Set amongst the country lanes and boutique vineyards around Forestville in the heart of the Sonoma Country wine growing region, the Farmhouse Inn and Restaurant offers a wonderfully romantic escape in discreet luxury, perfect for a few days away.
Romantic boutique hidden away within the Sonoma Valley just 90 minutes from San Francisco
The valleys best restaurant with One Michelin Star and Estate Wine Director
Hundreds of boutique vineyards and fine restaurants within easy reach
Luxurious and private accommodations ideal for couples or older families looking for a retreat
The vision of fifth generation farmers, winery and vineyard owners, brother and sister team Joe and Catherine Bartolomei, the Farmhouse Inn and Restaurant offers a taste of the Sonoma County lifestyle. Just 90 minutes from San Francisco, this delightful luxury inn is in the hub of the Russian River Valley, literally minutes from hundreds of world class wineries and restaurants. With a Michelin starred restaurant, wonderfully romantic accommodations and a spa of its own, this really is the ultimate romantic escape for those who love to indulge in fine food and wine.
Hide yourselves away in one of the cosy cottages or indulge in the decadent barn suites, complete with indoor / outdoor fireplaces, four poster beds, snuggling lounges and luxurious bathrooms with picture windows overlooking the gardens. Enjoy complete privacy in your very own hideaway for two. Venture out for a treatment in the spa, a dip in the pool or an evening warm in front of the outdoor fire pit.
For those who wish to take full advantage of the fine food and wine to be experience you will be spoilt for choice. Take a private tour of a local vineyard, dine in superb nearby restaurants or simply enjoy the humble elegance of the inn's own Michelin starred restaurant. Small, intimate and a treat for the taste buds.
Whether you come to Sonoma for a relaxing break at the end of a trip along the coast, as part of a gourmet food and wine tour of this wonderful part of California or as a romantic escape after much fun in the city, the Farmhouse Inn and Restaurant is sure to delight, inspire and revitalise you.
When to visit
A highlight of a stay here is the incredible 3-course breakfast. It is a true experience and one to be savoured!
Close to the village of Forestville in the Russian River Valley area of Sonoma.
Fly High above the Napa Valley
Soar 2000 ft above the sun-dappled valley during a sunrise hot air balloon ride. After a wake-up coffee and pastries, board your colourful balloon for a guided tour with a difference - your pilot will point out Napa's best vineyards and places to visit.
Napa Valley Sip and Cycle Experiences
The Napa Valley Sip & Cycle tour is a fun and unique way to experience the beautiful wine country. Each tour can be customised to include a hike into the hills, a stop or two at various wineries and accommodate varying degrees of difficulty.
Napa Wine Train
Guests aboard the Wine Train enjoy a freshly prepared lunch or dinner inside a fully restored 1915-1917 Pullman Dining Car or 1952 Vista Dome car on a three-hour, 36 mile round trip through the sun-dappled vineyards of the Napa Valley.
Point Reyes Food & Farm Experience
Indulge in a savoury journey to the Point Reyes region for a private insider foodie experience at some of the farms that supply local chefs with premium artisanal ingredients.