By: Karen Misuraca
The Wine Country is a region of Northern California in the United States known as a premium wine-growing region. Viticulture and wine-making have been practiced in the region since the mid-19th century. There are over 400 wineries in the area north of San Francisco, mostly located in the area's valleys, including Napa Valley in Napa County, and the Sonoma Valley, Alexander Valley, Dry Creek Valley, Bennett Valley, and Russian River Valleyin Sonoma County. Communities associated with the Wine Country include Santa...
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Peak Travel Time
September, October: This is harvest time in the wine country. The harvest time can vary depending on the climate and region. This is a busy and bustling time at a winery. Beware of crowds!