In wine country, Santa Rosa is considered the big city. With a population of more than 150,000 residents within city limits, this is where you can find most anything you need. From big box stores to artisan products, you will find them here. There is a cute downtown area lined with shops and numerous restaurants. There are several business districts throughout the area. Don’t let the name fool you, some of the most spellbinding areas in wine country have this address. Places like Bennett Valley, northwest and northeast Santa Rosa have high quality vineyards, beautiful landscapes and very high quality of living. There’s more to Santa Rosa than the Hwy 101 corridor.