This Friday, February 7, marks the 16th annual release of Russian River Brewing’s Pliny the Younger. Lines will circle the block around the Santa Rosa brewpub and, for the second year, the new 10-acre Windsor facility.
The opening of the Windsor brewery means more Pliny to the people — twice as much beer was crafted for the 2019 release compared to previous years.
The new location also means that the town of Windsor welcomes an unusual amount of visitors and, for those looking for off-the-beaten path experiences and locals’ favorites, this really is a great place to visit — with or without Pliny. In and around the Town Green area you’ll find an eclectic mix of shops selling everything from candy to clothes, restaurants serving up international flavors, and tasting rooms pouring a variety of local wines.
Click through the gallery for a few fun things to do during your stay.