Recommended Sonoma Wineries
There are many wineries to choose from, and below you will find a selection of some our favorites. You may want to consider a group or private tour
Benziger Family Winery $$
Tours: A 45 minute vineyard tram tour takes you on a ride through the vineyards, fermentation facility and crush pad. Partners Estate Tour & Tasting is 1 ½ hours long and appointments are recommended, but not required. This is a behind-the-scenes tour that includes an exclusive seated tasting. This biodynamic winery uses sheep to fertilize and till the land, owls to get rid of rodents and specific insects to kill harmful insects. They have many gardens on their property, which the chef at the Glen Ellen Star uses for his produce.
Buena Vista $$
Founded in 1857, Buena Vista is California's first premium winery. It's history is as colorful as it is proud.
Ceja Vineyards $$
Deerfield Ranch Winery $$
Gundlach Bundschu $$
Gewurztraminer, Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo, Pinot Noir.
Beautiful views of the Sonoma Valley. Appointment recommended.
Hanzell Vineyards $$$
The Heritage Winery & Estate Tour & Tasting offers two different tours, each unique. Appointments required.
Matanzas Creek Winery $$
Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Dessert Wines
Covered in lavender fields from which they make a variety of products, bocce court.
Patz & Hall Winery $$$
Petroni Vineyards (wine and olive oil tasting) $$
Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Sangiovese, Syrah, Pinot Noir. Big wines, dramatic views, semi-private seated tastings. Appointment required.