Scott Dixon captures IndyCar crown with win at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. - Scott Dixon captured a fourth IndyCar championship by winning...to tie him in the standings.Dixon was awarded the title based on wins; Sonoma Raceway was his third victory, while Montoya had only two. The New Zealand...

A.J. Allmendinger is on the pole in Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. - AJ Allmendinger, developing...won the pole for today's race at winding Sonoma Raceway.Allmendinger earned the top starting...on Allmen dinger, who knows the races at Sonoma and in August at Watkins Glen are likely...

Kyle Busch continues comeback with Sprint Cup win at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. - After two practice sessions at Sonoma Raceway, Kyle Busch spent an evening icing his surgically...comeback. He chased down Jimmie Johnson to win Sunday at Sonoma Raceway for his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory in...

Ganassi cars strong in Sonoma qualifying

SONOMA, Calif. - Jamie McMurray took the time...teammate Kyle Larson learn the road course at Sonoma Raceway.The payoff for working together...McMurray, 10th of his career, and third at Sonoma. McMurray also started from the pole last...

Late pass helps lead Scott Dixon to IndyCar Series win at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. - Scott Dixon passed Mike Conway with three laps to go at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, earning a dramatic IndyCar victory and muddying the overall title race.Series leader Will Power finished ninth after a ferocious last-lap push...

Wine Time: CrossBarn Chardonnay 2014, Sonoma Coast

...California, with perfect weather conditions.The Sonoma Coast vineyards where the grapes were grown...Generally, the cabernets come from Napa and Sonoma, the pinot noir from the Anderson Valley and Sonoma, and the rest from Sonoma.The Paul Hobbs...

Raise those zins, sauvs in toast to Sonoma

...designation you'll find on bottles of wine from Sonoma County is just that - Sonoma County - meaning that the grapes for the wine could...Valley, Russian River Valley, Dry Creek Valley and Sonoma Valley. Smaller appellations (to use the French...

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Not all wines as memorable as Sonoma's storied past

...Vallejo's vineyard in neighboring Sonoma County; hence, we might say that the Napa Valley wine industry is based on Sonoma vines. In 1835, Vallejo had taken...vineyard of the Franciscan mission at Sonoma, an act that could, without being...

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Wine Time: WG Sonoma Zinfandel Monte Rosso Vineyard 2010, Sonoma Valley

...put their limited releases under the WG Sonoma label. Wine Guerrilla focuses on Zinfandel...especially old vine Zins grown around Sonoma. Their regular wines sell for about $20 and those under the WG Sonoma label for $35-$40.The extra cost...

Sonoma takes over as track where tempers flare

SONOMA, Calif. - It used to be that short tracks...now shifted to road courses, specifically Sonoma, where more than a few drivers will likely...out the window when the series shifts to Sonoma."It just seems like people don't give...