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Sonoma County

United States

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Located one hour north of San Francisco, Sonoma County’s 1,604 miles are situated alongside the Pacific Ocean. Moderated by the Russian River and Pacific Ocean, Sonoma County’s terroir is also defined by the low Sonoma Mountains. Grapes thrive on the cool temperatures, coastal fog and limited rains. This vast diversity of terroirs within the appellation enables more than 60 grape varietals to be grown.


60,000 acres of growing area

18 viticulture areas

60+ grape varieties

99% sustainable vineyards


1,800+ grape growers

291 wineries open to the public

495 bonded wineries


229,792 tons picked (2019)


54,297 jobs created

$13.4 billion USD economic impact on Sonoma County

Primary Grape Varietals


Cabernet Sauvignon

Pinot Noir


Sauvignon Blanc



Unique Fact 
More than 85% of the wineries in Sonoma County are family-owned and operated. The unique Sonoma County wine community, in partnership with the Sonoma County Vintners Foundation, is dedicated to the well-being of those around them. Together, the wine community has raised over $37 million to date for Sonoma County nonprofit organizations through proceeds from the annual Sonoma County Wine Auction. 
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