Sonoma Valley Events: Valentine's Day Edition

It is less than two weeks before Valentine's Day and love is in the air in Sonoma. We know sometimes it can be a bit daunting to figure out your Valentine's Day plans, so we have rounded up a list of a few of our favorites here in the valley. Turns out, you won't have to go very far to have a wonderful, romantic evening with that special someone. All photos are linked to additional information, so click to explore! 

Ramekins "Love To-Go: Valentine's Day Gourmet Pick Up"

Staying in this Valentine's Day but don't feel like cooking? Don't worry because Ramekin's has you covered with their special gourmet to-go menu. Featuring braised short ribs and seared pacific king salmon, you can count on a delicious meal without all the work.

Pizza & Pinot at the General's Daughter

Although this pairing is available every Tuesday, Pizza & Pinot is first come first serve so its the perfect plan for those of you who forgot to make reservations! Enjoy a glass of wine, side salad, personal pizza, and handmade dessert with your sweetheart, or galentines. For only $20 a person, its a steal and the food is fantastic!

The Red Grape: Dinner with the Family

This is the perfect place to take the whole family on Valentine's Day. The Red Grape's casual, relaxed vibe, and excellent thin-crust pizza make for the perfect family night out. Plus, they have a great wine selection so you can sip while the kids chow down on some of the best pizza in Sonoma. New February specials include a chopped salad and a chicken apple sausage pizza. We can't wait to try!

A Luxurious Spa Day at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn

The Willow Stream Spa is the perfect place for a romantic day of relaxation. Whether you are soaking in the mineral baths and pools, or indulging in a luxurious massage, the spa is sure to pamper you and your love this Valentine's Day. If you're single, this might be the best #treatyourself option on the list. Grab a friend or two, a glass of champagne, and hit the hot tubs!

Alex Cole: Paint Your Heart Out Workshop

What better way to celebrate v-day than to paint your heart out? Paint, doodle, or collage your way to 3-4 small Acrylic paintings to keep or give as gifts. Great for beginners and experts alike. The workshop is from 10:30am-12:30pm, so you can still make your dinner reservations if you decide to join in! Space is limited with only 12 seats so book soon.

Dinner for Two at Cafe La Haye

Cafe La Haye is a "must-dine" in Sonoma for date night, or any occasion for that matter. It boasts some of the best food in wine country, along with a tightly curated wine-list. The dining area has an air of unfussy sophistication, with only about a dozen tables and an open two-level floor plan. The restaurant doubles as an art gallery, with beautiful pieces (all for sale) lining the walls. Getting a reservation can be challenging at times, so make sure to call ASAP to reserve a table for two!

Sonoma is certainly full of fun and romantic options for Valentine's Day this year. We can't wait to explore with our loved ones, and hope you'll let us know if you choose to spend your Valentine's Day at any of the places on our roundup. Happy Valentine's Day to you all!

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Valentine's Day Outfits from Perlé, Sonoma!

Valentine's day can be a little stressful and we teamed up with Perlé to make picking out an outfit easy this year. Whether you are staying in,  going out with friends, or going to a fancy Valentine's day dinner, Perlé has a little something for every occasion. Being single on February 14th, feeling nervous about a new date, or trying to keep the romance alive with your significant other can create a lot of pressure on one day that is supposed to be picture perfect. Well, life isn't a romantic comedy most of the time (unfortunately), but at least your wardrobe can look like you just walked out of one! 

We love celebrating love here at ASL. Go figure, right? We are the sister company to a wedding planner... Anyhow, Valentine's Day is certainly a great excuse to #treatyoself to a new outfit. So without further ado, here is our style guide for Valentine's day. 

For those of you going out to a fancy dinner...

This adorable magenta number by Greylin is the "little black dress" of Valentine's day. A simple silhouette paired with a pop of color make for the perfect statement dress. The geometric trim on the bodice and double slit skirt add just enough edge to this piece. We suggest pairing with a nude heel, and this druzy necklace from Bella Jewelry. 

For a night out on the town with your beau or bff's...

This outfit is the perfect combo of cute and comfy. Once you try on a pair of jeans from Goldsign Denim it is hard to go back to any other denim because they are so soft! We paired these skinnies with a black button down from Rag Poets. This top is so versatile; wear it under a sweater to the office, or with a red bralette for a night out, like we did here. The bralette from Honeydew is such a great pop of color and a not so subtle ode to Valentine's day. Top off the outfit with a blush clutch from Cleobella, a sparkly cuff bracelet from Manquet, and some strappy black heels. 

For a night in...

Call us crazy, but this just might be our favorite outfit of the whole bunch. PJ Salvage makes the coziest pajamas, and could they be any cuter? We might be slightly biased because of our Wine Country roots, but wine is the best Valentine in our opinion. These pj's are perfect for a night in with friends, family, or by yourself! There is definitely nothing wrong with taking the day to give yourself a little extra love, regardless of your relationship status.

Head down to Perlé on West Napa Street in Sonoma to shop these looks and many more for Valentine's Day!

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