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Sonoma Wineries


Top Sonoma Valley Wineries

With well over 400 wineries located in the North Bay and 40 in the Sonoma
Valley, we hand-pick from the best to create
wine tours that avoid the crowds and
find the more intimate side, and the real charm, of our beautiful wine country.
We focus on smaller, family-owned wineries and wineries of historical
significance while trying to avoid larger, more heavily visited wineries in
order to provide a truly memorable experience. We’re thrilled that
Trip Advisor consistently ranks our Sonoma Wine Tours as top-rated activities in the region.

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Listed below are some of our top Sonoma Valley Wineries (updated 07/31/2016):

Anaba Wines

Anaba Wines, was the first Sonoma Valley winery to be wind-powered, and their
name originates from cool, upward-flowing anabatic winds that soar and swirl
through their sustainably-farmed vineyards.
Anaba is noted for using handcrafted Rhône and Burgundian grape varieties grown
at their Carneros Estate vineyard.
(707) 935-2600

60 Bonneau Rd,
Sonoma,
CA
95476

Arrowood Vineyards & Winery

Arrowood Vineyards produces award-winning Sonoma County Wine, including
Chardonnay, Viognier, Syrah and also offers Cabernet Sauvignon in small lots.
The winery’s tasting room is the perfect place to enjoy their wine and a
sweeping view of the valley.
(707) 935-2600

14347 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen, CA
95442

Audelssa Estate Winery

Audelssa Estate wines are made employing minimalist winemaking techniques,
allowing the vineyard to be expressed in the wine.
(707) 933-8514

13647 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen, CA
95442

B.R. Cohn

B.R. Cohn is located in the heart of Sonoma Valley and offers award winning
wines, extra virgin olive oils, handcrafted vinegars and gourmet food items.
(707) 931-7924

15000 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen, CA
95442

Bartholomew Park Winery

Nestled on a historic, certified organically-farmed estate just a few blocks
east of Sonoma’s plaza, Bartholomew Park Winery produces hand-crafted single
vineyard wines.
(707) 935-9511
1000 Vineyard Lane, Sonoma, CA
95476

Benziger Family Winery

Benziger produces wonderful cabernet sauvignon, merlot, and chardonnay wines
with a strong sense of place using certified Biodynamic, organic and sustainable
farming methods.
(707) 935-3000

1883 London Ranch Road, Glen Ellen, CA
95442

Blackstone Winery

Blackstone prides themselves on producing smooth, flavorful, harmonious wines
with rich fruit, supple texture, and balanced oak from the Napa and Sonoma
regions.
(707) 833-1999

8450 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood, CA
95442

Buena Vista Winery

Founded in 1857, Buena Vista is California’s oldest premium winery just
outside the town of Sonoma, creating wines with great acidity, balance
and structure.
(707) 938-1266

18000 Old Winery Road
, Sonoma,
CA 95476

Chateau St. Jean

Founded in 1973, Chateau St. Jean’s heritage is rooted in Sonoma County
vineyards with its gracious style, elegant architecture and inviting gardens
and tasting rooms.
(707) 833-4134

8555 Sonoma Hwy., Kenwood, CA
95442

Cline Cellars

Located on a 350-acre estate in the Carneros District, Cline Cellars is
family-owned since 1982 and is best known for single vineyard Zinfandel
wines.
(707) 940-4000
24737 Arnold Drive,
Sonoma, CA 95476

Eric Ross Winery

Award-winning, historic winery located in the heart of Sonoma Valley.
(707) 939-8525
14300 Arnold Drive,
Glen Ellen, CA 95442

Gloria Ferrer Caves and Vineyards

Located in the beautiful Carneros wine district of Sonoma,
Gloria Ferrer produces both fine California sparkling and still wines.
When visiting, sit down, relax and enjoy the beautiful views.
(707) 933-1917
23555 Highway 121
(Arnold Dr)
, Sonoma,
CA
95476

Gundlach Bundschu Winery

Founded in 1858, this historic winery celebrated 150 years of
wine production in 2008 and is focused on making small lots of
ultra-premium wines.
(707) 939-3015
2000 Denmark Street
, Sonoma, CA 95476

Homewood Winery

Homewoood Winery is as close to a one-man “minimalist winemaking“
operation as its founder can keep it, limited to around 3,000 cases
of unfiltered and unfined wine produced annually.
(707) 996-6353
23120 Burndale Rd.
, Sonoma, CA 95476

Imagery Estate Winery

Imagery is all about experimenting with new varietals and
exploring little known grape regions – the culmination of
a 20-year commitment to eclectic wines.
(707) 935-4515
14335 Hwy 12,
Glen Ellen, CA
95442

Kaz Vineyard & Winery

Nestled in the Valley of the Moon, Kaz Vineyard is family-owned
and considered the smallest winery in the county that sells only
1,000 cases a year (but with more options than most wineries its
size) and proud of it.
877 833-2536
233 Adobe Canyon
Road
, Kenwood, CA 95442

Kenwood Vineyards

Founded in 1970 and located in the heart of Sonoma Valley, Kenwood
Vineyards has established itself as a producer of premium quality,
world class California wines.
(707) 833-5891
9592 Sonoma Highway
, Kenwood, CA
95442

Kunde Estate Winery

Family owned and operated for five generations, Kunde Estate Winery
and Vineyards produces elegant, estate-grown balanced wines that are
sustainably farmed.
(707) 833-5501
9825 Sonoma Highway,
Kenwood, CA 95442

Lake Sonoma Winery

Lake Sonoma Winery produces unique Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and
Chardonnay designed to showcase the sub-appellation vineyards of the
Russian River, Dry Creek and Alexander Valleys.
(707) 939-4512
777 Madrone Road,
Glen Ellen, CA 95442

Landmark Vineyards

One of the stars in the “super premium“ Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
business, Landmark produces rich, balanced hand crafted wines perfect
for pairing with a wide variety of fine cuisine.
(707) 833-0218
101 Adobe Canyon Road,
Kenwood, CA 95442

Larson Family Winery

Larson Family Winery is a family friendly winery located on 70 acres of
beautiful Carneros land that has been in the family since the late 1800s.
(707) 938-3031
23355 Millerick Road,
Sonoma, CA 95476

Ledson Winery & Vineyards

This historic 16,000 square foot French Normandy winery is known as
“The Castle“ and was originally settled by the Ledson family in 1862.
(707) 537-3810, 800-539-2331
7335 Sonoma Highway,
Kenwood, CA 95442

Loxton Cellars

Australian Chris Loxton handcrafts Syrah and Zinfandel that show
balance and a sense of place without compromise at this micro-winery.
(707) 935-7221
11466 Dunbar Road,
Glen Ellen,
CA 95442

Mayo Family Winery

Mayo Family Winery is a small winery that produces small batch,
single vineyard wines in Glen Ellen that are always interesting
and delicious.
(707) 938-9401
13101 Arnold Drive
, Glen Ellen, CA
95442

Moon Mountain Vineyards

Moon Mountain Vineyard is a family-owned property devoted to
organic vineyards in the Mayacamas Mountains, produces a range or
red and white wines and is the home of Repris Wines.
(707) 996-3526
1700 Moon Mountain
Drive
, Sonoma,
CA
95476

Nelson Estate Tasting Room

Nelson Estates makes small batches of premium quality estate wine
using environmentally responsible farming practices and handcrafted
winemaking techniques.
(707) 833-5504
9200 Sonoma Highway
, Kenwood,
CA
95442

Nicholson Ranch

Nicholson Ranch is tucked away in the southern foothills of Sonoma
Valley and offers panoramic views, cave tours and handcrafted
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Syrah.
(707) 938-8822
4200 Napa Road,
Sonoma, CA 95476

Ravenswood Winery

Ravenswood prides itself on capturing the spirit of California’s
best growing regions by producing unadulterated, unapologetic,
unfussy, unwimpy wines.
(707) 938-1960, 888-669-4679
18701 Gehricke Road,
Sonoma, CA 95476

Repris Wines

An amazing historic vineyard known to a select few in the
Mayacamas Mountains for over 125 years, Repris and its 18,000
square feet of caves is one of Sonoma’s delicious little members
only secrets.
(707) 931-7701
1700 Moon Mountain Rd
, Sonoma,
CA
95476

Robert Hunter Winery

Robert Hunter Winery is a boutique winery located in the Sonoma
Valley producing unique limited quantities of Brut, Chardonnay, Pinot
Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon.
(707) 996-3056
15655 Arnold Dr.,
Sonoma, CA 95476

Robledo Family Winery

Family owned and operated boutique winery since 1996 producing ultra
premium wines from Sonoma, Napa and Lake Counties.
(707) 939-6903

21901 Bonness Road, Sonoma, CA
95476

Roche Carneros Estate Winery

Roche is a family run boutique winery making only a very limited
amount of premium wine and olive oil and selling direct to the
consumer.
(707) 935-7115
28700 Arnold Drive
, Sonoma,
CA
95476

Schug Carneros Estate Winery

Founded in 1980, Schug Carneros Estate Winery is the family-run
showcase and life-long dream of one of California’s most celebrated
winemakers, Walter Schug, and is a globally recognized producer of
Carneros Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
(707) 939-9363
602 Bonneau Road,
Sonoma, CA 95476

Sebastiani Vineyards

Sebastiani is the oldest, continuously family-owned winery in Sonoma
with an emphasis on single-vineyard and sub-appellation wines.
(707) 933-3230
389 East Fourth Street
, Sonoma, CA 95476

Remick Ridge Vineyards

Remick Ridge Vineyards is owned and operated by the Smothers Brothers
(yes, those ones), proud of the Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon wines
produced at their ranch in Kenwood, California.
(707) 833-6131
9575 Sonoma Highway,
Kenwood, CA 95442

St. Francis Winery

Originally planted in 1910 and now producing two estate wines,
St. Francis is surrounded by majestic mountains and breathtaking vineyard
views.
(707) 538-9463

100 Pythian Road, Kenwood, CA
95442

Tin Barn Vineyards

Tin Barn Vineyards produces single vineyard Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon
wines highlighting the true character of rural Sonoma County.
(707) 938-5430

21692 Eighth Street East, Unit 340,
Sonoma, CA 95476

VJB Vineyards & Cellars

VJB wines are crafted from a beautiful blend of soil, exposure, weather
and family tradition and sold exclusively at VJB’s tasting room and through
Club Enoteca.
(707) 833-2300

9077 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood, CA
95442

Viansa Winery & Italian Marketplace

Overlooking the Sonoma Valley, Viansa Winery & Marketplace is a popular
and picturesque wine country destination. The winery combines traditions
from the old world with styles from the new, offering a variety of
California favorites.
(707) 935-4700
25200 Arnold Drive,
Sonoma, CA 95476

Wellington Vineyards

Wellington Vineyards is nestled between the towns of Glen Ellen and
Kenwood and has been owned by a father and son team since 1986.
(707) 939-0708
11600 Dunbar Road,
Glen Ellen, CA 95442

 

Contact us for more information or book your tour and ensure availability.
Additionally, please review our favorite
Napa Valley Wineries
,
St. Helena and Calistoga Wineries
and
North Sonoma County Wineries.
For additional tour and tasting information please see our

Sonoma Wine Tours
and Sonoma Wine Tasting pages.