10 Wineries You Must Go in Sonoma

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Source: Nicholas Heasman-Walsh

Sonoma county of California is one of its fine destinations for world class wineries. While touring Sonoma you must enjoy one of the great wineries, enjoy food along with wine and indulge in the little caviar to go with your tasting. Some of the best wineries of Sonoma are mentioned below:-

1. Benziger Family Winery

Benziger Family Winery
Source: Shannon McGee

This winery of Sonoma is authorised, organic and offers splendid grounds for its customers. It also has a tasting room, admirable outdoor, picnic arena and a gift shop. You can go up in a tram and enjoy the whole process of manufacturing of wines from grapes. You can also tour “Pinot Noir” experience and enjoy current era.


  • Name: Benziger Family Winery
  • Address: 1883 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen, CA 95442, United States
  • Phone: +1 888-490-2739
  • Website: www.benziger.com

2. Domaine Carneros

Domaine Carneros
Source: Jun Seita

This winery is situated amid Napa and Sonoma and the place mainly focus on fresh wines and Pinot Noir. In the Domaine Carneros wines are served at table side in a well-designed salon and also on the terrace outside. To enjoy all the tastes you can order a flight and if you are going there with friends then it is better to order a bottle. The special food of the place includes cheesy smoked salmon and caviar.


  • Name: Domaine Carneros
  • Address: 1240 Duhig Rd, Napa, CA 94559, United States
  • Phone: +1 707-257-0101
  • Website: www.domainecarneros.com

3. Madrone Vineyard

Madrone Vineyard

Source: Derek Wolfgram

This winery is one of the oldest functioning wineries in Glen Ellen and has a history of more than 150 years. It has a contemporary tasting room, bocce ball court and large varieties of food. This winery is renowned as The Valley of the Moon wines. By just spending $30 you can enjoy cheese with wine.


  • Name: The Madrone Vineyards Estate
  • Address: 777 Madrone Rd, Glen Ellen, CA 95441, United States
  • Phone: +1 707-939-4500
  • Website: www.madronevineyardsestate.com

4. Nicholson Ranch

Nicholson Ranch

Source: Sarah Kelemen Garber

The Nicholson Ranch is winery situated in the southern foothills of Sonoma. It is situated on a hill and offers extensive views, a beautiful small lake and a fun tasting room in it. You can pleasure a soothing afternoon here by just ordering cheese, bread and a bottle of wine and sit in the courtyard or near the lake. Inside the winery, there is an art gallery which features local artists.


  • Name: Nicholson Ranch LLC
  • Address: 4200 Napa Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476, United States
  • Phone: +1 707-938-8822
  • Website: www.nicholsonranch.com

5. Gundlach Bundschu Winery

Gundlach Bundschu Winery

Source: Ian Irving

This winery is an age old winery for over 150 years. The tour to the winery shows how farming and winemaking is carried on. There is a patio in the winery, a beautiful pond and a bright and breezy place for tasting the wines. The staff of the place is very welcoming and skilled.  Also, there are available local foods to pair with wines.


  • Name: Gundlach Bundschu Winery
  • Address: 2000 Denmark St, Sonoma, CA 95476, United States
  • Phone: +1 707-938-5277
  • Website: www.gunbun.com

6. Buena Vista Winery

Buena Vista Winery

Source: SD Dirk

This winery is the first finest winery of California. The place is situated outside the town of Sonoma and it has become an attraction for tourists who come to visit California. There is a tasting room for visitors and a visitor’s centre. The tasting room is best for families, pets and also, there is a picnic area.


  • Name: Buena Vista Winery
  • Address: 18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476, United States
  • Phone: +1 800-926-1266
  • Website: www.buenavistawinery.com

7. Ram’s Gate Winery

Ram’s Gate Winery

Source: Sharon Hahn Darlin

In the fastly moving world this winery is created with a thought of giving pause to life and enjoy some finest moments at the Ram’s gate winery. The best things offered here are five- course wine with different foods. You have to take prior appointment for tasting all types of wines which are offered from Mondays to Thursdays from 10 AM. The winery also has beautiful and culinary flower garden.


  • Name: Ram’s Gate Winery
  • Address: 28700 Arnold Dr, Sonoma, CA 95476, United States
  • Phone: +1 707-721-8700
  • Website: www.ramsgatewinery.com

8. Viansa Sonoma

Viansa Sonoma

Source: Jim G

Viansa is well known for its award- winning wines, marvellous views of Sonoma Valley and their hospitality and way with which the staff of the place treats its customers. It is the perfect destination for wine, food and exceptional gifts and accessories. You can enjoy wine at the wine bar or on the terrace enjoying the splendid and ravishing beauty of wetlands.


  • Name: Viansa Sonoma
  • Address: 25200 Arnold Dr, Sonoma, CA 95476, United States
  • Phone: +1 800-995-4740
  • Website: www.viansa.com

9. Sojourn Cellars

This place is situated near the historic plaza and it offers world-class tasting experience of wines especially Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet. You can also enjoy vineyard sites from Sonoma Coast, Russian River and Napa Valley. Visitors are allowed tasting only by appointments.


10. Bryter Estates

This winery is famous for its hand-crafted wines and also for their craft, combination art and science of creating perfectly balanced, elegant wines. Bryter Estates is inspired by old world wine making and enjoyment for food and craze for art. The wines produced here improves as they become old.


  • Name: Bryter Estates
  • Address: 25 E Napa St, Sonoma, CA 95476, United States
  • Phone: +1 707-501-8757
  • Website: www.bryter.com

Have a good trip and travel!