Sonoma County Wineries to Visit in a Day

We are frequently asked which wineries to visit if we only had one day.  It’s a really tough question to answer given the number of stellar wineries in Sonoma County and the size of the region.  Here are 10 suggestions for visiting 3 to 5 wineries in one day, in no certain order.  All are geographically close to minimize driving times.

Itinerary #1

Benovia Winery -, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Zinfandel  

Dehlinger Winery -, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon  

Pellegrini Winery -, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Zinfandel  

Dutton-Goldfield Winery -, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling and Zinfandel  

Itinerary #2

Carol Shelton Wines -, Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Carignane, Cabernet Sauvignon

Sheldon Wines,, Syrah, Grenache, and Graciano

Woodenhead Wines -, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, French Colombard and Zinfandel  

Tara Bella Winery -, Cabernet Sauvignon

Hook & Ladder Vineyards -, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel

Itinerary #3

Square Peg Winery -, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel

Claypool Cellars -, Pinot Noir and Champagne

Marimar Estate -,  Pinot Noir, Albariño and Chardonnay

Itinerary #4

Porter Creek Vineyards -, Chardonnay, Voignier, Pinot Noir, Carignane, Syrah and Zinfandel

Bacigalupi -, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel and Petite Sirah  

MacRostie Winery -, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon

Mill Creek Winery -, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Zinfandel, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon

Itinerary #5

Acorn Winery -, Cabernet Franc, Dolcetto, Sangiovese, Zinfandel and Syrah

Limerick Lane Wines -, Syrah and Zinfandel

Merriam Vineyards -, Sauvignon Blanc,  FUME Blanc, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petite Verdot

Christopher Creek -, Sotoyome, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon, 

Syrah, Petite Sirah and Pinot Noir  

Itinerary #6

Zialena Winery -  Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel

Ramazzotti Wines - Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Barbera, Sangiovese, Cabernet Franc and Super Tuscan Blends

Pech Merle - Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel

Silver Oak - Cabernet Sauvignon  Go for the Wine and Food Pairing Experience 

Itinerary #7

Pedroncelli - Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Sangiovese, Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc, Petite Sirah and Port

Talty Vineyards - It’s all about Zinfandel

Zichichi Family Vineyard - Barrel taste Zinfandel and Petite Sirah. Cabernet Sauvignon

Cast Wines - Blanc de Blanc, Blanc de Noirs, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel and Petite Sirah

Reeve Wines - Riesling, Sangiovese and Pinot Noir

Itinerary #8

Lioco Wine - Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Carignan and Pinot Noir

Davis Family Vineyards - Viognier, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, GSM Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre and Zinfandel

Longboard Vineyards - Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah

Holdredge - Pinot Noir

Gustafson Family Vineyard - Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Syrah and Zinfandel 

Itinerary #9

B. Wise Vineyards - Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc Syrah and Zinfandel

Spann Vineyards - Chardonnay, Chardonnay-Viognier blend, Viognier-Marsanne blend, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Primitivo and Zinfandel

Ty Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Petite Sirah and Petit Verdot

Loxton Wines - Viognier-Chardonnay blend, Syrah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Shiraz Cuvée and Port 

Itinerary #10

Passaggio Wines - Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Roussanne, Mourvèdre, Merlot and Syrah

Fulcrum Wines - Chardonnay, Gewurtzraminer, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir

Pangloss Cellars - Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel 

Three Sticks Wines - Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

Buena Vista Winery - The first and oldest California winery.  Albarino, French Colombard, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon