In the hills of the picturesque Dry Creek Valley, there are many great options for wine tasting. This 16 mile region features an abundance of wineries to choose from, many with stunning views and interactive experiences. Do a tour and tasting at one of the sustainable farmed vineyards or enjoy a picnic game of bocce. With it’s close proximity to the city of Healdsburg and variety of experiences, the Dry Creek Valley makes a great tasting destination!
Known for their “Poizin” zinfandel and spectacular views, Armida is a must-see in the Dry Creek Valley. It’s hilltop location makes it the perfect location to take in the scenery. Play a game of bocce ball with views of the Russian River Valley or enjoy a picnic underneath an oak tree. The floor-to-ceiling window in the tasting room allows visitors to still enjoy the view while indoors.
Wine Slushies at Chateau Diana
Known for their infamous wine slushies, Chateau Diana is a fantastic place to visit for a tasting. Enjoy a variety of wines inside at the tasting bar or outside on the deck, overlooking the beautiful Dry Creek Valley. Soak up the Wine Country sun with outdoor games such as corn hole, Foosball, and ping pong while enjoying a wine slushie! Whether you’re looking to spend the whole day at a winery or stop in for a tasting, Chateau Diana is a must-have on your list!
Grounds at Ferrari-Carrano/Photo: Ferrari-Carrano
The estate at Ferrari-Carrano is breathtaking and perfect for outdoor enjoyment. Stroll through the tulip gardens or relax on the terrace with vineyard views. With a number of tasting options and experiences- such as a wine, cheese, and chocolate pairing- Ferrari-Carrano has something for everyone! If you’re a local, stop by on a Thursday and receive a complimentary tasting of three wines!
View from Pedroncelli/Photo: Pedroncelli
As the first tasting room in the Dry Creek Valley, Pedroncelli is a great destination for both small parties and large groups. Picnic and play bocce or enjoy lunch with a vineyard view! Family owned for 90 years, you’re likely to encounter one of the family members during your visit to the tasting room or out during your tour of their sustainable grounds.
Tastings are by appointment only.
Garden at Quivira/Photo: Quivira
Located in the heart of Dry Creek Valley, Quivira Winery is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy your surroundings. Do a tasting inside at the bar, or enjoy a patio tasting overlooking the vineyard and the valley. For a tour of the vineyards and gardens and an in-depth perspective on sustainable farming, book the Estate Tour, ending with a tasting flight and charcuterie pairing!
Terrace tasting at Sbragia/Photo: Sbragia
With a variety of tasting and menu experiences, Sbragia is the perfect destination for a hands-on winery experience. They are now offering a blending and brunch with the winemaker experience, in which guests can create their own blend using tips and techniques from winemaker Adam Sbragia, then vote on the creation to take home! The experience ends with a gourmet lunch prepared by their estate-chef.
Old Vine Cellar at Seghesion/Photo: Seghesio
With stunning vistas and vineyards, Seghesio is a great location for both indoor and outdoor relaxation. Experience their new Old Vine Cellar Flight, an education, hands-on tasting or relax comfortably in the lounge for a wine and food pairing, with small bites crafted by the Executive Chef. For outdoor enjoyment, grab a bottle of wine from the tasting room and play a round of bocce ball in one of the two, professional sized courts, or enjoy lunch on one of the picnic benches.
The Old Vine Cellar Flight is by appointment only and available Friday-Sunday.