Napa may be one of the most popular destinations for wine-tasting, but if you ask the locals where to go, you’ll often hear about Sonoma. This region to the west of Napa is more laid-back, locally-driven, and offers an unassuming, but award-winning wine-tasting atmosphere. Uniquelylimo also offers exclusive, professional drivers for the Sonoma region during your stay. Check out our list below for our driver’s recommendations of the 10 best wineries in Sonoma.
There’s a reason this destination is called Landmark Vineyards. It simply can’t be missed. With its prestigious vineyard located in the rolling hills of the Mayacamas Mountains, you’ll delight in the scenery just as much as their Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
This ivory-covered chateau is not only impressive to look at, it also has some of the finest wine anywhere in Sonoma’s Alexander Valley. With a modern take on wines perfected and inspired by notes found only in the best French wines, Jordan Winery offers a truly memorable experience.
Gundlach Bundschu Winery
Esteemed as California’s oldest family-owned winery, this estate has been growing and producing wines since 1858. If you’re excited by California’s rich history of wine culture, you surely don’t want to miss the Gundlach Bundschu Winery, often affectionately referred to as “GunBun.”
Chateau St. Jean
The Chateau St. Jean was established all the way back in 1920, making its centennial something truly remarkable. Encompassed by mountains, rolling vineyards, and lush gardens, enjoying a tasting experience at this idyllic location is one that you’ll undoubtedly cherish.
Buena Vista Winery
Buena Vista has been around since the mid-1800’s, meaning you’re in for a real treat by reserving time to visit this luxury wine-tasting room. The food pairings fit perfectly with their exceptional New World wines and with some of the finest grapes in the region, Buena Vista is unlike any other destination.
Iron Horse Vineyards
Popular for wedding retreats and vacations alike, Iron Horse Vineyards offers pristine panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. The rustic, outdoor atmosphere is one of Sonoma’s most popular wine-tasting locations.
Flowers Vineyard & Winery
Flowers Vineyard & Winery offers indoor and outdoor tasting experiences. Husband and wife team, Joan and Walt Flowers, have made their mark on California wine culture with their sustainable crops of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Their House of Flowers tasting room is one of the best-rated up-and-coming in the Sonoma region.