Sonoma County Notable Wineries

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Diverse and remarkably 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.

Notable Wineries

Amphora Winery

Long before he developed Amphora Winery, Rick began his career at at another winery when he was just 20 years old. He spent two decades working in wineries in the Napa Valley and Sonoma.

Ancient Oak Cellars

The story of Ancient Oak Cellars is about families working together.

Annadel Estate Winery

From the ruins of a nineteenth century winery and 20 acres of neglected vineyards and rose gardens, Annadel Estate Winery has become one of Sonoma Valley’s standout wineries, offering an utterly unique, private wine tasting experience. 

Arbios Cellars / Praxis Cellars

Seasoned winemaker Bill Arbios had an impressive résumé before he began Arbios Cellars in 1993. He had worked with many prominent wineries but longed to express his own artistry and create something lasting for himself and his family.

Arrowood Vineyards & Winery

Arrowood Winery sits on a hillside just outside the charming town of Glen Ellen in the rolling hills of the Sonoma Valley.

B.R. Cohn Winery

For those who love excellent wines, olive oils, music, and a relaxed family vibe, B.R. Cohn Winery hits all the high notes.

Buena Vista Winery

The Count of Buena Vista is credited with creating California’s first gravity flow winery, excavating the area’s first wine caves, and introducing Redwood barrels for aging and fermentation: he imported more than 300 different varieties to California from Europe. 

Carol Shelton Wines

Whimsical, creative, and ever enthusiastic about her work, Carol Shelton has been lauded with countless medals and honors through the course of her 33-year career.

Clos Du Bois

Clos du Bois has always set the standard for wines and hospitality in the Alexander Valley.

Deerfield Ranch Winery

Dedicated to the land where its wines are grown, Deerfield Ranch Winery is committed to Biodynamic farming and is one of Sonoma County’s few certified organic wineries.

DeLoach Vineyards

Since 1975, DeLoach Vineyards has been a pioneer in the production of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel in the Russian River Valley.

deLorimier Winery

Intrigued by the Alexander Valley’s mosaic of soil types and microclimates, Ken and Diane Wilson became the new owners of deLorimier Winery in 2008.

Dry Creek Vineyard

Dedicated to producing wines that put quality over price, Dry Creek Vineyard offers a portfolio of distinguished wines. 

Dutcher Crossing Winery

The high wheel bicycle is a fitting symbol for Dutcher Crossing Winery, not because Proprietor Debra Mathy is an avid cyclist, but because to ride it, one must possess imagination, determination, and a good deal of skill.

Family Wineries

When vintner Barry Collier opened the doors of the first Family Wineries facility in the spring of 2005, he launched an innovative way to introduce wine tourers to not one, but, several previously undiscovered local wineries under one roof.

Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery

Known for its impeccable ability to craft high quality wines year after year, Ferrari-Carano has earned its place on every wine tourist’s “must-visit” list. 

Foppiano Vineyards

Nestled in the rolling hills of Sonoma sits Foppiano Vineyards. The winery sits upon a 160-acre estate in the acclaimed Russian River Valley.

Freestone Vineyards & Winery

When the legendary Joe Phelps and his son Bill founded Freestone Vineyards & Winery, they discovered a new kind of gold on the slopes of western Sonoma County.

Fritz Winery

At a time when going green is a goal for many, Fritz Winery is already enjoying the fruits of its eco-conscious efforts that began more than 30 years ago.

Graton Ridge Cellars

There is something for everyone at Graton Ridge Cellars. A large selection of various wines from the lush Russian River Valley await in the tasting room, ready to be enjoyed.

Harvest Moon Estate & Winery

The opening chapter in the story of Harvest Moon Estate & Winery begins back in 1977 when the Pitts family planted their first grapes in the fertile Russian River Valley.

Imagery Estate Winery

At first glance one recognizes that Imagery Estate Winery gives new meaning to the art of winemaking. With innovation and unconventionality at the core of its principals, Imagery takes risks in winemaking practices—and succeeds.

Krutz Family Cellars

Krutz Family Cellars was recently named one of the Seven New Stars of California Chardonnay by Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Lost Canyon Winery 

Dedicated to expressing the true essence of Sonoma County’s top-tier vineyards, Lost Canyon Winery handcrafts select, single-vineyard Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Chardonnay.

Manzanita Creek Winery

Brothers Jack and William Salerno of Manzanita Creek Winery first laid eyes on Dry Creek Valley in the heart of northwest Sonoma County wine country 25 years ago and were bound and determined someday to give up their jobs in construction and painting to make wine.

Matanzas Creek Winery

Cradled between three mountain peaks in Sonoma’s County’s small, fertile Bennett Valley, Matanzas Creek Winery crafts distinctive wines that speak to this beautiful, singular place.

Matrix Winery

The wines of Matrix Winery are not produced, but nurtured. This process starts in the vineyards, where they carefully manage the environment—matching each vine to its perfect soil, climate, and exposure. 

Medlock Ames

Medlock Ames is dedicated to practicing environmental sustainability and the production of premier quality wine.

Merriam Vineyards

The legacy of Merriam Vineyards began on a wine-fueled honeymoon in France, where New Englanders Peter and Diana Merriam became enraptured by the oenological world. 

Mueller Winery

Prior to founding Mueller Winery, Robert Mueller built an impressive résumé, first working for many notable wineries and then designing and establishing one of Napa and Sonoma’s largest custom crush facilities.

Raymond Burr Vineyards

The genesis of Raymond Burr Vineyards occurred in the middle of the 1950s when two actors with a shared interest in orchids met and became life-long friends.

Robledo Family Winery 

In 2003, the Robledo family made history by opening the first winery in the United States established by a former Mexican migrant field laborer.

Roth Estate Winery 

Roth Estate is a family-owned winery committed to crafting exceptional quality wines grown in the best vineyards.

Russian Hill Estate Winery

Russian Hill Estate overlooks a magnificent vista with vineyards and a solitary hop kiln that often peeks out over the afternoon fog.

Russian River Vineyards

First founded 50 years ago, Russian River Vineyards is a Sonoma County icon and an idyllic winery destination.

Sheldon Wines

Sheldon Wines was born from the passion and fearlessness of a young couple that borders on delusional.

St. Francis Winery & Vineyards

At St. Francis Winery & Vineyards, wine and food blend perfectly to reflect the beauty and charm of Sonoma Valley.

Thomas George Estates

This Russian River Valley winery is committed to reinvigorating the tradition of producing artisan wines at its historic Westside Road location.

Thumbprint Cellars

At Healdsburg’s Thumbprint Cellars, Proprietor/Winemakers Scott and Erica Lindstrom-Dake bring a hip and stylish new meaning to the phrase the “art of winemaking.”

Trattore Farms

Just west of Healdsburg in glorious Dry Creek Valley, Trattore Farms grows wine grapes and olives in a singular destination.

Viansa Winery & Marketplace

Idyllically situated on a hilltop at the entrance to the legendary Sonoma Valley, Viansa Winery & Marketplace has become a destination for wine and food lovers from around the world. 

VJB Vineyards & Cellars

Wine has been a constant in the Belmonte family for many generations. From the rolling hills of the Sonoma Valley, VJB wines express the unique qualities of the land and a strong family tradition.

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