"Napa may have the glitz, but Sonoma has the produce, and diners (and chefs) are quickly taking notice.
Plan a trip to California wine country, and one of the first things you'll hear is that Napa Valley is second only to Disneyland in terms of state tourism. For many years, Napa has received the bulk of attention for its glitzy scene, celebrity chef restaurants, fancy hotels, and well-known wineries. Sonoma, meanwhile, was considered more of the "country" region, most appropriate for serious wine drinkers, low-key travelers, or those on a tight budget. But that is quickly changing."