Why Winter Is A Wonderful Time To Visit Sonoma County

There’s no doubt that wine country is stunning during the spring and summer months. But, there is a mysterious allure Winter in Sonoma County. With smaller crowds and less traffic, Sonoma County’s vast plains, gorgeous valleys and diverse towns await you in the slow winters. The colder months bring a host of local events and amazing deals on some of the most renowned wineries.

It may be snowing in other parts of the country, but in Sonoma County weather is always pleasant. The region has sunshine for at least 262 days a year, so you can be confident you’ll get good weather.

Here’s why you need to visit Sonoma County this winter:

Local Festivals

The residents of Sonoma County know how to make the most of the holiday seasons! The famous Healdsburg and Sonoma plazas are all lit up and ready to host the festivals for tourists and locals.

The town of Geyserville celebrates its rural heritage with a display of decorated farming equipment, food, a tree-lighting ceremony, and of course, wine-tasting!

Winter Wineland

Sonoma County is known for its wines, so it’s no surprise that wine is at the center of many of its winter festivities.

In the mid of January, wine-lovers set off on self-guided tours of Sonoma County wineries as part of the Winter Wineland event. During the event, visitors are the first to try out new wines from exclusive collections.

WineRoad Barrel Tasting

The WineRoad Barrel Tasting takes place in March. During this event wine enthusiasts drive around to the back roads of Russian River, Dry Creek, and Alexander valleys to try limited-edition wines fresh out of the barrel, meet the people that produce them and buy new wines at discounted prices before they are officially launched!

The WineRoad Tasting is a favorite amongst wine lovers from all over the country.

Winter Deals

It’s much cheaper for you to visit wine country in the winter. From the cost of airfare to hotel prices, everything is much more affordable in the winter months. Many luxury hotels and wineries in the area drop their prices for tours and tastings in an attempt to draw tourists.

Look out for swanky eateries that offer farm-to-table five-course meals at discounted prices. Many wineries and upscale restaurants provide special discounts in the winter season.

Want to visit Sonoma County this winter?

The Wine Stay offers beautiful vacation rentals at all popular destinations of Sonoma County. We arrange luxury vacation homes as well as sommelier-guided wine tours. We handle all the paperwork, maintenance, and repair services for you to make sure you have a comfortable stay

Tourists from Seattle, WA, Denver, CO, and Chicago, IL can use our services to indulge in some of the most splendid wines in the country.

Book your luxury vacation home and wine tour today by calling 855-358-WINE.