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Address: Highway 12, Sonoma, CA
Activities: Wine tasting, Dining, City walk sightseeing, Group tours/day tour
Description: One of the prime wine producing regions in California. A visit to Sonoma...
One of the prime wine producing regions in California. A visit to Sonoma Valley yields an outstanding array of food, lodging and scenery.
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Sonoma, CA

One of the most beautiful places on earth, especially in the spring. The thousands of roses in town are awesome,mand the many winery's are very friendly with excellent wine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

One of the most beautiful places on earth, especially in the spring. The thousands of roses in town are awesome,mand the many winery's are very friendly with excellent wine, without the Napa crowds. The Jack London State Park is a must see.

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Tehachapi, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

really pretty place to drive through in the Spring. The lush green rolling hills -- be sure to take your time driving through. It is definitely more that just wine.

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corte madera
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I returned, after many years, to Buena Vista Vineyard winery, which is the oldest in California, I believe. It's a beautiful, remotely placed property with lovingly restored buildings and a very friendly staff, not to mention some very palatable wines!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Intimate wine tours was referred to us by the concierge at the Fairmont Sonoma, best recommendation great experience. We really enjoyed our driver was David, could not have asked for a better person to spend the day with us. He was very prompt" very knowledgeable of the area and the wineries, and offered loads of suggestions for things to do... More 

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Sao Paulo
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Bucolic little piece of land and stretch of road. We didn't go up north to healdsburg but had a great time

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Sonoma, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

And he was so right....the Valley rolls out in front of you with everything really taking place on Broadway/Highway 12 (they are the same) towards Santa Rosa. A beautiful drive, you can turn around at Ledson Winery and head back towards Sonoma, and stop at all the places you saw as you zoomed by! The journey is the adventure here.... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

If you like Cabs: Go to the Napa Valley. But if you like Pinot Noir and Chardonnay: the Sonoma Valley is where you want to be. I enjoy the area between Santa Rosa and Healdsburg the best. The Green Valley Appalation Wineries are among the best in California. Take a drive on Westside Road. There are over a dozen top... More 

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Rensselaer
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Sonoma is breathtakingly beautiful, especially when it is green. The sense of having stepped into Tuscany is reinforced by the beautiful wineries, all different, but many that would not seem out of place in Europe. The local concentration on food--olive oils, cheeses, beef, vegetables--and wine--only deepens the Tuscan feel. There are beautiful drives, lovely shops, local artisans, a charming plaza,... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I live here and love it. I honestly feel blessed to live in such a beautiful place. The wine country is like living in a of rural Tuscany.

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Arlington,Tx
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Friends and I went to Sonoma to the Barrel Tasting Tour. It was approximately 100.00 for 2 people and soooooo worth it. You check into the first winery and recieve your wrist band that gets you into all the participating wineries. You get to taste the *futures* from the barrel that get bottled the the next year. Yummmmm....plus you get... More 

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