In the heart of Sonoma Valley, the charming village of Glen Ellen (pop. 784) is steeped in a blend of Sonoma County wines, local dining delights, and the valley's natural beauties.
Wine tasting opportunities abound in tasting rooms and wineries in Glen Ellen and throughout the Sonoma Valley. Lodging is available in the 22-room Jack London Lodge on the tree-lined Sonoma Creek; in the historic and stylish Gaige House + Ryokan; and in boutique hotels, bed and breakfast inns, and vacation rentals throughout the area.
Sample gourmet cuisines in laid-back style. The fig café & wine bar, by renowned cookbook author Sondra Bernstein, provides country French home cooking. The Glen Ellen Inn Grill & Martini Bar is an American bistro with a French twist, while the Glen Ellen Star offers tastes of both local and international flavors in a neighborly setting.
Glen Ellen is also famous as the last home of Jack London, author of "Call of the Wild" and numerous other books, who lived there from 1905 until his death in 1916, at the age of 40. London's Beauty Ranch is now the 39-acre Jack London State Historic Park. In the summer, don’t miss Transcendence Theatre’s Broadway Under the Stars performances in the park's old winery ruins.
It's not surprising that the charming village of Glen Ellen (pop. 784) includes so many wineries and tasting rooms. After all, the town's name derives from a 1,000-acre vineyard established there in...
Immerse yourself in the Wine Country lifestyle in the small town of Sonoma, which takes good wine, good food, the arts, history, and laid-back living and blends it into the ultimate getaway. Pick and...
Chef-owner Narayan Somname has been wowing diners with his Indian-Nepalese cooking at his Glen Ellen restaurant since 2008. Then, in 2015, he opened a second location in Santa Rosa, to equally eager...
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