Press Releases, Media Alerts and Awards

Press Releases, Media Alerts and Awards

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Awards, Media Alerts and Press Releases


Winemaker Dinner Series is Back

Executive Chef Jared Reeves in partnership with some of the region's most renowned winemakers have come together for a series of dinners you won't want to miss. Kick off the evening with a sparkling wine reception followed by a 4-course wine paired dinner hosted under our historic Water Tower. Limited seating available. Pricing varies per dinner and excludes tax and gratuity.

5/25 | Katy Wilson - Anaba Wines | $125 per person
6/29 | Ambassador Francois Hurtel - Château d’Esclans Rose Plant-Based Dinner | $125 per person
7/27 |Three Sticks Wines | $150 per person
8/31 | Blue Farm - Anne Moller Racke | $150 per person
9/28 | Wine Grower Dinner, Harvest Celebration - A Tribute to Phil Coturri | $150 per person

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Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa Announces Director of Pet Relations 

Chardonnay, a four year old Golden Retriever, joins the leadership team of Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa as Director of Pet Relations. Her duties in the esteemed role include serving as resort mascot, guest (and pet) relations, hike escort, “yappy hour” hostess and official pet amenity “taste-tester”. She is also thrilled to pose for selfies with guests.

Edward Roe, General Manager of the iconic Wine Country resort shares, “It is with great pleasure that I introduce Chardonnay to the local community. She joins the ranks of other Fairmont Canine Ambassadors. Her unique expertise coupled with her impressive social initiative is sure to earn the resort even higher service standards and greater guest (and pet) satisfaction accolades.”

After success with canine concierges in many of Fairmont’s hotels and resorts and the overwhelming fame Catie Copley garnered at the historic Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston, Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa leaders’ agreed that Wine Country would benefit from a locally born and bred canine ambassador.

When not serving as Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa’s Wine Country Ambassador, Chardonnay enjoys hiking, playing fetch, receiving scratches behind her ears and napping.

Toasting Mom in Wine Country

 Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa will be toasting Mother’s Day with a decadent Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch and signature “Mom-inspired” spa experiences and overnight packages. Brunch options to please every palate and inspired desserts from the live-action crepe station. Be sure to toast your well-deserving Mum at the Champagne Bar serving classic Mimosas and Bellinis and at the floral bouquet station. Sunday, May 8th 2022