Discover the best Sonoma events in January 2019. My calendar includes top wine tasting parties, details on the popular Winter WINEland event, and a few things to do at night.
You will also find a few wine tasting deals as well as information on Sonoma's art walks (which always include some local wines!).
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Dates: 1/19 - 1/20
The 27th Annual Winter WINEland is the perfect time to sample Sonoma County wines. Stop by your favorite wineries and try some new ones while you are here.
The event features more than 100 wineries throughout the region. Your ticket to Winter WINEland includes tasting at all participating wineries. Many of them will also offer food for those with a ticket.
Dates: 1/1 - 1/31
This month long event celebrates the food and wine of the Sonoma Valley. Throughout the month, you can enjoy special offers, prix fixe menus at local restaurants, special food and wine tasting events, and so much more.
You will find specials at all participating Sonoma Valley wineries, restaurants, and tasting rooms.
Are you planning to stay a day or two as you enjoy these Sonoma events in January. If so, check out the great deals and compare prices on the sites below.
deLorimier Winery (1/12): Food and Wine Pairing event, Farm to Fork experience at the winery with amazing food and deLorimier wines, small event with space for just 14 people, two pairings that day at 11:30am and 2:30pm
Gloria Ferrer (1/26): Winter Crab Feed, amazing winter feast with fresh crab and all the fixings, includes a wine and cheese reception to start the evening, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Kendall-Jackson (1/25 & 1/26): Chardonnay and Crab Feast, appetizer reception and then all you can eat Dungeness crab and other tasty dishes, paired with Kendall-Jackson wines, 6pm to 9pm both nights
Passalacqua (1/19): First Taste, be one of the first to taste the 2018 vintage paired alongside Jason's popular Elk Chili
Paul Mathew (1/12): Crab Dinner, celebrate crab season in Sonoma at this multi-course crab dinner paired with Paul Mathew wines
You will find several great shows this month at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa. Here are a few of my top picks.
Sonoma: The city of Sonoma offers their art walks on the first Thursday of the month. This month's art walk is on January 3 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. It's a chance for you to see local artists and their amazing pieces. You can also enjoy music and poetry.
Guerneville: The first Friday of the month is when you can check out local artists during the Guerneville Art Walk. Studios will be open so you can meet and speak with all of the artists. You can also enjoy some music and local wines. The event runs from 5pm to 8pm.
Santa Rosa: The monthly art walk in Santa Rosa is on the First Friday of the month from 5pm to 7pm. The event features live music, open studios, and a lot of fun. You will find the art walk at several galleries in the downtown area.
Fulton: You will find open studios at Fulton Crossing on the third Friday of every month. Open Studios at this industrial artisan center is from 5pm to 8pm. You will find it at 1200 River Rd in Fulton.
As you are enjoying these Sonoma events in January, make sure to spend a little time at our local wineries and tasting rooms. Below you will find some great deals for tastings through Groupon.
*Note: Most deals last for 120 days after purchase, so make sure to check the exact terms before purchasing.