Get Inspired / USA / Mainland USA Out and about in Sonoma County Wine Country Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / USA / Mainland USA Out and about in Sonoma County Wine Country story by: Inspire Magazine For a holiday filled with delicious food and wine, make your way to Sonoma County in the San Francisco Bay Area. This regional gem produces some of California's best wines and will see you experience its many delicious grape varietals, breathtaking scenery, gourmet foods and much more. TOP SONOMA COUNTY EXPERIENCES WINERIES One of the top things to experience in Sonoma is naturally, the wine! There are over 400 wineries sprinkled throughout the county, so explore them at your leisure or hop on a tour that includes the highlights. Favourites include; Francis Ford Coppola Winery, the Korbel Champagne Cellars, St. Francis Winery and Kendall Jackson Wine Estates. Not only are you likely to happen upon a new silky-smooth drop to fall in love with, you'll adore the surrounds, with green rolling hills and endless shining sun. STUNNING SCENERY There are dozens of regional and state parks in the area, along with charming towns out in the countryside. Stop by either Cazadero or Duncans Mills and peruse their shops and galleries when you need a rest from hiking. Nature lovers will also want to head to the Sonoma Coast, where you can dip your toes in kilometre after kilometre of Pacific Ocean coastline. Stroll the beaches, gaze at rugged and dramatic cliffs and if you’re lucky, you might even spot a whale or two out in the deep! GASTRONOMIC DELIGHTS Between all these action-packed activities or restful relaxations, you're going to need to eat! Luckily Sonoma County is the perfect place for it. Try one of the amazing wine and food pairings at your favourite vineyard, or take a table at one of the many hotels or inns in the area. The food is always fresh with local produce being the go-to. Feast on organic veggies, creamy cheese, indulgent olive oils and only the best in beverages. Now, who’s ready to wine and dine? Click here to see all Inspire North America articles. Click here to see the HOT Discover Sonoma County Deal. Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wakatipu: Queenstown Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Similar Journeys Add or remove from Wishlist Inspire - March 2018 Read more Add or remove from Wishlist Inspire - October 2017 Read more Done this? Tell your friends about it.