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22 Photos That Perfectly Describe Sonoma Harvest

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on AUGUST 17, 2016

Harvest season in Sonoma County is a busy time for everyone. For visitors, it’s a chance to see the grape harvest in action and to taste new wines. For wineries, harvest season means days picking, sorting, and fermenting the grapes.

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5 Exciting Sonoma County Winemakers

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on JUNE 16, 2016

In a county chockful of wineries and winemakers, it takes a certain something to stand out from the crowd. The next generation of Sonoma County winemakers are setting themselves apart by following their own winemaking philosophies, and making stylistic choices that are innovative and interesting, resulting in some truly great wines.

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The Story of Sonoma: History You Can Sip

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on MAY 26, 2016

From its ancient beginnings, Sonoma County has been an important part of global wine history. It has been claimed by several nations, including Russia, Spain, and Mexico, and the county was also (briefly) the capital of a short lived independent California state.

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24 Best Wine Movies for Oenophiles

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on MAY 19, 2016

Wine has been a focus of world filmmakers since the early days of cinema. After all: wine, popcorn, and a good movie makes for a Saturday night in (or Tuesday, for that matter). Although the perennial Sideways is great, and definitely worth a few repeat viewings, there is a whole library of films and documentaries about wine that explore why we love it so much.

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A Wine Lover’s Guide to Guerneville

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on DECEMBER 29, 2015

A trip to Sonoma isn’t complete without having tasted from the bounty of world-class wines grown here. Guerneville sits within the Russian River Valley, one of California’s most celebrated homes for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. While few wineries lie within the city limits, some of the region’s best wineries are just a short drive outside Guerneville’s boundaries. Here are seven of our favorites to visit over a two-day trip.

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The 10 Best Wineries in Sonoma County for Newcomers

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on JULY 22, 2015

Considered the little sister to its counterpart Napa Valley, Sonoma County was always the runner up when it came to producing the top wines. Now, with over 275 wineries, Sonoma County is all grown up and home to several wineries that have become top in class and will provide newcomers a fantastic wine experience.

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The 15 Best Wine Tasting Rooms in Sonoma County

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on JUNE 10, 2015

Sonoma County is home to almost 60,000 acres of vineyards, and what better place to taste these great wines than right where they’re made? We’ve highlighted wine tasting hotspots in Sonoma, Healdsburg, and beyond: mom and pop shops, casual hangouts, beautiful wineries, and relaxing wine lounges. Find your perfect Sonoma tasting room here.

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