Truett-Hurst Winery

September 2, 2022 | By Glenda Cunningham

Truett Hurst is a short 10 minute drive from downtown Healdsburg. There is no better way to get to know us and our wines then to visit. Be sure to stroll through our Biodynamic gardens, visit with our very friendly farm animals, and let the soothing sound of Dry Creek settle your soul. Our sister […]

Nalle Winery

July 12, 2022 | By Glenda Cunningham

Nalle is one of the oldest wineries in Dry Creek Valley and has been family owned and operated since 1984 when it was established by Doug and Lee Nalle. Today their son Andrew is head winemaker and proprietor with his wife April and three children by his side. The estate is located two miles from […]

DRNK Wines

June 17, 2022 | By Glenda Cunningham

DRNK Winery was founded by partner and winemaker Ryan Kunde in 2012 with his wife Katie, and her parents Dale and Nancy Dougherty. DRNK represents the family’s initials – Dale, Ryan, Nancy, Katie. DRNK represents the collective joy of working and being together. Ryan brings a rich winemaking legacy to DRNK, with five generations of […]

CAST Wines

June 15, 2022 | By Glenda Cunningham

Welcome Zinfandel lovers, come and explore all the ways we express our Zinfandal : estate sparkling, old vine zin, estate zin, blends, rosés and more – depending what’s going on in the cellar! CAST Wines offers a variety of hand-crafted wines, honoring the infinite potential of varietals, terroir, and winemaking creativity. Explorations in traditional, and novel […]

Cypher Winery

November 2, 2021 | By Glenda Cunningham

Winemaker Susan A. Mahler (affectionately known as SAM ZinPunk) grew up with a solid sense of independence via an adventure-fueled, free-range 70’s style childhood. Her love for nature was nurtured by camping in the great Northwoods, along with biking and cross-country skiing on the “Rails to Trails” prairie paths and State Parks of Illinois. A […]

Stonum Vineyards

May 12, 2021 | By Glenda Cunningham

Saracina Vineyards

April 21, 2021 | By Glenda Cunningham

Saracina, a 400-acre ranch which includes a winery and sustainably farmed vineyards, is also home to 140-year-old olive trees, vegetable gardens, bee hives, and all manner of bird and wild animal life. The handcrafted, limited production Saracina wines reflect a conscious sense of this beautiful estate in Mendocino County. Originally founded by husband and wife […]

Andis Wines

April 13, 2021 | By Glenda Cunningham

A Splash of Modern in Old Amador A visit here is to venture into the best of the old and the new of the Sierra Foothills wine scene. Founded in 2010 by Andy Friedlander and Janis Akuna, the Andis winery is a modern state of the art “green” designed winery with a focus not only […]

Epoch Estate Wines

March 25, 2021 | By Glenda Cunningham

Bill and Liz Armstrong have accomplished something truly remarkable: resurrecting not just one but TWO of the Central Coast’s most historic properties. And perhaps just as remarkable, the preservationist-minded duo included the old California favorite – Zinfandel – in their winemaking plans! But hey, that’s the way Ignacy Paderewski would have wanted it. The world-renowned […]

Saini Vineyards

February 11, 2020 | By Glenda Cunningham

When you’re feeling the need to ditch over the top extravagance in favor of some authentic old family pedigree and old-vine to bottle quality then set your sights on Saini Vineyards right in the scenic heart of Sonoma’s Dry Creek Valley. Mike Saini is the embodiment of Zinfandel farming cred, a fourth generation rancher and […]

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