Category Archives: Sonoma County

Sonoma is for Cyclists

By: Maria Dontas Sonoma County is home to four mountain ranges, three rivers, 17 distinct American Viticultural Areas (AVAs), and over 55 miles of Pacific coastline resulting in over 50,000 acres of breathtaking land. The County’s unique landscape provides unparalleled … Continue reading

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Sonoma Suds: Best Summer Brews

The general perception of the Sonoma Valley leads locals and tourists to believe fantastic wine as the adult beverage of choice. And while Sonoma is known internationally as one of the leading wine regions anywhere, let’s not forget some of … Continue reading

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Top Spots to Beat the Heat This Summer

By: Kristie Sheppard When the summer heats up, locals and visitors alike look for ways to cool down. From a dip in the lake to a visit to a winery pool to ice cream, we have the top four spots … Continue reading

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120th Anniversary of the Vintage Festival

By: Maria Dontas The Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival is celebrating 120 years of festivities! While world-class wine has been an obvious driver of success, the Festival owes its longevity to the philanthropic mission unifying the community and greater … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the Dessert!

By: Kristie Sheppard We all know wines pair well with food such as fish, beef and poultry, but we often overlook the opportunity to pair wines with desserts. Yes, there are chocolate and wine pairings, but we shouldn’t forget treats … Continue reading

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Seafood in the Summer: A Sonoma Specialty

By Kevin Hess We’ve reached the midway point of the summer, which serves as a reminder that fresh seafood production in Sonoma is at its peak.  There are plenty of coastal California favorites that you don’t want to miss out … Continue reading

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Old-world grape varietals are leading to a wine renaissance

By Shawn Nesaw For centuries grapes have grown in California. Indians harvested native grapes and Catholic monks grew grapes to make sacramental wine. Grape growing today is much different than these early uses and has blossomed into a thriving, competitive … Continue reading

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Sonoma Named Best Small Town in America

U.S. News & World Report recently named Sonoma the best small town in America. With rustic charm, vineyards as far as the eye can see and a bustling town plaza, Sonoma is the perfect slice of heaven. Read the full article … Continue reading

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Fast Times and Great Wine

By: Kevin Hess The Sonoma Raceway takes center-stage of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series June 23-25 as drivers practice and qualify for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on Sunday June 25. Spectators unfamiliar with the raceway should take note of … Continue reading

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Jam Out at the Top Summer Music Festivals

By: Katie Bouloubassis Some of the nation’s most unique music is coming to Sonoma County this summer. We compiled a list of some of the best music festivals to keep you rocking all summer long. 19th Annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival … Continue reading

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