Napa might win on being more expensive, but Sonoma is certainly more expansive, spread out, and laid-back. (People often say Sonoma is “less commercialized” than Napa.) It’s almost double the size of Napa, and grows far more grapes than Napa in a variety of conditions.
Beside this, whats better Napa or Sonoma?
Sonoma has more small and family-owned wineries than the Napa Valley. The Napa Valley is one of the great wine regions of the World. A weekend stay in the Napa Valley will be more expensive than a weekend stay in Sonoma. Sonoma has many more winery picnic areas than does the Napa Valley.
Also, how far is Napa from Sonoma? 9.28 miles
Similarly one may ask, whats the difference between Napa and Sonoma?
Napa Valley is all wine all the time, while Sonoma Valley is all wine. There’s a difference. That primary difference is that the winemaking and grapegrowing work in Napa is done with an eye equally trained on appealing to visitors. Sonoma Valley’s winemaking and grapegrowing is done only a wink at tourism.
Is Napa or Sonoma closer to San Francisco?
The town of Sonoma is about 75 minutes from SF, the town of Napa is about 90 minutes. Both valleys stretch further north from those “anchor” towns. And the Pacific coast is about an hour west of the town of Sonoma.