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Bonneau Wines

Cellars of Sonoma Tasting Room
20 Matheson Street
Healdsburg, CA 95448
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In 1921 August and Catherine Bonneau purchased 70 acres of land in Schellville, about 8 miles south of the town of Sonoma, California. This was a very remote area at the time, requiring a full day's travel time from San Francisco. This area reminded the Bonneaus of the Bordeaux region of France near the area where they were born.

The Bonneaus farmed the land, had a dairy and ran a small country store/deli. Although the vineyard has long since replaced the dairy, the members of the family still operate businesses that the Bonneaus started.

In 1988 their daughter, Yvonne, fulfilled Catherine's vision of having a vineyard. She planted 30 acres of Chardonnay grapes on premium rootstock. Yvonne, as matriarch of the family farm, began supplying some of the best known wineries in Sonoma and Napa. The vineyard consistently received high praise for the quality of the fruit. Yvonne looked forward to the day the family could produce their own wines.

In 2001, her son, John Bambury, began spearheading the wine making operations on behalf of Yvonne's four children by introducing Bonneau Wines with the 2002 Los Carneros, Chardonnay. Since then Bonneau Wines has produced Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel. The family's commitment to making fine wines has already been recognized by wine aficionados, critics and everyday wine lovers alike.
Amenities
AVAs Where Wines Are From:
Carneros
Prominent Wines Produced:
Cabernet Sauvignon
Chardonnay
Malbec
Meritage (Bordeaux)
Petite Sirah
Pinot Noir
Wines, Other: Malbec, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Rose, Meritage
Zinfandel
Tasting Room Info:
Days / Hours Tasting Room is Open: Taste at Cellars of Sonoma.
Pet Friendly
Restaurant/Deli Onsite
Tours and Visitor Experiences:
Vineyard Tours
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