Sonoma Valley

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Sonoma Valley is a valley located in southeastern Sonoma County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area.wikipedia
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Sonoma Valley AVA

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Today, the valley's wines are protected by the US Federal Government's Sonoma Valley and Carneros AVAs (or American Viticultural Areas).
The Sonoma Valley AVA is an American Viticultural Area in Sonoma County, California, United States which centers on the Sonoma Valley (also known as The Valley of the Moon) in the southern portion of the county.

Quarryhill Botanical Garden

Quarryhill Botanic Garden
Points of interest include the Quarryhill Botanic Garden, Mission San Francisco Solano, Jack London State Historic Park, Sonoma State Historic Park and the Blue Wing Inn of 1840.
Quarryhill is located near Glen Ellen, in the Sonoma Valley of California, United States, and is open to the public.

Sonoma, California

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The area includes the incorporated city of Sonoma and part of the City of Santa Rosa, as well as numerous unincorporated communities, including Kenwood and Glen Ellen near Santa Rosa and, near Sonoma, El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs, and Agua Caliente.
Sonoma is a city in Sonoma County's Sonoma Valley, in California's Wine Country.

Sonoma Creek

Sonoma Creek Watershed
Sonoma Creek flows down the valley to the bay. The valley is drained by Sonoma Creek, whose headwaters rise in Sugarloaf Mountain State Park and discharge into the San Pablo Bay at the Napa Sonoma Marsh.
The watershed drained by Sonoma Creek is roughly equivalent to the wine region of Sonoma Valley, an area of about 170 sqmi.

Glen Ellen, California

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The area includes the incorporated city of Sonoma and part of the City of Santa Rosa, as well as numerous unincorporated communities, including Kenwood and Glen Ellen near Santa Rosa and, near Sonoma, El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs, and Agua Caliente.
Glen Ellen is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States.

El Verano, California

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The area includes the incorporated city of Sonoma and part of the City of Santa Rosa, as well as numerous unincorporated communities, including Kenwood and Glen Ellen near Santa Rosa and, near Sonoma, El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs, and Agua Caliente.
El Verano is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States.

Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente, California

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The area includes the incorporated city of Sonoma and part of the City of Santa Rosa, as well as numerous unincorporated communities, including Kenwood and Glen Ellen near Santa Rosa and, near Sonoma, El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs, and Agua Caliente.
Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California, in the United States.

Kenwood, California

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The area includes the incorporated city of Sonoma and part of the City of Santa Rosa, as well as numerous unincorporated communities, including Kenwood and Glen Ellen near Santa Rosa and, near Sonoma, El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs, and Agua Caliente.
It lies east of Sonoma Creek in the upper part of Sonoma Valley, a region sometimes called the Valley of the Moon.

Santa Rosa, California

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It stretches from San Pablo Bay in the south to the city of Santa Rosa in the north.
The city's eastern extremities stretch into the Valley of the Moon, and the Sonoma Creek watershed known as the Sonoma Valley.

Boyes Hot Springs, California

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The area includes the incorporated city of Sonoma and part of the City of Santa Rosa, as well as numerous unincorporated communities, including Kenwood and Glen Ellen near Santa Rosa and, near Sonoma, El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs, and Agua Caliente.
Boyes Hot Springs (also called Boyes Springs or The Springs )is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States.

The Valley of the Moon (novel)

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He used it for his book of the same name.
The Valley of the Moon (1913) is a novel by American writer Jack London (as well as the mythic and romantic name for the wine-growing Sonoma Valley of California).

Valley

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Sonoma Valley is a valley located in southeastern Sonoma County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Sonoma County, California

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Sonoma Valley is a valley located in southeastern Sonoma County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Their legends detail this as a land where the moon nestled, hence the names Sonoma Valley and the "Valley of the Moon."

Calabazas Creek (Sonoma County)

Calabazas Creek
Some of the principal tributaries to Sonoma Creek are Yulupa Creek, Graham Creek, Calabazas Creek, Bear Creek, Schell Creek and Carriger Creek.
Calabazas Creek is a 5.5 mi stream in the Sonoma Valley, California, United States, that rises in the southern Mayacamas Mountains and empties into Sonoma Creek near Glen Ellen.

Sonoma Mountain

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At elevation of 2463 ft, Sonoma Mountain offers expansive views of the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Sonoma Valley to the east.

Jack London State Historic Park

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Points of interest include the Quarryhill Botanic Garden, Mission San Francisco Solano, Jack London State Historic Park, Sonoma State Historic Park and the Blue Wing Inn of 1840.

Yulupa Creek

Some of the principal tributaries to Sonoma Creek are Yulupa Creek, Graham Creek, Calabazas Creek, Bear Creek, Schell Creek and Carriger Creek.
From the higher headwater elevations, there are expansive views of Hood Mountain and the southern Mayacamas Mountains can be seen to the north; Sonoma Valley and distantly San Francisco to the south; and Sonoma Mountain to the southwest.

Napa Sonoma Marsh

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The valley is drained by Sonoma Creek, whose headwaters rise in Sugarloaf Mountain State Park and discharge into the San Pablo Bay at the Napa Sonoma Marsh.
The marsh is fed by Sonoma Creek (which drains the Sonoma Valley), Tolay Creek (originating in the Tolay Lake basin), and the Napa River (which drains the Napa Valley).

Carriger Creek (Sonoma County, California)

Carriger Creek
Some of the principal tributaries to Sonoma Creek are Yulupa Creek, Graham Creek, Calabazas Creek, Bear Creek, Schell Creek and Carriger Creek.
In the Sonoma Valley, it joins with Felder Creek just north of West Watmaugh Road and becomes Fowler Creek.

Sonoma International Film Festival

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Sonoma Valley offers a wide range of year-round festivals and events, including the Sonoma International Film Festival.
It takes place each April in the Sonoma Valley of California and is hosted by the Sonoma International Film Society, a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Graham Creek (Sonoma County, California)

Graham Creek
Some of the principal tributaries to Sonoma Creek are Yulupa Creek, Graham Creek, Calabazas Creek, Bear Creek, Schell Creek and Carriger Creek.
Because of the rich soils and mild climate, there are significant sized vineyards at elevations up to 1700 feet (518 meters) on the northeast flanks of the mountain, positioned like mosaics in a patchwork of mostly oak forest; these grapes contribute to some premium varietal wines, some of which are marketed as premium Sonoma Valley appellations.

Wine

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In the United States, for a wine to be vintage-dated and labeled with a country of origin or American Viticultural Area (AVA; e.g., Sonoma Valley), 95% of its volume must be from grapes harvested in that year.

California

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Sonoma Valley is a valley located in southeastern Sonoma County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area.

California wine

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Known as the birthplace of the California wine industry, the valley is home to some of the earliest vineyards and wineries in the state, some of which survived the phylloxera epidemic of the 1870s and the impact of prohibition in the early 20th century.

Phylloxera

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Known as the birthplace of the California wine industry, the valley is home to some of the earliest vineyards and wineries in the state, some of which survived the phylloxera epidemic of the 1870s and the impact of prohibition in the early 20th century.