Andis Wines

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 […]

Bricoleur Vineyards

No plan? Noooo problem!  The visionary founders behind Bricoleur are Sonoma natives Mark and Elizabeth Hanson who chose a winery name that means “without a plan” and a tour at this elaborate estate leaves the impression that the Hansons are just getting started! This new winery and events venue near Windsor has it all: 22 […]

Trentadue

With its long driveway bordered by vineyards, expansive grounds and Italianate style, Trentadue feels like a grand European estate.  Trentadue (pron.Trenta-do) is one of Sonoma County’s most beloved family wine estates and gets credit for ushering in the post-Prohibition, modern era of Alexander Valley. As far back as 1954, Leo and Evelyn Trentadue decided to […]

V. Sattui Winery

Hard to judge which historical wine story is more impressive: Original V. Sattui or modern V. Sattui. The original V. Sattui Winery was founded in San Francisco 1885 by newly-arrived immigrants from Italy, Vittorio and Katerina Sattui. Modern era V. Sattui (V. Sattui 2.0) was founded by Vittorio and Katerina’s great grandson, Dario Sattui, in […]

St. Francis Winery

With its classic mediterranean architecture, gardens, and belltower St. Francis Winery has become a classic Sonoma icon nestled beside the dramatic Mayacamas Mountains in Kenwood. And St. Francis’s wines and food experiences do full justice to its breathtaking setting! For wine country sightseers, this is one of the best mountain meets vineyard views in Sonoma […]