Wine, fresh food top Sonoma County highlightsSonoma County, located 45 minutes north of San Francisco, provides a genuine Wine Country experience, featuring wineries, organic farms, acclaimed restaurants, and 55 miles of stunning Pacific coast.Visit and discover why Sonoma County was chosen as the top U.S. wine destination by TripAdvisor. Taste wine Discover a new wine at one of 400-plus wineries, whether in a wine cave, overlooking a scenic vista, with great food and wine pairings or with the winemaker herself pouring the tastes.Eat gourmet local cuisine Rich with farms, ranches, and fine-food purveyors, eating out in Sonoma County gives you a true taste of the area. Many restaurant owners either grow their own produce and meats or source them locally. Explore nature parks More than 40 regional and state parks beckon travelers to hike through redwood forests, paddle along the coast, or just sit down and enjoy the sounds of nature. Must-sees include Armstrong Redwoods and Jack London State Park.Dip a toe in the Pacific Ocean Miles of pristine sand, rugged cliffs, scenic viewpoints, whale watching and more give visitors reasons to visit more than 55 miles of amazing Pacific coastline.Attend a wine and food festivalFabulous food paired with amazing wines tickle the taste buds and enhance your visit. Top festivals California Artisan Cheese Festival, Sonoma Wine Country Weekend, Wine and Food Affair, Barrel Tasting. Check the calendar of events for more info.