Here in Sonoma County, Life Opens Up with our renowned food and wine, towering redwoods, spectacular coastal sunsets, and so many amazing sensory experiences. We are delighted to share our most recent list of accolades, honors, and awards from top travel publications for our county, our towns, and our hospitality.

Sonoma County:

The Lodge at Bodega Bay, Timber Cove Resort, The Sea Ranch Lodge, The Madrona, and The Barlow were featured in Sunset Magazine’s 2022 Travel Awards.

The Farmhouse and the Fairmont Sonoma Misson Inn were included in Conde Nast Traveler’s Top 20 Hotels in Northern California: Reader’s Choice Awards.

Sonoma County’s Towns:

Santa Rosa was among’s 2022 Best Food Cities in America.

Matador, a leading global travel network for a diverse generation of modern adventurers named Sebastopol “One of the Best Small Towns in the United States to Visit in 2023.

Sonoma County’s Businesses:

As Santa Rosa's Kendall-Jackson celebrates its 40th anniversary, Head Winemaker Randy Ullom has been named Wine Enthusiast’s “American Wine Legend” in the 23rd Annual Wine Enthusiast Wine Star Awards. This prestigious category recognizes a sole nominee and honors their standing as a true icon in the American wine industry.

Healdsburg’s Little Saint was named one of the New York Times’ 50 favorite restaurants of 2022.

Vegetarian Times also named Little Saint one of the best new restaurants in 2022.

Amino in the town of Sonoma named one of the Best New Restaurants in America in 2022 by Esquire Magazine.

Healdsburg’s Jordan Winery has made the World’s 50 Best Vineyards list for 2022.

Third Street Aleworks in Downtown Santa Rosa was awarded a gold medal for their Blarney Sisters’ Dry Irish Stout at the 2022 Great American Beer Festival in Denver.