Sonoma Valley Links

  • Sonoma Valley Museum of Art is the Valley’s fine art museum with ongoing exhibitions, adult & children’s programs, art in the schools & social activities. www.svma.org
  • Sonoma Home Winemakers are a group of home winemakers whose charter is to promote the fine art of making great wine and share information amongst its members. Join the club or just become friends with these folks & you will experience some amazing wines you can’t find in stores. www.sonomahomewine.org
  • The Sonoma International Film Festival is a 4-day film lover’s delight held each April at venues throughout the Valley. www.sonomafilmfest.org
  • Quarryhill Botanical Garden is a unique Asian woodland tucked away in the foothills of Glen Ellen. Self guided tours are available as well as docent tours. www.quarryhillbg.org
  • Cornerstone Sonoma  is a gardener’s gem, a 9 acre ever-changing series of walk-through gardens & unique retail stores. Enjoy a meal at the Park 121, garden’s cafe. www.cornerstonesonoma.com
  • DiRosa Preserve is where you find those sheep cutouts on the hills on the road to Napa. An outdoor sculpture and art collection not to be missed. www.dirosaart.org
  • Sonoma Valley Newcomers is a great place to meet new people when you first move to town. They offer an array of social activities. www.sonomanewcomers.org
  • The Sonoma League for Historic Preservation is a group of locals who are committed to preserve and protect the distinctive historic charm of this birthplace of the State of California. www.sonomaleague.org
  • Bouverie Preserve, a part of Audubon Canyon Ranch, is a bird and wildlife sanctuary offering guided nature walks on its 500 acre preserve. www.egret.org

Media

  • The Sonoma Index Tribune is the Sonoma Valley’s oldest newspaper.  www.sonomanews.com
    • Kathleen Hill keeps us in the know on all the culinary “dish”.
  • The Press Democrat is a Santa Rosa-based daily newspaper serving all of Sonoma County www.pressdemocrat.com
  • KSVY Radio is home town radio covering local culture, politics & the arts. www.ksvy.org
    • “Jimmy the Kid” aka Jim Levy,  is the host of  GUYS @ 5 aka This Week In Sonoma, the “go to program” for the back story on what’s really happening in town.  With a cast of local characters, the show is informative, insightful & fun. Tune in Thursdays from 5-7 or via podcast.  You can sign up for his weekly email roundup of local & world events, media & milestones.