About Sonoma Magazine

Sonoma Magazine is an award-winning, bi-monthly publication that celebrates the Sonoma landscape and lifestyle.

Through in-depth stories and vivid photography, Sonoma Magazine keeps readers on the pulse of the restaurants, wineries, arts, entertainment, culture and style that make Sonoma a destination, a haven, and a way of life.

Sonoma Magazine is available in print at newsstands and by subscription. Our website, sonomamag.com, features articles from the magazine, plus online-only pieces on the latest in Sonoma and Napa Wine Country.


President and Publisher Steve Childs (707-521-5284)

Editor-in-Chief Catherine Barnett

Managing Editor Abigail Peterson 

Photo Editor Chad Surmick

Creative Consultant Ryan Mesheau

Senior Editor Brett Wilkison

SMI Dining Editor Heather Irwin

Digital Editor Sofia Englund

Staff Writers Mary Callahan, Meg McConahey, Austin Murphy, Diane Peterson, Dan Taylor

Staff Photographers John Burgess, Christopher Chung, Alvin Jornada, Kent Porter, Beth Schlanker

Contributing Editors Corinne Asturias, Diane Holt, Janet Balicki Weber, Gabriella West

Co-Founders Bill Lynch, Jim Lynch


Production Director Mark Flaviani

Audience Development Melissa Chowning

Newsstand Consultant Alan Centofante

Digital Director Annika Toernqvist

Manager, Digital Development Heather Irwin

Human Resource Director Emily DeBacker

Accounting Manager Yijie Shinn


Subscriptions 855-850-0991 or visit sonomamag.com/subscribe

Magazine Abigail Peterson (Managing Editor) abigail.peterson@sonomamag.com

Online Sofia Englund (Digital Editor) sofia.englund@pressdemocrat.com

Advertising Karleen Arnink-Pate (Chief Revenue Officer) karleen.arnink-pate@pressdemocrat.com