Roth Estate is a family-owned winery dedicated to crafting full-flavored wines grown in exemplary Sonoma County vineyards. Beginning in 2001, Roth committed to producing classic Bordeaux varietals in Alexander Valley. A decade later the winery expanded its winemaking to include cool-climate varietals from the Sonoma Coast.
Alexander Valley is often referred to as “California’s Bordeaux”, as the local landscape is itself a genuine mosaic of soil types and microclimates. Some of the finest grapes in the world are grown here making this a winemaker’s dream location for producing world-class wines. So when Ken and Diane Wilson discovered this property they knew at once this would be there new Cabernet Sauvignon Showcase. It is their intent to produce wines known more for the character of the estate than for the varietal content.
Churchill Cellars specializes in the production of premium Pinot Noir from grapes grown on estate vineyards of less than 2 acres in size. Ken & Susan Churchill and winemaker Anthony Austin believe that small, precision farmed vineyards in the coolest regions of the Russian River Valley and Sonoma Coast appellations produce the regions most exceptional Pinot Noirs
Copain is dedicated to producing top-quality vineyard designated wines that are complex, varietally correct, and food friendly without being heavy handed.
Sunce wines are more sweet to the palate than others in the area, so buyer beware. There is an extensive history to Sunce's owner, and our EXTREMELY kind and patient pourer/server/historian/nice guy Fernando answered all of our questions about it. It seems that Sunce is not sold in wide commercial markets because the owner does not produce a ton of barrels per year. Which of course would explain the prices of the few wines they had to offer. Sunce's Croatian roots (I think 'sunce' is Croatian for 'sun') are proudly displayed both in pictures in the tasting room and through the numerous tight-knit events that are scheduled at the nearby winery itself.
A visit to Littorai offers an exceptional opportunity for an intimate and personal tour of this state of the art biodynamic vineyard and farm. The tour is followed by an exclusive private tasting of Littorai’s world class Chardonnay and Pinot Noirs, showcasing the true expressions of Sonoma Coast and Anderson Valley terroir.
Private tours and tastings are available by appointment only, Monday through Saturday.
Want to love every wine you taste more than the previous one, have a great time chatting with the knowledgeable and fun folks pouring for you. You just might find yourself unable to resist the wine club, and drive away with some affordable wine and the feeling that you've found one awesome Sonoma secret, then Macrostie Winery & Vineyards just might be your place.
Confessions of a Winemaker Chef - I always considered winemaking to be “cooking”. Through my entire time as a chef, I wanted to work with the flavors, textures, and aromas of grapes from the California coast. Finally I took the plunge and moved to Napa Valley.
This is the place to go if you want some good valued Chardonnay, Syrah and Pinot. I really liked their $20 per couple cheese and wine pairing. The people were very friendly and laid back which really fit this wonderful boutique cozy winery. Can't wait to go back.