Sunset Magazine: “From Montecito to Monterey, This Is the Ultimate Coastal Wine Country Road Trip”

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“Living in the West, we’re spoiled by proximity to some of the most vibrant, varied, and beautiful wine growing regions in the world…But California in its enormity and diversity, and beauty is the location I chose to explore on a recent three-day blast up the coast to experience some pinnacle wine and food experiences. It was an itinerary that blended new and classic stops with the goal of ditching the wine country cliches and maximizing satisfaction along the way: lots of in-town exploration.

That night I settle into MacArthur Place Hotel and Spa in the town of Sonoma, which recently completed a multi-year refresh that has turned the property into an immersive retreat that offers an expanded spa, an artist’s cottage with artists in residence who create work on property, upgraded rooms with fireplaces and outdoor showers, and Friday evening “pours on the porch” featuring tastings of local wines for guests.”

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