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Napa & Sonoma Wine Country

Surprising, lyrical, elegant and sophisticated, Northern California's Wine Country spans the diverse landscapes, people and flavors of Napa and Sonoma Counties.

With its rolling hills of grass, verdant valleys, evergreen-capped mountainsides and lulling rivers, the landscape here delivers surprises at every corner. But it's really the food and wine that draws people here. This is the epicurean capital of the United States, and the restaurants, wineries and tasting rooms rival anything Europe has to offer.

On the western side of the region, you have Sonoma County, where people still drive pickups and cold fingers of fog run all the way up the valleys from the sea to create amazing cold-weather wine varietals.

Head east of Eden for the world-class wineries of Napa County, which offers up truly out-of-this-world fine dining and plenty of open spaces for an afternoon picnic or hike.

Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Napa & Sonoma Wine Country.