Vineyard Tours and Wineries near Mountain House Estate

Our Venue is Located Near Some of the Best Winegrowing Regions

Our Sonoma / Mendocino wedding venue is close to one of the best winegrowing regions in the world. Take a look at some vineyard tours, AVA information in Sonoma County, as well as a list of wineries in Dry Creek Valley, Alexander Valley, and Russian River Valley.

Amista Vineyards Vineyard Tour (Located in Healdsburg, Dry Creek Valley)

Take a walking tour of this property to learn about sparkling wines, Syrah, Grenache, and Mourvedre. You’ll also get to see one of the largest fish and wildlife habitat restoration projects,  just a few steps from the tasting room.

  • Vineyard Tour Times: Daily 11 am – 4:30 pm
  • Total Distance: 0.6 miles
  • Location: 3320 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Balletto Vineyards Tour (Located in Santa Rosa, Russian River Valley)

Learn about the wildlife preservation project, the various soil types, and cool-climate grape varieties, including Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir. There’s also a surprise at the property (The Field of Dreams) that you’ll want to see.

  • Vineyard Tour Times: Daily 10 am– 4 pm
  • Total Distance: 1.02 miles
  • Location: 5700 Occidental Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
  • Check-in at the tasting room to get the vineyard tour guide.

La Crema Winery Vineyard Tour (Windsor, Russian River Valley)

The vineyard tour is an excellent way to learn about the property, Russian River Valley AVA, sustainability efforts, and why it’s such a perfect location for varietals such as Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and  Pinot Gris.

  • Vineyard Tour Times: Daily 10 am – 5 pm
  • Total Distance: 1.06 miles
  • Location:3575 Slusser Rd, Windsor, CA 95492
  • Check-in at the tasting room to get the vineyard tour guide.

Matanzas Creek Vineyard Tour (Santas Rosa, Bennett Valley AVA)

Enjoy a bocce game, stroll the world-famous grounds, and learn about the harmonious relationship between the winegrower and winemaker. This property also features endless lavender gardens, a must-see.

  • Vineyard Tour Times: Daily 10 am – 4:30 pm
  • Total Distance: 0.45 miles
  • Location: 6097 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
  • Check-in at the tasting room to get the vineyard tour guide.

Mauritson Wines Vineyard Tour (Healdsburg, Dry Creek Valley)

This self-guided walking tour features Dry Creek Valley’s sweeping views; learn about the family’s history and commitment to sustainable farming.

  • Vineyard Tour Times: Daily 10 am – 5 pm
  • Total Distance: 0.63 miles
  • Location: 2859 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448
  • Check-in at the tasting room to get the vineyard tour guide.

Shug Vineyard Tour (Carneros, Sonoma, CA)

Visitors can walk through the estate-grown Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, learn about the Carneros AVA’s influence of wine, water and terroir while viewing the gorgeous hills of San Pablo Bay.

  • Vineyard Tour Times: Daily 10 am – 5 pm
  • Total Distance: 0.5 miles
  • Location: 602 Bonneau Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476
  • Check-in at the tasting room to get the vineyard tour guide.

St. Francis Vineyard Tour (Sonoma Valley, Santas Rosa)

Visitors will get a chance to see 380 sustainable acres and see sustainability practices in action, from wine machines to weather monitoring stations, as well as admire a two-acre organic garden that has fresh herbs and veggies.

  • Vineyard Tour Times: Daily 10 am – 5 pm
  • Total Distance: 1.2 miles
  • Location: 100 N Pythian Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95409
  • Check-in at the tasting room to get the vineyard tour guide.

Dry Creek Valley Wineries

  • A. Rafanelli Winery
    •  4685 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel
  • Amista Vineyards
    • 3320 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Grenache, Port, Rhone Style Blends, Sparkling Wine, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Amphora Winery
    • 4791 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Alicante Bouschet, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Chardonnay, Grenache, Malbec, Merlot, Mourvedre, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Rhone Style Blends, Sangiovese, Syrah, Tempranillo, Zinfandel
  • Armida Winery
    • 2201 Westside Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel
  • Bella Vineyards and Wine Caves
    • 9711 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Chardonnay, Grenache, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Sweet Reds, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Capo Creek Winery
    • 7171 W. Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Rhone Style Blends, Rose, Syrah, Viognier, Zinfandel
  • Cast Wines
    • 8500 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Port, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
  • Chateau Diana
    • 6195 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Bordeaux Style Blend, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Sweet Reds, Zinfandel
  • David Coffaro Vineyard & Winery
    • 7485 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville CA
    • Blended Reds, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Grenache, Late Harvest Wines, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Rhone Style Blends, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
  • De La Montanya Winery
    • 999 Foreman Lane, Healdsburg CA
    • Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Late Harvest Wines, Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Tempranillo, Viognier, Zinfandel
  • Dry Creek Vineyard
    • 3770 Lambert Bridge Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Fumé Blanc, Merlot, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel
  • Dutcher Crossing Winery
    • 8533 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Port, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • FRICK
    • 23072 Walling Road, Geyserville CA
    • Carignane, Cinsaut, Grenache, Mourvedre, Rhone Style Blends, Rose, Syrah, Viognier
  • Fritz Underground Winery
    • 24691 Dutcher Creek Road, Cloverdale CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Late Harvest Wines, Malbec, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
  • Gustafson Family Vineyard
    •  9100 Skaggs Springs Rd., Geyserville CA
    • Big Red, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Late Harvest Wines, Petite Sirah, Port, Riesling, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Kokomo Winery
    • 4791 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Barbera, Blended Reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Champagne, Chardonnay, Dolcetto, Grenache, Late Harvest Wines, Malbec, Merlot, Mourvedre, Muscat, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
  • Martorana Family Winery
    • 5956 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel
  • Mazzocco Sonoma Winery
    • 1400 Lytton Springs Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Petite Sirah, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
  • Michel-Schlumberger
    • 4155 Wine Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Blended Reds, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Late Harvest Wines, Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Port, Rhone Style Blends, Sparkling Wine, Syrah, Viognier, Zinfandel
  • Mill Creek Vineyards & Winery
    • 1401 Westside Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Merlot, Port, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel
  • Mounts Family Winery
    • 3901 Wine Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Grenache, Malbec, Marsanne, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Rhone Style Blends, Sparkling Wine, Syrah, Viognier, Zinfandel
  • Nalle Winery
    • 2383 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel
  • Papapietro Perry Winery
    • 4791 Dry Creek Road – Bldg. #4, Healdsburg CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rose, Zinfandel
  • Pedroncelli Winery
    • 1220 Canyon Road, Geyserville CA
    • Blended Reds, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Port, Rose, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel
  • Peterson Winery
    • 4791 Dry Creek Road, Bldg. #7, Healdsburg CA
    • Barbera, Blended Reds, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Grenache, Late Harvest Wines, Malbec, Merlot, Muscat, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Port, Rhone Style Blends, Rose, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Verdelho, Zinfandel
  • Ridge Vineyards / Lytton Springs
    •  650 Lytton Springs Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Chardonnay, Grenache, Mataro, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Rued Winery
    • 3850 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel
  • Saini Vineyards
    •  2507 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Rose, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel
  • Sbragia Family Vineyards
    • 9990 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville CA
    • Blended Reds, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Champagne, Chardonnay, Merlot, Muscat Canelli, Petite Sirah, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel
  • Teldeschi Winery
    • 3555 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Port, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • The Pour House
    • 4791 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Barbera, Big Red, Blended Reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Port, Rose, Sangiovese, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
  • Truett Hurst Winery
    • 5610 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel
  • VML Winery
    • 5610 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling Wine, Syrah
  • Walt Baca Wines
    • 779 Westside Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rose, Zinfandel
  • West Wines
    • 1000 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Late Harvest Wines, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling Wine, Viognier
  • Wilson Winery
    • 1960 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Late Harvest Wines, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Zinfandel

Alexander Valley Wineries

  • Alexander Valley Vineyards
    • 8644 Highway 128, Healdsburg CA
    • Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Late Harvest Wines, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Rhone Style Blends, Rose, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • DeLorimier Winery
    • 2001 Highway 128, Geyserville CA
    • Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Malbec, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel
  • Francis Ford Coppola Winery
    •  300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville CA
    • Big Red, Blended Reds, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Late Harvest Wines, Malbec, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Port, Rhone Style Blends, Riesling, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Shiraz, Sparkling Wine, Syrah, Viognier, Zinfandel
  •  HANNA Winery – Alexander Valley
    • 9280 Highway 128, Healdsburg CA
    • Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Zinfandel
  •  J. Rickards Winery 
    • 24505 Chianti Road, Cloverdale CA
    • Barbera, Blended Reds, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Gewürztraminer, Grenache, Late Harvest Wines, Malbec, Merlot, Muscat Canelli, Petite Sirah, Port, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Sparkling Wine, Sweet Whites, Viognier, Zinfandel
  • Jordan Vineyard & Winery
    • 1474 Alexander Valley Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay
  • Locals Tasting Room
    • 21023 A Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville CA
    • Barbera, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Chardonnay, Grenache, Late Harvest Wines, Malbec, Merlot, Muscat Canelli, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Port, Rhone Style Blends, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling Wine, Syrah, Tempranillo, Viognier, Zinfandel
  • Meeker Vineyard
    • 21035 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville CA
    • Big Red, Blended Reds, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Grenache, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Rhone Style Blends, Rose, Sweet Reds, Sweet Whites, Syrah, Verdelho, Zinfandel
  • Pech Merle Winery
    • 21001 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville CA
    • Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Zinfandel
  • Ramazzotti Wines
    •  21015 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville CA
    • Barbera, Blended Reds, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Port, Rose, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
  • Robert Young Estate Winery
    • 5102 Red Winery Road, Geyserville CA
    • Big Red, Blended Reds, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier
  • Silver Oak Cellars
    • 7300 Highway 128, Healdsburg CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Soda Rock Winery
    • 8015 Hwy 128, Healdsburg CA
    • Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Zinfandel
  • Trentadue Winery
    • 19170 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville CA
    • Blended Reds, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Champagne, Chardonnay, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Port, Rose, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
  • Trione Vineyards & Winery
    • 19550 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville CA
    • Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling Wine, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Zialena Winery
    • 21112 River Road, Geyserville CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Chardonnay, Mourvedre, Petite Sirah, Rose, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel

Russian River Valley Wineries

  • ACORN Winery/Alegria Vineyards
    • 12040 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Franc, Dolcetto, Rose, Sangiovese, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Baldassari Wines
    • 9058 Windsor Road, Windsor CA
    • Chardonnay, Malbec, Pinot Noir, Rose, Syrah
  • Balletto Vineyards
    • 5700 Occidental Road, Santa Rosa CA
    • Champagne, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sparkling Wine, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Benovia Winery
    • 3339 Hartman Road, Santa Rosa CA
    • Champagne, Chardonnay, Grenache, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel
  • Bowman Cellars
    • 9010 Graton Road, Graton CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
  • Bricoleur Vineyards
    •  7394 Starr Road, Windsor CA
    • Chardonnay, Grenache, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Zinfandel
  • Carlisle Winery
    • 6301 Starr Road, Windsor CA
    • Alicante Bouschet, Blended Reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Mourvedre, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Rhone Style Blends, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Carol Shelton Wines
    • 3354-B Coffey Lane, Santa Rosa CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Chardonnay, Late Harvest Wines, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Rhone Style
  • Char Vale Winery
    • 9280 Occidental Road, Sebastopol CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Rose
  • Christopher Creek Winery
    • 641 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Port, Rhone Style Blends, Riesling, Rose, Syrah, Viognier, Zinfandel
  • Colagrossi Wines
    • 7755 Bell Road, Windsor CA
    • Barbera, Big Red, Blended Reds, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Rose, Rousanne, Sangiovese, Viognier
  • D & L Carinalli
    • 4905 Gravenstein Hwy S, Sebastopol CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
  • DeLoach Vineyards
    • 1791 Olivet Road, Santa Rosa CA
    • Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
  • Dutton Estate Winery
    • 8757 Green Valley Road, Sebastopol CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah
  • Ektimo Vineyards
    • 4950 Ross Road, Sebastopol CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
  • Foppiano Vineyards
    • 12707 Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg CA
    • Big Red, Blended Reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Chardonnay, Late Harvest Wines, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Port, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel
  • Furthermore Pinot Noir
    • 3561 Gravenstein Hwy N, Sebastopol CA
    • Pinot Noir, Port, Rose
  • Gary Farrell Winery
    •  10701 Westside Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
  • GC Lurton Vineyard Tasting Room
    • 422 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg CA
    • Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • HANNA Winery – Russian River Valley
    •  5353 Occidental Road, Santa Rosa CA
    • Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Hartford Family Winery
    • 8075 Martinelli Road, Forestville CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Port, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Harvest Moon Estate & Winery
    • 2192 Olivet Road, Santa Rosa CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Late Harvest Wines, Pinot Noir, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
  • Hook & Ladder Winery
    • 2134 Olivet Road, Santa Rosa CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Port, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel
  • Inizi Wines
    •  16290 Main Street, Guerneville CA
    • Blended Reds, Charbono, Dolcetto, Rose, Sangiovese, Viognier
  • Iron Horse VineyardJ Vineyards & Winery
    • 9786 Ross Station Road, Sebastopol CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sparkling Wine
  • J Vineyards & Winery
    • 11447 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg CA
    • Champagne, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Sparkling Wine
  • Joseph Swan Vineyards
    • Location: 2916 Laguna Road, Forestville CA
    • Cabernet S
  • Korbel Champagne Cellars
    • 13250 River Road, Guerneville CA
    • Brandy, Champagne, Chardonnay
  • Landmark Vineyards
    • Location: 6050 Westside Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir
  • Lauterbach Cellars
    • Location: 3420 Woolsey Road, Windsor CA
    • Late Harvest Wines, Pinot Noir, Port, Syrah
  • Limerick Lane Cellars
    • 1023 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg CA
    • Blended Reds, Grenache, Petite Sirah, Rhone Style Blends, Rose, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Lynmar Estate
    • Location: 3909 Frei Road, Sebastopol CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rose, Syrah
  • Martinelli Winery
    • 3360 River Road, Windsor ca
    • Chardonnay, Muscat, Pinot Noir, Rose, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Matrix Winery
    • Location: 3291 Westside Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Chardonnay, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel
  • Merriam Vineyards
    • Location: 11650 Los Amigos Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Big Red, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Fumé Blanc, Late Harvest Wines, Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Sweet Reds
  • Merry Edwards Winery
    • Location: 2959 Gravenstein Highway North, Sebastopol, CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc
  • Moshin Vineyards
    • Location: 10295 Westside Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Late Harvest Wines, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel
  • Notre Vue Estate & Balverne Winery
    • Location: 11010 Estate Lane, Windsor CA
    • Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rhone Style Blends, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc
  • Old World Winery
    • 850 River Road, Fulton CA
    • Blended Reds, Carignane, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sparkling Wine, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Paradise Ridge Winery
    • 4545 Thomas Lake Harris Drive, Santa Rosa CA
    • Blended Reds, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Champagne, Chardonnay, Late Harvest Wines, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Rhone Style Blends, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Sparkling Wine, Sweet Whites, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Porter Creek Vineyards
    • 8735 Westside Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Carignane, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Viognier, Zinfandel
  • Rochioli Winery
    • 6192 Westside Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc
  • Ron Rubin Winery
    • 5220 Ross Road, Sebastopol CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Syrah
  • Russian River Vineyards
    • 5700 Hwy 116 N, Forestville CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Charbono, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling Wine, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards
    • 4401 Slusser Road, Windsor CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
  • Super Sonoman Wine
    • 7730 Bell Road, Windsor CA
    • Big Red, Blended Reds, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Grenache, Late Harvest Wines, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sangiovese, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Tara Bell Winery & Vineyards
    • 3701 Viking Road, Santa Rosa CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Twomey Cellars
    • 3000 Westside Road, Healdsburg CA
    • Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc
  • Viszlay Vineyards 
    • 851 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg CA
    • Alicante Bouschet, Big Red, Blended Reds, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Malbec, Meritage, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Rhone Style Blends, Zinfandel
  • Woodenhead Winery
    • 5700 River Road, Santa Rosa CA
    • Blended Reds, Carignane, Charbono, Chardonnay, French Colombard, Pinot Noir, Sparkling Wine, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Zouzounis Wines
    • 7680 Bell Road, Windsor CA
    • Petite Sirah, Rose, Zinfandel

There are 18 AVA’s (An American Viticultural Area is a designated wine grape-growing region in the United States) in Sonoma County, and our favorite AVA’s to visit for winetasting are Alexander Valley, Dry Creek Valley, and Russian River Valley.

  • Alexander Valley
    • Alexander Valley is home to 43 wineries and dozens of multi-generational winegrowing families. The mornings and evenings are brisk here with a mid-day heat that ripens the crop, while the brisk air preserves the acidity,  making it a fine place for big varietals like Cabernet Sauvignon.
  • Bennett Valley
    • Bennett Valley is one of the smallest appellations in Sonoma. It overlaps both Sonoma Mountain and the Sonoma Coast. Because the soil is clay-like and the air is cold, the grapes hang onto the vines for longer, making it an ideal climate for varietals like Syrah, Merlot, and Chardonnay.
  • Carneros – Sonoma
    • Obtaining AVA status in 1983, this appellation was the first to be characterized by climate rather than political boundaries. The cold weather is excellent for varietals such as Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
  • Chalk Hill
    • Chalk Hill lies in the northeast part of Russian River Valley AVA, making it a sub-appellation. The difference between the Russian River Valley and Chalk Hill is that Chalk Hill is warmer, with light breezes and less fog. The name comes from its chalk-like soil, one of the distinctions between it and the Russian River Valley.
  • Dry Creek Valley
    • Dry Creek Valley is home to rock soils that drain well, stressing the vines late in the growing season and producing character. It’s an excellent environment for Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc, as well as Bordeaux and Rhone varietals. 
  • Fort Ross – Seaview
    • Fort Ross is high in elevation and is heavily influenced by the Pacific Ocean. The location proves challenging for some growers, but it’s crisp air and sunshine creates enough stress for varietals like Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
  • Fountaingrove District
    • Fountaingrove is the smallest, with only 600 acres and an average vineyard size of 12 acres, most family-owned. This inland AVA combines hillside vineyards, marine influences, and volcanic soils to lend unique flavors to its varietals.
  • Green Valley of Russian River Valley
    • Green Valley is located in the southwestern Russian River Valley. Sebastopol, Forestville, and Occidental surround it. This AVA is the most consistent of any North Coast appellation in soil, climate, and flavor. 
  • Knights Valley
    • Knight Valley is one of the most off-the-grid AVA’s in Sonoma County, only accessed by Highway 128 through rugged terrain. It’s known for varietals, including Bordeaux varietals, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc.
  • Moon Mountain
    • They were established in 2013. the appellation is located within the Sonoma Valley AVA, but winegrowers and vintners have anticipated their AVA status to recognize their high elevation wines on labels.
  • Northern Sonoma
    • Northern Sonoma encompasses Alexander Valley, Chalk Hill, Dry Creek Valley, Knights Valley, Russian River Valley, and most of Green Valley. Its north boundaries are Lake County and Mendocino County, and it runs through Sebastopol, Camp Meeker, Occidental, and Freestone. It also traverses the Sonoma and Napa borders.
  • Petaluma Gap
    • It was established in 2017. This area produces smaller vineyard yields, boasting wonderful flavor and fruit characteristics. As inland valley air warms, it pulls the cold coastal air into the coastal range mountains and is defined by its wind and fog. 
  • Pine Mountain – Cloverdale Peak
    • This area is defined by its steep topography, high elevations, and mountainous soils. It overlaps part of Alexander Valley AVA and Northern Sonoma AVA but only grows 230 acres of commercial vineyards. 
  • Rockpile
    • Rockpile is located on the north end of Dry Creek Valley. It is west of Lake Sonoma and reaches the border of Mendocino County. Rockpile is too high in elevation for fog to influence it like many other Sonoma Appellations, so the warmth and sunshine boost the grapes’ ripeness and richness. Because of this, it’s great to grow full-bodied, red varietals here. 
  • Russian River Valley
    • Russian River Valley is defined by it’s cooling fog and temperatures, dropping temperature in the evening. This naturally allows grapes to develop full flavor maturity over a longer growing season, up to 15  – 20% longer than its neighboring AVAs.
  • Sonoma Coast
    • The  Sonoma Coast AVA is massive, extending from Mendocino County to San Pablo Bay. Its heavy rains and cooler temperatures define it compared to other parts of Sonoma County. This makes it a great area to grow varietals, such as Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Syrah.
  • Sonoma Mountain
    • Sonoma Mountain is located within the Sonoma Valley AVA but is defined by its high-altitude, steep-sloped vineyards. It’s exposure to the east to catch sunshine during the day, and well-drained soils and crevasses in the mountains create distinct varietals including Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel.
  • Sonoma Valley
    • The Mayacamas and Sonoma Mountains border Sonoma Valley. Sonoma Mountain protects the valley from the calm influence of the Pacific Ocean. This helps prevent excessive rainfall. When cold air does arrive in Sonoma Valley, it’s from Los Carneros and the Santa Rosa Plain. The soils are extremely varied, between the valley floor and mountain soils. Rather than the composition of the ground, the structure has been the deciding factor on where to plant grapes. 

Although you can’t visit specific vineyards unless there is a tasting room, here is a list of winegrowers in Dry Creek Valley:

  • Adruni Vineyard
    • Canyon Road Geyserville CA 95441
    • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Alioto Vineyard at Lyons Doxie Ranch
    • Canyon Road Geyserville CA 95441
    • Zinfandel
  • Arthur & Susan Biedermann
    • 14220 Rockpile Road Geyserville CA 95441
    • Zinfandel
  • Baldocchi Vineyard
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
  • Banti Vineyards
    • Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Barrel House Vineyards
    • 2156 Lyttton Springs Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Barrow Ranch
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Merlot
  • Bernier Zinyards
    • Canyon Road Geyserville CA 95441
    • Carignane, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel
  • Bevill Vineyards
    • Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier
  • Bobcat Vineyards, LLC
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay
  • Bumblebee Vineyard
    • Chiquita Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Calistoga Properties LLC
    • Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay
  • Camp David Ranch
    • Dutcher Creek Road Cloverdale CA 95425
    • Zinfandel, Chardonnay
  • Campo Fantasma
    • Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Chens Vineyard
    • Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio
  • Clendenen Vineyard Management, LLC
    • 9235 West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel
  • Colline Vineyards
    • 6001 – 6003 W. Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Comstock Family Vineyard
    • Dry Creek Road Geyserville CA 95441
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc
  • Crossroads Vineyard
    • 1345 West Dry Creek Road Headsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Cuccio Vineyards
    • Bello Vino Lane Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Dale D. Achabal
    • W. Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA
  • Davilla Family Vineyard
    • Chablis Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Chardonnay
  • Fall Creek Vineyards
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel
  • Faloni Ranch
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel, Chardonnay
  • Famighetti Vineyards
    • 22190 Puccioni Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Grenache, Syrah, Zinfandel, Viognier
  • Five Barns Farm
    • Brack Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese
  • Flambeaux Vineyards
    • Jack Pine Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel
  • Gallaway Vineyards
    • 2675 W Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel
  • Garofalo Family Vineyards
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Goldschmidt Vineyards
    • 650 Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Merlot
  • Gottreich Family Vineyard
    • Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Halling Vineyard
    • 5959 West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Hathaway Watson
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
  • Idlespoke Vineyards
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • James & Carol Bushnell
    • Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Petite Sirah, Zinfandel
  • John & Laura Somers
    • Norton Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Jon Olson
    • Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Juice Beauty Farm
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Kaiser Knoll
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Kamran Shamsavari
    • Dutcher Creek Road Cloverdale CA 9544
    • Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc
  • Katz-Absher Vineyard
    • Maybee Lane Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Ken & June Spadoni
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Sangiovese
  • Kennedy Family Vineyards
    • Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Kerem Brue
    • Westside Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Merlot, Tempranillo, Zinfandel, Chardonnay
  • Kinsella Estates
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel
  • L’Dor V’Dor Vineyards
    • Westside Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Chardonnay
  • Lavender Hill Vineyards
    • 4805 Chemise Rd Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Primitivo, Zinfandel
  • Lavorante Vineyard
    • Puccioni Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • LeVois Vineyards
    • 6400 West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel
  • Les Quatre Enfants
    • Puccioni Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Limit Down Vineyard
    • Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Lone Star Vineyards
    • West Dry Creek Road H CA 95448
    • Merlot, Chardonnay
  • Madden Family Vineyards
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Merlot, Zinfandel
  • Manoukian Family Vineyards
    • 3725 Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Mauritson Farms
    • 2305 Lytton Springs Rd Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Zinfandel, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • Mizany Vineyards
    • Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel, Chardonnay
  • Muhleman Ranch
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Petite Sirah, Primitivo
  • Nelson Vineyard
    • Wine Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc
  • North Ranch
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Chardonnay
  • Oddone Vineyard
    • 5523 Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel
    • Sustainable/Organic/Biodynamic
  • Olson Family Vineyards LLC
    • Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • PALMARIUM
    • Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Palindrome Vineyards
    • Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Pillsbury Vineyards
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Merlot, Zinfandel, Chardonnay
  • Pony Ranch
    • 1740 Lytton Springs Rd. Healdsburg CA 95448
  • Puma Springs Vineyards
    • Chiquita Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • Rancho Arroyo Seco
    • 4455 Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel
  • Red Star Vineyards
    • West Grant Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Richard Andolsen
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Robert & Joyce Littell
    • 1633 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Petite Sirah, Zinfandel
  • Ron & Toni Foster
    • Lytton Springs Rd. Healdsburg CA 95448
  • Rosendin Vineyards
    • Lytton Springs Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Petite Sirah, Zinfandel
  • Salem Ranch – Tom Hartfield
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA
  • Sapphire Canyon
    • 2107 Wroxton Rd Houston TX 77005
  • Schwab & Sons
    • Magnolia Drive Healdsburg CA
    • Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio
  • Schwab Vineyards
    • Magnolia Drive Healdsburg CA
    • Merlot, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • Serendipity Vineyards
    • Walling Road Geyserville CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel
  • Simpson Vineyards
    • Walling Road healdsburg CA 95448
    • Grenache, Syrah
  • Stanley Vineyards
    • 437 W. Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
  • Stoner Vineyard
    • Canyon Road Geyserville CA 95441
    • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Swensrud Vineyards
    • Westside Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Pinot Noir, Zinfandel
  • Taylor Vineyards
    • Walling Road Geyserville CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • Tiera Wines
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA
    • Merlot
  • Traumerie Vineyards
    • 4650 Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
  • Triple Z Ranch, LLC
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
  • Two Moon Vineyard
    • McCray Ridge Healdsburg CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • Tzabaco Rancho Vineyards
    • 5796 Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
  • Van Alyea Ranch
    • Lambert Bridge Road Healdsburg CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Chardonnay
  • Victor & Cindy Trentadue
    • Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel
  • Villagomez Vineyards
    • West Grant Street Healdsburg CA
    • Zinfandel
  • Vinegrove Dry Creek Vineyard
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah
  • Vintage House Vineyards
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA
    • Chardonnay, Viognier
  • Voigt Vineyards
    • Geyserville CA
    • Zinfandel
  • Wagon Wheel Ranch
    • Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
  • Weed Farms
    • 4250 WINE CREEK RD HEALDSBURG CA 95448
  • Wilson
    • 623 Milligan Ranch Lane Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah
  • Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley
    • 1207 Vine St., Suite A Healdsburg CA 95448
  • Yuri Reinberg
    • Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Zinfandel
  • Zephyr Vineyards
    • West Dry Creek Road Healdsburg CA 95448
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel

Southern Sonoma County

  • Glen Ellen, CA
  • Kenwood, CA
  • Petaluma, CA
  • Rohnert Park/Cotat, CA
  • Sonoma, CA

Coastal Sonoma County

  • Bodega & Bodega Bay, CA
  • Jenner, CA
  • Sea Ranch, CA

Central Sonoma County

  • Forestville & Graton, CA
  • Guerneville, CA
  • Occidental & Freestone, CA
  • Santa Rosa, CA
  • Sebastopol, CA

NORTHERN SONOMA COUNTY

  • Cloverdale, CA
  • Geyserville, CA
  • Healdsburg, CA
  • Windsor, CA

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