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 - benoviawinery.com, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Zinfandel  

Dehlinger Winery - dehlingerwinery.com, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon  

Pellegrini Winery - pellegrinisonoma.com, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Zinfandel  

Dutton-Goldfield Winery - duttongoldfield.com, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling and Zinfandel  

Itinerary #2

Carol Shelton Wines - carolshelton.com, Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Carignane, Cabernet Sauvignon

Sheldon Wines, sheldonwines.com, Syrah, Grenache, and Graciano

Woodenhead Wines - woodenheadwine.com, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, French Colombard and Zinfandel  

Tara Bella Winery - tarabellawinery.com, Cabernet Sauvignon

Hook & Ladder Vineyards - hookandladderwinery.com, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel

Itinerary #3

Square Peg Winery - squarepegwinery.com, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel

Claypool Cellars - claypoolcellars.com, Pinot Noir and Champagne

Marimar Estate - marimarestate.com,  Pinot Noir, Albariño and Chardonnay

Itinerary #4

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

Bacigalupi - bacigalupivineyards.com, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel and Petite Sirah  

MacRostie Winery - macrostiewinery.com, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon

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

Itinerary #5

Acorn Winery - acornwinery.com, Cabernet Franc, Dolcetto, Sangiovese, Zinfandel and Syrah

Limerick Lane Wines - limericklanewines.com, Syrah and Zinfandel

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

Christopher Creek - christophercreek.com, Sotoyome, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon, 

Syrah, Petite Sirah and Pinot Noir  

Itinerary #6

Zialena Winery - zialena.com/index.cfm  Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel

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

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

Silver Oak - silveroak.com/visit-us/alexander-valley/ Cabernet Sauvignon  Go for the Wine and Food Pairing Experience 

Itinerary #7

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

Talty Vineyards - taltyvineyards.com It’s all about Zinfandel

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

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

Reeve Wines - reevewines.com Riesling, Sangiovese and Pinot Noir

Itinerary #8

Lioco Wine - liocowine.com Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Carignan and Pinot Noir

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

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

Holdredge - holdredge.com Pinot Noir

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

Itinerary #9

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

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

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

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

Itinerary #10

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

Fulcrum Wines - fulcrumwines.com Chardonnay, Gewurtzraminer, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir

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

Three Sticks Wines - threestickswines.com Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

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