12/17/2014

Gather With Family This Holiday at Nectar

Holiday Dining At Hilton Sonoma Wine Country

You are cordially invited to dine at Nectar Restaurant, located inside the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel. We will be offering special Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve menus for you and your loved ones to enjoy together.

Nectar at Hilton Sonoma Wine CountryChristmas Day Brunch
11am to 2pm
Enjoy our bountiful brunch buffet. Wild Mushroom and Roasted Garlic Soup, Local Organic Salads, Seafood Station, a carving station, delicious entrees and side dishes, along with a decadent Dessert Station with festive cakes and Chocolate Fondue.

Christmas Prix Fixe Dinner
Interested in dining later on Christmas Day? Nectar offers a spectacular, three-course Prix Fixe Dinner menu. Choose from Local Wild Mushroom Soup or Spinach and Blood Orange Salad. Entrees include Pepita Seed Crusted Halibut Fillet, Braised Lamb Osso Bucco, Grilled Flat Iron Steak or Pan Seared Organic Chicken Breast.

New Year’s Eve Dinner
Welcome in the New Year with our Prix Fixe Dinner. You’ll enjoy five courses of amazing dishes created by Executive Chef Rene Jakushak. Some of your options include Lobster Bisque, White Asparagus Salad, Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass, and Applewood Smoked Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon.  

Make your reservations by calling Nectar at 707-569-5525.  

If you need overnight accommodations following your Christmas or New Year’s Eve festivities, consider staying with Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel. Our spacious and comfortable guestrooms are outfitted with the best of amenities to provide for a first-class stay.  For hotel information and reservations see our website or call 707-523-7555.

12/10/2014

Travel Along Wine Road in Sonoma County

Winter WINELand 2015

It’s time for the 23rd Annual Winter WINEland, two full days to meet winemakers, taste limited production wines, new wine releases and fabulous library wines.  Almost 200 wineries will feature numerous wines on sale, some wineries will offer food pairings and others will have tours.  Winter WINELand is all about the wine!

Hilton Sonoma Wine CountryWinter WINELand
January 17 - 18, 2015
11am - 4pm each day

Winter WINELand is organized by Wine Road, a winery association whose goal is to bring people to northern Sonoma County to embrace the beauty, sample the wines and meet the people that work the farms, prepare the meals, make the wines and share their warm hospitality.

For more information about Winter Wineland 2015 and to purchase tickets, see their website.

For luxury hotel accommodations in the heart of wine country, stop in at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country. Our beautiful hotel is nestled on 13 scenic acres and offers an outdoor heated pool, perfect for relaxing after your day on Wine Road. For reservations and more information please see our website or call 707-523-7555.

12/03/2014

Planning A Wine Country Wedding?

Don’t Miss The Wedding Expo at Wells Fargo Center 2015

Is there a wedding in your future? Then you won’t want to miss The Wedding Expo, January 17, 2015, at the Wells Fargo Center. Sponsored by Wine Country Bride, there will be over 150 wedding vendors, making this the wedding help of your dreams!

Hilton Sonoma Wine CountryVendors covering every area of wedding planning will be ready to offer you advice and ideas. Shop for wedding gowns and bridesmaid dresses, taste dozens of wedding cake and other wedding foods, listen to musicians and DJs, peruse photographers’ portfolios, check out floral arrangements, and so much more! If you need ideas, information, and hands-on help, The Wedding Expo is for you! Bring your fiancé, your bridesmaids, and your Mom!

Brides-to-be can enter contests, too, including giveaways for a fabulous reception, wedding gowns, and even a $15,000 makeover.

Every year hundreds of brides attend The Wedding Expo! For more information including tickets and directions see their website.

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country wishes everyone attending The Wedding Expo a great time! If you need overnight accommodations in wine country, our luxury hotel offers unsurpassed comfort, a beautiful outdoor heated pool, and the finest amenities. Our hotel is also a popular location for wine country receptions. For more information and reservations, see our website or call 707-523-7555.

11/26/2014

Happy Thanksgiving From our Family to Yours

Thanksgiving Wishes From Hilton Sonoma Wine Country

Everyone here at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Hilton Sonoma Wine CountryHave you made your Thanksgiving dining plans yet? If you would like to enjoy a spectacular Thanksgiving Day Brunch Buffet or an evening Thanksgiving Prix Fixe Dinner in the heart of Wine Country, visit Nectar Restaurant and allow us take care of all the details so that you can enjoy a relaxing holiday.

View Nectar’s complete Thanksgiving Day Buffet and Dinner Menus here.

Visiting Santa Rosa during the upcoming holiday season? Consider accommodations at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel and take advantage of one of our many special hotel packages.  For more information and reservations please visit our website or call us at 707-523-7555.

11/19/2014

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Wine Country

Thanksgiving Dining at Nectar Restaurant 2014

Please join us this year for a festive Thanksgiving meal with your family and friends at Nectar Restaurant inside the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel. We offer you two ways to dine this Thanksgiving:

Hilton Sonoma Wine CountryThanksgiving Brunch Buffet
11:00am to 2:00pm
$48 per person, $39 seniors, and $16 for children twelve and under
Enjoy our lavish Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet which offers the best in Wine Country dining.  Our buffet offers an assortment of stations including soup and salad, carving, seafood, and decadent desserts including chocolate fondue and cinnamon apple cobbler. There will be our own succulent turkey, honey-glazed ham and slow-roasted prime rib, as well as all of your breakfast favorites including made-to-order omelets.

Thanksgiving Prixe Fixe Dinner
5:30pm to 9:30pm
$39 per person
Our fabulous Prixe Fixe dinner offers a harvest-inspired soup or salad, and your choice of traditional roast turkey, grilled flat iron steak or oven roasted salmon with fresh, locally grown side dishes. And for dessert? Choose from an amazing warm pumpkin-caramel bread pudding or a decadent chocolate raspberry truffle cake.

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Nectar Restaurant, inside Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel. To make your Thanksgiving Day reservations for either our Brunch Buffet or Prixe Fixe Dinner, please call 707-569-5525.

11/12/2014

Celebrate The Season With Award-Winning Shows

Holiday Performances at The Wells Fargo Center

The Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa will be celebrating the holidays featuring a wide range of culturally-diverse entertainment for everyone this season:

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Home for the Holidays! (Dec. 6)
The acclaimed San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus holiday celebration is a festive and heart-warming extravaganza!

Celtic Woman: "Home for Christmas" - The Symphony Tour (Dec. 9)
An enchanting and festive evening filled with mesmerizing music, performance, and holiday cheer performed by the multi-platinum Irish singing sensation.

Symphony Pops: A Very Merry Holiday Pops (Dec. 14)
A holiday tradition with the Santa Rosa Symphony and renowned vocal quintet Five by Design for an afternoon of uplifting and multicultural holiday music.

Posada Navidena at The Wells Fargo Center for the ArtsPosada Navideña (Dec. 19)
Experience the folk culture of Mexico and its unique customs and traditions during this Christmas production and traditional Posada celebration.

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker (Dec. 20)
Bring the whole family to celebrate Christmas with Moscow Ballet’s world famous production of the Great Russian Nutcracker!

The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show (Dec. 21)
Celebrate the holidays with the multi-Grammy-winning living legends of gospel!

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel wishes everyone attending a holiday show at The Wells Fargo Center a wonderful time! For luxury accommodations just a few minutes away from The Wells Fargo Center, see our website or call 707-523-7555. (Image: WellsFargoCenter)

11/05/2014

Celebrate the Holidays in Sonoma Valley

Sonoma Wine Holiday Open House 2014

Looking for holiday fun in Sonoma Wine Country this November? You won’t want to miss the 31st Annual Heart of Sonoma Holiday Open House taking place November 28-29, 11am to 4pm, where you can join twenty-six wineries in celebrating the season.

Heart of Sonoma Holiday Open House

For two days you can tour each winery, enjoy wine tastings, meet and greet the winemakers, mingle in wine caves and cellars, and buy favorite wines for yourself and gifts  This event takes place at each winery, and as you travel from winery to winery you will enjoy award-winning wines, wine discounts, gift packages, holiday entertainment and holiday cheer. For tickets and more information see their website.

The participating wineries include: B Wise Vineyards Cellar, Benziger Family Winery, Chateau St. Jean, Deerfield Ranch Winery, En Garde Winery, Enkidu Wines, Eric Ross Winery, Imagery Estate Winery, Kaz Winery, Korbin Kameron, Ledson Winery & Vineyards, Loxton Cellars, Mayo Family Winery, Moondance Cellars, Muscardini Cellars, NakedWines.com, Orpheus Wines, Pangloss Cellars, Paradise Ridge Winery, St. Anne's Crossing Winery, St. Francis Winery & Vineyards, Talisman Wines, Ty Caton Vineyards, Valley of the Moon Winery, VJB Vineyards & Cellars, Wellington Vineyards

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel is close to all of the participating wineries and hundreds of others. Our hotel is the best location when visiting Sonoma Valley for the holidays. For luxury accommodations near to the Sonoma Wine Holiday Open House, see our website or call 707-523-7555. (Image: HeartofSonoma.com)

10/29/2014

Celebrate The Season With Ballet, Classic Music and More!

Holiday events in Sonoma Wine Country

Celebrate the Season with festive events in Sonoma Wine Country this year.  From tours of the famous Luther Burbank Home to classic ballet and music, make your plans now to experience these great holiday events!

Luther Burbank Home & Gardens Holiday Open House
December 6 & 7
Enjoy a 35-year tradition and visit the historic Home and Gardens of Luther Burbank filled with glorious Victorian holiday finery.  Shop in the Carriage House Museum & Gift Shop and see the latest exhibits.

Moscow Ballet

Moscow Ballet’s Nutcracker at the Wells Fargo Center of the Arts
December 20
Bring the whole family to celebrate Christmas with Moscow Ballet’s world famous production of the Great Russian Nutcracker!

Redwood Empire’s Sing-Along Messiah
December 20
This well-loved event is in its 34th year, and it’s for anyone who loves music and would like to sing  or listen to the beautiful Handel’s Messiah.  Performed with the accompaniment of a full orchestra and outstanding Bay Area vocalists.  

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country is close by to all of these wonderful events. Make our hotel your holiday getaway with luxury accommodations in the heart of wine country. Don’t miss out, reserve your room for the holidays on our website or call 707-523-7555.

Image: nutcracker.com

10/22/2014

The Very Best of Wine Country Dining

Nectar Restaurant at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country

Nectar Restaurant offers a contemporary yet relaxing dining experience with beautiful views of the Santa Rosa Valley. Using only the freshest Sonoma County ingredients, our Executive Chef Rene Jakushak has created a seasonal menu with the most delectable dishes.

Nectar is in the heart of Wine Country, and we’re eager to show you our extensive wine menu boasting more than 120 wines, all from local Sonoma and Napa vineyards. Our staff can recommend terrific wine pairings for each item on our menu.

Nectar at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country

Many of our guests love to dine al fresco. Our outdoor terrace has sweeping views of the Santa Rosa Valley and Sonoma Wine Country alongside warm fire pits.

Our stylish lounge offers one of the best happy hours in town, from 4 to 6 pm on weekdays. Guests can enjoy cocktails, local wines, draft beers and appetizers all at special low prices.  Our glowing honey onyx bar is an attraction in itself!

Nectar serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and a sumptuous Sunday brunch. We also offer a delicious gluten-free menu.  With the holidays coming up, you won’t want to miss our special buffets for Thanksgiving and the Christmas season.

Visit our beautiful Santa Rosa restaurant and find your favorite dish. To learn more or to make a reservation see our website. If you’d like more information about the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel, call 707-523-7555.

10/15/2014

Thinking of a Fall Wine Country Getaway?

Enjoy Special Savings with our Hotel Packages

Are you thinking about a fall getaway? Or maybe you’d like to book a surprise weekend for a loved one? The Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel is the perfect choice for a luxury California escape to the lovely Santa Rosa area.  We are nestled in the heart of Wine Country on 13 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with panoramic views of the spectacular Santa Rosa Valley.

Hilton Sonoma Deluxe Guest AccommodationsWe offer a number of hotel packages that offer big savings for your wine country getaway. Two of our popular packages:

VIP Wine Experience Package
Your VIP Wine Experience Package includes the following amenities: Two reserve wine tastings at Kendall Jackson Winery ($30 value) and 20% off wine purchases, two wine tastings at Paradise Ridge Winery ($20 value) and 15% off wine purchases, $25 voucher to use in our restaurant, Nectar, towards lunch or dinner.

Hilton Romance Package
Has someone been working hard? Treat your loved one to a bottle of sparkling wine, American Breakfast in bed, health club access, and late check-out. Stay two nights or more and receive one entrée free with the purchase of one in Nectar Restaurant.

While you’re relaxing at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country, ask our friendly concierge for advice on area golf courses, winery tours or shopping. Dine in our beautiful restaurant Nectar, and enjoy a sunset from the patio. Your fall wine country getaway awaits you! For reservations see our website or call us 707-523-7555.