain flair to their work, and every piece is signed on the tag. Created on tea-colored background, accented with black velvet piping, and finished with a 3-button closure. 20 x 20 inches. LEARN MORE.
from Anaba Wines, $40
Show off your love of green energy and Anaba Wines with this stylish branded Champion unisex crewneck sweatshirt! Soft, warm, and cozy--perfect for if the wind picks up mid-tasting at Anaba! Available in sizes SM to XL. LEARN MORE.
Rwandan Fair Trade Coffee
from Bon Marché, $10
Anna Bimenyimana, owner of Bon Marché Thrift Store, imports this delicious coffee, sourced from Rwanda. Rwandan farmers’ cooperatives grow coffee at high altitudes and rich volcanic soil, lending the coffee a distinctly delicious taste of dark chocolate, spice, and a hint of luscious fruit. It is 100% Arabica Bourbon. It is a “beyond fair trade” coffee: the farmers share in the value of the coffee you buy. LEARN MORE.
GIFT FUN PLACES TO GO
from Jack London State Historic Park, $49
Give the gift of endless experiences with an annual membership to Jack London State Historic Park. The former home and fantasy farm of the celebrated author Jack London is the perfect playground for adventure! Hikers will love the variety of trails to explore, and the literary-minded will relish the wonderful exhibits at London's writing cottage and his wife's Home of Happy Walls. It's the gift that keeps on giving! LEARN MORE.
from Active Wine Adventures, $338+up
Gift Cards for private tours from Active Wine Adventures are the perfect holiday gift for wine or beer lovers, outdoor adventure enthusiasts, and art aficionados on your list! Give them a 5-Star-rated private tour with pickup by SUV anywhere in Sonoma Valley. Choose from Gift Cards for Wine Adventures | Custom Wine Tours, Hike & Wine | Hike & Beer | Art & Wine Tours, or Elevated Hike & Wine Tours! Gift an entire tour, or any dollar amount you choose. LEARN MORE.
from Sonoma Food Tours, $125+up
The Sonoma Food & History Tour experience takes guests on a guided walking adventure of local eateries, all within the quaint surroundings of the Sonoma Plaza. Each delicious tasting is served from locally-owned and operated restaurants & shops. You will explore Sonoma with a local guide, all while gaining knowledge about its history, culture and architecture, at the same time savoring the appetizing culinary selections. A fantastic experience for the food-lover in your life! LEARN MORE.
The Gift of Classes & Workshops
from Sonoma Community Center, $45+up
Gift your crafty loved ones an experience at the Sonoma Community Center this year! There are many evening and weekend workshops to keep curious minds and idle hands busy from painting and ceramics to knitting and crochet. Gifts available in all denominations. LEARN MORE.
WINES & SPIRITS TO BRAVE THE SNOW
Wine Night Gift Pack
from Wine Snob*, $45+up
Wine Snob* is a small Sonoma Valley winery producing wines from sustainably and organically farmed grapes that has a little fun while they're at it! If you're looking for a fun gift for the wine snob in your life, check out the customizable gift packs at Wine Snob*. Choose a bottle (or two), a corkscrew, and a wine game or book, and snuggle up for fun game nights or cozy evenings reading with a glass of wine in hand! EMAIL email@example.com to learn more.
from Bartholomew Estate Winery, $72
A beautiful duo pays homage to Bartholomew Estate Winery's early founders. The collection contains: 1 bottle - 2019 Bart's Calling Cabernet Sauvignon – 93 points, North Coast Wine Challenge and 1 bottle - 2019 Antonia's Garden Rosé – 90 points, Wine Enthusiast. The wine will arrive in a beautiful gift box with festive decorative filler to protect the wine. LEARN MORE.
from Donum Estate, $225
Donum's delightful 20th Anniversary Duo gift set is the perfect way to show your gratitude to your clients, friends or loved ones this holiday season. The set includes a two-bottle bundle of their highly acclaimed 2018 Russian River Chardonnay and 2018 Carneros Pinot Noir, complemented by a Donum Estate branded cutting board and wine key, and flaked sea salt with Estate grown, organic lavender accompanied by a delicious holiday recipe. LEARN MORE.
from Prohibition Spirits Distillery, $75+up
Prohibition Spirits offers two different spirits club memberships, both very affordable and unique in that they showcase spirits not wine and that they curate each release around a special theme. Three shipments per year, and no two shipments are ever alike. And they make it with love, Sonoma-style. Choose from their Sprits Club or their Bootleggers Club. LEARN MORE.
Artisanal Cocktail Kits
from Taub Family Outpost, $60+up
Taub Family Outpost boasts an amazing collection of CA wines, an extensive International wine collection, as well as artisan spirits. They've assembled some of these spirits into popular cocktail kits that are perfect for the holidays! Buy a kit for Boulevardiers, Manhattans, Negronis and Gin & Tonics, and wow your in-house quaranteam with a taste from the Outpost. Also take advantage of their tinned seafood, various truffle products to make your happy hour even brighter!
Vodka & Caviar Gift Set
from Hanson of Sonoma, $200
Make your New Year's Eve a night to remember with this decadent kit of vodka and caviar. This gift set includes Thomas Keller's Regiis Ova Caviar and Hanson Organic Original Vodka, as well as martini glasses + a jar of Castelvetrano olives. Plus a recipe card to make perfect martinis! LEARN MORE