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.

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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.

10/07/2014

Eight New Shows For Families To Enjoy Together

Family Fun Series at Wells Fargo Center

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts continues to provide the finest family entertainment with a new-lineup of educational and interactive performances in Santa Rosa. The 2014-2015 Clover Stornetta Family Fun Series will feature eight shows for young audiences and their families.

This series will delight audiences of all ages with performances that will showcase a pop culture phenomenon, the world’s finest acrobats, favorite children’s book characters brought to life, classic tales, glow-in-the-dark characters and more! To round out the year-long series, each performance includes free family art projects before each show and post-show opportunities to meet the cast. For tickets and more information, see Wells Fargo Center’s website.

Wells Fargo Family Fun Series2014-2015 Family Fun Series

  • Schoolhouse Rock Live! Oct. 10
  • Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Nov. 7
  • The Peking Acrobats Jan. 21, 2015
  • Junie B. Jones Feb. 27, 2015
  • Teacher from the Black Lagoon March 18, 2015
  • DiNO Light April 14, 2015
  • Fancy Nancy  April 28, 2015
  • Choo-Choo Soul with Genevieve May 17, 2015

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country is located just minutes away from the Wells Fargo Center.  Bring the family to our beautiful hotel before or after a Family Fun Series performance. Enjoy a meal at our restaurant Nectar, or stay with us and make it a family getaway weekend. For more information or a reservation, see our website or call 707-523-7555.

09/30/2014

Discover Railroad Square in Santa Rosa

Railroad Square Historic District

For visitors planning a wine country getaway, Railroad Square is a must for a relaxed shopping and dining neighborhood in the midst of Santa Rosa.

Railroad Square has an authentic old town ambiance and has become Santa Rosa’s Restaurant and Antique Row and the first stop for visitors coming to Sonoma County to savor the Wine Country experience.  Railroad Square offers so much including entertainment, live theater, a central location just off Hwy 101, plus the California Welcome Center and Santa Rosa Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Historic Railroad SquareVisitors can browse through locally owned specialty shops, antique stores, and restaurants, located in turn-of-the-century buildings with exposed brick walls and inviting storefronts.  The 17 eateries in Railroad Square feature a full range of international and local cuisine. Coffee houses, casual brunches and popular wine tasting rooms offer something for every palate.

Railroad Square comes alive at night with live theater, dancing, big band sounds, jazz, coffee house music, wine tasting and more. Nearby Downtown has several movie theaters for the latest releases.

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel is located just a few minutes away from Railroad Square. If you were thinking of a wine country getaway this fall, stay at Hilton Sonoma while enjoying the area’s shopping and wineries. For more information and reservations see our website or call us 707-523-7555.

Image source:  RailroadSquare.net

09/23/2014

Enjoy A Special Hotel Package for Our Heroes

Salute To The Heroes

For all you do for our country, for the time you have invested in your community, you deserve a getaway to relax and unwind with family and friends.  Stay with us as we Salute our Heroes in wine country.  The Hilton Sonoma Wine Country is proud to support all of our Veterans, active duty, reservists, and retired men and women of America's law enforcement, firefighters and armed forces.

Salute to the HeroesWe are proud to offer the special Salute to The Heroes deal at a 50% discount off the Best Available rate* in our beautiful Santa Rosa hotel.  Stay any day of the week for some well- deserved rest and relaxation.

Our hotel is situated on 13 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds that offer panoramic views of the spectacular Santa Rosa Valley.  We are centrally located to over 330 wineries and numerous wine country golf courses as well as the Graton Resort & Casino.  Visit our website to book your Salute to the Heroes getaway in Sonoma Wine Country.  
*some restrictions may apply

09/16/2014

Visit the Sonoma Serengeti

Safari West in Santa Rosa

If you are looking for a fun family adventure in Wine Country, Safari West is for you! Located on 400 acres in Santa Rosa, Safari West is a wildlife preserve that is home to hundreds of animals. Your family can explore the Sonoma Serengeti on an African wildlife safari alongside romping herds of exotic wildlife.

Safari West

Safari West offers a variety of safari tours where you can get up close and personal with more than 700 animals including zebra, gazelles and more! Afterwards, take a break and dine at the Savannah Café for a delicious ranch style BBQ meal.

Wine Country is a great place for a family getaway. With fun places to see like Safari West, you and your children will love the excitement you can find here. Stay with us at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel right in the middle of the amazing attractions in Sonoma Valley. For reservations or more information see our website or call us 707-523-7555.

Image: Safari West