Reasons to Visit Sonoma County Wine Country in Spring

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There are countless reasons to visit Sonoma County Wine Country in Spring! Some of  these include world-class wine, fine dining, outdoor adventures for nature lovers and adventure seekers, and attending festivals and wine events!

Sonoma County bursts to life in Spring! This is a wine country destination that is incredible to visit all year round, although there are some things about springtime in Sonoma County that make it truly magical.

Alexander Valley Vineyard View
Alexander Valley in Spring

If you visit Sonoma County in Spring, here are some of the things you will experience:

Breathtaking vineyard views and Spring release wines

The vineyards this time of year are lush and truly breathtaking. Picture rolling hills of vineyards and watching the magic of budding vines. Whether you are looking to book a Healdsburg Wine Tour, Alexander Valley Wine Tour, Dry Creek Valley Wine Tour, Russian River Valley Wine Tour, or Sonoma Valley Wine Tour, we can help create an amazing itinerary for you!

This is the time of year where spring releases of wines occur that many people have been waiting for months to be released. Spring an exciting time of year, which represents new beginnings. Book with us at Windsor Wine Tours and we can show you an insider’s perspective to Sonoma County wine country!

Springtime in Sonoma County
Springtime in Sonoma County

 

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Nature at its finest

This is an exciting time of year where you will experience trails bursting with vibrant blooms. If you visit Kruse Rhododendron State Natural Reserve, you can witness pink rhododendrons fill the trails. Armstrong Woods State Natural Reserve is beautiful in the springtime with towering redwoods! They also have a picnic table area where you can stop and enjoy a picnic while hiking.

It’s a perfect time to kayak down the Russian River and visit the Sonoma Botanical Garden, where you will enjoy being surrounded by natural beauty. There are so many parks and trails with incredible views such as in the Jenner Headlands Preserve. For this reason, it’s good to allow plenty of time to soak in all the natural beauty that Sonoma County has to offer this time of year.

Rose in Armstrong Woods
Beautiful Rose at Armstrong Woods

Rejuvenation with Wellness Activities

Spring is a time for rejuvenation. At the Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary, their Kyoto-style Japanese gardens come to life in the springtime and provide you with your own zen oasis.

Another option is to start springtime off right by relaxing at a day spa to rejuvenate yourself and truly enjoy the simple things in life. There are so many wellness activities you can enjoy such as yoga or even attending wellness retreats in Sonoma County.

Osmosis Spa in Sonoma County
Osmosis Spa (Courtesey of Insiders Guide to Spas)

The Excitement of Festivals and Events

Springtime is an exciting time in Sonoma County full of festivals and events. If you are curious about festivals and events in Sonoma County, check out our blog for the Best Sonoma County Events in 2024.

This is a time when farmer’s markets open again and lots of fun and exciting events occur throughout Sonoma County. Since many wineries are having Spring Releases of their wines, it provides plenty of opportunities to try newly released wines or attend Spring Release Parties. There are other events such as Passport to Dry Creek Valley that is a fun annual event in the springtime.

Passport to Dry Creek Valley
Passport to Dry Creek Valley Event (Courtesey of Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley)

Freedom to create your own unique experiences

There’s nothing more delightful than springtime along the Sonoma County Farm Trails! Reconnect with nature, animals, and the earth and have incredible one of a kind experiences. Learn more by visiting Sonoma County Farm Trails.

One of the many incredible things about Sonoma County, is they not only are there many wine varietals grown here, there are also a wide range of activities and things to do. For example, if you love archery you can enjoy that at the Lake of Sonoma. If you love adventure, you can soar through the redwoods with Sonoma Zipline Adventures. If you love horses, you can ride along the Sonoma Coast or at the Lake of Sonoma and take in the breathtaking views of Sonoma County. There are so many hiking trails that you are explore that are beautiful in the springtime as well as many scenic drives!

Shiloh Park in Windsor
Shiloh Park in Windsor

 

Healdsburg Countryside Views
Dry Creek Valley Vineyard Views

Enjoyment as you escape to the Sonoma Coast

The Sonoma Coast beckons! This is an amazing time of year to visit the Sonoma Coast because between March and May is the harbor seal pupping season on the California coastline. For several months after, you can witness harbor seals around the mouth of the Russian River from Goat Rock Beach. This is truly a magical sight to see.

You can also enjoy a picnic on the beach and relax as you listen to the sound of waves. The Sonoma Coast and its rugged coastline is stunningly beautiful all year and in the springtime.

Views of the Sonoma Coastline from Highway 1
Sonoma Coastline (Jenner)

The reasons to visit the Sonoma County Wine Country in Spring are countless and listed are only of few of the reasons to book a trip to Sonoma Wine County in the Spring. Book a wine tour with Windsor Wine Tours while visiting Sonoma County wine country and make your trip to wine country truely unforgettable.

SUVs at Sonoma Jet Center
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