Russian River Valley

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Russian River ValleyThe Russian River Valley is renowned for producing world class Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. This wine region also produces a variety of both red and white wines. It is recognized as one of the major wine regions of the world.

The Russian River Valley extends south from Healdsburg and Forestville down to Sebastopol and Santa Rosa. The appellation is located along the Russian River. Wine tasting in this scenic region means driving down rural county roads. It means enjoying
river views and rolling hills covered with vineyards.

The river is a focal point of the area. Enjoy canoeing down the river, swimming, or fishing. Biking, golfing, hiking, and horseback riding are also popular.

Armstrong Woods - California redwoodsRussian River Wineries range from large elegant estates to small unpretentious family owned business.

Take a break from wine tasting to visit a redwood forest California. There’s a majestic redwood grove located in the the town of Guerneville. It’s in the heart of this wine region. Armstrong Woods State Natural Reserve is a great place. Enjoy nature’s tallest living thing, our coastal redwoods. Plan a picnic, hike, or horseback ride in this redwood forest!

Sonoma Wineries of the Russian River Valley

Russian River Winery Map


Adrian Fog
Address: 2064 Gravenstein Highway N, Sebastopol
Telephone: (707) 431-1174
Open for tasting and tours by appointment only.
Call to schedule a private tasting with the owner/winemaker. Adrian Fog specializes in producing Pinot Noir. These Pinots do not disappoint; they are exceptional.


Arista WineryArista Winery
Address: 7015 Westside Road, Healdsburg, CA
Telephone: (707) 473-0606
This Healdsburg winery is open for wine tasting daily 11 AM-5 PM.
*Japanese Garden
This winery is known for its Pinot Noir and Zinfandel. They also produce Gewurztraminer and Sauvignon Blanc. Bring your lunch and enjoy a picnic in their Japanese garden.


Balletto VineyardsBalletto Vineyards
Address: 5700 Occidental Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95472
Telephone: (415) 225-2891
Open daily 10AM – 4:00PM


Belvedere Vineyards & WineryC. Donatiello Winery
Address: 4035 Westside Rd., Healdsburg, CA
Telephone: (800) 433-8296
Open daily 11AM – 5 PM
This Healdsburg winery was formerly Belvedere Winery. Stop by to taste their Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Enjoy a picnic at the winery.


Christopher CreekChristopher Creek Winery
Address: 641 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg, CA 95448
Telephone: (707) 433-2001
Open daily 11AM – 5PM
This Russian River Valley winery produces a variety of great wines. Reds include Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Syrah, and Cabernet Sauvignon. White wines include Viognier, and Chardonnay.


Chateau Felice, Russian River Valley WineryChateau Felice
Address: 223 Center, Healdsburg, CA
Telephone: (707) 431-9010
Open daily by appointment only.
This is a small family owned boutique winery. They produce estate grown Chardonnay, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Syrah.


D'Argenzio WineryD’Argenzio Winery
Address: 1301 Cleveland Ave., Su. A, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Telephone: (707) 280-4658
Open daily 11 AM – 5 PM
*Bocce
Three generations of the D’Argenzio family work together to produce world class wines. Their grapes come primarily from Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys. They focus on producing premium handcrafted wines. Wines include Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, and Cabernet Sauvignon. D’Argenzio wines are receiving the acclaim they deserve. If you haven’t sampled their wines, plan a visit soon!


Davis Bynum Winery, HealdsburgDavis Bynum Winery
Address: 8075 Westside Road , Healdsburg, CA
Telephone: (707) 433-5852
Open daily 10AM – 5PM
Davis Bynum is a family owned winery. They produce organically grown premium wines in Sonoma County. White wines include Chardonnay, and Fume Blanc. Red wines include Pinot Noir, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon. They also offer a Rose.


De Loach Vineyards
Address: 1791 Olivet Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Telephone: (707) 526-9111 X109
Open daily 10AM – 5:00 PM
*Tours by Appointment
This Sonoma County winery specializes on the production of quality wines. These wines include Zinfandel, Pinot Noir, and Chardonnay. We highly recommend the De Loach Russian River Zinfandel.


Dutton EstateDutton Estate Winery
Address: 8757 Green Valley Rd., Sebastopol, CA 95472
Telephone: (707) 829-9463
Open daily from 11 AM – 5 PM
Dutton Estates produces award winning single-vineyard wines. These include Pinot Noir, Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc, and Chardonnay.


Dutton Goldfield Dutton-Goldfield Winery
Address:3100 Gravenstein Hwy., Sebastopol
Telephone: (707) 568-2455
Open daily 10 AM – 4 PM
Dutton-Goldfield produces Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from Dutton Ranch plantings. They also have numerous vineyard-designated wines. Be sure to taste their small lots of old vine Zinfandel and hillside Syrah.


Foppiano VineyardsFoppiano Vineyards
Address: 12707 Old Redwood Hwy., Healdsburg, CA
Telephone: (707) 433-7272
Open daily 10AM – 4:30PM
*Picnics
Foppiano Vineyards was founded in 1896 by the Foppiano family. The winery is still owned today by members of the family. They produce Petite Sirah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Merlot, and Pinot Noir.


Gary Farrell Vineyards & WineryGary Farrell Vineyards & Winery
Address: 10701 Westside Rd., Healdsburg, CA
Telephone: (707) 473-2900
Open daily 11AM – 4PM
*Tours by Appointment
This lovely winery is perched on a hillside. It’s surrounded by redwood trees in the Russian River Valley. Gary Farrell Winery is one of the original Russian River Valley wineries. They specialize in premium Pinot Noir.


Grayton RidgeGraton Ridge Cellars
Address: 3561 Gravenstein Hwy. North, Sebastopol, CA
Telephone: (707) 823-3040
Open Friday-Sunday 10-4:30
*Bocce *Picnic *Art
Enjoy great wines at this family-owned boutique winery.


Hanna WineryHanna Winery
Address: 5353 Occidental Rd., Santa Rosa, CA
Telephone: (707) 575-3371
Open daily 10 AM – 4 PM
*Picnic
Hanna Winery has a vineyard setting where you can taste. It’s a great view. Some of their wines are only available at the winery.


Hartford WineryHartford Family Winery
Address: 8075 Martinelli Rd., Forestville, CA
Telephone: (707) 887-1756
Open daily 10-4:30 PM
*Picnics
This winery has a spectacular setting. It’s a great placeto taste premium wines. Deliciously rich single vineyard Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel. Enjoy wine tasting in the tasting room or outside in the garden. We highly recommend a visit to Hartford Family Winery.


Harvest MoonHarvest Moon Estate & Winery
Address: 2192 Olivet Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Telephone: (707) 573-8711
Open daily 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
This is a family owned Santa Rosa winery. They produce Gewurztraminer, Pinot, and Cabernet Sauvignon. However, the focus of the winery is on Zinfandel.


Hook & Ladder
Address: 2134 Olivet Rd., Santa Rosa, CA
Telephone: (707) 526-2255
Open daily 10AM – 5 PM
*Bocce *Tours by Appointment
Hook and Ladder is a family winery. The family has three generations of vetran San Francisco fire fighters. Enjoy their handcrafted Russian River Valley wines.


Hop Kiln WineryHop Kiln Winery
Address: 6050 Westside Rd., Healdsburg, CA
Telephone: (707) 433-5215
Open daily 10AM – 5PM
*Picnics *Tours by Appointment
This winery is located in the Russian River Valley on a 19th century ranch. The winery was originally built as a facility for drying hops. Enjoy a picnic by the pond. Lots of wonderful wines!


Inman Family Wines Inman Family Wines
Address: 5793 Skylane Blvd. Suite C Windsor CA 95492
Telephone: (707)395-0689
Open for wine tasting by appointment only.
*Car Charging Station
Enjoy handcrafted small lots of Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris.


Iron HorseIronhorse Vineyards
Address: 9786 Ross Station Rd., Sebastopol, CA
Telephone: (707) 887-1507
Open daily 10 AM – 3:30 PM
*Picnics *Outdoor Tasting Room *Tours by Appointment
Ironhorse Vineyards has an outdoor tasting area. It overlooks a stunning view of the Russian River Valley. They specialize in Sparkling Wines. White wines include Viognier, Chardonnay, and Late Harvest Viognier. Red wines include Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, and Cabernet Franc.


KorbelKorbel Champagne Cellars
Address: 13250 River Rd., Guerneville, CA
Telephone: (707) 823-7000
Open daily 9 AM – 4:30
*Tours *Deli
Wine and brandy tasting.


La Crema Winery, Sonoma County WineryLa Crema Winery
Address: 235 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg, CA
Telephone: (707) 431-9400
Open daily 10:30AM – 5:30 PM
Sample the wonderful Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. LaCrema’s wine tasting room is in downtown Healdsburg.


Lynmar WineryLynmar Estate
Address: 3909 Frei Rd., Sebastopol, CA
Telephone: (707) 829-3374
Open daily 10 AM-5PM
Gorgeous Russian River Valley winery with lush gardens. Enjoy the large patio with a fabulous view. Sample wine at the wine tasting bar or outside in the gardens. This small family winery produces some of the best Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.


Marimar Estate Vineyards & Winery
Address: 11400 Graton Rd., Sebastopol, CA
Telephone: (707) 823-4365
Open daily 11 AM – 4 PM
*Tours by Appointment
Marimar Estate specializes in producing premium Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.


Martinelli Winery
Address: 3360 River Rd., Windsor, CA 95492
Telephone: (707) 525-0570
Open daily 10AM – 5 PM
*Picnics *Tours by Appointment
This family winery has its tasting room in an historic hop barn. You won’t be disappointed with the high quality wines at Martinelli Winery. Wines include Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat, and Syrah.


Martin Ray Winery
Address: 2191 Laguna Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Telephone: (707) 823-2404
Open daily 11AM – 5PM except during winter months when the hours change to Thursday-Monday 11AM – 4 PM.
This historic winery was first established in 1881 as Twin Fir Winery. Martin Ray produces Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Pinot Noir.


Papapiertro Perry Winery, Russian River ValleyPapapietro Perry Winery
Address: 4791 Dry Creek Rd., Healdsburg, CA
Telephone: (707) 433-0422
Open Thursday-Monday 11AM-4:30 PM.
This Healdsburg winery specializes in Pinot Noir. They source their grapes from both the Russian River Valley and the Sonoma Coast. They also produce a Zinfandel from Dry Creek Valley.


Paul HobbsPaul Hobbs Winery
Address: 3355 Gravenstein Hwy. North, Sebastopol, CA
Telephone: 707.824.9879 x16
Open for wine tasting and tours by appointment only.


Pellegrini Family Vineyards
Address: 4055 W. Olivet Rd., Santa Rosa, CA
Telephone: (707) 545-8680
Open daily 10:30AM -4:30PM
This winery has been in the same family for four generations. They produce a wide variety of quality wines.


Porter Creek Vineyards, Russian River ValleyPorter Creek Vineyards
Address: 8735 Westside Road, Healdsburg, CA
Telephone: (707) 433-6321
Open daily 10:30AM – 4:30PM
This Russian River Valley winery produces handcrafted fine wines.


Rabbit Ridge Winery and VineyardsRabbit Ridge Winery & Vineyards
Address: 3291 Westside Rd., Healdsburg, CA
Telephone: (707) 431-7128


Rochioli Vineyards and WineryRochioli Vineyards and WineryAddress: 6192 Westside Rd., Healdsburg, CA
Telephone: (707) 433-2305
Open daily 11AM – 4PM
*Picnics
Sample great wine at the tasting rooom for Rochioli. They produce Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, and Cabernet Sauvignon. However, the most “in demand” wines are purchased as quickly. There’s a waiting list for purchasing these wines. We’ve heard that it can take as long as 6 years just to get to the top of this list.


Rodney StrongRodney Strong Vineyards
Address: 11455 Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg, CA
Telephone: (707) 431-1533
Open daily 10AM – 5PM
*Summer Concerts *Tours *Picnics
Rodney Strong produces lots of different wine varietals.


Russian Hill Estate Russian Hill Estate
Address: 4525 Slusser Road, Windsor CA 95492
Telephone: (707) 575-9428
Open Thursday-Monday 10AM – 4PM
Russian Hill is a family owned and operated winery. It is located in the heart of the Russian River Valley. Enjoy panoramic views from the tasting room.


Sapphire Hill Vineyards, Russian River ValleySapphire Hill Vineyards
Address: 51 Front Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448
Telephone: (707)-575-9428
Open Thursday-Sunday 11AM – 4:30 PM
Sapphire Hill is a Russian River Valley winery. It produces Chardonnay, Syrah, Pinot Noir, and Zinfandel.


Sunce Vineyard & Winery
Address: 1839 Olivet Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Telephone: (707) 526-9463
Open daily 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
*Bocce
Sunce means “sun” in Croatian. This Russian River Valley winery produces old world style white wines aged in stainless steel or neutral oak. Red wines include Barbera, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Meritage.


Taft Street WineryTaft Street Winery
Address: 2030 Barlow Lane, Sebastopol, CA 95472
Telephone: (707) 823-2049
Open daily 11AM – 4PM
*Bocce
This winery was established in 1982. It produces a large variety of Sonoma County wines. Taft Street is proof that good wine can be affordable. They produce a variety of award winning wines. Our favorites include the Zinfandel and Riesling.


Toad Hollow VineyardsToad Hollow Vineyards
Address: 409A Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg, CA
Telephone: (707) 431-8667
Open daily 10:30 AM-5:30 PM
Toad Hollow Vineyards was established in 1994. They focus on producing quality fun wines at reasonable prices. Their wines are easily recognized by the whimsical frogs displayed on the labels. Wines include Chardonnay, Merlot, Zinfandel, and Rose of Pinot Noir.


Woodenhead
Address: 5700 River Rd., Santa Rosa
Telephone: (707) 887-2703
Open Thurs.-Sun. 11AM – 4:30PM
This winery creates wonderful Pinot Noir and Zinfandel.

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