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Paradise Ridge Winery

Updated: Jan 17

Which winery was number 100 in my 100 Sonoma County Wineries in 100 Days Challenge? A choice close to all of our hearts.

Paradise Ridge Winery!


The root of my 100 Wineries in 100 Days Challenge stemmed from the October 2017 fires. News and false rumors spread that Sonoma County was devastated and in shambles. My friends lost jobs. Tourism plummeted. What could I do?


This challenge was born out of a need. Showcase Sonoma County as it is and always will be. Sonoma County is our beloved, lush, welcoming, breathtaking, delectable, vibrant wine destination and home to many of us. Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa was voted USA Today’s @usatoday Best Tasting Room In 2016.


On October 9th 2017, early in the morning, the Tubbs Fire gutted the Paradise Ridge, Santa Rosa tasting room. A collective cry broke out from all of us. In disbelief.

Our Paradise treasure was gone. A massive loss. I remember he