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Sonoma County
Sonoma, California

Sonoma, California


Sonoma City lies in the Sonoma Valley, surrounded in the East by the Mayacamas Mountains and the West by the Sonoma Mountains with the Sears Point lying southwest.  The Mexican colonial past is still evident in many areas of the city, adding to its charm to visitors and residents alike. Remnants of its historical past can be seen in many preserved architectural establishments like Sonoma City Hall in the town plaza which is still in use. Both the natural scenic beauty and the rich cultural heritage displayed in Sonoma City makes tourism a success in the area.The city is the home for the Sonoma Valley AVA Apellationand the Sonoma International Film Festival. It is also the birthplace of the wine-making industry of California.It is an economically and historically significant city in Sonoma County all in all.

Sonoma Events

Current Events

Hands on Cheese-making Class with Sheana Davis & Ben Sessions
The Epicurean Connection
19670 8th Street East Sonoma, CA 95476
January 20, 2023
12:00 pm
January 21, 2033
05:30 pm

Hands on Cheesemaking Class with Sheana Davis & Ben Sessions. Each group will enjoy an artisan cheese tasting while making a fresh batch of Creme de Ricotta. You may choose to make a wheel or use our flavor bar and spice up your cheeses in individual containers. The class is 90 minutes. Offered at Noon & 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, Saturday!

The Tastes of Sonoma Bike Tour
Two local wineries for tastings
Sonoma, CA
January 27, 2023
09:30 am
December 28, 2024
03:00 pm
Starting at $159-$179

2 wineries, access behind the scenes at wineries, vineyards, caves! Our Classic Half-Day Sonoma Bike Tour is popular for good reason: You’ll enjoy the unique experience of bicycling through wine country – visiting two local wineries for tastings – and still finish early enough to make other plans for your afternoon! 5+ Hours, Bike 10-14 miles