Sonoma drinking and nightlife

Distillery in Sonoma

Prohibition Spirits Distillery

New at Cornerstone, this hip tasting room offers sips of a California version of Italian aperitifs limoncello, orangecello and grappa, along with tasty gins made with things such as cantaloupe and elderflower, and b…
Microbrewery in Sonoma

Carneros Brewing Company

A family-owned microbrewery with seasonal craft beers and a mission-inspired tap room halfway between downtown Sonoma and Napa. On weekend afternoons the beer garden is a lively scene.
Bar in Sonoma

Swiss Hotel

Locals and tourists crowd the 1909 Swiss Hotel for afternoon cocktails. There’s OK food but the bar’s the thing.
Bar in Sonoma


Sonoma’s oldest bar gets crowded Sunday afternoons with cyclists and motorcyclists.
Pub in Sonoma

Murphy’s Irish Pub

Don’t ask for Bud – there are only real brews here. Good hand-cut fries and shepherd’s pie. Live music Friday and Saturday evenings.
Wine Bar in Sonoma

Enoteca Della Santina

Thirty global vintages by the glass let you compare what you’re tasting in California with the rest of the world’s wines.