Despite the myth that wine tasting is an expensive activity, there are many wineries in Sonoma County that offer either free wine tasting or waive the tasting fee with a wine purchase.
An amazing range of terroir and microclimates distinguishes Sonoma County as one of the most diverse winegrape-growing regions in the world. The Pacific coastline, redwood forests, fertile valleys, and mountains produce an array of exceptional wines. See more about all of the different wine regions in Sonoma County.
Sonoma County wineries with no tasting fees:
(subject to availability)
Please note: This list is up to date as of March 2018, but check the wineries’ websites or call to confirm that there are no tasting fees.
5 E. Napa St., Sonoma, 707-721-1914
Alexander Valley Vineyards
8644 Highway 128, Healdsburg, 707-433-7209
BobDog Wines at Sky Pine Vineyards
By appointment only, Cloverdale, 707-756-2471
Francis Ford Coppola Winery
300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville, 707-857-1471
By appointment only, Healdsburg, 707-433-1645
Gustafson Family Vineyards
Saturdays only, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. , 9100 Skaggs Springs Road, Geyserville, 707-433-2371
Highway 12 Vineyards & Winery
498 1st St. E., Sonoma, 707-938-8091
J. Rickards Winery
24505 Chianti Road, Cloverdale, 707-758-3441
Korbel Champagne Cellars
13250 River Road, Guerneville, 707-824-7316
Locals Tasting Room
21023 Geyserville Ave., Geyserville, 707-857-4900
Rodney Strong Vineyards
11455 Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg, 707-431-1533
613 2nd St., Petaluma, 707-769-5203
134 Matheson St., Healdsburg, 707-433-1500
Find listings and directions for all Sonoma County Wineries.
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