The largest city in California's wine country, Santa Rosa is the county seat of Sonoma County. A haven for chefs from around the world, not only because of its fabulous vineyards, but also its excellent produce, meats, and dairy, Santa Rosa is a superb destination for fine cuisine. Wine country and farmland, rivers, lakes and redwood forests all surround a vibrant downtown that hosts three distinct shopping districts and three historic residential neighborhoods. A bustling business center as well, Santa Rosa was ranked second by Forbes Magazine for Best Places for Business and Careers. Its outdoor skate parks, sports fields, playgrounds and boating activities blend with its cultural bounties of theater, concerts, art exhibits and festivals, giving Santa Rosa a million reasons to call it home.