Sonoma Journals

Anniversary in Wine Country

A July 2003 trip to Sonoma by Seekrs2

Quote: An ideal setting for a restful, romantic, and memorable anniversary. We fully enjoyed the beautiful countryside as we immersed ourselves in the wine tasting experience. The close proximity to San Fransisco also allowed for a spirited day trip to this international city.

Anniversary in Wine Country


If you really want to enjoy the Wine Country experience make sure you plan on at least one picnic outing during your stay! I would recommend stopping at either Cucina Viansa in Sonoma or the Oakville Grocery in Napa to stock up on your gourmet picnic items. Both of these stores have a wide selection of excellent picnic fare as well as all of the necessary items to complete your outing. You might pay a little more for them, but it's worth it. Then check around with some of the locals or winery personnel for some of the more talked about picnic areas so you have an idea of what to look for. We heard about a fairly remote picnic sight at the Gundlach Bunschu Winery in Sonoma that we accessed by walk...Read More