Best of Sonoma Square

Are your looking for the best wine tastings and restaurants in Sonoma Square? We’ve used our extensive knowledge and market research of Sonoma Square to put together this guide to The Best of Sonoma Square. We will help you sort through it’s many food and drink options to discover what fits your style and preferences. From sparkling wine tastings to shopping and dinning, Sonoma Square is a great place to spend a day on your wine vacation.

Best of sonoma square
Best of Sonoma Square

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Best of Sonoma Square

Tasting Rooms

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Tasting Room at Corner 103
  • Corner 103 was voted the best tasting room in America by US Today and it’s right here in Sonoma Plaza. They’re terroir driven focusing on showcasing wine and food that is typical from our local and have an absolutely welcoming experience to boot!
  • Roche Winery offers daily tastings at their indoor and outdoor wine tasting bars. Enjoy light bites, and their shaded outdoor tasting patio with fireplaces.
  • Pangloss Cellars offers a private, focused and immersive seated tasting accompanied by a local cheese and charcuterie plate for each guest.
  • Sigh serves Champagne, Sparkling flights as well as sparkling wine be glass and bottles. This chic wine bar is perfect not only for a girls’ get together or bachelorette parties but for romantic date, pre/post dinner glass of wine, or elevated caviar pairing. Check out Best 5 Sparkling Wine Tastings in Sonoma.
  • WALT Wines offers a great selection of Pinot Noir sources all the way from Oregon to Santa Barbara. $30/person tasting includes a welcome taste of Chardonnay and 4-5 Pinots. Walt Sonoma is also dog friendly!
  • Auteur Wines offers welcoming yet elevated tasting experiences by appointment only. Here you will try single vineyard, small lot Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. While requires advance planning, Auteur is a must visit for Hugh quality wine and service.
  • Sosie Wines Tasting Room offer an exploration of French style wines, small production, and fun and friendly environment for a cozy tasting.
  • Gehricke Wines located just a block off the square at the 3 Badge Firehouse. Open on weekend until 7 pm, it’s a great option for a later tasting or glass. Check out seasonal experiences like Girl Scout Cookies and Wine tasting and various food trucks to accompany the wines.
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Gehricke Wines

Best of Sonoma Square


  • El Dorado Kitchen offers California-inspired cuisine with a focus on the freshest farm and ranch-raised ingredients along with signature cocktails, all served in a relaxed-yet-refined Sonoma spirit.
  • The Girl and the Fig features a wonderful antique bar with French aperitifs, unique and traditional cocktails, an award-winning Rhone-Alone wine list, inventive French country fare, cheese & charcuterie platters, and outdoor garden patio seating.
  • Sonoma Hotel is a local favorite, they maintain their nostalgic charm, with a stone fireplace and antique Italian stained glass in the lobby and their food is reasonably priced and absolutely delicious. We love their wood-fired pizza.
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Sausage Emporium
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Tasca Tasca
  • Sunflower Cafe uses local, organic, and fresh ingredients. They have indoor, sidewalk & garden seating. They’re the perfect place to enjoy breakfast, lunch, wine, cocktails & espresso.
  • Tasca Tasca means tavern or pub in Portuguese. This is one of our absolute favorite stops! Their tapas menu offers a wide variety of delicious food and unique wine. Shawn love’s the blood sausage and crab empanadas. They’re just off the square and are a perfect place for a quick bite. Try a bottle of the Vinho Verde, it won’t disappoint.
  • B&V Whiskey Bar and Grille is Sonoma Plaza’s only brew pub, whiskey bar, and live music venue. B&V’s menu format is wine country inspired with farm to table elements. The menu has Italian and French influences, good old fashioned BBQ and burgers.
  • Sausage Emporium is a new addition to the Sonoma Square and is absolutely delicious. They offer a modern outdoor space and an amazing selection of home ground meats, sausages, charcuterie, as well as sandwiches and wine. Open daily from 11 to 4PM for lunch, and 5PM to 10PM for dinner.
  • Valley Bar and Bottle restaurant offers intimate and comfortable take on wine bar/restaurant combo. Rare wines, small producers, unique dishes and 5 star service makes Valley the place to go on the plaza.

Best of Sonoma Square


  • El Dorado Hotel offers amenities and showcases the charm of Sonoma wine country. Through french doors you’ll have access to a private balcony overlooking Sonoma Plaza or a garden courtyard. The hotel includes a stone courtyard for outdoor dining, a pool and an inviting fireplace lounge for private events.
  • Sonoma Hotel maintains it’s nostalgic charm, with a stone fireplace and antique Italian stained glass in the lobby. The accommodations include modern private baths, French country furniture, original wine stave lobby chandeliers.
  • Swiss Hotel  has 5 beautifully appointed rooms with a view of Sonoma Plaza and the garden patio. All five rooms have access to the balcony overlooking the Plaza. King Rooms have private entries to the front balcony.
  • Inn at Sonoma features 19 well-appointed guest rooms in the main building as well as 8 newly opened guest rooms in the adjacent Vintners Cottage.

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