County Administrator's Office
For Immediate Release

County of Sonoma to Allow Tasting Rooms for Wineries and Breweries to Operate without Serving Food Beginning June 12, 2020

Santa Rosa, CA  –  June 10, 2020 at 4:30 PM  –  The current Shelter-in-Place Health Order will be modified to allow tasting rooms for wineries and breweries to operate without being required to serve food at the same time. Bars and pubs are not included.  

The change will be effective at 12:01 a.m. on June 12th, the same date the Governor will ease this requirement. 

The State has issued guidance specific to tasting rooms (along with restaurants) which can be found here. The modified Order will require adherence to this guidance.

The Board of Supervisors will be discussing future openings during the Board meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 11th

For more information about the Public Health Order, essential businesses, available County services, or updates regarding the public health emergency, please visit Residents may also call  2-1-1 or text their zip code to 898-211 in order to text with a 2-1-1 operator. Additional updates are available on County of Sonoma (@countyofsonoma) social media.


Contact Information

Paul Gullixson
Communications Manager
County Administrator's Office
County of Sonoma
575 Administration Drive
Suite 104A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464665, -122.725235