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One of the prime wine producing regions in California. A visit to Sonoma Valley yields an outstanding array of food, lodging and scenery.
Highway 12, Sonoma, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sonoma valley is breathtakingly beautiful and famous for its vineyards. There are so many vineyards and you can choose which one you wanna go or take a wine tour, There are some free wine tasting places as well

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the road less travelled! Find alternate routes to the little towns and enjoy the views! Plus, you'll get a chance to sample and some small wineries not owned by Gallo!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From Fairfield, when one wants to get to Sonoma "quickly", Highway 12 looks like the way to go. We went on a Friday (5/3), and going West was not that bad at 10 am. It was a beautiful day, and we could see many vineyards,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank NYU62
Reviewed May 2, 2019

We visited Sonoma last fall in October with another couple and had a wonderful time. We stayed in an Air B&B in Kenwood, which was a central location for our itinerary. We visited a variety of wineries and dined at several local restaurants, eating in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 28, 2019

this area of Sonoma is awesome beautiful wineries, craft shops, the country side is magnificent alot to see and do

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 21, 2019

Beautiful area to drive with numerous wineries to visit. It makes you feel special and content. Some wineries offer food and there are areas in the valley to picnic.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019

This gorgeous area in Northern California has oh so much to offer. Obviously, the wine culture is as good as anywhere in the world and there are many ways to enjoy the experience. Downtown Sonoma has numerous wine tasting rooms where you can enjoy a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 2, 2019

It's easy to spend a couple days in Sonoma Valley whether you like tasting wine or not. In addition to the outstanding wineries there are restaurants, breweries, shops, vistas, and all kinds of outdoor activities to enjoy. I will definitely be back!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful area to visit and of course try some wine! We spent 3 days in Sonoma and it was just about right amount. Rented an air B and B so each winery was no more then 10 minutes away. We lucked out with the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 14, 2019

Sonoma offers just about everything you could want from a visit to Northern California: beaches, coastline, wineries, dairy farms (offering delicious organic cheeses), breweries, organic farms, hiking, biking, theater (check out Transcendence Theater), shopping . . . and more.

Date of experience: January 2019
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michele s
April 6, 2019|
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Response from Ray T | Reviewed this property |
Girl and the Fig and Eldorado Kitchen are two of our favorite eating spots on the Square. Many tasting rooms close too including Sbragia, Kamen, Walt, and Westwood Cellars (all on the Square). Ravenswood is a short drive... More
James U
August 5, 2018|
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Response from drdeger | Reviewed this property |
We reluctantly took the advice to hire a driver for the day for each of three days we visited. I thought that I could drink a little a drive, and probably still think that. However, this gentleman set us up at each place we... More