What Are the Best Sonoma County Wineries?

Cellar in one of the Sonoma County wineries

Just a short drive from San Francisco, the renowned region of Sonoma County, California, is a wine-lovers paradise. Adjacent to Napa Valley, Sonoma stretches from the Pacific Coast to the Mayacamas Mountains and is home to almost 60,000 acres of vineyards and more than 400 wineries. Guests can spend the day sampling their favorite flavors on a Sonoma Valley Wine Tour, or simply sit back and savor at the Honor Mansion. So what are you waiting for? Grab a Sonoma County wineries map and get ready for a day of fun in wine country!

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Visit These Excellent Wineries Near Healdsburg, CA

There are dozens of wonderful Sonoma County wineries just minutes from our inn and the heart of Healdsburg, CA. When you visit our area, be sure to spend a day touring these local favorites:

Arista Winery

Arista Winery is an excellent choice for Healdsburg, CA, visitors who love Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The winery offers several award-winning wines of both varieties.

francis ford coppola VineyardD. H. Gustafson Family Vineyards

Sitting 1,800 feet above sea level, D. H. Gustafson Family Vineyards is the highest elevation vineyard and winery in Sonoma County, California. The beautiful 87-acre winery offers incredible 30-mile panoramic views of Dry Creek Valley, Alexander Valley, and Mt. St Helena that you can’t miss.

Ferrari-Carano Winery

Whether you’re a white-wine lover or a red aficionado, you’re guaranteed to find your favorite flavor at a Ferrari-Carano Winery tasting. You’ll also enjoy stunning views, picturesque gardens, and more!

Jordan Vineyards

If you’re looking for a Sonoma County winery that offers an incredible example of the local terroir, as well as fantastic wine, go to Jordan Vineyards. Much of the property is a preserved natural habitat and features geese and ducks swimming in the lakes, rabbits and turkeys roaming the fields, and century-old oak trees that pepper the landscape.

Porter Creek Vineyards

Porter Creek Vineyards offers a small, rustic tasting room that’s perfect for an intimate wine tasting experience. You’ll also find organic, hill-side, grape varieties from the Burgundy and Rhone and exceptional, naturally fermented wine.

Preston Farm and WineryGrower harvesting grapes at Jordan Vineyards

Preston Farm and Winery is a unique destination you don’t want to miss! It features a traditional farmhouse from 1895, fruit trees, olive groves, and exceptional wine,

Ramey Vineyards

For amazing wine created by a true Sonoma County winemaking veteran, visit Ramey Vineyards.  You’ll find award-winning Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Syrah that offer distinct flavor and character you won’t find anywhere else!

Mauritson Family Winery

If “go big, or go home” is your motto, head to Mauritson Family Winery where you’ll find a sprawling 300-acre estate vineyard. The winery has grown grapes in the Dry Creek Valley since 1868, making it one of the oldest in the area.

More Amazing Sonoma County Wineries

A little farther from our bed and breakfast, you’ll mind more amazing Sonoma County wineries. Here are a few of them:

The vineyards at Gustafson Winery in Sonoma, CABuena Vista Winery

A designated Historic Landmark, this winery is open for tastings year-round. It’s is just five minutes from Sonoma’s famous plaza square. Buena Vista Winery guests can enjoy sampling a selection of award-winning wines, visiting the gift shop, and relaxing in the beautiful picnic areas from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Envolve Winery

Envolve Winery uses biodynamic and organic farming practices to create impeccable wines, especially Sauvignon Blanc. Evolve’s biodynamic farming emphasizes the use of living soil, a balance of plants and animals, and unwavering care for the vines and the land. Guests can learn more about their fascinating winemaking process in their tasting room.

Francis Ford Coppola Vineyard

 The Francis Ford Coppola Vineyard is not your average winery. It features a wine tasting bar, two restaurants, a movie gallery, and a performing arts pavilion. You’ll also find a park area with scenic views and a pool. Visit for a unique day in Sonoma wine country.

Kenwood Vineyards & Winery

Located in the heart of Sonoma Valley, Kenwood Vineyards & Winery has been producing premium wines since 1970. The 23-acre vineyard surrounds a beautiful winery. It features more than 125 stainless steel fermenting tanks and 17,000 small French and American oak barrels. Guests can visit the tasting room any day of the week from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Kobler Estate Winerysunrise over one of the beautiful Healdsburg wineries

Kobler Estate Winery is a family-owned and operated winery in Sonoma County. The Kobler family have been winegrowers for over two generations and specialize in Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Grenache varietals. Their tasting room is located just a few blocks off the square in downtown Healdsburg and is a must-stop for locals and tourists alike.

Mazzocco Sonoma

Just minutes from downtown Healdsburg, you’ll have a fun and unique wine tasting experience at Mazzocco Sonoma. Feel free to bring a few friends and sip on award-winning Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, or Petit Sirah while enjoying a picnic lunch with sweeping views of the grounds.

Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery

Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery offers a historic winery experience complete with antique redwood tanks, a grand event space, and daily tours and tastings. Guests can delve deeper into wine history, food and wine pairing, wine making techniques, and the culture of wine at a variety of events.

Simoncini Vineyards

At Simoncini Vineyards in Dry Creek Valley, visitors can sample the highest quality wines that are made from hand farmed and hand-picked grapes. The winery is open for tastings by appointment Thursday through Sunday where you can sip in the cave amongst the barrels, in the picnic area, or at the intimate tasting room bar.

Stay at the Honor Mansion in Sonoma County!

After a day of sipping and savoring, return to our beautiful Healdsburg bed and breakfast for afternoon wine hour and enjoy a delicious selection of hors d’oeuvres and local wines right on our grounds. Our Healdsburg hotel offers luxurious rooms and a quiet, serene atmosphere that is the perfect ending to a day of wine tasting in Sonoma County. We look forward to sharing a bottle with you!

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