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Sonoma Valley

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Address: Highway 12, Sonoma, CA
Phone Number: 707-327-9770
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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 Valley Wine Tour from San Francisco

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Sonoma Valley….It’s Better than Napa Valley

When we do go to the North-bay Wine region, we prefer Sonoma to Napa. Just as scenic, fewer crowds, nicer people, not so over-rated. Feels like home.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Sonoma County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When we do go to the North-bay Wine region, we prefer Sonoma to Napa. Just as scenic, fewer crowds, nicer people, not so over-rated. Feels like home.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed riding through the Sonoma Valley. So very scenic and several wineries along the way.

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Teterboro, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This entire area is just a breath of free air and the commitment of the people to keep the spaces open and natural is wonderful. We will return.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sonoma Valley is often a second choice to wine pilgrims to this area, as Napa, the neighboring area houses some of the most elite wineries in the world. Don't however overlook this area. If you are a fan of Pinot and Chard the area has much to offer and some great wines. We stayed at the MacArthur Place hotel... More 

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first area in the San Francisco part of our trip dedicated to wines, the area is beautiful and shows the commitment to wines by the producers many of which have invested significantly in new vines that take so any years to produce a decent harvest. An interesting area well worth a visit

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SO much fun and gorgeous views for the best pictures. My fiance and I will definitely be back, over and over again.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend a chauffeur or tour bus to enjoy a winery tour. Safer and very enjoyable being driven to the many wineries.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sonoma Valley is one of the world's premium wine growing regions. It is a beautiful place to spend a few days soaking up the sights and enjoying the tastes of the local food and wine producers. The locals are friendly and the winemakers passionate about their creations. The Napa and Sonoma Valleys are where I met and fell in love... More 

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Miami Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With over 400 wineries to choose from, where do you start? Best advice is to pace yourself with a goal of between 4 to 6 wineries per day. We spent three days and divided up the territories: Healdsburg and Geyserville on the north side, and Kenwood,, Glen Ellen and Sonoma on the central side. We also stayed close to Highway... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been several times to the different wine regions of California and I must say that the most quaint, beautifull and personable wineries are in Sonoma. The vintners are super nice, warm and it's not full of tour busses like Napa. The wines are great and I also recommend you visit the VJB family wineries. The story behind them... More 

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