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Sonoma has many distinctions, but here’s one to note: it grows more Pinot Noir than any other county in the state. Gourmet farm and vineyard dinners are common here, an expression of the area’s great wine, homegrown culinary culture and love of the great outdoors. Visit www.sonomawine.com →
Sonoma County, California
1812
first vines planted
19
avas
>500
wineries
24,000
vineyard hectares
(60,000 acres)

Sonoma County Wineries

131 wineries

Events in Sonoma County

Sonoma County Harvest Fair Grand Tasting

Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa

The Grand Tasting features over 300 wines from 100 Sonoma producers, plus the fair’s World Championship Grape Stomp.

Cost: $65 + Up

Address & Location:
Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa, CA

Phone: (707) 545-4203

Email: info@sonomacountyfair.com

Website: harvestfair.org

Details: Come toast to another great harvest season at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair. A highlight of the event is surely the Grand Tasting, featuring over 300 wines from 100 Sonoma producers, but it’s also fun to see who wins the fair’s World Championship Grape Stomp.

Healdsburg Crush

Healdsburg Plaza, Healdsburg

This popular wine tasting event brings over 60 wineries together for one memorable afternoon in Sonoma County.

Cost: $125

Address & Location:
Healdsburg Plaza, Healdsburg Ave & Matheson Street, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 919-0548

Email: events@bgcsonoma-marin.org

Website: www.bgcsonoma-marin.org

Details: This popular wine tasting event, taking place in the heart of downtown at the Healdsburg Plaza, brings over 60 wineries together for one memorable afternoon in Sonoma County. Taste limited-production chardonnay, pinot noir, and sparkling wines as well as bites from local food vendors. There will also be a silent auction, with proceeds benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs on Sonoma-Marin.

Fall Makers Market

Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg

Join us for our second fall market on our expansive concert green!

Cost: Free

Address & Location:
Rodney Strong Vineyards, 11455 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-0907

Email: hospitality@rodneystrong.com

Website: www.rodneystrong.com

Details: Support local artisans and start your holiday shopping while enjoying a glass of wine and live music. Treat yourself to some delicious bites and mulled wine to keep you warm during your shopping pursuits. Rodney Strong wines by the glass and bottles will be available for purchase to enjoy at the winery–or take home a magnum to add to your holiday table. Select magnum wines will be available for purchase at a special 20% discount. See you there!

Winemaker for a Day: Pinot Blending Seminar

Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg

Join winemaker, Greg Morthole, for an in-depth blending seminar hosted in the Cellar Door.

Cost: $70

Address & Location:
Rodney Strong Vineyards, 11455 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg, CA

Email: hospitality@rodneystrong.com

Website: www.rodneystrong.com

Details: Demystify the world of clones and try your own hand at blending! You will be greeted with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc upon arrival, followed by splashes of Davis Bynum Clonal Pinot Noirs, and end with your very own custom wine. Enjoy a variety of cheeses and charcuterie to pair with your blend and take home a personalized gift bag upon departure to remember this special day!

Earth Day Tasting Flights

Buena Vista Winery, Sonoma

Get lost among the vines and learn more about our organic vineyard practices and enjoy special tasting flights featuring our locally and sustainably grown wines.

Cost: See tasting menu

Address & Location:
Buena Vista Winery, 18000 Old Winery Road, Sonoma, CA

Website: buenavistawinery.com

Details: Celebrate Earth Day with Buena Vista! Get lost among the vines and learn more about our organic vineyard practices and enjoy special tasting flights featuring our locally and sustainably grown wines.