Sonoma California is located across the bay, a short drive from San Francisco and Oakland. This wonderful area has many items of interest for persons of all ages. Sonoma is known as Wine Country to many people and while it is true that there are many Sonoma County vineyards (as well as horse properties too) in the area, Sonoma is also home to many other things…including outstanding country music & BBQ.

Sonoma County Vineyards

For persons wanting to know about the Sonoma County country music scene, you may want to try:

Last Day Saloon
120 Fifth Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
707-545-2343

Murphy’s Irish Pub (they play bluegrass & folk music here, along with fusion + Celtic)
464 First Street East
Sonoma, CA 96476
707-935-0660

McNear’s Mystic Theatre (adjoins McNear’s Saloon & Dining House)
23 Petaluma Blvd North
Petaluma, CA 94952
707-765-2121

Sonoma County California

Some popular BBQ restaurants in Sonoma County are:

Garden Grill – Guerneville
17132 Hwy 116, Guerneville, CA 95446
707-869-3922

Sweet T’s Restaurant & Bar – Santa Rosa
2009 Stagecoach Road, Suite 100, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
707-595-3935

Lombardi’s BBQ & Deli – Petaluma, and Cotati
3412 Petaluma Blvd, Petaluma, CA 94952
+1707-773-1271

101 E. Cotati Ave, Cotati, CA 94931
(707) 795-3354

Three Cook’s Cafe – Petaluma
841 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 762-9886

Chili’s Grill & Bar – Rohnert Park
4851 Redwood Dr, Rohnert Park, CA 94928-7900
(707) 585-9069

Original Buffalo Wings Restaurant – Petaluma
707 E Washington St, Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 762-6855

Colibri – Santa Rosa
4233 Montgomery Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
(707) 538-2726

McHugh’s – Guerneville
River Road, Guerneville, CA 95446

Porter Street Barbeque – Cotati
500 E Cotati Ave, Cotati, CA 94931
(707) 795-9652

Ohana Hawaiian Barbecue – Petaluma
205 S Mcdowell Blvd, Petaluma, CA 94954
(707) 766-8282

Smokey’s BBQ – Santa Rosa
821 Russell Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 526-6456

The BBQ Spot – Santa Rosa
3448 Santa Rosa Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA

Sonoma County

For those persons that may be wondering about the weather in Sonoma, the highs each day range from a low of mid 50s to upper 80s. And the lows each day range from upper 30s to mid 50s. This makes for generally comfortable weather year around (with the occasional need for a light jacket). The wine industry took note of the climate and soils within Sonoma California, and quickly realized that it was ideal for vineyards and thus the California wine industry was born. For persons that may be interested in properties in the area, please visit Sonoma vineyards for sale to view various listings that are currently on the market. The rich soils yield some of the finest grapes and consequently finest wines available anywhere in the world and draw tourists & wine enthusiasts from all over each year to tour the various wineries in the region. Be sure to visit the Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau to find wineries & vineyards that offer tours and other fun things to do.