New flights into Sonoma Wine Country, a new book from the “father of Wine Country cuisines,” and an historic inn gets new owners and a facelift – all this and more are new in Sonoma County.
Spring in Sonoma County: With cool to warm days and cool nights, vineyards are awakening with a new leafy canopy. The mustard is still in bloom. Goats and sheep – nature’s lawn mowers – are hard at work grazing, tilling, and fertilizing vineyards and pastures. The fresh air, lush grass, and rich soil are building blocks to Sonoma County’s fantastic artisan cheeses and locally grown organic produce.
Sonoma County, located only 30 miles north of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, provides a genuine, independent, and adventurous Wine Country experience, featuring more than 425 wineries, 100-plus organic farms, and 50 miles of stunning Pacific coast.
For a free visitors guide or information on hotels, wineries, events, spas, attractions, and dining in Sonoma County, visit www.sonomacounty.com or call 707-522-5800.
New flights from Phoenix and Las Vegas to Sonoma County start in May
Allegiant Air will start offering nonstop flights from Las Vegas and the Phoenix area in May.
Flights from Las Vegas via McCarran International Airport (LAS) begin May19, 2016, with flights from Phoenix via the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) starting May 26. Both flights will be scheduled twice weekly, on Thursdays and Sundays, on a McDonnell Douglas MD-80, which seats 166.
Allegiant becomes the second airline to operate flights out of the recently renovated and growing STS airport. Alaska Airlines offers flights to STS from Los Angeles, Orange County, Portland, San Diego, and Seattle.