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
from Oak Hill Farm, $55-$155
Oak Hill Farm of Sonoma makes beautiful hand built one-of-a kind holiday wreaths which we sell at the Red Barn Store in Glen Ellen. We harvest the wreath materials throughout the year and dry them in our 100 year old barn. We use fir, magnolia, eucalyptus, and a wide variety of dried flowers and fruits. We also sell fresh vegetables and flowers and an array of mercantile and pantry items. LEARN MORE.
from MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa, $50
Lola James Harper is an art and lifestyle project from perfume creative director, artist and musician, Rami Mekdachi. The MacArthur Place signature candle has notes of poplar, matcha green tea and lily – inspired by the open, sunshine-filled space, green trees and white flowers surrounding our historic Sonoma property. LEARN MORE.
from Refill Madness, $20
Give the gift of useful, low waste home products from Sonoma's one and only Soap Refillery & Zero Waste shop! This gift bundle comes with a refillable bottle of natural dish soap, a set of cotton scrub cloths and a wooden dish brush with replaceable head. Come by for the gift bundle or one of the many unique, sustainable gift items available at Refill Madness. Call the folks at Refill Madness to LEARN MORE.
from Musette Atelier, $30
This moving and powerful deck explores the profound healing, protection and soothing energy of Mother Mary so that you may experience ever greater peace and love on your life journey.
Illuminating illustrations by Musette Atelier Co-Curator, Artist Shiloh Sophia McCloud. 44 Cards & Guidebook Set. LEARN MORE.
from the girl + the fig, $20
The girl & the fig's signature Sea Salt Chocolate Chunk Cookies are so popular the cookies they are even available for purchase online! The most indulgent holiday gift for loved ones, the cookies are both sweet and salty, crisp on the edges and soft on the inside. Also available for purchase from the girl & the fig’s figFOOD line are dried fig compote, a selection of seasonings and bottled vinegars and oils, cookbooks and more. 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.
Sonoma Mug, Tea Towel & Honey
from Chateau Sonoma, $58
Keeping it local! A perfect gift for a tea or coffee lover. This mug is a customer favorite, the tea towel has a darling map of the Sonoma Valley on it and our Chateau Sonoma wildflower honey that everyone LOVES! LEARN MORE.
Sonoma Valley & California T-Shirts
from the Barracks Gift Store, $18+
These soft, colorful and expressive t-shirts are made and printed locally. We offer wearables of all ages, infants to adults, and our t-shirts are only the tip of the iceberg! Call our store to LEARN MORE.
from the JAK W, $12-$175
Our Swedish Gnomes are back! This year we've added a few lady gnomes to the collection. Our gnomes are hand felted in Sweden and make the perfect gift for any person on your holiday list. Available in a variety of colors and sizes. Beautiful in groupings or nestled amongst the garland on your mantle. Limited quantity available. 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
DIY Old Fashioned Cocktail Kit
from Hanson of Sonoma Distillery, $175
Hanson of Sonoma DIY Old Fashioned Whiskey Kit. This make your own Old Fashioned kit from Hanson is one anyone will love — combine all ingredients and enjoy this craft cocktail at home. The kit includes 1 bottle of Hanson’s Limited Release American Single Malt Whiskey, 1 bottle of local (Bitter girl) bitters, 1 package of organic brown sugar cubes, 1 package of dehydrated organic blood orange wheels for garnishes. Add on 2 old fashioned engraved glasses + a set of whiskey stones. $200. LEARN MORE.
from Abbot's Passage Winery, $190
The Holiday Hostess is the go-to gift for just that—any host or hostess you're looking to treat to something special this season. Two beautiful representations of AP field blends are complemented by our gold AP wine stopper, and goods from three of our favorite female-led brands that we carry in our Mercantile and Pantry. Each set includes 1 bottle of 2020 Noontide, 1 bottle of 2019, Verdant Wild, Gold AP wine stopper, Parasol citrus champagne vinegar by Brightland, Tapas Plate from Farm Shop Practice, and Eventide Coffee Canister from Hedonic Coffee. LEARN MORE.
The Foodie Gift Set
from Gundlach Bundschu Winery, $160
Our best-selling gift set has been voted a top food and wine gift by Food Network. This pack is sure to impress any recipient and includes one bottle of our Rhinefarm Rosé and one bottle of our Pinot Noir along with a Gundlach Bundschu logo’d corkscrew, and local cheese, cured meat, spreads, almonds, and crackers. LEARN MORE
from Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery, $129
This set hails from Sebastiani’s most prized Sonoma vineyards—a rich and unctuous Chardonnay from our Patrick's Vineyard and Cabernet Sauvignon from our Old Vines block within the prominent Cherryblock Vineyard. Includes one bottle of Sebastiani 2018 Old Vine Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County and one bottle of Sebastiani 2020 Patrick’s Vineyard Chardonnay, Carneros. LEARN MORE.
from Landmark Vineyards, $120
The Chardonnay Lovers Collection features two of our outstanding Chardonnays. The 2018 Rodgers Creek Chardonnay is a creamy wine with notes of baked yellow apple, Meyer lemon, and mandarin orange. The near full-bodied 2018 Sangiacomo Chardonnay shows savory herb and oak notes, with butterscotch and complex layers of ripe lemon and subtle apricot. LEARN MORE.
Gold Medal Trio
from Larson Family Winery, $175
These three wines have all won Gold Medals in 2021 wine competitions, while also happening to be a well-rounded collection of Larson Family Winery’s estate portfolio. Start with our 2018 Larson Family Chardonnay, made from grapes harvested from our Home Ranch. Follow up with our medium-body red, the 2018 Larson Family Pinot Noir - an excellent example of Carneros fruit. Finish with our distinguished California Cab, the 2015 Larson Family Winery Cabernet Sauvignon. Perfect for any holiday gathering! LEARN MORE.
from Ledson Winery & Vineyards, $350-$700
Give the gift that keeps on giving. Recipients receive a personalized gift card welcoming them to the Ledson Family, followed by a two-bottle shipment every other month starting in January. Memberships are offered with a choice of wine preferences. Members receive exclusive benefits and preferred pricing on all purchases made at the winery, the Ledson Hotel, or online. LEARN MORE.
from Lasseter Family Winery, $133
Perfect for Rhône lovers! Explore the nuances of Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvèdre with wines that accentuate the beauty of these varietials. Each set includes:1 bottle of 2018 Dentelle de Fer, 1 bottle 2016 Chemin de Fer, 2 bottles Capabungas, and one 2-bottle Lasseter Gift Box. LEARN MORE.
from St. Francis Winery & Vineyards, $50-$225
St. Francis Winery's annual release of limited-edition etched and hand-painted bottles are as unique as they are beautiful. Showcasing new designs each year, these elegant showpieces make the perfect gift for every wine lover on your list. Available in 750 ml bottles and 1.5L Magnums, the line-up showcases their award-winning Old Vine Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignons. LEARN MORE.
from Beltane Ranch, $385
Beltane Ranch's Heins Block is one of its finest. In this exciting collection, you'll have the chance to sample Zinfandel from the same vineyard from six vintages: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2018, 2021 Included are a fire-branded wood box, tasting and farming notes, and a gift message.
from Patz & Hall Winery, $100
Our Sensational Sonoma set brings together several of our renowned growing families. Blending fruit from multiple superb vineyards, our Sonoma Coast bottles shine with each sip. This selection includes one bottle each of our 2018 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir and 2018 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay in a gift box. LEARN MORE.