Napa’s and Sonoma’s offerings for wine lovers—particularly in restaurants and tasting rooms—come, go and evolve every year. The past few years have been particularly productive as the regions grappled with the pandemic, devastating wildfires and labor shortages. Since our last roundup on the food and wine culture of Northern California, Napa and Sonoma have seen several updates on the hospitality front. With trends including plush outdoor seating, a lean toward the casual over the fancy, and more vegetarian and alcohol-free options, America’s leading wine country is securing its status as the ultimate place to relax, unwind and savor the moment.
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