RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY

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Pellegrini Wine Co
Location: 4055 West Olivet Road, Santa Rosa CA
Phone: 707-545-8680 ext.1
Wine Types: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel
Amenities: Gardens - Flower/Rose/Culinary, Handicap Accessible, Pets Allowed, Picnic Facilities, Special Events Facilities, Tasting Fee, Wedding Facilities, Winery/Vineyard Tours, Wireless Internet
Region: Russian River Valley
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Porter Creek Vineyards
Location: 8735 Westside Road, Healdsburg CA
Phone: 707-433-6321
Wine Types: Carignane, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Viognier, Zinfandel
Amenities: Tasting Fee Refundable with Purchase
Region: Russian River Valley
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Premonition Cellars
Location: 3360 Coffey Lane Ste. E, Santa Rosa CA
Phone: 760-214-4243
Wine Types: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel
Amenities: Open by Appointment Only, Tasting Fee Refundable with Purchase
Region: Russian River Valley
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Rochioli Winery
Location: 6192 Westside Road, Healdsburg CA
Phone: 707-433-2305
Wine Types: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc
Amenities: Tasting Fee, Tasting Fee Refundable with Purchase
Region: Russian River Valley
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Rodney Strong Vineyards
Location: 11455 Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg CA
Phone: 707-431-1533 or 800-678-4763
Wine Types: Blended Red Wines, Bordeaux Style Blend, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Malbec, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Port, Riesling, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Zinfandel
Amenities: Air Conditioning, Gift Shop, Handicap Accessible, Open to the Public, Picnic Facilities, Restaurant/Food Available, Special Events, Tasting Fee, Tasting Fee Refundable with Purchase, Tours, Tours by Appointment, Wines By The Glass, Wireless Internet, Wireless Internet
Region: Russian River Valley
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Ron Rubin Winery
Location: 5220 Ross Road, Sebastopol CA
Phone: 707-887-8130
Wine Types: Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Syrah
Amenities: Open by Appointment Only
Region: Russian River Valley
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Roth Estate Winery
Location: 10309 Chalk Hill Road, Healdsburg CA
Phone: 707-657-4860
Wine Types: Blended Red Wines, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Zinfandel
Amenities: Pets Allowed, Picnic Facilities, Special Events Facilities, Tasting Fee, Winery/Vineyard Tours
Region: Russian River Valley
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Russian River Vineyards
Location: 5700 Hwy 116 N, Forestville CA
Phone: 707-887-3344
Wine Types: Cabernet Sauvignon, Charbono, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling Wine, Syrah, Zinfandel
Amenities: Gardens - Flower/Rose/Culinary, Restaurant/Food Available, Special Events Facilities, Tasting Fee, Tasting Fee Refundable with Purchase, Wedding Facilities, Winery/Vineyard Tours by Appointment
Region: Russian River Valley
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Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards
Location: 4401 Slusser Road, Windsor CA
Phone: 707-237-3489
Wine Types: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Amenities: Group Tours by Appointment, Handicap Accessible, Open to the Public, Reservations Suggested, Special Events, Tasting Fee, Tasting Fee Refundable with Purchase, Tours, Tours by Appointment, Wines By The Glass
Region: Russian River Valley
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Square Peg
Location: 4728 Stoetz Lane, Sebastopol CA
Phone: 888-830-0475
Wine Types: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rose, Zinfandel
Amenities: Air Conditioning, Gardens - Flower/Rose/Culinary, Group Tours by Appointment, Handicap Accessible, Open by Appointment Only, Picnic Facilities, Tasting Fee, Tasting Fee Refundable with Purchase, Winery/Vineyard Tours, Wireless Internet
Region: Russian River Valley
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Sunce Winery
Location: 1839 Olivet Road, Santa Rosa CA
Phone: 707-526-9463
Wine Types: Alicante Bouschet, Barbera, Bordeaux Style Blend, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Chardonnay, Dolcetto, Fumé Blanc, Grenache, Late Harvest Wines, Malbec, Merlot, Mourvedre, Muscat Canelli, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Port, Rhone Style Blends, Riesling, Rosé, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Sparkling Wine, Syrah, Tempranillo, Valdiguie, Viognier, Zinfandel
Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bocce Ball, Gardens, Open to the Public, Pets Allowed, Picnic Facilities, Special Events, Tasting Fee Complimentary, Tours by Appointment, Wireless Internet
Region: Russian River Valley
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Super Sonoman Wine
Location: 7730 Bell Road, Windsor CA
Phone: 707-539-8544
Wine Types: Big Red, Blended Red Wines, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Grenache, Late Harvest Wines, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Rose, Sangiovese, Syrah, Zinfandel
Amenities: Air Conditioning, Handicap Accessible, Open by Appointment Only, Picnic Facilities, Tasting Fee Refundable with Purchase, Winery/Vineyard Tours by Appointment, Wireless Internet
Region: Russian River Valley
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Taft Street Winery
Location: 2030 Barlow Lane, Sebastopol CA
Phone: 707-823-2049
Wine Types: Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Zinfandel
Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bocce Ball, Pets Allowed, Picnic Facilities, Tasting Fee, Tasting Fee Refundable with Purchase, Wireless Internet
Region: Russian River Valley
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Tara Bella Winery & Vineyards
Location: 3701 Viking Road, Santa Rosa CA
Phone: 707-544-9049
Wine Types: Cabernet Sauvignon
Amenities: Open by Appointment Only, Tours by Appointment
Region: Russian River Valley
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Twomey Cellars
Location: 3000 Westside Road, Healdsburg CA
Phone: 707-942-7122
Wine Types: Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc
Amenities: Gift Shop, Group Tours by Appointment, Tasting Fee, Winery/Vineyard Tours by Appointment
Region: Russian River Valley
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Viszlay Vineyards
Location: 851 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg CA
Phone: 707-481-1514
Wine Types: Alicante Bouschet, Big Red, Blended Red Wines, Bordeaux Style Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Malbec, Meritage, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Rhone Style Blends, Zinfandel
Amenities: Evening Wine Tasting, Handicap Accessible, Pets Allowed, Picnic Facilities, Special Events Facilities, Tasting Fee, Tasting Fee Refundable with Purchase, Winery/Vineyard Tours by Appointment, Wireless Internet
Region: Russian River Valley
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Wine Guerrilla
Location: 6671 Front Street, Forestville CA
Phone: 707-887-1996
Wine Types: Alicante Bouschet, Bordeaux Style Blends, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel
Amenities: Gift Shop, Tasting Fee Refundable with Purchase
Region: Russian River Valley
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Woodenhead Winery
Location: 5700 River Road, Santa Rosa CA
Phone: 707-887-2703
Wine Types: Blended Red Wines, Carignane, Charbono, Chardonnay, French Colombard, Pinot Noir, Sparkling Wine, Syrah, Zinfandel
Amenities: Air Conditioning, Pets Allowed, Picnic Facilities, Tasting Fee, Tasting Fee Refundable with Purchase
Region: Russian River Valley
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Zouzounis Wines
Location: 7680 Bell Road, Windsor CA
Phone: 707-431-7945
Wine Types: Petite Sirah, Rose, Zinfandel
Amenities: Air Conditioning, Tasting Fee, Tasting Fee Refundable with Purchase
Region: Russian River Valley
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DAY TRIPS

All of it off Olivet Road

On this route, you will be surprised at all the varietals within a 10-mile radius! From Pinot Noir to Abouriou and Chardonnay to Viognier.

Backyard of the Russian River

With soil lush from the Russian River, Forestville and the surrounding area never disappoint the palate. Gravity flow winemaking and donut pairing will surely entice your taste buds.

More Zin Please - Part 1

For the serious Zin Lover who thinks that just one Zin per winery just isn’t enough.

 

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More Zin Please – Part 2

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I Love Merlot

After the character Miles in Sideways spoke disparagingly of Merlot, some Merlot drinkers hid their love of this delicious Bordeaux grape. But many others know better, and stand proud in their love for this noble varietal. We have many stellar Merlots produced along the Wine Road. Here are just a few.

 

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Savoring Chardonnays

For Chardonnay lovers seeking out vineyard-designated Chardonnays, a trip to the Russian River Valley will seem like Nirvana!

 

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Old Vine Zinfandels

Enjoy the depth and magic of old vine Zins grown and produced in the cooler climate of the Russian River Valley.

 

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Can’t Get Enough Viognier

This voluptuous, floral white wine is often overlooked for better-known varietals like Chardonnay, yet dozens of wineries along the Wine Road produce a stellar Viognier.

 

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No Such Thing as Too Many Pinots - Part 1

Sometimes you just want to try Pinot, and not just one Pinot per winery, but several per winery. If that’s the case, we’ve got you covered. All the wineries listed specialize in Pinots, and make several different vineyard designated or appellation designated Pinot Noirs every year.

 

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No Such Thing as Too Many Pinots – Part 2

Sometimes you just want to try Pinot, and not just one Pinot per winery, but several per winery. If that’s the case, we’ve got you covered. All the wineries listed specialize in Pinots, and make several different vineyard designated or appellation designated Pinot Noirs every year.

 

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No Such Thing as Too Many Pinots – Part 3

Sometimes you just want to try Pinot, and not just one Pinot per winery, but several per winery. If that’s the case, we’ve got you covered. All the wineries listed specialize in Pinots, and make several different vineyard designated or appellation designated Pinot Noirs every year.

 

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No Such Thing as Too Many Pinots – Part 4

Sometimes you just want to try Pinot, and not just one Pinot per winery, but several per winery. If that’s the case, we’ve got you covered. All the wineries listed specialize in Pinots, and make several different vineyard designated or appellation designated Pinot Noirs every year.

 

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No Such Thing as Too Many Pinots – Part 5

Sometimes you just want to try Pinot, and not just one Pinot per winery, but several per winery. If that’s the case, we’ve got you covered. All the wineries listed specialize in Pinots, and make several different vineyard designated or appellation designated Pinot Noirs every year.

 

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West County for the Day

West Sonoma County at its finest! Enjoy exquisite Pinot and Chardonnay while taking in the breathtaking beauty of the Russian River Valley from valley floor to crest.

We have suspended all dates of the Tasting Pass for the near future.
At this time we do not know when we will relaunch.

TASTING PASS

Enjoy complimentary tastings of 3 wines at 65 participating wineries in the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys.
1-DAY PASS – $35
This is a self-guided visit to each winery.
Each tasting pass gets the holder complimentary tastings of at least 3 wines at each participating winery they visit.
This is similar to a “city pass”. You pick the date to use your “Pass”.
Map of participating wineries

 

TICKET INFO

  • One Pass is needed for each person tasting.
  • Bring your ticket with you to any participating winery to receive your complimentary tastings. Tasting room hours differ at each winery and some are by appointment only; be sure to check the listing for details
  • Ticket is NOT valid for groups of 5 or more people. Wineries will charge an additional fee for groups and the Wine Road Tasting Pass does not cover those fees.
  • Ticket is NOT valid during Wine Road Events – Winter WINEland, Barrel Tasting or Wine & Food Affair - these dates are blacked out.

 

2019 TASTING PASS BLACKOUT DATES

  • 1/1, 1/19-1/21, 3/1-3/3, 3/8-3/10, 4/21, 4/27-4/28, 7/4, 11/1-11/3, 11/28-11/30, 12/24-12/31

2020 TASTING PASS BLACKOUT DATES

  • 1/1, 1/18-1/20, 3/6-3/8, 3/13-3/15, 4/12, 4/25-4/26, 7/4, 11/6-11/8, 11/26-11/28, 12/24-12/31

REFUND POLICY

Sales are FINAL and non-refundable. No full or partial refunds are given to customers who will miss the event. The ticket is valid only on the dat[s] of the event as listed and may not be exchanged or redeemed for any other dates.

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Courtyard by Marriott Santa Rosa
Location: 175 Railroad Street, Santa Rosa CA
Phone: 707-573-9000
Amenities: Conference Facilities, Dining, Fitness Room, Full Breakfast, Handicap Accessible, Hot Tub, Internet Service, Open Daily, Pool , Reservations Suggested, Telephone, TV-Cable-Video-DVDs, Wireless Internet
Lodging Type: Hotel / Motel
Region: Russian River Valley
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
Location: 1101 Gravenstein Highway South, Sebastopol CA
Phone: 707-829-6677
Amenities: Fireplace, Fitness Room, Full Breakfast, Handicap Accessible, Hot Tub, Internet Service, Open Daily, Pool, Private Bath, Reservations Suggested, Telephone, TV-Cable-Video-DVDs, Wireless Internet
Lodging Type: Hotel / Motel
Region: Russian River Valley
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Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant
Location: 7871 River Road, Forestville CA
Phone: 707-887-3300
Amenities: Afternoon Snacks/Wine Tasting, Air Conditioning, Concierge Service, Dining, Fireplace, Gardens, Gift Shop, Handicap Accessible, Hot Tub, In-Room Fireplaces, In-Room Jetted Tubs, Pool, Private Bath, Private Decks, Reservations Suggested, Sauna, Spa On Site, Telephone, TV and/or DVDs, Wedding Facilities, WiFi Available
Lodging Types: Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Country Inn, Hotel / Motel, Inn / Spa, Luxury Hotel
Region: Russian River Valley
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Hampton Inn & Suites Windsor-Sonoma Wine Country
Location: 8937 Brooks Road South, Windsor CA
Phone: 707-837-9355
Amenities: Conference Facilities, Fitness Room, Full Breakfast, Handicap Accessible, Hot Tub, Internet Service, Open Daily, Pool , Telephone, TV-Cable-Video-DVDs, Wireless Internet
Lodging Type: Hotel / Motel
Region: Russian River Valley
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Hilton Garden Inn Sonoma County Airport
Location: 417 Aviation Blvd, Santa Rosa CA
Phone: 707-545-0444
Amenities: Conference Facilities, Dining, Fireplace, Fitness Room, Full Breakfast, Gardens, Handicap Accessible, Hot Tub, Reservations Suggested, Special Events, Telephone, TV-Cable-Video-DVDs
Lodging Type: Hotel / Motel
Region: Russian River Valley
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Windsor
Location: 8865 Conde Lane, Windsor CA
Phone: 707-837-0808
Amenities: Conference Facilities, Continental Breakfast, Fitness Room, Handicap Accessible, Hot Tub, Picnic Facilities, Pool, Private Bath, Private Decks, Reservations Suggested, Sauna, Telephone, TV and/or DVDs, WiFi Available
Lodging Type: Hotel / Motel
Region: Russian River Valley
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Holiday Inn Windsor Wine Country
Location: 8755 Old Redwood Hwy, Windsor Ca
Phone: 707-838-8800
Amenities: Air Conditioning, Conference Facilities, Dining, Fireplace, Fitness Room, Full Breakfast, Handicap Accessible, Picnic Facilities, Pool, Private Bath, Private Decks, Reservations Suggested, Special Event Facilities, Telephone, TV and/or DVDs, Wedding Facilities, WiFi Available
Lodging Type: Hotel / Motel
Region: Russian River Valley
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Hotel La Rose
Location: 308 Wilson Street, Santa Rosa CA
Phone: 707-579-3200 / 800-527-6738
Amenities: Afternoon Tea, Conference Facilities, Continental Breakfast, Dining, Full Breakfast, Handicap Accessible, In-Room Jetted Tubs, Internet Service, Reservations Suggested, Special Events, TV-Cable-Video-DVDs, Wedding Facilities, Whirlpool Tubs, Wireless Internet
Lodging Type: Hotel / Motel
Region: Russian River Valley
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Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel & Spa
Location: 170 Railroad Street, Santa Rosa CA
Phone: 707-284-1234
Amenities: Conference Facilities, Dining, Fireplace, Fitness Room, Gardens, Hot Tub, Wedding Facilities
Lodging Type: Hotel / Motel
Region: Russian River Valley
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Inn at Occidental
Location: 3657 Church Street, Occidental CA
Phone: 707-874-1047
Amenities: Conference Facilities, Dining, Fireplace, Full Breakfast, Gardens, Gift Shop, Handicap Accessible, Hot Tub, In-Room Fireplaces, In-Room Jetted Tubs, Pets Allowed, Picnic Facilities, Private Bath, Private Decks, Reservations Suggested, Telephone, Wedding Facilities
Lodging Types: Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Country Inn
Region: Russian River Valley
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Inn on the Russian River
Location: 20292 Highway 116, Monte Rio CA
Phone: 707-865-1143
Amenities: Conference Facilities, Continental Breakfast, Fireplace, Gardens, In-Room Fireplaces, In-Room Jetted Tubs, Pets Allowed, Picnic Facilities, Private Bath, Private Decks, Reservations Suggested, Telephone, Wedding Facilities
Lodging Types: Bed and Breakfast, Hotel / Motel
Region: Russian River Valley
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Raford Inn Bed and Breakfast, The
Location: 10630 Wohler Road, Healdsburg CA
Phone: 707-887-9573
Amenities: Afternoon Snacks/Wine Tasting, Air Conditioning, Concierge Service, Fireplace, Full Breakfast, Gardens, In-Room Fireplaces, Private Bath, Private Decks, Reservations Suggested, Spa On Site, Telephone, TV and/or DVDs, WiFi Available
Lodging Type: Bed and Breakfast
Region: Russian River Valley
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The Sandman
Location: 3421 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa CA
Phone: 707.293.2100
Amenities: Air Conditioning, Concierge Service, Continental Breakfast, Fitness Room, Handicap Accessible, Hot Tub, Pets Allowed, Pool, Private Bath, Telephone, TV and/or DVDs, WiFi Available
Lodging Type: Hotel / Motel
Region: Russian River Valley
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Vintners Resort
Location: 4350 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa CA
Phone: 707-575-7350
Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bocce Ball, Concierge Service, Conference Facilities, Dining, Fireplace, Fitness Room, Full Breakfast, Gardens, Gift Shop, Handicap Accessible, Hot Tub, In-Room Fireplaces, In-Room Jetted Tubs, Pool, Private Bath, Private Decks, Reservations Suggested, Sauna, Spa On Site, Special Event Facilities, Telephone, TV and/or DVDs, Wedding Facilities, WiFi Available
Lodging Types: Inn / Spa, Luxury Hotel
Region: Russian River Valley
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ABOUT RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY

World renowned for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, the Russian River Valley also offers beautiful landscapes as you travel its back roads and byways—acres of vineyards, tree-lined roads, the Russian River, and majestic Redwood trees. A signature feature of the area is the frequent ocean fog that creeps up the Russian River and blankets the land in the evening, only to retreat with the warming morning sun.

Though Pinot Noir is the best-known varietal from the Russian River Valley region, there are many other delicious wines produced in this cooler climate appellation. Try locally grown and produced Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Blanc, and Gewürztraminer if you are seeking some white wine options. In addition to Pinot, red varietals include Zinfandel, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Sangiovese to name just a few.

Along with many wine tasting choices, this area offers recreational opportunities like kayaking and hiking, quaint towns to explore, and art galleries to wander through. With several towns in the area, you’ll also find many terrific local eateries. So, go forth and explore!

Quick Facts

Vineyard acres: 13,896
Number of wineries: 94
Tasting rooms in AVA that are WineRoad Members: 74
AVA established in:1983
Key Varietals Produced: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir

Towns in the AVA

Forestville
Fulton
Graton
Guerneville
Healdsburg
Santa Rosa
Sebastopol

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