Explore Sonoma's Dry Creek Valley
Our suggestions for crafting the perfect weekend
Stop in at Spoke Folk Cyclery (bike rentals $10 per hour; 201 Center St.; 707/433-7171) for advice on routes and to rent a bike if you didn’t bring one.
Pedal out to Dry Creek Vineyard (tasting from $5; 3770 Lambert Bridge Rd.; drycreekvineyard.com) for a glass of Heritage Zin from the first family to put in grapes after Prohibition.
Back in town, you’ll find great housemade pasta at Scopa ($$; 109A Plaza St.; 707/433-5282).
Swing by Amphora Winery, pictured, (tasting from $5; 4791 Dry Creek, Bldg. 6; 707/431-7767) before dinner at Charlie Palmer’s Dry Creek Kitchen ($$$; 317 Healdsburg Ave.; 707/431-0330).
Order the ultimate Dry Creek pairing―pork two ways, with a bottle of A. Rafanelli Zin.