Diverse and beautiful, the Sonoma County line lies about 45 minutes directly north of San Francisco. This region covers 1,768 square miles and boasts a dozen specific appellations, which tells us that when it comes to terroir, Sonoma County offers plenty of variety from coastal breezes, to inland mountains, to pancake-flat valleys, to soft, rolling hills. Throughout the region, you’ll find a seemingly endless array of fabulous wines, fun things to do, and friendly people who feel very lucky to call Sonoma County home.
Anaba Wines, named for the anabatic winds that soar through its Northern California vineyards, creates classic, elegant wines borne by the wind.
Benziger Family Winery
It is a combination of appreciation for family and respect for the land that allows Benziger Family Winery to craft wines that fully express where they come from. In each sip one can taste Sonoma County.
Chalk Hill Estate
For more than four decades, the elegant, world-class wines of Chalk Hill have provided a benchmark for Sonoma County.
Chateau St. Jean
With its beautiful gardens, grand lawn, and award-winning wine, Chateau St. Jean is the perfect place for a romantic picnic.
At the gateway to Sonoma wine country in the Carneros AVA, Cline Cellars provides visitors with a warm and wonderful welcome to wine country.
Fog Crest Vineyard
Established in 1998, Fog Crest Vineyard sits among rolling hills with southeastern exposure, providing excellent drainage and the full morning sun necessary for the production of premium wine grapes in the cool Russian River Valley.
Discover this exciting new ultra-premium winery’s “uber cuvées” from coveted vineyards in Sonoma and across California, with a focus on Syrah, Pinot Noir, and Rhône varietals.
Gary Farrell Winery
Guests enjoy nature’s sounds and sights as they sip Gary Farrell wines produced from iconic vineyards.
Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards
Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards in Sonoma, California is renowned for the creation of exquisite estate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines as well as sparkling wines.
Gustafson Family Vineyards
Today, Gustafson Family Vineyards is home to 20 sustainably farmed vineyard acres and a winery producing 11 estate wines.
Highway 12 Vineyards & Winery
Located on the corner of Sonoma Plaza in the historic Mission Hardware building, Highway 12 Vineyards & Winery sits just one block south of the area’s first vineyard, planted in 1825 by padres of the Sonoma Mission.
Jacuzzi Family Vineyards/The Olive Press
Founded in honor of Valeriano Jacuzzi of pump and spa fame by grandson Fred Cline and his wife Nancy, Jacuzzi Family Vineyards stands for a passion for winemaking, invention, and a love of family.
Kendall Jackson Wine Estates & Gardens
The rejuvenated Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens is dedicated to celebrating wine, food, and all the best things of life, with every guest who walks through the door.
Lake Sonoma Winery
Lake Sonoma Winery focuses on the most celebrated Sonoma sub-appellations in a portfolio of wines designed to showcase the region’s unique characteristics.
Lancaster Estate Winery
At the southern tip of Alexander Valley, near the confluence of the Knights Valley and Chalk Hill appellations, Lancaster Estate enjoys an enviable spot ideal for growing Bordeaux varieties.
The estate acreage and manicured grounds of Landmark Vineyards may lie at the base of Sugarloaf Mountain, but they speak to a legacy that was born in the farmlands of Illinois in the year 1838.
Landmark Vineyards at Hop Kiln Estate
California Historic Landmark Number 893 in Sonoma County is also home to Landmark Vineyards at Hop Kiln Estate. Although hops are no longer processed here, the majestic old kilns now serve as Landmark’s spectacular tasting room.
Larson Family Winery
The vineyards of Larson Family Winery speak of a colorful history, but what matters most to Tom and Becky Larson is their commitment to family and making world-class wines.
Ledson Winery & Vineyards
STEVE LEDSON’S FAMILY history spans five generations and more than 150 years of farming and winemaking in Sonoma County.
Martin Ray Vineyards & Winery
Replanted in 2011 in the heart of the Russian River Valley, the estate vineyard grows a variety of Pinot Noir clones, most notably Clone 37, which was brought to the region by Martin Ray in the 1940s.
Twenty-eight years ago, a pure passion for Pinot Noir launched Rick Moshin’s second career as a farmer and the winemaker for Moshin Vineyards.
Papapietro Perry Winery
The name Papapietro Perry is frequently found in the most respected wine industry publications. Wine Spectator recently named it one of the top 20 Pinot Noir producers and honored it with the Critics’ Choice Award.
Patz & Hall
Every inch of The Sonoma House at Patz & Hall is dedicated to greeting guests and making them feel like old friends as they sample the exquisite wines.
Rodney Strong Vineyards
The name Rodney Strong has become synonymous with wine excellence in Sonoma County for over 50 years.
Schug Carneros Estate
Family owned and operated since 1980, Schug Carneros Estate Winery is located southwest of the town of Sonoma.
Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery
With a history that dates back 111 years, Sebastiani Vineyards and Winery is one of the great names in American Wine.
Seghesio Family Vineyards
Over the past 122 years, five generations of the Seghesio family have acquired, planted, and farmed 300 prime vineyard acres in Sonoma County’s Alexander, Dry Creek, and Russian River Valleys.
Until recently very few women have been mentioned in the long history of wine making in California—SIMI Winery is a notable exception to this omission.
Tara Bella Winery
Tara Bella Winery totals only six acres, but it produces some of the region’s finest Cabernet Sauvignons.
Trione Vineyards & Winery
Trione’s state-of-the-art winemaking facility and tasting room was built alongside Sonoma County’s historic Old Stone Building, dating back to 1908.
Valley of the Moon Winery at Madrone Estate
With a history that dates back more than 150 years, Valley of the Moon Winery at Madrone Estate is one of Sonoma Valley’s most historic wineries.
White Oak Vineyards and Winery
Today, White Oak has refined its selection of estate wines, designed to reflect founder Bill Myers’ original vision of great wines suited to a range of tastes—from graceful, elegant whites, to rich and complex reds. .
Zina Hyde Cunningham Winery and Vineyards
Producing just 3,000 cases per year from its estate vineyards, Zina Hyde Cunningham is well known for its small-lot productions of award-winning wines.