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Explore Sonoma County’s history, with a trip to the town of Sonoma, home to Mission San Francisco Solano, the last Spanish-Mexican mission built in California.

Sonoma State Historic Park preserves the mission and the Sonoma Barracks, as well as the nearby historic home of General Vallejo and other sites. Sonoma was the site of the Bear Flag Revolt, when Californians declared their independence from Mexico.

Sonoma is also home to Buena Vista Winery, California’s oldest winery, and Gundlach-Bundschu, the state’s oldest, continually operating family winery.

Today, history walks in tandem with current times. Modern winemaking techniques are tucked away in buildings that were state of the art nearly a century ago, and wine tasting opportunities abound.

Shops, tasting rooms, restaurants, bakeries, and a historic theater line the streets around the Sonoma Plaza – an eight-acre town square, the largest in California. Venture beyond downtown to explore brew pubs, more shopping, art galleries, and more. 

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The Sonoma House at Patz & Hall Photo
21200 Eighth Street East, Sonoma, CA 95476

Patz & Hall was founded in 1988 by four talented individuals - James Hall, Anne Moses, Donald Patz and Heather Patz. Together, they have turned Patz & Hall into one of California’s most highly…

Peter Cellars Photo
21708 Broadway, Sonoma, CA 95476

Our tasting salon is a small, intimate space uniquely located on the Peter Cellars Estate Property in Sonoma. Tastings are private and offered by appointment only. The “degustation” experience at…

Winery Building Photo
1000 Vineyard Lane, Sonoma, CA 95476

Outdoor wine tasting overlooking vineyards and a plein air exhibit are just a few reasons to see what’s new at Bartholomew Estate Winery. We have your perfect day in wine country. Arrange for a…

Schug Sonoma Plaza Photo
452 First Street E., Suite E Sonoma, CA 95476

Come check out our brand new tasting room on Sonoma Plaza! We are so excited to partner this new venture with artist Kat Romine of Kat's Meow Sonoma (Next door to La Salette and The Chocolate Cow) The…