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Alexander Valley Wine CaveAlexander Valley Vineyards - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-433-7209

Tel: 800-888-7209
8644 Highway 128
Healdsburg, CA 95448

Get an up-close look at how great wines are made at our historic family-owned winery located in the heart of Sonoma's Alexander Valley. The winery is located on the property originally settled in the 19th century by Cyrus Alexander, the valley's namesake.

Taste award-winning wines, tour our 25,000 square foot caves and working winery, and bring a picnic to enjoy the beautiful vistas. You'll see why Alexander Valley Vineyards was voted Sonoma's Best Winery among 90,000 people voting in the 2011 San Francisco Baylist competition.

Complimentary Wine Cave and Winery Tours are available Daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Private Wine Cave and Winery Tours and Tasting by appointment please.

$10 per person.

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Kelly Fleming Cave ToursKelly Fleming Wines - Wine Tasting
Tel: 707-942-6849
2339 Pickett Road
Calistoga, CA 94515

We offer Tours and Tastings at our winery by appointment only. We generally only conduct a few tours a day.

Our Tours and Tastings include a walk through the vineyards, a tour of our 7,000 sq. ft. exposed rock caves and a walk through the fermentation room.

All of this is concluded with a sit down tasting of our Estate Cabernet and a cheese pairing in our intimate tasting room. All tours are conducted by family members. Tours and tastings by appointment are $30/person.

Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards - Tasting Room
Tel: (707)963-8600
680 Rossi Road
St. Helena, CA 94574

We offer tours and tastings Monday through Saturday by appointment only. Please feel free to contact us with any questions and/or concerns or to schedule an appointment. Cave tours available.

Baldacci Family Vineyards - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-944-9261
6236 Silverado Trail
Napa, CA 94558

The Tasting Room & Winery Tours
To fully appreciate the Baldacci family's commitment to their craft, you really have to taste the fruits of their labor.

Open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. by prior appointment, the Tasting Room always welcomes guests with a friendly face, an open bottle of wine and great stories to share. Furthermore, vineyard and cave tours tailored to each visitor are also available.

You may wander past the vineyards and into the caves while enjoying a glass of the latest vintage, visit the crush pad to learn about the winemaking process or simply indulge in the gorgeous views and warm, late-afternoon sun.

General tasting is priced at $10, refundable with a purchase.

Bella Winery - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-473-9171
9711 West Dry Creek Road
Healdsburg, CA 95448

Private Tasting
Let us set you up in a private area of the cave or on our outdoor patio where your very own Bella host will take you through a tasting of limited release wines.

$10 per person (for groups of 8 or more people)
Complimentary for Bella club members and first four guests

Cave Tour
A special trip through our wine cave! Taste barrel samples and end the tour in a private area of the cave to taste finished wines.

$20 per person (one hour tour for up to 8 people)
Complimentary for Bella club members and first four guests

The Ultimate Vineyard Tour
Hop aboard our new vintage Swiss Army vehicle, the Pinzgauer, for a special trip up to the top of our Lily Hill vineyard! Explore and taste your way up the vine-covered slopes on your own personal vineyard tour. Enjoy a tasting of limited release wines in the clouds with a 360 degree view of Dry Creek. Return to the cave for a tasting in our private room.

$45 per person (1 1/4 hour tour, 4-12 people)

$38 for Friends of Bella members

$36 for Inner Circle members

Benziger Family Winery - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-935-3000
Tel: 888-490-2739
1883 London Ranch Road
Glen Ellen, CA 95442

Vineyard, Cave and Tram Tour
Join us for a tram tour! Enjoy a close-up look at our Biodynamic vineyards, visit the fermentation facility, crush pad, and explore our barrel caves. The tour is approximately 45-minutes, including a special tasting of our Biodynamic and other award-winning wines.

Tours are daily and leave on the half hour from 11:00am until 3:30pm with the exception of noon (weather permitting).
$15.00 per guest, $5.00 under 21

For private groups or parties larger than 10, please contact us in advance.

Beringer Vineyards - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-963-4812
2000 Main Street
St. Helena, CA 94574

Beringer Vineyards, the oldest continuously operating winery in Napa Valley and the first to offer public tours, continues its commitment to offer guests original and inspiring wine country experiences. Guests at Beringer Vineyards can follow their fancy (or many fancies) with a variety of different seminars and tours offered daily at the winery.

Winery Hours
The winery is open daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

Hours
May 29 - Oct. 22 Daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Oct. 23 - May 29 Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Introduction to Beringer Tour
Daily 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Approximately 30 minutes in length.

Highlights
We welcome guest of all ages on this tour. This historic tour guides you through the Old Stone Winery and wine-aging tunnels, highlighting Beringer's long history and commitment to quality. The tour includes a coupon for tasting in the Old Winery Tasting Room.

Fee: $20 + sales tax per guest 21 and older (Guests under 21 free when accompanied by an adult.) Reservations recommended.

Bravante Vineyards - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-965-2552
300 Stone Ridge Road
Angwin, CA 94508

Your tour at Bravante Vineyards will begin with a glass of our refreshing Sauvignon Blanc & a walk through our Howell Mountain estate property. While in the vineyard, we'll talk about grape growing and the geographic characteristics of the Howell Mountain AVA.

Back to the winery and we discuss the fermentation process and how grape juice is changed to fine wine. From there we go to the "Cool" aging cave where the aroma of wine and wood marry together.

Please allow about one hour for your visit with us. Tastings are $15 and of course Wine Club members are always free. Picnic grounds are available, with a prior arrangement, and we can cater your picnic with 3 days notice, prices vary.

Eberle Winery - Wine Tastings
3810 Highway 46 East
Paso Robles
805-238-9607

Nestled on 60 rolling acres, Eberle Winery remains one of the longest privately owned wineries in Paso Robles with an annual production of 25,000 cases. Most wines produced are 100% varieta, offering proof of Gary's motto, "the wine in the bottle should taste like the grape on the vine."

Clos Pegase Winery - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-942-4981
1060 Dunaweal Lane
Calistoga, CA 94515

Our Visitor Center is open daily, with guided tours of the winery (including our caves & art collection) at 11:30 am and 2 pm for a small fee.

Although reservations are not necessary, we do require advance notice for large groups (parties of 10 or more).

To schedule a group tour or tasting appointment, please call (707) 942-4981. If you prefer to wander around the grounds at your leisure, we have a self-guided art tour of the pieces in and around the winery.

We offer a variety of tasting options for a nominal fee, as well as the opportunity to purchase our wines by the bottle or case. We also feature a selection of wine country merchandise.

Far Niente - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-944-2861
1350 Acacia Drive
Oakville, CA 945

Guided tours and tastings are offered several times each day, by appointment. Tours begin with a walk through the historic, tri-level winery, which is built into the surrounding hillside. Guests are then led through a portion of the 40,000 square-foot Far Niente wine aging caves, which were the first modern wine caves built in North America when excavation began in 1980. The tour concludes with a visit to the Carriage House, home to a fascinating collection of classic automobiles.

Tastings follow each tour and feature the current releases of Far Niente estate wines, including a Napa Valley Chardonnay and Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as carefully aged Chardonnay and Cabernet from the Far Niente Cave Collection. A seasonal cheese pairing is also featured. Each tasting ends with a taste of Dolce, the sumptuous, late harvest wine produced by Far Niente�s sister winery, also called Dolce.

Visitors
Far Niente is open to the public by appointment.

Business Hours
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tour and Tastings by Appointment: Monday - Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Price
Tour and tasting of five wines, including current release and library vintages, with a seasonal cheese pairing: $50 per person.
Wine club members receive complimentary tours and tastings for up to a party of four. Guests may sign up for the club at the winery, or online.

Flora Springs Winery & Vineyards - Tasting Room
Tel: 800-913-1118
677 St. Helena Highway
St. Helena, CA 94574

Estate Tour: $35 per person
Tours available daily by reservation

Private guided tour through our winemaking practices, ghost winery and family history.

Glimpse into our Estate Vineyards and sustainable farming practices (weather permitting)
Barrel sample in our expansive, hillside caves.
Taste the Flora Springs Napa Valley Cabernet out of 3 different oak barrels (French, Hungarian, and American)
Take notes and impressions in your own little black wine journal
Taste our available wines and current releases
Tour is approximately 90 minutes please allow plenty of time for your group to enjoy The Estate

Ferrari-Carano Vineyards & Winery - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-433-6700
8761 Dry Creek Road
Healdsburg, CA 95448

Don and Rhonda Carano invite you to visit the beautiful home of Ferrari-Carano wines, the spectacular Italianate hospitality wine center, Villa Fiore, set in the midst of our 70-acre Dry Creek Valley estate vineyard.

Here you can taste the critically-acclaimed Ferrari-Carano wines, stroll through five acres of exquisite gardens, view the magnificent underground, double-vaulted barrel cellar, and sample limited and reserve wines in the Enoteca Reserve Tasting Bar and Lounge.

Be sure to browse our Wine Shop where you'll find wine country's most distinctive gift selections, gourmet foods, and of course the entire portfolio of Ferrari-Carano wines.

Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards- Tasting Room
Tel: 707-996-7256
Sonoma, CA 95476

The tour covers the history of Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards and our Spanish family background, who have been producing sparkling wine since 1915. Through this family we became the first sparkling wine house in the Carneros region.

We are now celebrating our 25th anniversary, opening our doors in 1986 using the methode champenoise style for all our sparkling wines and still hand-riddling our vintage Carneros Cuvee. During the tour you will learn about the steps involved in the methode champenoise and see various areas used to produce and bottle our wines, including our production and cave overlooks.

The cave overlook puts you inside our working-production cave on a tier above looking down the cave. The projects held in our main cave change from harvest activities to hand-riddling our vintage Carneros Cuvee.

Gundlach Bundschu Winery - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-938-5277
2000 Denmark Street
Sonoma, CA 95476

Cave Tastings

March - June: Farming Tour & Cave Tasting
July - October: Harvest Tour & Cave Tasting
November - February: Barrel Cave Tour & Tasting

Tours daily at 2:30 p.m.

Fridays and Saturdays feature an additional tour at 11 a.m.

Join us on a short trek through the vines and learn about Gundlach Bundschu's long history of farming a diverse site and dedication to making the best quality estate wine. Our guide will take you into the vineyard where surrounded by amazing views, you'll learn about the important farming decisions made over the decades. Your journey will end with a seated wine tasting in our Barrel Cave Dining Room.

Private tours are available for groups of eight or more, seven days a week.

$20 person
Reservations are always required.
Please call 707/938-5277 on weekdays or 707/939-3015 Saturday and Sundays

Hans Fahden - Tours and Dinner
Tel: 707-942-6760
4855 Petrified Forest Road
Calistoga, CA 94515

Enjoy the unique experience of dining in a wine cave. Join the winemaker for a garden tour and tasting. You are then invited to a delicious sit down three course candlelit dinner in the company of others. Award winning chefs have created a series of menus focused on fresh, local, and organic ingredients. The cuisine has been tastefully paired with the mountain wines from Hans Fahden Vineyards. Please feel free to bring your own wine, as there is no corkage fee.

Wine Cave Dinners are available to groups of 12 or more, Monday through Thursday. Individual seating may also be available.

Reservations may be made by calling Hans Fahden Vineyards at (707) 942-6760.

Price is $125.00 per person including tax and gratuity.
Time and dates subject to availability.
All reservations are final.

Heritage Winery and Estate Vineyards
Hosted by our Estate Educator, we lead you through the original Ambassador's 1953 Vineyard, the 1976 de Brye Vineyard and the recently planted 2001 Ramos Vineyard.

A discussion of our Grand Cru farming practices and the contribution terroir makes to our wine quality is followed by a walk through the historic heritage winery building, new state-of-the-art winery and barrel-aging cave. A seated tasting of the current release of Hanzell Vineyard's Chardonnay and Pinot Noir conclude the visit.

$45 per person. Please allow 90 minutes. (Fee waived upon enrollment in our Ambassador's Circle)

Hanzell Vineyards - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-996-3860
18596 Lomita Avenue
Sonoma, CA 95476

Hanzell Vineyards Wine Library
This unique experience includes all that is detailed above plus a seated tasting in which our Estate Educator opens rare vintages from our Wine Library.

Four wines will be tasted: the current release Pinot Noir and Chardonnay and one bottle of each varietal from selected vintages of at least a decade earlier. This visit provides the best experience Hanzell offers: Ambassador's 1953 Vineyard, the Heritage Winery, our barrel-aging cave and the profound pleasure of tasting well-cellared Hanzell wines.

$150 per person, $600 minimum. - Please allow two and one-half hours.

Jarvis - Wine Tastings $60
Tel: 800-255-5280
2970 Monticello Rd.
Napa, CA 94558

Unique tasting visits are scheduled daily by appointment. Tasting tours at Jarvis are an intimate experience consisting of small groups of approximately 10 to 12 guests. We suggest contacting the winery as early as possible to schedule your visit as during the height of the season weekend tours can sometimes be booked weeks in advance.

The Vintage Tasting Tour: A tour of our unique underground winery facility followed by a sit-down tasting. On the Vintage Tasting Tour we taste 6 JARVIS wines including a Reserve wine. Cheese and crackers accompany the tasting. Fee: $60 per person. Wine Club and Inner Circle Members are guests of Leticia and William Jarvis, and do not pay a fee. Duration: approximately 1.25 hours for the complete experience.

All Tasting Tour reservations at Jarvis are secured with a credit card, including reservations for Wine Club and Inner Circle Members. Our standard cancellation policy does apply (see below).

Tasting Tour Cancellation Policy
Changes in number of guests and cancellations must be received no less than 24 hours in advance of the Tasting Tour. This allows for waiting list guests to be accommodated, otherwise the credit card will be charged the full tasting tour fee for the original number scheduled in the party. A 7 day cancellation and change policy applies for groups over 6 people.

We cannot accommodate visitors under the age of 21, including infants and children.

Jericho Canyon Vineyard - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-942-9665
3322 Old Lawley Toll Rd
Calistoga, CA 94515

Guests will begin by taking a tour of the vineyard and view this gorgeous property. Viewing the vineyard is the most breath-taking and important part of the visit here. The steep hillsides of Jericho Canyon, and hot conditions of Calistoga contextualize these unique estate bound wines.

We will then take an extensive tour of the cave before the tasting. The caves and winery were started in 2003, and finally finished in 2005. The new construction expresses a modern, yet rustic style of architecture perfectly suited to the landscape.

We're open seven days a week from 10 am to 4:30 pm, by appointment only.

Booking in advance is highly encouraged, especially during the summer and fall. Most days, specifically weekends, will be booked weeks in advance.

Our tour and tasting fee is $25 per person. Guests can expect to taste our current vintage of Sauvignon Blanc, and two to three different Cabernet Sauvignons.

Kunde Estate Winery - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-833-5501
9825 Sonoma Highway
Kenwood, CA 95452

Barrel Tour - $20 per guest
Private tasting of four Kunde Family Estate wines, private cave tour and an exclusive barrel tasting. 10-guest minimum. Approximately 1 hour.

Private Reserve Tour - $30 per guest
Private tasting of Kunde Family Estate's Reserve wines, private cave tour and an exclusive barrel tasting. Includes logo glass. Approximately 1 hour.

Wine & Chocolate Tour - $25 per guest
A tempting pairing of Kunde Family Estate wines paired with sumptuous chocolate treats. Includes a private cave tour and an exclusive barrel tasting. 8-guest minimum. Approximately 1 hour.

Picnic Tour - $45 per guest
Private tasting of four Kunde Family Estate wines, private cave tour with an exclusive barrel tasting followed by a wine country picnic lunch on the Vineyard Terrace. 12-guest minimum. Approximately 1.5 hours.

Vineyard Tour - $50 per guest
Private tour of our scenic 1,850-acre estate, tasting of white wines at C. S. Ridge Vineyard, tasting of red wines in the Tasting Room, private cave tour with an exclusive barrel tasting. 6-guest minimum to 13-guest maximum. Approximately 1.5 hours.

Vineyard Picnic Tour - $100 per guest
Taste white wines in or Tasting Room, private cave tour with an exclusive barrel tasting, private vineyard tour of our scenic 1,850-acre estate. Enjoy additional wines and a picnic lunch on our beautiful C. S. Ridge. Finish the day with a glass of our Zinfandel Port and a truffle in our Tasting Room. 4-guest minimum. Approximately 2.5 hours.

Ladera Vineyards - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-965-2445
150 White Cottage Road South
Angwin, CA 94508

11 a.m. and 2 p.m., daily

By Prior Appointment Only
8 guests maximum - $50 per person

For those looking for something special, the Estate Tour is an intimate and comprehensive experience of the LADERA story from dirt to table. Hear about our history as you walk through the vineyard. Learn about our gravity flow winemaking techniques as we invite you inside our restored 1886 stone winery.

Enjoy the cool air of our wine caves and then share the best from our Estate Vineyards in our private Great Room. We look forward to hosting you.

Newton Vineyard - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-963-9000
2555 Madrona Avenue
St. Helena, CA

Tours and tasting are available by appointment only Tuesday through Sunday. Tours are available at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. $40 per person. You can now book your appointment online.

Tours
Discover this jewel atop Spring Mountain. Stroll through Newton's famous English parterre gardens, take in panoramic views of the Napa Valley and explore the winding caves deep below the winery.

Taste
Taste a selection of Newton's award winning wines, including our iconic Unfiltered Chardonnay, expertly paired with small bites.

Directions
Newton Vineyard is about sixty-five miles from San Francisco. On Highway 29 follow signs north to St. Helena. Turn left on Madrona Avenue and continue until you arrive at the end of the road. Turn right at the stop sign and follow signs to Newton Vineyard at the top of the hill.

Nicholson RanchNicholson Ranch - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-938-8822
4200 Napa Road
Sonoma, CA 95476

Nicholson Ranch prides itself on small group, education-based tours and tasting. A typical tour might begin with a welcome to the Tasting Room and a taste of our current release Chardonnay.

Then guests are often led into our Courtyard for a quick overview of the history of the winery. From this point, if warranted, we will break the tour into smaller groupings (we try to keep the groupings to 25 at the most), in order to provide a more intimate tour and allow for more questions.

Tours will include visits and discussion of the vineyards, fermentation facilities and caves. Guests are treated to two additional wines during their tour, allowing them to taste the wines as they learn how the wine was made.

Finally, the tours return to the Tasting Room to taste one more wine, and to continue their experience through one-on-one conversations with the "Ranch Hands."

Tour and Tastings, $20 a person

Pine Ridge Vineyards
Tel: 707-253-7500
5901 Silverado Trail
Napa, CA 94558

Our extensive tour begins in our demonstration vineyard, proceeds through our wine production facilities and then goes into the cave system for a barrel sample. The tour concludes in our caves with a seated wine and cheese pairing.

Each tour is limited to 10 guests and lasts approximately one hour. The tours commence at 10 a.m., 12 noon and 2 p.m. daily and cost is $40 per person. Reservations are required. Children are not permitted on the tour.

Group Tours
Larger groups also can enjoy a private tour of the winery followed by a seated tasting in the Cabernet Caves. The cost is $40 per person, and we can accommodate groups of 9 to 24 guests. A seated tasting without a tour also can be arranged for groups this size in our Cabernet Caves. Group tours and tastings are available at 10:00 a.m. only, and reservations are required. Children are not permitted on group tours.

QuintessaQuintessa - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-967-1601
1601 Silverado Trail
Rutherford, CA 94573

Private and intimate reservations are available to visitors by appointment only between 10am and 4pm daily.

Your visit will be customized to your liking. Tours give the visitor a comprehensive look at our vineyard, winemaking facility and underground caves. Guests will be given the option of walking to the vineyards behind the winery to a scenic overlook of the property and sweeping views of the land encompassing the Rutherford Appellation.

Visitors will then be shown through the Quintessa winery and caves. As tours bring the visitor through natural vineyard terrain and into our active winery, comfortable shoes are recommended. All tours culminate in a relaxed sit-down tasting at a private table. We are currently tasting three vintages of Quintessa.

Visitors are welcome by appointment only. Our tasting fee is $45 per person.

Robert Sinskey Vineyards - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-944-9090
6320 Silverado Trail
Napa, CA 94558

Dive deep into the caves with an RSV Wine Informant who will indoctrinate you to the subtleties of winemaking and the sweat and toil that goes into the winegrowing of RSV wines. End at the bar facing a flight of fancy wines and a plate of small bites.

Cost: $50 per person

The Cave Raider Tour is by APPOINTMENT ONLY and is limited to 8 people. Call 707-944-9090 or 800-869-2030 for availability and reservations.

Rudd Vineyards & Winery - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-944-8577
500 Oakville Crossroad
P.O. Box 105
Oakville, California 94562

Rudd Oakville Estate is open for visits, by appointment, Tuesday through Saturday. We offer two options for guests who visit our winery.

Tour & Tasting: Visits begin with a tour of the estate, including gardens, vineyard, production and caves. This is followed by a seated tasting of our current release wines. We can accommodate groups of up to eight, and the cost for a tour and tasting starts at $50 per guest. Depending on the program, please plan to spend about one and a half hours with us.

Focused Tasting: For guests who have visited in the past, or are familiar with our wines, we offer a focused tasting of the current releases in a seated, hosted environment. We can accommodate up to eight guests per tasting, with a cost of $35 per guest. Please allow one hour for your visit.

To schedule a visit to the property, please complete Request a Tour form located on our website, or contact the winery directly at 707-944-8577. As a small facility, we tend to book up quickly, so we recommend making your reservation early, especially during the summer and fall season.

Rutherford Hill Winery - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-963-1871
200 Rutherford Hill Road
Rutherford, CA 94573

Carved deep into the cliffs behind the winery, the caves of Rutherford Hill are regarded as one of the most extensive wine-aging cave systems in America. Tunnels, galleries and passageways, extending for nearly a mile, contain over 8,000 barrels of select French and American oak.

The caves provide a unique, natural environment that enhances the wine-aging process. They naturally maintain a year-round temperature of 59 degrees and a consistent humidity level of 90 percent.

This uniform temperature and humidity level reduces wine evaporation and excess oxygen exposure, producing gracefully aged wines of notable character and consistency.

Tours Schedule
3 times daily: 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm
Tour duration is approximately 45 minutes
Tour group size limited to 8 guests
Call (707) 963-1871, x-2249 for tour groups of 8 to 25 persons

The winery is closed New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day.

Tour & Tasting: $25.00 per person.

Schramsberg Vineyards - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-942-4558
1400 Schramsberg Rd.
Calistoga, CA 94515

Please plan to visit us during your next trip to the Napa Valley. Here at Schramsberg, we offer tastings by appointment only in conjunction with an educational tour through our historical caves.

Reservations in advance are necessary. During your event, our tour guide will share the rich history of Schramsberg and its 120 year old caves and introduce you to the classic method of producing sparkling wine, followed by a formal tasting of four Schramsberg wines.

We generally offer five scheduled tour events a day, with a tour fee of $45 per person. Due to the nature of our permit, we must limit the size of our tour events. If your party is eight to a maximum of fourteen guests, please call the winery to make special arrangements. Group tours are offered Monday through Thursdays mornings only.

Please note that all visitors to Schramsberg must be 21 years of age. We are unable to accommodate babies in arms, children or pets.

Tour event times are: 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Please allow approximately one hour and fifteen minutes for the visit.

Schug Carneros Estate Winery - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-939-9363
Tel: 800-966-9365
602 Bonneau Road
Sonoma, CA 95476

Welcome to Schug Carneros Estate, a family-owned winery located outside of Sonoma, California in the rolling hills of the Carneros grape-growing region. The winery is located just one hour north of downtown San Francisco in Carneros, which spans the southern ends of the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. The area is cooled by marine breezes, creating ideal conditions for growing superb Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, Schug�s focus wines.

Tours at Schug feature a blend of winery history, information about the Carneros region, and an overview of winemaking techniques and how those factors effect what is in your glass. Oh, and some fun. Our tour route takes your group from the vineyard to the crush pad and into the winery and our wine caves, cut into the Carneros hillside behind the cellar. Touring and Tasting at Schug typically take about an hour and a half.

Schug offers five basic options
Maximum group size - 30 people

Private tour: $10.00 per person
Private tasting: $15.00 per person
Private tour and tasting: $20.00 per person
Private tasting with gourmet cheese pairing: $30.00 per person
Private tour and tasting with gourmet cheese pairing: $35.00 per person

We are available, depending on staffing and space availability, 7 days a week.
Normal tasting room hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Please call with any questions.

We look forward to hosting your group for a taste of Wine Country.

Von Strasser - Tasting Room
Tel: 707-942-0930
1510 Diamond Mountain Rd.
Calistoga, CA 94515

Wine and Chocolate Indulgence in our Cave

Please your palate enjoying 5 of our hand-crafted wines paired with artisan chocolates
Educational and in-depth tasting conducted while enjoying a walking tour of our cave
Tour of the grounds and cave

Guests are welcome to picnic after their tasting
Cost is $30.00 per guest
Complimentary for Diamond Cartel members.

Comprehensive Wine and Cheese Pairing in our Cave
(Must be scheduled at least 2 days in advance)

Tasting of 5 of the very best Diamond Mountain District wines we offer paired with local artisan cheeses professionally prepared by our local Cheese Monger.

Educational and in-depth sit down tasting conducted in our caves library room (55 degree underground cave so bring a jacket)

Tour of the grounds and cave
Guests are welcome to picnic after their tasting
Cost is $40.00 per person; nonrefundable. Tasting experience lasts about an hour.
Cost is $20.00 for Diamond Cartel members and their guests.