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Sonoma Valley

Address: Highway 12, Sonoma, CA
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Ranked #7 of 77 Activities in Sonoma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Valleys, Wineries, Food & Drink, Nature & Parks
Activities: Wine tasting, Dining, City walk sightseeing, Group tours/day tour
Owner description: One of the prime wine producing regions in California. A visit to...
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Type: Valleys, Wineries, Food & Drink, Nature & Parks
Activities: Wine tasting, Dining, City walk sightseeing, Group tours/day tour
Owner description: 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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240 reviews 240 reviews
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123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

If you only have time for one wine region make it Sonoma. It's not as busy or business like as Napa. People have time to talk with you. The wine is great and there are hundreds of choices. The country side is beautiful. The hotels are nice. The restaurants are delicious. Highway 12 between Sonoma and Santa Rosa has some... More 

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Summerfield, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Charming little town. Great shops and food to be found as well as wine. We used Incredible Adventures for our Sonoma experience. Got to spend about 1 hr 45 minutes in Sonoma. Ate at Sonoma Cheese Factory and they had wonderful sandwiches.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

This is a "paseo" you will enjoy as you take in the views. Wine tasty in is a must. Stop at the local produce and enjoy the nice variety of fruits and products that you will not see in a regular supermarket.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We absolutely loved Sonoma Valley. Our biggest regret was that we were only visiting for two days and wish we could have stayed longer! So many great wineries and restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

It's impossible not to be fascinated by the landscape! and realize that in America there are places so beautiful, for wine lovers like me!

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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The combination of downtown Sonoma with its Spanish flavor, the beautiful uncrowded wine valley, wonderful restaurants and wine make this our favorite wine area to visit in California.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My wife and I very much enjoy touring the wineries in the Sonoma Valley. Luscious wines, great food, and none of the "attitude" that many of the Napa wineries seem to have.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

so many wineries. If you know what you like then you can narrow down the selection. Otherwise hire Platypus to take you on a guided tour of the local wineries. We found 4 wineries in 1 day was too much. 2 possibly 3 is best. And don't feel you have to drink everything that is poured out for you. Sample... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We went to Joseph Phelps winery & spent 3 hours! They told us to go 100 yds away & get artisan cheese & fresh bread then come back. We had wine & cheese & bread & sat under a big umbrella on a picnic bench for the whole afternoon. My favorite day on my BIG birthday. Then you must drive... More 

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East Cowes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

of Napa - less crowded, friendlier, better (imo) sooma is an excellent base to explore napa, the coast north of san francisco bay and even sacramento

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