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Address: Highway 12, Sonoma, CA
Phone Number: +1 707-327-9770
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One of the prime wine producing regions in California. A visit to Sonoma...

One of the prime wine producing regions in California. A visit to Sonoma Valley yields an outstanding array of food, lodging and scenery.

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Half-Day Wine Country Tour
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Combo Tour: Muir Woods and Sausalito and Wine Country
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Sonoma Valley Wine Tour from San Francisco

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Lovely drive, wineries, country side, local places to eat

Well, Route 12 is central in Sonoma Valley. Lovely. drive, wineries, country side, local places to eat. Lots of traffic at times, and since I once lived in a tourist area, I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Rochester NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well, Route 12 is central in Sonoma Valley. Lovely. drive, wineries, country side, local places to eat. Lots of traffic at times, and since I once lived in a tourist area, I have to say I felt sorry for local drivers, though they were at times impatient to the point of endangerment. Pay attention!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved visiting Sonoma Valley and compared to Napa it is less posh and more authentic. People are passionate about the craft of winemaking and it is less about being fashionable. Certainly the smaller wineries are worth visiting.

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Westcliffe, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 4 days in Napa/Sonoma Valleys. We definitely preferred the Sonoma Valley because of ease in getting around, availability in parking and shopping. We visited in November, but area was lovely.

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Nebraska City, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked that this area is somewhat "condensed" and has beautiful views and plenty of wineries and things to do along the way.

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Belmont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Another road trip for another day...Napa Valley, Anderson Valley are two others to consider. You can't go wrong!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have taken two 10 day trips this year and last to Sonoma and Napa. I love Sonoma, it is more laid back and less crowded than Napa. The wineries are less expensive too. I would agree Napa probably has a larger amount of better wineries but Sonoma has some great wineries too... especially in the Alexander Valley and Russian... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the vineyards selected not as good as the Napa valley. A very pleasant drive and an interesting town.

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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some people think a trip to the wine country as let's go to the Napa Valley. Sure Napa is nice but heading to Sonoma Valley should be considered as your first area for exploration and wine tasting. If you are in San Francisco travel to Sonoma is closer than Napa. Check it out on the Waze app. Wine tasting is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are debating weather to visit Sonoma do it. If you are debating weather to visit Sonoma or Nappa - visit Sonoma. One of the, if not the nicest place I have ever visited.

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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its one one the quaint historical towns in California that has wonderful hiking trails, great wine, good fun restaurants and a casual atmosphere. The historic plaza, old art deco theatre and Mission are must sees! If you have time hike up the overlook trail where you can see to whole valley, and all the way to San Francisco on a... More 

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