Sonoma County Vintners announces its annual Sonoma County Wine Month, presented by Vintec. Throughout April, enjoy in-person and virtual winery experiences, as well as special promotions available for shipping to most states. See what’s planned from participating wineries at sonomawine.com/winemonth.

“Sonoma County wineries offer numerous types of tasting experiences available for a variety of wine lovers,” according to Sonoma County Vintners (SCV) Executive Director Michael Haney. “We know we’re lucky to live and work in such a beautiful place. Our winemakers and friendly tasting room representatives enjoy connecting with visitors who are exploring Sonoma County for the first time and Wine Country veterans who visit frequently to check out the latest wines release, wine and food pairings and stunning vistas.”

Sonoma County wineries will celebrate Wine Month with a multitude of entertaining and educational experiences. Find the perfect match for your palate on the dedicated Sonoma County Wine Month listing of experiences and promotions. Choose from adventures such as vineyard hikes focused on sustainable agriculture, wine pairings with cooking classes, spring wine release days, and art gallery tours. Some wineries have scheduled weekly events in April featuring live music, food trucks, library tastings, and brunch in the vineyard. Wineries with exquisite views have outdoor tasting and picnic options as well as reservations for cabanas or bocce ball courts with bottle service. Vegan travelers will find numerous options and dog lovers will be happy to find that their fur babies are welcome in many places.

For those who simply can’t make it to Sonoma County to celebrate Wine Month this year there are many options to participate at home. Virtual happy hours, cooking demonstrations and wine tasting experiences have become regular offerings from wineries and some have created special packages just for Sonoma County Wine Month. New wine releases, shipping offers and “wine for good” offers with proceeds benefiting nonprofits are all available on participating winery websites.

Few winegrowing regions in America offer more geographical and stylistic diversity than Sonoma County. With more than 400 wineries producing wines from 60+ grape varieties in 18 designated American Viticultural Areas, there is sure to be something for every palate. From heat-loving Cabernet Sauvignon to cool-climate Riesling, with everyone’s favorites Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in between, wine enthusiasts are spoiled for choice. All it takes is a little planning to create the perfect Sonoma County wine country getaway.

Sonoma County Tourism is a great resource to help with finding accommodations or discovering a new restaurant during your stay. Download the Sonoma County Road Trip Vibes playlist to get in the Wine Country state of mind during your journey. Sonoma County has always been a quick drive along Highway 101 for many but getting there has become even easier in recent years with the addition of direct flights to Santa Rosa Airport (STS) from major cities. Taking wines back home is a cinch with Alaska Airlines’ Wines Fly Free program.

See the listing of experiences and promotions from participating wineries at sonomawine.com/winemonth.

The above is an excerpt from Advisor Wine Industry Network, March 29, 2022  See the original article

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