Located in the heart of Northern California wine country, Sonoma Valley is a 17-mile long valley within Sonoma County that encompasses the city of Sonoma and the villages of The Springs, Glen Ellen, Carneros, Bennett Valley and Kenwood. A year-round destination, Sonoma Valley is home to more than 100 premium wineries; a variety of lodging options ranging from luxury hotels to charming bed and breakfasts; award-winning olive oil producers; breweries; artisan shopping; delicious dining; 13,000 acres of state and regional parks; world-class spas and endless discovery. The town of Sonoma is the birthplace of the state of California, as well as the state’s wine industry. Sonoma Valley is home to the state’s oldest commercial and oldest family-run wineries, and 85 five percent of wineries within Sonoma Valley are family owned. The destination, which is easily accessible from all major Northern California airports, encourages all visitors to partake in its wine country lifestyle and enjoy a vacation that is fun, friendly and beautiful.