Kenwood, California is an unincorporated town in Sonoma County, California, United States, located on State Route 12 between the cities Santa Rosa and Sonoma. It lies east of Sonoma Creek in the upper part of Sonoma Valley, a region sometimes called the Valley of the Moon. Bennett Mountain lies southeast of the town, and Sugarloaf Ridge to the northwest. Like all of Sonoma County, Kenwood is considered part of the Wine Country. Viticulturally, it lies in the Sonoma Valley AVA. The Kenwood area is known for vineyards and wineries, restaurants, and a European-style resort. An area landmark is the Kunde Estate Winery on State Route 12, which was first planted in 1879.