Three Day Itinerary in Sonoma County

Sonoma County, with its inviting tapestry of valleys, mountains, and coastlines, offers a delightful wine-tasting experience just north of San Francisco and west of Napa Valley. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a lifelong fan, here’s a three-day itinerary to guide your wine tour adventure:

Three Day Itinerary in Sonoma County Wine Country

Day 1: Exploring Russian River Valley and Alexander Valley

  1. Morning: Start your day in Healdsburg with coffee and pastries at Quail & Condor. Their croissants, with about a million layers of crispy, buttery heaven, are a must-try. Trust me, the decadent Kouign Amann will change your life!
  2. Wine Tasting:
    • Landmark Vineyards’ Hop Kiln Estate: Sample exquisite Pinot Noir and Chardonnay that define the Russian River Valley. Book the Bocce & Wine Experience for a casual tasting with friends.
    • Jordan Winery: Visit this iconic, French Chateau-inspired winery for California Cabernet.
    • Aperture Cellars: Explore stunning architecture and elegant wines from Alexander Valley
  3. Evening: Enjoy a glass of wine with friends at Aperture Cellars while taking in the vineyard views.

Day 2: Sonoma Coast and Moon Mountain District

  1. Morning: Head to the Sonoma Coast AVA. The vineyards cooled by ocean breezes produce ethereal Pinot Noirs. Consider visiting Fort Ross Vineyard & Winery for breathtaking coastal views.
  2. Afternoon:
    • Moon Mountain District: Rise more than 2,000 feet above Sonoma Valley and explore sun-drenched Zinfandels and robust red blends.
    • Lunch: Grab a bite at a local eatery like Glen Ellen Star or the girl & the fig.
  3. Evening: Relax and unwind at a cozy inn or boutique hotel in Sonoma.

Day 3: Carneros and Dry Creek

  1. Morning: Explore the Carneros AVA, known for its Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs. Visit Domaine Carneros for sparkling wine and stunning vineyard views.
  2. Afternoon:
    • Dry Creek Valley: Taste full-bodied yet structured Cabernet SauvignonsSeghesio Family Vineyards and Ridge Vineyards are excellent choices.
    • Lunch: Savor farm-to-table cuisine at the girl & the fig or Valette.
  3. Evening: Reflect on your wine-filled escape and toast to unforgettable memories!

Remember to pace yourself, stay hydrated, and enjoy the beauty of Sonoma County. Cheers!

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