Sonoma Community Information

Economy & Job Market

Wine is big business in Sonoma County and Sonoma is no exception. Downtown Sonoma is located within miles of more than 50 diverse wineries. In addition, plenty of business is bolstered by viticulture, including wine warehousing, storage tanks, analysis and custom label production. Whether fostered by the worthy grapes or the agriculture, residents find a strong economy in their spectacular crop.

Attractions & Points of Interest

Sonoma and Sonoma Valley offer numerous attractions for residents and visitors alike. With a plethora of activities, including wine tasting, immaculate golf courses, natural spring spas, outdoor adventures and shopping, residents in this quiet town do not lack for entertainment. The agricultural bounty of the area has provided fresh ingredients to bolster a vibrant culinary scene, ranging from casual bistros to five-star restaurants, with ethnic choices including Italian, French, Mexican, Thai and Nepalese.

In mid-summer, residents celebrate the spectacular colors and light of the majestic Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic and in the spring, take part in the nationally recognized Sonoma Valley Film Festival. In late summer, the city hosts the Bicycle Festival to get the populace moving. The Charles Schwab Cup Championship Golf Tournament also takes place here in Sonoma. Other points of interest include the famous Fairmont Hotel and Resort, the Traintown Railroad, the Swiss Hotel and the Sonoma Overlook Trail, to name a few.

With such a short proximity to San Francisco and Oakland's downtown areas, the arts, theatre and a bustling nightlife are readily available to the residents of Sonoma. Cultural vignettes dot the city, adding plenty of historical sites, breathtaking landscape and outdoor recreational activities to top the list of conveniences available to its populace.

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