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Head to Sonoma for Wine Month

Wine lovers, get ready to take some time off in one of the world’s most prestigious wine-growing regions. 

Sonoma County Wine Month is returning for the second year this October. Participating wineries use the month to offer a variety of special tastings and experiences to visitors during peak harvest season. 

“The fall season is a beautiful time to visit this wine destination,” said Jean Arnold Sessions, executive director of Sonoma County Vintners.

“Once Harvest is at its peak, there’s a special feeling of accomplishment in the air, making October a magical time to explore Sonoma County. Through Sonoma County Wine Month, we want to share a fresh awareness of our welcoming wine community and reinvigorate the love our existing fans have for our Vintners and Winegrowers.”

Sonoma County’s wide variety of wines is one of the attributes so attractive to wine enthusiasts.

Master Sommelier, Keith Goldston noted the region’s diversity, saying: “Sonoma County is an incredible spot to make many different styles of wines—it’s almost like a whole country in one county.”

Participants include: 

—Amista Vineyards
—Dry Creek Vineyard
—Emeritus Vineyards
—G & C Lurton-Trinité Estate
—Gracianna Winery
—Huge Bear Wines
—Jeff Cohn Cellars
—Kunde Family Winery
—Red Car Vineyards
—Rodney Strong
—Viluko Vineyards
—WALT Wines
—Wonderment Wines
—Wine Road

Deals include two-for-one tastings, wine upgrades, signature wine flights, special seated tastings, discounts, exclusive experiences and more. 

While harvest season is a great time to experience Sonoma County, there are year-round perks in wine country. Visa Signature cardholders have access to year-round benefits and receive special savings getting around with Pure Luxury Transportation. 

Alaska Airlines passengers can take advantage of the “wines fly free” program, which offers a free luggage allowance on flights originating from Sonoma County Airport.

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