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Sonoma Events in February 2022: Wine Tasting, Festivals, and Other Things to Do

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by Jill Loeffler  •

Updated: February 2, 2022

Some of the best Sonoma events in February 2022 include wine tasting activities at local wineries and a long-standing citrus festival. 

Note: Many events that normally take place this month have been postponed to a later date or until next year due to a high number of cases. 

To help you prepare for your visit, I've also included some tips on where to find hotel and wine tasting deals.

Sonoma Events in February

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Beer City Festival

Dates: Postponed until 2023

Enjoy the best of Santa Rosa with these delicious and fun-filled Beer City weekend events. On Saturday at the Old Courthouse Square downtown, you'll enjoy an amazing selection of tasty local craft brews from Sonoma County, as well as other brews, kombucha, and ciders from around the world.

There will be live music, food trucks, and more. On Sunday, you can join the Beer Passport Pub Walk or the Beer City Half Marathon. The cost is $60 for general admission (12 pm - 5 pm) or $70 for early admission, which gives you an additional hour plus specialty pours.

Sonoma County Restaurant Week

Dates: 2/21 - 2/27/2022

Sonoma County, with its world-famous wines and fresh locally grown ingredients, has earned its reputation as a food-lover's paradise. Throughout the entire week, you'll have the opportunity to taste the best restaurants this region has to offer, including renowned Zagat and Michelin Award winners.

Conscious about minimizing Covid risk, participating restaurants offer plenty of classy and comfortable outdoor dining, from lantern-lit garden patios to lakeview seating. You'll find a variety of cuisines from Italian to Japanese, from fresh seafood to French baked goods, and much more.

Eighth Street Wineries Open House

Date: No event in 2022

Spend your day in Sonoma checking out the Eighth Street Wineries during their annual open house. The event features tastings and pairings at eight premier, boutique wineries.

These wineries are so close together that you can simply park and then stroll from one to the next. You'll get the chance to take a behind the scenes look at their production facilities as well as sample their amazing wines.

It's a unique opportunity as many of these wineries are not usually open for public tastings. You will find the Eighth Street Wineries about five minutes away from the Sonoma Plaza, just off East 8th Street.

The event runs from 12 pm to 4pm with doors open until 4:30 pm so you can pick up any wine you purchased before you go.

>> Find tickets on their website

Hotels in Sonoma

Do you plan to stay for awhile are you enjoy these fun Sonoma events in February? If so, make sure to check out the great hotel deals online. Click the links below to compare prices and read recent guest reviews to help you find the right place for you!

Booking.com: Save on your Hotel in Sonoma with Booking.com, Planet Earth's #1 Accommodation Site. No booking fees ever!

TripAdvisor: What's the #1 hotel in Sonoma County? Read reviews & find hotel deals on TripAdvisor!

VRBO: You can also find some great places to stay on VRBO. They offer apartments, houses, cottages, and rooms for rent all around Sonoma County. Find some great places to stay here

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

You will find a lot of fun things to do at night in Sonoma. One of my favorites is the performances at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa. You will find everything from comedy to symphony performances here. Here are some of the top Sonoma events in February at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts.

Sonoma County Wine Events in February 2022

Bartholomew Estate: Rose & Rose (2/12/- 2/14), enjoy an estate tasting with them with their tasty Rose and a rose, book in advance, roses available while supplies last

Benziger Winery: Valentine's Day Weekend (February 10 - 14), wine and chocolate sampling, walk-ins (of less than 9) welcome, you can just upgrade when you arrive

DeLoach Vineyards: Pizza Day (2/9), they are firing up their pizza oven for National Pizza day, enjoy a slice and some wine from 10 am to 4 pm

Garry Farrell Winery: Annual Crab Dinner (2/19), 6 pm to 9 pm

Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyard (2/4): February Chef's Table Series, Executive Chef Ray Schafter will offer a French inspired meal to pair with the wines

Gundlach Bundschu: Ty Segall and Freedom Band (2/8) and Richard Thompson (2/20) concerts in the Historic Red Barn; gates open at 6 pm and show starts at 7 pm 

Jordan Winery: Valentine's Dinner at Jordan (2/11 & 2/12), romantic dinner with amazing food and tasty wines

Kendall-Jackson Winery: 17th Annual Chardonnay & Crab Feast (2/11 & 2/12), loads of all you can eat crab, side dishes, and more paired with chardonnay wines, 6 pm t0 9 pm

Marimar Estate (2/12): Pinot Noir Blending Workshop & Lunch, become the winemaker you always wanted to be as you blend pinot noir from their different vineyards, multi-course lunch, and receive a bottle of your wine with a personal label; this socially distanced event starts at 11 am

Papapietro-Perry (2/12): Chardonnay and Lobster! This event begins with wine and cheese on the patio, followed by a true lobster boil; 6 pm to 8:30 pm

Paul Mathew (2/2): Mushroom Foray & Lunch, you will hike and forage for mushrooms and then enjoy a tasty lunch with Paul Mathew wines, starts at 11 am

**Events are subject to change at anytime due to changes in regulations.

Wine Tasting Deals

In addition to all of these Sonoma events in February, you will also find some great wine tasting deals through Groupon. These are just a few of the top deals currently running.

Battaglini Winery & Vineyard: $5 Buys You a Coupon for $5 Off a Wine Tasting for Two Plus 20% Off a Bottle of Wine, near Santa Rosa, check for availability

Harvest Moon Estate And Winery: Save on their wine and cheese tasting plates for one, two or four people, near Santa Rosa, check for availability

*Note: Most deals last for 120 days after purchase, so make sure to check the exact terms before purchasing.

Lake Sonoma Steelhead Festival

Date: Postponed until 2023

Spend the day at Lake Sonoma and enjoy several family friendly activities during the Sonoma Steelhead Festival. The event helps to raise awareness of the importance of this large freshwater lake in Sonoma County.

The event offers you the chance to visit the fish hatchery where you can see dozens of Steelhead fish. You can also sample local wines, beers, and gourmet treats from some of the best food trucks.

The event runs from 10 am to 4 pm.

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