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Sonoma

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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Sigh Sonoma Photo
120 W. Napa Street, Sonoma, CA 95476

SIGH was established in 2012 with the hope to make quality Champagne & Sparkling Wines readily available to Sonoma locals and wine country visitors. In addition to an abundance of bubbles, we offer…

Fulcrum Wines Photo
25 East Napa Street, Suite D Sonoma, CA 95476

Right off the historic Sonoma Plaza you will find our new Tasting Room.  Casual, but elegant, you will taste through a variety of our Vineyard Designated Pinot Noirs and other limited production…

Abbot's Passage Supply Co. Photo
27 E. Napa Street, Suite S Sonoma, CA 95476

Abbot’s Passage, a new project from sixth-generation vintner Katie Bundschu, is a collection of small-lot, co-fermented field blends sourced from storied vineyards within Sonoma and beyond. Housed in…

Favero Vineyards Photo
3939 Lovall Valley Road, Sonoma, CA 95476

Fred and Ginger, winemaker and owners of Favero Vineyards and Winery, take pride in the production of their fine quality wines. From clearing the rugged and rocky hillside, to hand planting vines, to…

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…