Welcome to Boonville, California and the Boonville Downtown cottage! Wine tasting, your morning latté, tasty pastries, and fine dining are just a few steps away from the cottage — you don't even have to get in your car! Take this virtual tour to get acquainted with our tiny town.
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When you come out of the driveway and walk to the right, first thing you notice is our County Fair Grounds. it is home to many local events and celebrations; in particular our County Fair, usually the third week of September, the Anderson Valley Brewfest end of April or early May and the Serra Nevada Music Festival the third weekend in June!
Before you reach Lauren's you will pass a large recently renovated buiiding. What is is to become is still to be revealed. You will certainly recognize Lauren's, a local community place serving lunch and dinners, simple good food, local wines, art and music. Lauren's also hosts general knowledge trivia twice a month.
Next to Lauren's is one of our local food markets with any last minute groceries you might need. Down the street you will find Pick n Pay, your smaller convenience store with longer hours. Both carry local wines and liquor.
Across the street fro the AV market is our oldest business in the Valley, Rossi's Hardware tore, run by the third generation of the Rossi Family. Next to it is our local Post Office.
Continuing down the street past Pick n Pay, the sidewalk appears and you will come to the Philo Ridge Tasting Room. Next to it is our very popular Mosswood Market & Café where you can get your early morning latté, New York Tiimes and pastry or empanada. If you aren't an early bird, enjoy lunch.
Next to Mosswood in the old Farrrer Building you will find the Farmhouse Mercantile and Fish Rock Farm Girls. Both are unique stores where you can feed your craving to shop. Directly adjacent is Paysanne (sweetpaysanne.com) serving coffee, confections and ice cream.
On the way to the Boonville General Store, dedicated to serving delicious organic food from the highest qulity ingredients, You will walk past what ws the Buckhorn Saloon now empty and waiting for a new occupant. Before you get to the home of the most delicious scones you ever ate there is Seebass Winery's (www.seebassvineyards.com) tasting room.
Keep on walking and you come to the John Hanes Gallery (johnhanesgalleryboonville.com) a fulfillment of his dream housing contemporary and traditional art. Inside you will also find Harmonique Winery's (www.harmoniquewine.com) tasting room. Just beyond is Aquarelle Café & Wine Bar (www.aquarellecafe.com), another local eating favorite.
The sidewalk ends at the Hanes Gallery but keep on walking past Aquarelle and you will come to our organic store and deli on the right, the Boont Berry Farm Store. Just before it is a small kiosk sponsored by our Chamber of Commerce filled with local information. Directly across the street is the Redwood Drive In, the coffee place for many locals and a Drive In menu, several cuts above most AND the only place to get your gas; AND the best old fashioned donuts made daily!
Across the street from SeaBass and the General Store is the Boonville Hotel, home of Local 128...restaurant by reservation only. In the gardens in the summer there is Paella Sundays and Local night on Wednesdays.