Enjoy These Sonoma County Virtual Wine Tastings

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Wineries across Sonoma County are finding new ways to stay connected with fellow wine lovers near and far. Enter virtual wine tastings. Yes, you can still enjoy your favorite wines from some of your favorite winemakers, but just virtually.  

Below we’ve highlighted a few of the many Sonoma County wineries offering virtual wine tastings and happy hours. Bonus: A number of these Sonoma County wineries also have special wine offers and discounted shipping.  

Pro tip: Check directly with wineries to confirm offers as this information changes frequently. 

Balletto Vineyards 

Balletto Vineyards, specializing in distinct, high quality wines from their vineyards in the Russian River Valley, is offering complimentary Sonoma County deliveries and one cent shipping on 6+ bottles. Balletto Vineyards’ Mystery Case, which is 22% off and includes complimentary shipping, is paired with a Facebook Live happy hour with Winemaker Anthony Beckman, April 1, 5:00-6:00 p.m. PST.  

Comstock Wines 

Comstock Wines, committed to making wines from the best Sonoma County grapes, is hosting Facebook Live tastings at 4:00 p.m. PST on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Use promo code ‘BeWELL’ for 30% off and $5 shipping on all bottle orders of any amount!  

Enriquez Estate Wines 

Enriquez Estate Wines, specializing in limited production Pinot Noir and Tempranillo, is offering $1 shipping on 4+ bottles. Simply use promo code 'ThankYou' at checkout. Complimentary delivery is available for orders of 6+ bottles within Sonoma County, while curbside pickup is available at the barn on the estate. They will also continue to offer appointments for virtual tastings, which you can do by sending an email to [email protected].  

Flambeaux Wines 

Three generations of the Murray family have come from the rich loam of the Mississippi River to the Dry Creek Valley to craft Flambeaux’s limited production artisan wine celebrating the rich diversity of Sonoma County, California. Join Flambeaux Wines via their Instagram Live Story on April 2 at 5:00 p.m. PST for a virtual wine tasting. They’ll be available to answer your questions and even patch you into the video feed if you’d like.  

Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery 

Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery is offering a sommelier-curated six pack of their limited production single vineyard selection wines, plus virtual “Happy Hour Style” Zoom wine tastings hosted by Estate Sommeliers Tiffany Kuhn and Kevin Patterson. To set up your virtual wine tasting, reach out to  [email protected]. After each tasting, participants will receive an email with a code to use for online shopping so they can purchase more wine at either a discounted rate or special price on shipping.  

Iron Horse Vineyards 

Iron Horse Vineyards, which is an enchanting, family-owned winery, is hosting virtual wine tastings via Facebook Live. Check their Facebook and Instagram pages for upcoming tastings. Iron Horse Vineyards is also offering $1 shipping on 6 bottles or more.  

Mercury Wine 

On Fridays at 4:00 p.m. PST, hop onto Mercury Wine’s YouTube Channel for their interactive “Happy Hour with Brad." During Mercury’s Wines virtual happy hour, you can watch owner and winemaker Brad Beard cook up some of his favorite dishes to pair with his wines. Mercury Wines portfolio of wines include Bordeaux-style blends, small lots of interesting varietals like Tempranillo and Mourvedre, and fun, esoteric white wines.  

Three Sticks 

Three Sticks’ Virtual Tasting Kits are now available online here, comprising of five of their wines. Guests who purchase a Virtual Tasting Kit may then schedule an in-home, personalized experience by contacting  [email protected]. Appointments are offered 7 days a week at 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., or 3:30 p.m. Guests may also request a specific time for a private Three Sticks virtual wine tasting experience. The Three Sticks philosophy is to produce wines of world-class quality from exceptional vineyards in Sonoma County, including their estate properties, Durell and Gap's Crown Vineyards. 

For more information on Sonoma County wineries offering virtual tastings—as well as curbside pickup, local delivery, and discounted shipping—check out the following resources (each being updated on a continual basis):