Choosing Wineries, Tasting Rooms, and Vineyards for a Sonoma Wine Tastings Weekend

Wine tastings at Halleck Vineyard in the Sebastopol area of Sonoma County hosts intimate wine tasting salons for up 16 guests by reservation only.
Wine tastings at Halleck Vineyard in the Sebastopol area of Sonoma County hosts intimate wine tasting salons for up 16 guests by reservation only.

Planning a weekend of Wine Tastings in Sonoma?

Whether it’s a romantic Sonoma getaway, a girls’/guys’ vineyard tour weekend, or a family event, we’ll narrow down the best wine tastings in Sonoma to fit your preferences. 

When visiting Northern California’s majestic Sonoma Valley wine country, you want to get the most out of your wine tour. But you’ve only got one weekend. And with over 600 vineyards to choose from, planning wine tastings in Sonoma may seem overwhelming.

Wineries in Sonoma are as diverse as the grapes grown and varietals offered, so start thinking about what sort of wine tastings Sonoma offers that may suit your needs. 

But what is wine country exactly, and how do you seek out its gems when planning your Sonoma wine tasting weekend? Let’s take a look at this renowned wine region, and give you tips to pick the special wine tasting rooms that suit the precise experience you want to have with your partner, family, friends, or colleagues. 

What is wine country?

Map showing Sonoma County and Napa Valley in the context of the Northern California wine country region, just outside of San Francisco Bay.

The term “wine country” in the United States is most often used to refer to the North Coast AVA of California. More specifically, it describes Sonoma County and Napa Valley – the most famous wine regions in the country. 

Sonoma is the largest producer of wine in Northern California, and is considered the birthplace of the California wine industry. Spanning over one million acres, Sonoma County is a massive AVA to explore, filled with dozens of micro-climates that bring unique character to its wines. It stretches up and down the coast of California from Mendocino County to the San Pablo Bay, and east to the borders of Napa. 

Sonoma Vineyards by Appellation

Sonoma County has 19 distinct wine-growing regions or appellations known as American Viticultural Areas (AVAs). When you see a bottle of wine with the place it came from on the label, that’s the AVA. The more specific the AVA, the more desirable the wine.

Wine from the Russian River Valley is more desirable than wine from Sonoma County. Wine from Sonoma is more desirable than wine from California. The reason is that wine from California might combine grapes from Sonoma, Napa, and the Central Valley. But wine from Sonoma is made entirely from Sonoma County grapes. The more specific the sense of place is, the more desirable the wine is.

Sonoma AVAs by Wine Varietals

Sonoma appellations and towns are different. You won’t find the wine-growing regions on Google Maps. Use the map above instead. Here’s a rundown of Sonoma wine-growing regions by grape type.

  1. Alexander Valley – Sonoma AVA popular for Merlot, Bourdeaux, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Zinfandel.
  2. Bennett Valley – Sonoma AVA popular for Merlot and Chardonnay.
  3. Chalk Hill – Sonoma AVA best known for Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot.
  4. Dry Creek Valley – Sonoma AVA producing Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Carignane, Grenache, Syrah, Mataro, and Alicante Bouchet.
  5. Fort Ross-Seaview – Sonoma AVA known for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
  6. Fountaingrove District – Sonoma AVA historically known for Zinfandel, Riesling, and Pinot Noir. Today, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel, Syrah, and Viognier are top varietals.
  7. Green Valley of Russian River Valley – Cool-climate Sonoma region famous for sparkling wine, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and northern Rhône style Syrah.
  8. Knights Valley – Popular for Cabernet Sauvignon. Also present in this Sonoma AVA are the rest of the Meritage blend including Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Petit Verdot. Winemakers in this Sonoma County appellation also produce Sauvignon blanc, Chardonnay, Viognier, and Syrah.
  9. Los Carneros (Shared with Napa Valley)
  10. Moon Mountain District Sonoma County – Sonoma wine varietals produced in this area include Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Zinfandel.
  11. Northern Sonoma – The most common varieties planted in Northern Sonoma are Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Pinot Noir, though Merlot and Zinfandel is also produced.
  12. Petaluma Gap – 75% of the grapes grown in the gap – the only AVA defined by a wind tunnel – are Pinot Noir. The remaining 25% of grapes from this Sonoma AVA is split between Chardonnay and Syrah.
  13. Pine Mountain-Cloverdale Peak – Sunlight exposure here favors Cabernet Sauvignon, accounting for some 80 percent of vineyard acres. Merlot and Malbec are a distant second and third.
  14. Rockpile. -Grape varietals grown in this Sonoma County AVA are Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petite Verdot, and several Porto clones.
  15. Russian River Valley – Russian River Valley is best known for its rich Pinot Noir produced in this cool climate Sonoma appellation. Pinot Noir accounts for 29% of this Sonoma region’s production, while Chardonnay accounts for 42%.
  16. Sonoma Coast – This Sonoma Valley region gets more than twice the annual rainfall of its inland neighbors, but is still be warm enough to ripen wine grapes because most vineyards are above the fog line. Pinot Noir and Chardonnay are the top varietals grown here, along with cool-climate Syrah.
  17. Sonoma Mountain – This lesser-known Sonoma Valley AVA produces the diverse micro-climates that occur on exposed hillsides and shaded drainages, producing a wide range of varietals, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, and Zinfandel.
  18. Sonoma Valley – This Sonoma AVA refers to all wine grapes grown in Sonoma County, and for that reason, is less desirable than preceding Sonoma AVAs
  19. Sonoma County – Like the preceding Sonoma Wallery AVA, the Sonoma County AVA is too the collective of all the previous AVAs on this list, but also encompasses vineyards that do not fall within a more specific AVA within the county.

Many wineries source grapes from outside the AVA where they are located, so check first and make sure they pour your favorite Sonoma wine varietal before you book your wine tasting.

Sonoma Towns by AVA

Sonoma towns, which you’ll use to find your accommodations and directions to wineries and vineyards are different than Sonoma AVAs. Here’s a list of towns with denser concentrations of wine tasting rooms and the AVAs they are in.

Geyserville Wineries

Portions of the Alexander Valley, North Coast, and Northern Sonoma American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) intersect with Geyserville.

Healdsburg Wineries

Portions of the North Coast, Northern Sonoma, the Russian River Valley, and the Sonoma Coast American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) intersect with the City of Healdsburg. 

Santa Rosa Wineries

Portions of the North Coast and Sonoma Coast American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) intersect with the City of Santa Rosa. 

Sebastopol Wineries

Portions of the Green Valley of Russian River Valley, North Coast, Northern Sonoma, Russian River Valley, Sonoma Coast, and West Sonoma Coast American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) intersect with Sebastopol. 

Sonoma City Wineries

Known for its wine-tasting rooms, craft shops, art galleries, and the colonial-era Sonoma Plaza, surrounded by 19th-century adobe structures. The City of Sonoma is the sixth most populous city in Sonoma County. 

Sonoma County: Getting There

Unless you’re living in the area, the easiest and most economical way for most people to reach Sonoma County is by flying into SFO (San Francisco International Airport) or OAK (Oakland International Airport). Sonoma proper is about 45 miles north of San Francisco and 48 miles Northwest of Oakland, so either way, it’s about an hour’s drive up route US-101 N. 

Unless you book in advance they’re usually more expensive, but can fly directly into wine country via STS (Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport). As of March 21, 2024, there are direct flights into Sonoma from as number of regional airports.

Nonstop Flights to Sonoma County

You can fly nonstop to Sonoma County from some cities and skip the hassle of driving up from San Francisco or Oakland. Nonstop flights to Sonoma County’s Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport (STS) are available from:

Boise (BOI) to Sonoma

Burbank (BUR) to Sonoma

Dallas Ft. Worth (DTS) to Sonoma

Denver, Portland (PDX) to Sonoma

Seattle (SEA) to Sonoma

Kalispell (FCA) to Sonoma

Las Vegas (LAS) to Sonoma

Los Angeles (LAX) to Sonoma

Phoenix (PHX) to Sonoma

Salem (SLE) to Sonoma

San Diego (SAN) to Sonoma

Airlines Serving Santa Rosa (STS) are:

  • Alaska Airlines: Burbank (BUR), Seattle (SEA), Portland (PDX), Los Angeles (LAX), Orange County (SNA), and San Diego (SAN).
  • American Airlines: Phoenix (PHX) and Dallas (DFW).
  • Avelo Airlines: Burbank (BUR), Las Vegas (LAS), Palm Springs (PSP), and Bend/Redmond.

So now that you know where wine country is and how to get there, let’s discuss where you are going to stay and which Sonoma wine-tasting rooms you’re going to visit on your Sonoma wine-tasting weekend. 

Driving Directions from Santa Rosa Airport to a Sonoma Winery

Wine Tastings Sonoma: Prices in 2022 vs 2023

The price of a basic wine tasting in Sonoma County rose 11% from $36 in 2022 to $40 in 2023, according to the 2023 Sonoma Wine Tasting Report.

Sonoma Wine Tasting Report

Planning your Sonoma Wine Tasting Weekend

Make the most of your Sonoma wine tour with seven simple tips. 

The Russian River making its way from Healdsburg through the Russian River Valley to the Sonoma Coast.

1. Wineries by Sonoma Appellation

Sonoma County is rural and spread out. Even if you are blessed with a long weekend, a few days is not much time to visit all of Sonoma wine country. To make the most of your wine tour, start by picking the Sonoma AVA that will be your home base for your Sonoma wine tasting weekend. 

You can start looking for hotels or restaurants you love, and base your Sonoma wine tastings around that. Or, if there is a particular type of wine you’re after, you can choose based in the Sonoma appellation. If you’re looking for the best Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir, Sebastopol or Healdsburg are good bets. 

For the best Pinot Noir wine, stay anywhere near the Russian River Valley or Sonoma Coast. If you prefer a good glass of Zinfandel, you’ll want to stay near Dry Creek, or near Alexander Valley if a bold Cabernet Sauvignon is what you’re jam.

For first time visitors (and even Sonoma veterans) we often recommend the quaint town of Healdsburg. Situated smack in the middle of Sonoma County, Healdsburg gives you easy access to Sonoma’s most celebrated vineyards. 

The majestic Sonoma Coast appellation in Sonoma County, California

Prices were up 9% in Healdsburg, the fifth most populous city in Sonoma County. The Russian River wraps around the Healdsburg downtown area, which has a dense commercial district surrounding a central plaza. But despite the foot traffic, only 5% more Healdsburg wine tasting rooms are accepting walk-ins this year. Portions of the North Coast, Northern Sonoma, the Russian River Valley, and the Sonoma Coast American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) intersect with the City of Healdsburg.

Healdsburg has an adorable central plaza filled with shops, restaurants, and tasting rooms. It offers a range of fabulous accommodations from swanky, modern Harmon Guest House in Healdsburg’s heart, to cozy Victorian Raford Inn, 15 minutes outside of town, down winding country roads. 

Want for something a little more rustic and adventurous? Book the Wine Lodge at Halleck Vineyard in neighboring Sebastopol and enjoy taking a bath on the outdoor deck surrounded by Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir vineyards.

Sonoma wine tasting accommodations at the Halleck Vineyard Wine Lodge.

There are more winery tasting rooms in Sebastopol that include food pairings with entry-level wine tastings than any other Sonoma County destination. The number of Sebastopol wineries accommodating walk-in guests in their tasting rooms doubled from 10% in 2022, to 22% in 2023. Portions of the Green Valley of Russian River Valley, North Coast, Northern Sonoma, Russian River Valley, Sonoma Coast, and West Sonoma Coast American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) intersect with Sebastopol.

2. Keep your Sonoma wine tour weekend simple

One of the most common mistakes people make when planning a Sonoma wine tasting weekend is stretching themselves too thin. Sonoma is a vast wine region, and it can easily take an hour or more to get from one winery on your list to the next.

Running late to reservation after reservation certainly doesn’t make for the best holiday. Try to be strategic when planning wine tastings, meals, and lodging so you can spend the majority of your time relaxing and drinking and not stuck in the car. 

Try to plan convenient routes, and pick wine tasting rooms within relative proximity. When making reservations or plans, leave ample time to enjoy the wine and ambience at each stop. After all, that’s the whole point of a wine country weekend!

In general, we’d suggest no more than one or maybe two wineries per day. Sonoma County is home to many small and very small wineries that make award-winning small-production wines that are available by allocation only, which means only their wine club members can purchase them. You may be able to purchase a limited quantity of wine from their tasting rooms, but unlike Napa Valley which has more large wineries with brand name labels that can also find in supermarkets, wines from Sonoma County are usually made by small wineries as a labor of love.

Gewurztraminer grapes at a vineyard in Sonoma Valley for the 2023 harvest.
Gewurztraminer grapes at a vineyard in Sonoma Valley for the 2023 harvest.

When you do wine tastings in Sonoma County, you are more likely to meet the winemaker who tends the vineyard, does the barrel blending, and oversees production from grape to glass. For that reason, wine tasting experiences in Sonoma are more intimate, longer, and involved.

If you want to be anonymous and visit a bunch of different wineries in a day, Napa Valley is probably a better choice. But if you really want to have an intimate wine tasting experience, Sonoma wine tours are what you’re after. You may even want to narrow it down to one Sonoma winery a day if you are planning to do a guided wine tasting at a small vineyard.

Sonoma wineries open around 10:00 or 11:00am and stop tastings between 4:00 and 6:00pm. Some of them have live music or other events in the afternoons, so if that interests you, you should factor this in when mapping out your itinerary. But since the lockdown, many Sonoma wineries have limited capacity and schedule their wine tastings by appointment only, so make sure and check in advance.

Entrance gate to the Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Sonoma County at 300 Via Archimedes Geyserville, CA 95441. Their tasting room is open daily from 11am to 5pm.

3. Does your preferred Sonoma winery require reservations?

Do some research to make sure the wine tasting rooms on your tour can accommodate your party. Some boutique wineries can’t accommodate large groups, and even big commercial wineries will probably want advance notice if your party is on the larger side. 

Some wine-tasting rooms accommodate children, and some wineries are dog-friendly, but not all of them do. If your party includes tots or terriers, it’s important to confirm if they will be allowed to avoid any snags in your Sonoma wine tasting weekend. Guided tasting at small wineries is intimate, and arriving with kids or dogs without check-in in advance can disturb the wine-tasting experience for the entire group.

4. Designate a driver

The Napa Valley Wine Trolley can be your designated driver.

A car is a must for Sonoma wine country, and it’s important to designate your driver ahead of time. If you designate a driver from your group, they can still enjoy the wine tasting. Most Sonoma wine tasting room dispense spit mugs for those who want to sip (but not imbibe) their wine. 

If you’d rather let a little loose and leave the plans in the hands of others, you’ll need to hire a driver for your Sonoma wine tasting weekend, because the area is too rural to support Uber or Lyft drivers. You’d have to wait an hour to get picked up, if anyone even showed. There are chauffeurs to choose from, from freelance and family-owned businesses, to luxury transport providers like Sonoma Sterling Limousines or Pure Luxury Transportation. But it’s not cheap. And may of the smaller wineries won’t have parking for larger vehicles, so they’ll need to drop you off, and then come back and get you.

You can plan out the route and timing with your driver, and they can shuttle you around to the best wineries in Sonoma.

5. Dress Sonoma Winery Chic

When it comes to Sonoma, the temperatures are as varied as the wine varietals. While the afternoons are sunny and warm, the nights can be downright cold and foggy. As such, it’s best to come prepared with layers for your Sonoma wine tasting weekend.

In general, it’s best to mix style with convenience and comfort. Darker colors and patterns can hide potential wine spills, and flat, closed-toe shoes are recommended for walking tours of the vineyards. 

We also recommend skipping the perfume and cologne. That’s because 80% of what you taste actually comes from smell, and wearing a scent can affect the wine tasting for you and others in your party.

6. Stay hydrated

Wine isn’t the only thing you should be drinking during your Sonoma wine tasting weekend. It’s important to drink water throughout the day – so you’re still enjoying your vacation come morning!

Use water to cleanse your palate between each wine in your flight, and try to drink about two glasses of water for every full glass of wine you enjoy. If you forget to hydrate during the tasting, it’s helpful to carry some water with you so you can drink it during car rides. 

7. And most importantly, have fun!

Once you have everything planned out, just relax and enjoy the educational (and tantalizingly tasty) experience that is Sonoma. On your Sonoma wine tasting weekend you’ll be in idyllic settings sipping world-class wines with the people you love most. This is life at its finest! 

Women in a casual wine tasting room in Sonoma County, California.

If you’re feeling intimidated, take a deep breath. Wine tastings aren’t only for experienced connessoiurs. Many people who plan a Sonoma wine tasting weekend are still wondering “how does a wine tasting work?” And if that’s you, we have an entire post on how to taste wine with your name on it! 

Sonoma wineries are thrilled to welcome visitors who are just starting their wine discovery journey and are happy to teach you all about their wines and winemaking practices. Feel free to ask your host as many wine tasting questions as you want! 

But before you decide on any wineries, it’s time to ask yourself some questions to narrow down the best wine tasting rooms for your Sonoma wine tasting weekend. 

Questions to ask yourself when choosing wine tasting rooms

Here are some of the most important things to ponder when narrowing down your wine tasting room selection. 

Do you want to meet Sonoma winemakers? 

Are you content learning about the wines from a waiter or staff member? Or do you want to hear from the people who make the wine themselves? If you don’t have many questions to ask, and just want to enjoy sipping good wine with friends or family, then maybe it won’t matter to you. 

But for some, a wine tasting is a unique opportunity to get a glimpse into how that Sonoma winemaking magic works! 

Do you want a party atmosphere or an intimate one? 

Ambiance is important when choosing your wine-tasting rooms. As you plan your Sonoma wine tasting weekend, ponder what type of atmosphere you want your tastings to take place in.

Would you prefer a large commercial tasting area where you can enjoy shuffleboard and bocce ball? A rock and roll lounge with a fun party atmosphere? A quiet table for two overlooking lavender fields? A private, custom experience in the vintner’s own home?

If you’re looking to connect with loved ones, perhaps you want more intimate shared experiences. If you’re just looking for a good time with friends or colleagues, you might prefer the freedom of a commercial tasting space. It’s all down to you and your group – and don’t be afraid to switch up the vibe a few times in your wine tasting route!

Do you want a food pairing with your Sonoma wine tasting?

Cured meats, hard cheese, citrus and nuts pair nicely with many red wine varietals. Bit not all tasting rooms serve food, so be sure and check first.

When planning your Sonoma wine tasting weekend, food options are an important thing to consider – as it’s best to avoid any issues of drinking on an empty stomach.

Many wine tasting rooms will offer cheese pairings or charcuteries boards with their tastings. Some even elevate each sip with farm-to-table plated meals by award-winning chefs.

Although wine tastings that include food pairings tend to be considered higher-value, just 12% of entry-level wine tastings in Sonoma County include food pairings of any kind. Sebastopol has the most wineries with entry-level tastings that include food pairings.

Wine tastings in Sonoma County that include food pairings are priced 58% higher than wine tasting experiences that do not include food. While food pairings menus differ from winery to winery, they generally include single-bite delicacies such as cured porks, cheeses, olives, nuts, crackers, and/or dried fruits selected to enhance the flavor of the varietal poured.

The average price of a wine tasting experience in Sonoma County, which includes food pairings, is $59. By town, the average price of wine tastings that include food pairings is $87 in the City of Sonoma, $70 in Santa Rosa, $57 in Sebastopol, $52 in Healdsburg, $45 in Glen Ellen, and $25 in Geyserville.

Chardonnay grapes growing at a vineyard in the Russian River Valley for the 2023 harvest.

Do you want to make a reservation in advance or do a walk-in?

Some people prefer the flexibility of spontaneous winery walk-ins, while others would rather reserve to guarantee their place and tour. Which would you prefer? 

Many wineries are open every day of the week and welcome walk-ins of small groups, but that is entirely dependent on the location and season. If you plan your Sonoma wine tasting weekend during the high season from June to October, expect more places to be fully booked up if you don’t reserve in advance. 

Especially during COVID times, a good number of wineries are making reservations a requirement. Indoor wine tasting rooms could be closed down, and they could be relying entirely on their outdoor spaces to seat your party.  

Sonoma wineries are easing their reservation policies. In 2022, only 15% of Sonoma wine tasting rooms accommodated walk-ins. But in 2023, that number rose to 26% as more Sonoma wineries sought to accommodate spontaneous arrivals. Santa Rosa has the highest number of wineries that accept walk-ins at 36%, followed by the City of Sonoma at 31%, Geyserville at 30%, Sebastopol at 22%, and Healdsburg at 17%.

For peace of mind, we generally advise you to make reservations as far in advance as possible. 

Do you want a guided Sonoma wine tasting experience?

A group of girlfriends enjoying Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc at Halleck Vineyard winery in Sonoma, along with their cute little doggy who is a member of the Halleck Vineyard dog club. The women take in the beautiful views of the earth and savor the delicious taste of seafood paired perfectly with the Sauvignon Blanc. They also learned about the art of winemaking from the expert winemakers at Halleck Vineyard while enjoying artisanal cheese and participating in an auction to benefit the local community.
A group of girlfriends enjoying Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc at Halleck Vineyard winery in Sonoma, along with their cute little doggy who is a member of the Halleck Vineyard dog club. The women take in the beautiful views of the earth and savor the delicious taste of seafood paired perfectly with the Sauvignon Blanc. They also learned about the art of winemaking from the expert winemakers at Halleck Vineyard while enjoying artisanal cheese and participating in an auction to benefit the local community.

Would you rather be left to your own devices to chat with your party, or would you like the vintner to walk you through your wine tasting experience?

Most wineries offer a wine bar where you can walk up and order wine flights. These commercial tasting experiences usually don’t require an appointment, and give you more time to sip and savor on your own.

If you want to truly get to know wine country though, we recommend a guided vineyard tasting. These tastings often include a tour of the grounds, so you can see where the wines are made and learn firsthand about the journey of the grape from vine to bottle. 

These boutique experiences have wine tasting rooms designed for more intimate or formal tastings where the vintner will open a number of bottles for you and your party to sample. As you drink, the winemaker will walk you through how best to enjoy each of their wines. At these guided tastings, you may even be able to try a sip from limited-edition reserve bottles. 

Wine Tasting Room in Sebastopol

If you’d like to sip the top Pinot Noir wine with winemakers at a small, intimate winery surrounded by vineyards, then your wine tour won’t be complete without a stop at Halleck Vineyard. 

The Sebastopol winery opens its doors to guests at their family estate every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with guided tastings at 11 am and 3pm by advance reservation.

Enjoy wine tasting in Sebastopol where you can sample award-winning, Best-in-Class Pinot Noir wines and other exquisite varietals from Sauvigon Blanc to Chardonnay, to delightfully dry Gewurztraminer – which are served paired with locally artisan cheeses and chocolates to enhance the wine tasting experience.

Map of Sebastopol, California

Wine Tastings in Sonoma: Our Top Picks

Over the years, we’ve published plenty of lists of our favorite Sonoma wineries to visit. Here are links to our favorite wine tastings in Sonoma Valley.

1. Bodega Bay Wineries and Vineyards

A list of the top 8 Sonoma County wine tasting rooms near Bodega Bay (with Map).

2. Sebastopol Wineries and Vineyards

Top 12 Sebastopol Wine Tasting Spots (with Map).

3. Russian River Wineries and Vineyards

Top 7 Russian River Wine Tasting Rooms (with Map).

4. Small Wineries in Sonoma

7 Best Small Wineries in Sonoma (with Map)

5. Romantic Sonoma Wineries

From the Russian River Valley to the majestic Sonoma Coast, how to find a romantic Sonoma winery.

6. Sonoma County Vineyards

15 Best Wineries in the Sonoma Valley for Wine Tasting

Wine Tastings Sonoma County: Quick Links

Averi Melcher

Averi Melcher

Averi is a professional writer, travel blogger, full-time digital nomad, and self-proclaimed wine lover. After spending a year in France and, later, a year in Argentina, she fell in love with red wines but will never turn down a summer-y white or dry rose in the interest of research.

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