For the 2015 Best of Sonoma Lists we surveyed hundreds of local vintners asking for their inside perspective of the best wines, tasting rooms, and restaurants in Sonoma. Whether you’re throwing a customer celebration event, wedding or company retreat, Sonoma has hundreds of locations to offer. To help narrow down that list to the best of the best, we asked over a hundred vintners in Sonoma for their top choices for vineyards to host large private events.
From Chile to California, South Africa to Alsace, Ralph Steadman has seen the best of the world's wine-producing regions. On a search for the unique and original, he meets Aurelio Montes, the Chilean winemaker who planted syrah vines on a rocky, south-facing hill in order to "steal the wild complexity of the mountain's soul."