Sonoma County


Montage Comes to Sonoma

Surrounded by 258 acres of vineyards and oak tree groves, Montage Healdsburg, a new 130-room property, will open near Healdsburg Plaza in Sonoma.

Best Amenities: Editors' Choice 2020

From beaches and baths to more-unconventional offerings, these are our Editors' Choice Award winners for Best Amenities.

New Hideaways in Napa and Sonoma Valleys

Our writer traveled to California where she discovered a ryokan in Glen Ellen, a restored mansion in Calistoga and lavish resorts close to St. Helena and Napa.

Our Favorite Napa and Sonoma Restaurants

In Napa and Sonoma valleys, "farm-to-table" cuisine is the norm. Diners get the pleasure of enjoying meals that take full advantage of the region's bounties.

Traveling With Children in California Wine Country

There are a number of activities that can be added to a wine country itinerary to make the journey as memorable for children as for their parents.

Aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train

After years of seeing the vintage Napa Valley Wine Train, comprised of 100-year-old Pullman rail cars, our writer decides to take it from Napa to St. Helena.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Napa and Sonoma

Our writer found excellent hideaways in three areas of Northern California wine country: downtown Calistoga, Glen Ellen and Napa.

Hotels With Nothing to Dislike — Except Having to Leave

On rare occasions, Hideaway Report editors find a property that defies any attempt to ferret out fault. Here are six hotels that our editors hated to leave.

Hospitality Awards: Those Going Above and Beyond

Many people play a role in making a hotel stay or a dinner a success. Here we honor the chefs, sommeliers, owners and staff with Hospitality Awards.

10 Enticing Northern California Restaurants

Eating well in Northern California is not difficult. Here are 10 diverse and stylish restaurants Mr. Harper discovered on his latest trip.

The World of Charles M. Schulz

The Charles M. Schulz Museum, located in Santa Rosa, California, where the artist lived and worked, is a delight for "Peanuts" fans.

Idyllic Northern California Inns

Where wine country meets the coastline, four idyllically located Northern California properties represent four very personal visions of hospitality.

Historic Sites on Highway 1

Driving up the coast from Jenner to Fort Bragg elicits gorgeous scenery and historic sites like Fort Ross, the southernmost Russian settlement in North America.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Northern California

Mr. Harper discovered four new properties in Northern California, among them SingleThread Farms, a five-room inn and a highly anticipated new restaurant.

6 Escapes for Wine Lovers

For oenophiles, there is nothing better than a weekend dedicated to wine. These six food and wine hotels offer something for everyone.

A Blissful Road Trip Through California's Winelands

Over the years, I have enjoyed many happy times in California’s Napa and Sonoma wine regions, with their lengthy rosters of sophisticated hotels and restaurants.

Gallery: Farmhouse Inn, California

I have long believed that one of the most enjoyable wine drives in the United States follows West Dry Creek Road in northern Sonoma.

Wine Country Restaurants

In addition to fine meals in the places we stayed, we also enjoyed a number of restaurants along the way.