One Perfect Day in Sonoma Valley: Day the Third

To do ahead of time:


OK. Let's get something clear. Garden Court Cafe is where you will have breakfast. Don't even try to argue with me about this. However, if all you really want is a cup of coffee and something to gnaw on, then Glen Ellen Market is the thing for you. Whatever you end up doing, you will need to work this off before getting to the wine.

Assuming you are here anytime from Spring through Fall, the best way to start out the day after you've tanked up on coffee and protein, is to hit the trail. And here we have an embarrassement of riches. Take a look at all of these options that surround Glen Ellen:


So assuming you got a hike in, you've definitely earned your reward -- some of the best wine that is made on this planet. Here are some of my favorite places to visit in the Glen Ellen area:


Presuming you followed my instructions above, you will be having a great dinner and (if timing is right) a wonderful show at Jack London State Park by the Transcendence Theatre Company. If, by any chance, you require a nightcap, belly up to the bar at the Jack London Lodge rub elbows with the locals. - Roy