Are you a wine lover ? Prefer Cabernet Sauvignon? We all love wine! While the Governor of California has ordered all tasting rooms to temporarily suspend tasting experiences because of COVID-19. Many of us are wondering about the best wineries to visit after the outbreak. You will find our top premium wineries in this article.
The finest things in life are often hidden away and that’s the case with the award-winning Andretti Winery. Nestled alongside a quiet country lane in the heart of the legendary Napa Valley, Andretti Winery exudes old world charm as it whisks wine lovers back in time to a slower pace of life. Modeled after a rambling Italian village, the winery conjures up the boyhood home of its namesake, Mario Andretti, the finest race car driver of all time. Andretti Winery invites you to taste and enjoy 5 of reserve wines, including award winning 2001 Blanc de Noir.
4162 Big Ranch Road, Napa CA 94558
Madonna Estate wines have been handcrafted by the Bartolucci Family, Napa Valley winegrowers and winemakers for nearly a century. They are created from 100 percent organically grown grapes, which are dry farmed on the estate vineyard. Located in the world-renowned Carneros region of the Napa Valley, the Bartolucci's take great pride in the wines they craft. Through great skill, elegance and care, Madonna Estate wines are styled to capture the best of the vintage, the vineyard, and the variety.
Since 1922 the Bartolucci Family has consistently created a perfect marriage of grapes and wine at Madonna Estate. Now located in the world-renowned Carneros region, an area known for its fertile lands and cool climate, the Bartolucci family has found success with their organically grown grapes and Estate Bottled wines.
Madonna Estate Winery
5400 Old Sonoma Rd, Napa, CA 94559
Nicholson Ranch vineyards were first planted in 1995 on land that was a former cattle ranch. Deepak Gulrajani planted Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Syrah over the next three years. The estate vineyards are planted on the southern tip of the Mayacamas Range where volcanic slopes meet marine sedimentary soils. The San Pablo Bay and the Petaluma Gap act as conduits, funneling chilled air and fog into Nicholson Ranch. Warm days and cool nights mean Nicholson Ranch vineyards have climatic conditions that enable the production of elegant red varietals, and fresh whites. The soil diversity of the estate requires us to manage the vineyards block by block, a practice that results in complex wines that showcase a true sense of place.
Nicholson Ranch strives to produce wines that have true varietal character and are an expression of the soil from which the fruit is grown. This requires great attention to the farming process and minimal intervention during the winemaking process. All Nicholson Ranch wines are made from estate-grown grapes.
4200 Napa Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476
Fred Cline opened Jacuzzi Family Vineyards in 2007 as a way of honoring his beloved grandfather Valeriano Jacuzzi. As a teenager and young man, Fred was taught by Valeriano how to tease magic from the soil. The building that houses Jacuzzi Family Vineyards and The Olive Press is a tribute to the Jacuzzi family home in Casarsa, Italy. Visit this special place, taste the wine and olive oil, and enjoy the Tuscan experience that is the gateway to Sonoma! Jacuzzi is offering you the exquisite line up of Italian and California varietals embodying nuance, balance, and flavor! Jacuzzi is waiting for you with elegant Tuscan inspired grounds and Italian architecture in the heart of Sonoma Valley.
24724 Arnold Dr, Sonoma, CA 95476
Humble beginnings, a pioneering spirit, brave hearts and a commitment to making a wine for the people. The Sutter Home family story is an American story, as timeless as it is time-honored. Their heritage dates back three generations to when the Trinchero family left their home in New York to pursue the American Dream in California’s nascent wine industry. Today, they are proud to be the brand that has introduced more Americans to wine on the table than any other, and their philosophy remains the same: “a great product for a fair price.”
Sutter Home has a rich history of giving wine lovers the delicious products they want, starting with the creation of the original White Zinfandel in the 1970s. Today, with more than 20 crowd-pleasing varieties, there is a Sutter Home wine for everyone, traditional types such as Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot, to more casual wines like Moscato and Sangria.
Sutter Home Winery
277 St Helena Hwy, St Helena, CA 94574
Founded by Samuele’s grandson in 1989, Viansa Sonoma remains committed to producing wines of true excellence while continuing the tradition of land stewardship and winemaking that defines the Sonoma Valley. Viansa Sonoma’s knowledgeable tasting room team welcomes you to stay and enjoy an enriching wine tasting experience. Offering a variety of hospitality offerings from tastings at the wine bar, to private tastings, personalized pairing experiences, or your private event, their team is eager to help you create a memorable and enjoyable visit to Sonoma Wine Country.
25200 Arnold Dr, Sonoma, CA 95476
Roche Winery is offering at Sonoma Winery and Downtown Sonoma tasting rooms, enjoy a tasting of your choice of six non-reserve wines from their tasting menu. This includes their sparkling wine, white wines, red wines, dry rosé and their ever popular sweet wine selections. Select Family Tasting also includes the tasting of their futures wines directly from the barrel. Food pairing is available with all tasting experiences.
122 W Spain St, Sonoma, CA 95476
Have you liked our premium winery list? Do you want to visit these wineries right after the outbreak?
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