California wine country holidays are perfect for a relaxing break in the US. You can take your time touring the Napa and Sonoma regions of Northern California visiting the vineyards and towns. Wineries range from big name estates to small family run businesses but the welcome is always friendly and the atmosphere is informal making wine tasting a pleasure.
As you drive through rolling hills dotted with green-gold oak trees, the vineyards seem to go on forever. There are forests of tall redwoods and winding rivers making their way to the sea. Sonoma County is an agricultural heartland with pick-your-own orchards, speciality goat cheeses and roadside fruit stands. Visit the regions charming towns for chic boutiques, browse for the freshest food and local specialities in the farmers' markets or relax with a massage at a luxury spa