03/25/2015

Join us for Easter Bruch at Nectar Restaurant and Lounge

Easter Brunch at Nectar Restaurant and Lounge

Join us at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel for a truly decadent Easter Sunday Brunch at our Nectar Restaurant and Lounge.  Indulge on artfully prepared menu selections featuring locally sourced products while enjoying the picturesque views of the Santa Rosa Valley and Sonoma Wine Country.  Our Easter Brunch will consist of several beautifully crafted stations of culinary delights including a carving station featuring succulent oven roasted turkey, honey glazed ham and slow roasted prime rib.

Easter Brunch Menu

Download Easter Brunch Menu 

To reserve your table at Nectar Restaurant and Lounge for Easter Brunch, please call (707) 569-5525 or visit www.OpenTable.com or www.nectarsantarosa.com
 
From our family to yours, we wish you a wonderful Easter Day!
 
If you are visiting the Santa Rosa area for the long Easter weekend, book your stay at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel.  It's a great way to spend time together as a family and to explore the Sonoma Wine Country.  We offer comfortable accommodations and spectacular amenities sure to make your stay with us enjoyable.  Visit our website today to book your stay.

03/18/2015

Pack Your Clubs and hit the Links With our Great Grape and Golf Getaway Package

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel Golf Getaway

Swing right into the ultimate golf getaway at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel.  Combine the passion, precision and power of golf with the best of Sonoma Wine Country and the perfect accommodations.  Hit the links and enjoy a relaxing day on the lush greens at Windsor Golf Club with our Great Grape and Golf Getaway package.
 
The Great Grape and Golf GetawayThe Great Grape and Golf Getaway
Discover golf in Northern California with your friends and get the deal of a lifetime!  Enjoy a package tailored for you and your friends for a midweek or weekend trip up to Sonoma County to get some golf in, and take advantage of the local wineries and the great views from Nectar restaurant to make it into a mini vacation.  Rates start per person and can be booked by calling the Hilton at 707.569.5529 to check availability over your preferred dates.  Please mention the Great Grape and Golf Getaway to receive this special deal! For groups of 12+ golfers, this package includes:
 
•Overnight stay in Deluxe Guest Room at Hilton Sonoma
•18 holes at Windsor Golf Course, Sonoma County, CA
•Golf Cart
•Glass of Wine at Nectar Restaurant & Wine Tasting Coupons
•Starting at $149* per person per night
 
*tax not included, contact Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel or Windsor Golf to coordinate reservations.  Rate based upon availability at time of reservation, must reference this package to receive the discount.
 
From sprawling links to breathtaking views, come experience highest standards of luxury.  Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel is just minutes from the Windsor Golf Club and offers deluxe accommodations perfect for resting your feet after a day on the links.  Visit our website to book your next golf getaway. 

03/11/2015

Uncork and Savor the Moment at Passport to Dry Creek Valley

Passport to Dry Creek Valley

Come celebrate generations of farmers, vintners and families that are the roots of the Dry Creek Valley wine region at the 26th Annual Passport to Dry Creek Valley April 25th and April 26th.  During this unforgettable weekend, Passport guests will have the opportunity to sample exclusive vintages, meet winemakers and grape growers and dine on exquisite food prepared by acclaimed chefs while discovering each winery’s unique Passport theme.
 
Passport to Dry Creek ValleyNew this year, on April 24th winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley debut Prelude to Passport offering guests the chance to spend time with their favorite winemakers and learn about grape growing directly from the source. Prelude ticket-holders will enjoy intimate vineyard tour lunches and exclusive winemaker dinners featuring unique themes and premium wine and food pairings. 

Visit the Passport to Dry Creek Valley website for a list of participating wineries and ticket sales.

Continue your adventure with accommodations at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel.  Dry Creek Valley is located in the heart of Sonoma County, just minutes from out hotel.  We invite you to enjoy luxurious and spacious guestrooms with a wide array of amenities for the perfect relaxing retreat.  Visit our website for more information.

03/04/2015

Enjoy the Views of Sonoma Wine Country From the Seat of Your Bike

Bike Tours in Sonoma Wine Country

What better way to discover the countless charms of Sonoma Wine country with its beautiful meandering roads and warm hospitality of elegance and historic vineyards than by a bike tour.   Along your journey, with more than 400 wineries, miles of Pacific Ocean coastline and rugged mountains of western Sonoma County, you will experience stunning views and savor scents of the area.
 
Bike Tours in Sonoma Wine CountryCome cruise along with some of these local bike tours:
 
Ace It Bike Tours - Offers tours appropriate for all levels of bicycling experience.  You will enjoy the companionship of small, intimate groups plus a fun and knowledgeable local guide who will lead you on bike trails travelers never see.
 
Getaway Adventures - Enjoy rides from Santa Rosa to Sonoma Valley to the Russian River.  Choose from their many tours they offer including Calistoga, Healdsburg or Carneros Sip ‘N Cycle, GreVelo ‘n Vino Tour, and Healdsburg Farm Fresh Tour.
 
Sonoma Valley Bike Tours - Experience the vineyards up close and visit Sonoma wineries by bike. Ride along Sonoma's quiet country roads or join their guided tour that goes off-road through the vineyards.


After a day of bicycling down scenic roads winding through rural countryside, and visiting vineyards, why not treat yourself to a stay at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel?  Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel is the perfect haven for relaxation after a day out and about Sonoma Wine Country.   Visit our website today to book your next stay.

02/25/2015

Celebrate True Independent Filmmaking at Sonoma International Film Festival

Sonoma International Film Festival

Sonoma International Film Festival features more than 90 hand-selected films from independent features, documentaries, world cinema, shorts and a showcase of Spanish language films and will take place Wednesday, March 25th through Saturday, March 29th at the historic Sonoma Plaza.  Attendees will enjoy fresh pieces of cinematic art, world-class cuisine from local artisans and exceptional wine from Sonoma vintners, and will have the opportunity to meet renowned filmmakers, industry leaders and celebrities.  This unique 5-day event is dedicated to promoting independent film, supporting filmmakers from around the world and inspiring film lovers. 

Sonoma International Film Festival
Sonoma International Film Festival
Sonoma Plaza - 103 E. Napa Street, Suite A, Sonoma, CA
March 25th - 29th, 2015

For event information, ticket sales and film listings, please visit the Sonoma International Film Festival website.
 
Everyone at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel wishes the attendees of the Sonoma International Film Festival a fantastic time and we hope you have the chance to stop by and dine at our Nectar Restaurant and Lounge after the festival.

02/18/2015

Heart of Sonoma Wine Trial Premium Wine and Culinary Experience

2015 Savor Sonoma Valley          

Experience the best that Sonoma has to offer at the Heart of Sonoma Wine Trial’s 2015 Savor Sonoma Valley Premium Wine & Culinary Experience Saturday, March 21st and Sunday, March 22nd.  Twenty wineries throughout the Sonoma Valley will be showcasing 2014 vintage wines straight from the barrels, sampling new releases, and offering award-winning wines paired perfectly with culinary creations prepared by local chefs and restaurants.  Meet winemakers, mingle with fellow oenophiles and gourmands, peruse art from local artists and listen to live music.
 
Heart of Sonoma Wine Trail’s 2015 Savor Sonoma ValleyHeart of Sonoma Wine Trail’s 2015 Savor Sonoma Valley
A Premium Wine & Culinary Experience
Sat., Mar. 21st and Sun., Mar. 22nd
11 AM - 4 PM 
               
Ticket Options and Prices Per Person:
Weekend Pass - $65
Designated Driver Weekend Pass - $20
Sunday –Only Pass - $50
Designated Driver Sunday –Only Pass - $10
 
Participating Wineries:
B Wise Vineyards Cellar ~ Benziger Family Winery ~ Chateau St. Jean Winery ~ Deerfield Ranch Winery ~ Eric Ross Winery ~ Imagery Estate Winery ~ Kenwood Vineyards ~ La Rochelle Winery ~ Ledson Winery & Vineyards ~ Little Vineyards ~ Loxton Cellars ~ Mayo Family Winery ~ Muscardini Cellars ~ NakedWines.com ~ Orpheus Wines ~ Paradise Ridge Winery ~ St. Anne's Crossing Winery ~ St. Francis Winery & Vineyards ~Ty Caton Vineyards ~ VJB Vineyards & Cellars
 
All of us at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel hope you enjoy the Heart of Sonoma Valley Wine Trail Premium Wine & Culinary Experience!  Stop by our Nectar Restaurant & Lounge for our bountiful breakfast buffet before heading off to the wine trail or come by later for a relaxing dinner. 

02/11/2015

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel Will Make Your Dream Wedding a Reality

Weddings at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel

At Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel, you will experience the stylish and graceful wedding of your dreams.   Our hotel provides a romantic setting for an intimate outdoor or indoor wedding and offers special wedding packages, all easily tailored to your needs.  Every detail of your wedding day will be carefully considered and perfectly executed by our dedicated event staff and catering team. 
 
Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel is a preferred wedding vendor of The Knot in Sonoma Wine County.  The Knot is an incredible online community, tool and wedding planner all rolled into one – from wedding dresses, rings, invitations, hairstyle ideas and more. 

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel

Our Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel Wedding Packages offer a wide-range of options, perfect for an intimate gathering or an extravagant reception:

Russian River Plated Reception Package
Butler Passed Hors D`oeuvres, Salad, Two Entrées, and Accompaniments

Alexander Valley Plated Reception Package
Local Farm and International Cheese Platter, Butler Passed Hors D`oeuvres, Salad, Two Entrées, and Accompaniments

Sonoma Valley Buffet Reception Package
“Wine Country Snack Table”, Butler Passed Hors D`oeuvres, Salad, Two Entrées, and Accompaniments

Dry Creek Four-Course Reception Package
“Wine Country Snack Table”, Butler Passed Hors D`oeuvres, Soup, Salad, Two Entrées, and Accompaniments

All of our wedding packages include:
Complimentary guestroom for the wedding couple for 2 nights.
Chiavari chairs in silver, gold or mahogany and cushions in white, ivory or black.
Napkins, place settings, tables & chairs.
Mirrors and votive candles on each table.
Dance-floor.
Cake cutting and service.
Floor-length linens in white or ivory.
Coffee station with Starbucks coffee, decaf and Tazo tea during reception.

 Whether you're looking to plan an extravagant wedding reception or an intimate gathering with close family and friends, let Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel design the perfect wedding of your dreams.  To learn more about our hotel, location, and all the amenities we can offer to you and your wedding party and guests, please contact our event planning team at 707-569-5529 or via email at lisa.vance@hilton.com.

02/04/2015

Don’t Miss These Upcoming Shows Coming to Wells Fargo Center for the Arts

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts

Looking to go to the theatre while staying at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel?  Spend the evening with family and friends at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts and take your pick of concerts, comedy shows, theatre and dance.  Whatever your preferences are, the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts offers a broad spectrum of quality entertainment.

  Wells Fargo Center for the Arts

Upcoming shows at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts:
Dancing with the Stars: Live! Tour February 12th at 8 PM
Craig Ferguson’s Hot & Grumpy Tour: Walking the Earth February 19th PM
Symphony Pops: The Music of ABBA: ARRIVAL from Sweden February 22nd at 3 PM
Junie B. Jones by Theatreworks USA February 27th at 6:30 PM
In the Mood March 15th at 3 PM and 7:30 PM
The Teacher from the Black Lagoon & Other Story Books by Theatreworks USA
March 18th at 6:30 PM
2CELLOS March 20th at 8 PM
North Bay Stage Company Angel of Chatham Square Select Dates from March 20th – April 5th
The Sing-Off Live! Tour April 9th at 8 PM
 

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel is just minutes from the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts and offers luxury accommodations located on 13 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds that offer panoramic views of the spectacular Santa Rosa Valley.  After the show, stop by and dine at our Nectar Restaurant & Lounge or unwind in our heated outdoor pool and hot tub.   Visit our website to book your stay.

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01/28/2015

Savor the Unique Flavors of Sonoma County Wines at the 37th Annual Barrel Tasting

37th Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend

Thousands of adventurous wine drinkers looking to branch out and explore wines will travel from winery to winery during the 37th Annual Barrel Tasting.  The 37th Annual Barrel Tasting allows tasters a sneak preview of upcoming vintages from their favorite wineries and a chance to purchase wine now and then come back to the winery when the wine is bottled.  With over 100 participating wineries, this special weekend in the Northern Sonoma County features winemakers and cellar staff who are on hand to share insights and answer questions on the winemaking process.

Attendees are encouraged to pack a picnic as most wineries will not have food for this event. The ticket price includes the opportunity to sample wine from the barrel and in most cases also trying a limited number of current release wines.

  37th Annual Barrel Tasting

37th Annual Barrel Tasting
Wine Road - Northern Sonoma County
March 6- 8 & March 13-15, 2015
11:00 am - 4:00 pm each day
Click here to view participating Wineries & Vineyards for 2015

37th Annual Barrel Tasting is the perfect chance to try something new and we hope you have the opportunity to join us.  Looking for overnight accommodations?  Nestled within the heart of wine country, Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel offers luxury accommodations, panoramic views of the spectacular Santa Rosa Valley and many amenities sure to make your stay here unforgettable.  Visit our website to book your next getaway!

01/14/2015

Looking For Date Night Inspiration?

Date Night Ideas in Santa Rosa

There are so many ways to have fun in the Santa Rosa area. Check out some of our top picks for your upcoming date nights:

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country
Wells Fargo Center  – coming up this season are River North Dance Chicago, So You Think You Can Dance, Willie Nelson, Second City Comedy, and Craig Ferguson.
Redwood Empire Ice Arena – Ice skating with your sweetheart provides the perfect opportunity to hold hands!
Wine Tastings & Tours – There are hundreds of excellent local wineries in the area offering special tours, programs and tasting sessions. A relaxing afternoon of wine tasting is a great way to get out together.
Santa Rosa Symphony – Enjoy classical music?  This is the perfect place to take your date for a night of inspiring music.  

Continue your romantic adventure with accommodations at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel.  Centrally located in Santa Rosa, we invite you to enjoy luxurious and spacious guest rooms with a wide array of amenities for the perfect relaxing retreat.  Visit our website for more information.