Beaches, redwoods, mountains, vineyards – with a Sonoma wedding, your backdrop options are as diverse as they are beautiful. This sun-kissed valley has become the Disneyland of wine aficionados, a wonderland of over 300 wineries and impressive estates with tastings and samples galore. Couples who simply appreciate rolling hills, open skies, and rustic luxury can easily find a Sonoma wedding venue to suit their fancies, from the region’s quaint chapels to its extravagant chateaus. Already have your heart set on an outdoor wedding? In addition to its many famous vineyards, Sonoma’s redwood forests and miles of pristine Pacific coastline provide ideal settings for a naturally romantic ceremony. Not surprisingly, numerous top-notch restaurants have cropped up in the area (what’s great wine without great food?) and downtown Sonoma boasts many cutesy boutiques for those seeking excellent shopping. Hiking, biking, and even kayaking are fantastic ways to soak up the scenery, and with iconic San Francisco just an hour away, you and your guests will never run out of fun activities and breathtaking sights.