Sonoma

Sonoma Travel Guide

Articles about Sonoma

By Laura Itzkowitz
As I pulled up the gravel road leading to Scribe Winery, I could already see the signs that this place is different. Groups of twenty- and thirty-somethings sat at picnic tables in the mid-afternoon sunlight while their dogs bounced around in the ...
By Laura Itzkowitz
As I pulled up the gravel road leading to Scribe Winery, I could already see the signs that this place is different. Groups of twenty- and thirty-somethings sat at picnic tables in the mid-afternoon sunlight while their dogs bounced around in the ...
By Laura Itzkowitz
As I pulled up the gravel road leading to Scribe Winery, I could already see the signs that this place is different. Groups of twenty- and thirty-somethings sat at picnic tables in the mid-afternoon sunlight while their dogs bounced around in the ...
By Laura Itzkowitz
As I pulled up the gravel road leading to Scribe Winery, I could already see the signs that this place is different. Groups of twenty- and thirty-somethings sat at picnic tables in the mid-afternoon sunlight while their dogs bounced around in the ...
By Jenna Scatena
Think of Sonoma County and you undoubtedly think of light, well-balanced pinots and rich chardonnays. But between the vineyards, a new batch of distilleries are cropping up—and they’re making spirits just as complex as the area’s wines. Here, the ...
By Kathleen Beckett
THE HILLS ARE FRAGRANT WITH EUCALYPTUS, the lavender-scented valleys planted with row after row of grapevines. It's little wonder visitors are drawn to California's Napa and Sonoma valleys. They come to eat well at beautiful bistros and sleep well...

Hotels in Sonoma

Co-owner Liza Graves works with 35 estates in Sonoma and Napa valleys, from historic farmhouses and vineyard cottages to mountainside manors, and caters to wine lovers by arranging vineyard tours, private tastings, and picnics with winemakers.

Restaurants in Sonoma

Chef and owner Ken Tominaga moved to Sonoma from Tokyo as a child, eventually opening this Japanese restaurant in 1990. The understated dining room is decorated in a color palate of cream, lavender, and blue, while a list of specials is displayed behind the sushi bar.

Things to do in Sonoma

Howard Backen’s barnlike complex near the town of Sonoma houses several salons and lounges; choose between a flight of four, a five-course food-and-wine pairing, or a picnic by the pond.