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Sonoma has many distinctions, but here’s one to note: it grows more Pinot Noir than any other county in the state. Gourmet farm and vineyard dinners are common here, an expression of the area’s great wine, homegrown culinary culture and love of the great outdoors. Visit www.sonomawine.com →
Sonoma County wineries

119 wineries

Events in Sonoma County

Explore California Pinot Noir & Chardonnay with Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery

September 1—30, 2019

Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery, Healdsburg

Experience California Grand Cru when you book an experience during CA Wine Month

Cost: $55

Address & Location:
Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery, 10701 Westside Road, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 473-2909

Email: concierge@garyfarrellwinery.com

Website: www.garyfarrellwinery.com

Details: We are fortunate to work with some of the most prestigious vineyards in California; transforming this fruit into world-class wines that express both vintage and vineyard site requires unwavering dedication and respectful stewardship. We invite you step outside of the Russian River Valley during California Wine Month to explore Santa Maria AVA, Sonoma Coast, Petaluma Gap and Sonoma Valley through a guided tour of our winery and cellar, followed by a tasting of 5 single vineyard wines at a communal table filled with lively discussion. Reservation Required | 5 Vineyard Designate Wines | Selection of Artisan Cheeses Approx. 90 Minutes | $55 per person | Tasting fee independent of wine purchase

Cave Tour and Barrel Tasting at Alexander Valley Vineyards

September 1—30, 2019

Alexander Valley Vineyards, Healdsburg

Tour and taste inside our 25,000 sf underground wine cave. Learn about our barrel aging program while tasting young wine from the barrels.

Cost: No charge

Address & Location:
Alexander Valley Vineyards, 8644 Highway 128, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-7209

Email: tr@avvwine.com

Website: www.avvwine.com

Details: Experience Alexander Valley Vineyard's history, tradition and excellence with this 45 minute tasting and cave tour. Learn about our barrel aging program while experiencing how the oak barrels influence the wine as your taste Cabernet Sauvignon from both French and American oak barrels side by side. Offered daily 11:00am and 2:00pm daily - Reservations required for groups of 10 or more. Vegan & gluten free lunch choices available.

Vineyard Hike at Alexander Valley Vineyards

September 1—30, 2019

Alexander Valley Vineyards, Healdsburg

Explore The Wetzel Family Estate vineyards, while tasting our iconic wines where they grow. During this grape to glass tour you’ll get an insider's view.

Cost: $50

Address & Location:
Alexander Valley Vineyards, 8644 Highway 128, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-7209

Email: tr@avvwine.com

Website: www.avvwine.com

Details: Join us for a grape to glass tour as we hike the home of Alexander Valley Vineyards. We’ll pass by our working winery, the 1868 Alexander Valley school and the Alexander homestead. After the hike, taste wine from the barrel in our underground wine cave. Relax and take in the views on our winery deck with a wine country picnic. This is the ultimate way to experience the history, tradition, and excellence of Alexander Valley Vineyards. Box lunch included. Reservations required 48 hours in advance. Easy walking tour, but there are hills and dirt trails. Not offered on Sunday.

Wine & Cheese Pairing at Alexander Valley Vineyards

September 1—30, 2019

Alexander Valley Vineyards, Healdsburg

Sample local artisan cheeses paired with four of our most limited wines while enjoying the views of Alexander Valley Vineyards from our tasting room deck.

Cost: $25

Address & Location:
Alexander Valley Vineyards, 8644 Highway 128, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-7209

Email: tr@avvwine.com

Website: www.avvwine.com

Details: Spend an hour with us at this seated tasting offered at 10:30am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm. Local artisan cheeses are paired with four of our top wines, including CYRUS. There is no better way to relax in wine country while taking in the action of our working winery. Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance.

30 Years of Alegría

September 1—30, 2019

ACORN Winery/Alegría Vineyards, Healdsburg

Free tasting of ACORN's estate-grown, sustainably-farmed, field-blend wines during the month of September to celebrate California Wine Month, the beginning of harvest, and our 30th vintage! Be sure to mention the Wine Institute when you make your tasting reservation. Reservations Required.

Cost: Tasting Fee Waived

Address & Location:
ACORN Winery/Alegría Vineyards, 12040 Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-6440

Email: nachbaur@acornwinery.com

Website: acornwinery.com

Details: Free tasting of ACORN's estate-grown, sustainably-farmed, field-blend wines during the month of September to celebrate California Wine Month, the beginning of harvest, and our 30th vintage! Be sure to mention the Wine Institute when you make your tasting reservation. Reservations Required.

Vino & Vinyasa

September 6—27, 2019

Bricoleur Vineyards, Windsor

Every Friday this September, join us outdoors for an hour of yoga and an optional wine tasting afterwards.

Cost: $20 for a drop-in visit (additional $5 for glass of wine)

Address & Location:
Bricoleur Vineyards, 7394 Starr Road, Windsor, CA

Phone: (707) 857-5700

Email: info@bricoleurvineyards.com

Website: www.bricoleurvineyards.com

Details: Join us outdoors for an hour of yoga and an optional wine tasting afterwards. Class will be lead by a local instructor from YogaONE Santa Rosa. After your restorative yoga class is finished, stay and experience a glass of wine. Take in the sights and sounds of our vineyards, valley oak trees, maples, hydrangeas, boxwoods, and fig trees with views of the mountain vistas in the distance. Enjoy the essence of Sonoma County, Friday evenings. All ages and levels are welcome to join us! Remember that Vino & Vinyasa Yoga is not BYOM (bring your own mat!) September 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th!

2019 Landmark Lobster Feed

Friday, September 6

Landmark Vineyards, Kenwood

Join Landmark Vineyards for their 4th Annual Lobster Feed!

Cost: $125-$150

Address & Location:
Landmark Vineyards, 101 Adobe Canyon Road, Kenwood, CA

Phone: (707) 833-0053

Email: info@landmarkwine.com

Website: cellarpass.com

Details: Join Landmark Vineyards for their 4th Annual Lobster Feed! Wine tasting will begin at 6pm and once all the bibs are tied, steaming pots full of lobsters, succulent prawns, hot links, artichokes, new potatoes, onions, and corn will overflow the table. It's all topped off with fresh sourdough baguettes, & drawn butter alongside Landmark's Single Vineyard Chardonnays. Limit 4 tickets per member.

The Beach Boys at Rodney Strong Vineyards

Saturday, September 7

Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg

Celebrate California Wine Month with The Beach Boys!

Cost: $94

Address & Location:
Rodney Strong Vineyards, 11455 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 431-1533

Email: shaag@rodneystrong.com

Website: rodneystrongconcertseries.com

Details: You can capsulize most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they’ve had and how many millions of albums they’ve sold. But these conventional measurements fall short when you’re assessing the impact of The Beach Boys. This band has birthed a torrent of hit singles and sold albums by the tens of millions. But its greater significance lies in the fact that The Beach Boys’ songs have forever changed the musical landscape, profoundly influencing countless performing artists to follow.

Flavors of Fall

Saturday, September 7

Korbel Champagne Cellars, Guerneville

A Wine Country Event not to be missed!

Cost: $20 club members / $25 non-members

Address & Location:
Korbel Champagne Cellars, 13250 River Road, Guerneville, CA

Phone: (707) 824-7316

Email: elamb@korbel.com

Website: www.korbel.com

Details: Enjoy the beauty of Fall here at Korbel, where simply glorious colors await you! Sample selected Korbel products paired with three delicious small bites, and ride our tram.

Vineyard Walk at Dutton Ranch

Sunday, September 8

Dutton-Goldfield, Sebastopol

Guests take a deeper dive into winegrowing with a morning vineyard walk, followed by a light brunch and wine tasting.

Cost: $50

Address & Location:
Dutton-Goldfield, 3100 Gravenstein Hwy N, Sebastopol, CA

Phone: (707) 823-3887

Email: erika@duttongoldfield.com

Website: www.duttongoldfield.com

Details: Guests take a deeper dive into winegrowing with a morning vineyard walk, followed by a light brunch and wine tasting. Limited to only 16 guests. Secure your spot today.

CA Wine Month at Pedroncelli

September 8—29, 2019

Pedroncelli Winery, Geyserville

The four September Saturdays are for CA Wine Month: we'll feature a flagship estate wine and a food pairing September 8, 15, 22 and 29.

Cost: Complimentary

Address & Location:
Pedroncelli Winery, 1220 Canyon Road, Geyserville, CA

Phone: (707) 857-3531

Email: julie@pedroncelli.com

Website: www.pedroncelli.com

Details: Visit the Pedroncelli tasting room on any Saturday in September for a special wine and food pairing in celebration of CA Wine month. Our flagship estate grown wines will be the focus so stop by for a taste of California wine grown in Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County farmed and made by the Pedroncelli family since 1927.

“Days of Summer” Centerpiece Class

Thursday, September 12

Bricoleur Vineyards, Windsor

Love Wine? Love Flowers? Come join us for one of our wine and floral design classes at Bricoleur Vineyards.

Cost: $65 per person & covers: all floral supplies, fresh flowers and greenery, an apron and a complimentary glass of wine.

Address & Location:
Bricoleur Vineyards, 7394 Starr Road, Windsor, CA

Phone: (707) 857-5700

Email: info@bricoleurvineyards.com

Website: www.bricoleurvineyards.com

Details: Relax, have fun and get your craft on while you sip a glass of wine! Join us to get your craft on with our popular “Days of Summer” Centerpiece Class! Kim from Wild Vine Designs and the Bricoleur Vineyards team will provide all the supplies and instruction you need to make a floral masterpiece and you provide the creativity (we can help with this too if needed!). A complimentary glass of wine and snacks will be served! At the end of the class you will take home your very “Days of Summer” Centerpiece! Be sure to register early as space is limited and classes often fill!

2019 Landmark Lobster Feed

Friday, September 13

Landmark Vineyards, Kenwood

Come and enjoy fresh cracked lobster and our exquisite Single Vineyard Chardonnays in the beautiful Sonoma County setting!

Cost: 150

Address & Location:
Landmark Vineyards, 101 Adobe Canyon rd, Kenwood, CA

Phone: (707) 833-0212

Email: Olivia.Laney@landmarkwine.com

Website: www.landmarkwine.com

Details: Join us for our 4th Annual Lobster Feed at Landmark Vineyards on Friday, September 13th! Wine tasting will begin at 6pm and once all the bibs are tied, steaming pots full of lobsters, succulent prawns, hot links, artichokes, new potatoes, onions, and corn will overflow the table. It's all topped off with fresh sourdough baguettes, & drawn butter alongside Landmark's Single Vineyard Chardonnays.

Wine+Pizza Friday

Friday, September 13

Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg

Wine+Pizza Friday! Enjoy brick-oven pizza paired with a glass of your favorite wine for $25.

Cost: $25

Address & Location:
Rodney Strong Vineyards, 11455 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-0980

Email: shaag@rodneystrong.com

Website: www.rodneystrong.com

Details: We invite you to join us on Fridays this Summer for our Wine & Pizza Pairing on the Terrace. Choose between a hearty meat or a vegetarian style pizza prepared by Winery Chef Alejandro Garcia in our outdoor brick oven, served with a glass of perfectly paired Rodney Strong wine. Available Fridays through October. $25 per pizza and glass of wine. $20 for Club Members.

Harvest Party at Alexander Valley Vineyards

Saturday, September 14

Alexander Valley Vineyards, Healdsburg

Celebrate harvest at our family owned estate winery. Join us for grape picking & stomping, bocce ball, BBQ, music and more while enjoying vineyard views.

Cost: $110* general, $95* club members - * plus tax and fee

Address & Location:
Alexander Valley Vineyards, 8644 Highway 128, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-7209

Email: avv@avvwine.com

Website: www.avvwine.com

Details: We’ll be celebrating the harvest with our best party of the year! Join us for a day of fun on the historic Wetzel Family Estate in Northern Sonoma County. Activities for the day include: Grape picking & Continental breakfast, Wine Cave tour, Blessing of the grapes, Grape stomp, Bocce ball tournament, BBQ Lunch with live music & dancing, Wine-O Bingo, and of course special discounts in the tasting room! Reservations required by 9/4/19. Call for more info: 707-433-7209

Calligraphy Workshop at Landmark Vineyards

Sunday, September 15

Landmark Vineyards, Kenwood

Join Landmark Vineyards and Savannah Cain from Better Together Calligraphy for our first ever Writing and Wine workshop!

Cost: $80-$90

Address & Location:
Landmark Vineyards, 101 Adobe Canyon Road, Kenwood, CA

Phone: (707) 833-0053

Email: info@landmarkwine.com

Website: www.cellarpass.com

Details: Join Landmark Vineyards and Savannah Cain from Better Together Calligraphy for our first ever Writing and Wine workshop! This class features an introduction to lettering and calligraphy, a glass of Chardonnay or Pinot Noir, and all the supplies you will need for your masterpiece. Choose from two different times, a wood art piece (11-2) or a chalkboard canvas (2-4)! 21+ Event, Tickets Limited!

2019 Sonoma County Wine Auction

September 19—21, 2019

La Crema Estate at Saralee's Vineyard, Windsor

The Sonoma County Wine Auction is an opportunity to acquire some of county’s top wines and bid on incredible, once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences for charity.

Cost: $2,500

Address & Location:
La Crema Estate at Saralee's Vineyard, 3575 Slusser Road, Windsor, CA

Phone: (707) 237-2620

Email: rachelle@sonomawine.com

Website: sonomacountywineauction.com

Details: The Sonoma County Wine Auction brings the region’s most renowned winemakers and growers together with distinguished collectors and generous bidders for an opportunity to acquire some of Sonoma County’s top wines and bid on once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences. Named one of the nation’s top charitable auctions by Wine Spectator, the proceeds raised benefit local Sonoma County charitable organizations. Since its inception, the Sonoma County Wine Auction has raised over $30 million to help fund charitable organizations focusing on education, arts and culture, environment and health and human services and have supported more nonprofits than any other fundraising event in Sonoma County.

Wine & Pizza Friday

Friday, September 20

Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg

Wine+Pizza Friday! Enjoy pizza from our vine-side brick oven, paired with a glass of your favorite wine for $25.

Cost: $25

Address & Location:
Rodney Strong Vineyards, 11455 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-0980

Email: shaag@rodneystrong.com

Website: www.rodneystrong.com

Details: We invite you to join us on Fridays this Summer for our Wine & Pizza Pairing on the Terrace. Choose between a hearty meat or a vegetarian style pizza prepared by Winery Chef Alejandro Garcia in our outdoor brick oven, served with a glass of perfectly paired Rodney Strong wine. Available most Fridays through October. $25 per pizza and glass of wine. $20 for Club Members.

Americana Evening on the Green

Saturday, September 21

Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg

Enjoy brick-oven pizza prepared next to the vines while sipping on your favorite wines and listening to live music on our Concert Green.

Cost: Free Admission

Address & Location:
Rodney Strong Vineyards, 11455 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-0980

Email: shaag@rodneystrong.com

Website: www.rodneystrong.com

Details: Bring your chairs & blankets and settle in on the Green for an evening of fine wine, delicious bites and music featuring San Francisco's Dirty Cello. Enjoy wines by the glass or bottle paired with pizzas from our own Chef Alejandro Garcia. Peruse wares from local Sonoma County artisans and makers. Admission is free!

The Adventure Pinot

Saturday, September 28

Virginia Dare Winery, Geyserville

Come and enjoy all things Pinot at Virginia Dare's Adventure Pinot Event! Wine, Food, Live Music and more!

Cost: $50

Address & Location:
Virginia Dare Winery, 22281 Chianti Road, Geyserville, CA

Phone: (707) 735-3517

Email: info@virginiadarewinery.com

Website: www.virginiadarewinery.com

Details: Virginia Dare Winery is hosting the 1st Adventure Pinot, showcasing all things Pinot from the Family Coppola. Explore our portfolio at different wine stations – Virginia Dare, Domaine de Broglie, Francis Coppola Reserve, Director’s Cut and Director’s, Diamond, Sofia, and Votre Sante! In addition to Pinots, sample delectable food from the Family Coppola restaurants Café Zoetrope, Rustic, and our very own Wero. A souvenir wine glass is included with your ticket, and each of the wines will be available for purchase in our pop-up Pinot Store with a special day of discount!

Mushroom Day at Dutton-Goldfield

Saturday, September 28

Dutton-Goldfield, Sebastopol

Enjoy a seminar on mushroom cultivation, with a mushroom-friendly wine tasting.

Cost: $20

Address & Location:
Dutton-Goldfield, 3100 Gravenstein Hwy N., Sebastopol, CA

Phone: (707) 823-3887

Email: info@duttongoldfield.com

Website: www.duttongoldfield.com

Details: Mushrooms and pinot go together like peas and carrots. We love pairing DG pinot noir with mushroom recipes, especially the unique varieties cultivated by our neighbors, Mycopia Gourmet Mushroom. Join us as Mycopia, local pioneers in specialty mushrooms, returns to host an intriguing mushroom seminar at 2pm on Saturday September 28th in our cellar. Learn about foraging, different varieties of fungi, and how mushrooms promote sustainability. Delicious, savory Mycopia mushroom bread pudding will also be served as part of the experience.

Harvest Festival at Landmark Vineyards

Saturday, October 5

Landmark Vineyards, Kenwood

Landmark Vineyard’s Annual Harvest Festival

Cost: $40-$60

Address & Location:
Landmark Vineyards, 101 Adobe Canyon Road, Kenwood, CA

Phone: (707) 833-0053

Email: nfo@landmarkwine.com

Website: cellarpass.com

Details: Celebrate the bounty of Harvest at Landmark Vineyard’s Annual Harvest Festival. Featuring amazing BBQ and live music paired with exquisite Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs!

AVV Fall Estate Garden Brunch

Saturday, October 12

Alexander Valley Vineyards, Healdsburg

Join us for our annual Fall Estate Garden Luncheon on October 12!

Cost: $40 - $55

Address & Location:
Alexander Valley Vineyards, 8644 Highway 128, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-7209

Email: avv@avvwine.com

Website: fallgardenlunch2019.eventbrite.com

Details: Join us for our annual Fall Estate Garden Luncheon on October 12. Enjoy a tour of the winery led by family member Katie Wetzel Murphy along with a gourmet family style luncheon served with our uniquely handcrafted AVV wines. Lunch will be served overlooking the garden on the Wetzel Family Estate patio and will feature a seasonal wine country meal with items straight from the garden.

Weekend Along the Farm Trails

October 12—13, 2019

Various Locations Across Sonoma County, Sebastopol

Support and connect with Sonoma County farmers, meet farm animals, explore local fall flavors, and more!

Cost: Free online registration; farmstand/tours/tastings/workshop prices vary by farm

Address & Location:
Various Locations Across Sonoma County, Various local farms and wineries, Sebastopol, CA

Phone: (707) 837-8896

Email: farmtrails@farmtrails.org

Website: farmtrails.org

Details: Coming this fall, join us for a Weekend Along the Farm Trails. Reserve your spot now to on the Farm Trails. Meet your farmers & makers, visit pumpkin patches, harvest apples, shop from delicious farmstands, meet farm animals, sample delicious food & libations and discover some of Sonoma County's best kept secrets! Guests must RSVP to attend.

Mill Creek After-Thanksgiving Open House

November 29—December 1, 2019

Mill Creek Winery and Vineyard, Healdsburg

Mill Creek After-Thanksgiving Open House

Cost: $15/ no charge to Wine Club members

Address & Location:
Mill Creek Winery and Vineyard, 1401 Westside Rd, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 431-2121

Email: info@millcreekwinery.com

Website: www.millcreekwinery.com

Details: Bring your house guests and enjoy some wine tasting, food samples and special holiday sales.