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If you have never been to Sonoma County, you may want to add it to your list. If you have you know all about the beauty and agricultural bounty of the region.
Sonoma County is replete with world class wineries, restaurants and wonderful Bed and Breakfast Inns and hotels. It is a world-renown grape growing and wine producing region located 30 miles north of San Francisco. The moderate weather is ideal for a wide variety of agricultural products, but vineyards, grape growing and wineries dominate Sonoma County’s agricultural and economy landscape.
The county seat rests in Santa Rosa which is about 65 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge.
There are over 200 award-winning wineries located in Sonoma County with twelve distinct grape growing regions, also known as appellations or designated AVAs (American Viticultural Area). These consist of Alexander Valley, Bennett Valley, Carneros-Sonoma, Chalk Hill, Dry Creek Valley, Green Valley of Russian River Valley, Knights Valley, Rockpile, Russian River Valley, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma Mountain and Sonoma Valley.
Future articles will focus on some of these specific regions.
This beautiful county in Northern California is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and has miles of roads along its majestic coastline. Other features of the region include the Russian River, majestic redwoods, over 20 golf courses, over 40 spas, diverse festivals, numerous local Farmers’ Markets and an incredible amount of top notch restaurants and eateries.
For these and many more reasons, Sonoma County is a very popular vacation destination point for people from all over the world. If you are planning a visit to Sonoma County be sure to check with the Chamber of Commerce in the particular area you will be visiting to see if there are any special events going on.
You may also want to contact any specific wineries you plan to visit and get a copy of their events calendar. Wineries are notorious for events throughout the year, many featuring food and wine pairing, music and holiday themes.
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