Wellington Cellars

In 2014, the Belmonte’s purchased Wellington Vineyards, which had been in operation for more than 20 years by father and son, John and Peter Wellington.

Location

11600 Dunbar Road
Glen Ellen CA, 95442

Contact

Local: 707-934-8604

Email: [email protected]

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  • In 2014, the Belmonte’s purchased Wellington Vineyards, which had been in operation for more than 20 years by father and son, John and Peter Wellington. This former winery was known for estate wines produced from over 100 year old vines and in distribution across the US. 

    Henry and Vittorio quickly set out to re-brand, change the style of wines, and scale down production. The newly re-branded Wellington Cellars was born in late 2014 with small lot, hand-crafted wines produced almost exclusively from the 24 acre estate. 

    The winery and tasting room are situated on in the heart of Sonoma Valley amongst vineyards planted to a wide variety of grapes including Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Marsanne, Roussane, Malbec, Merlot and Grenache, as well as old-vine Zinfandel dating back to 1882.

    New construction began in 2017 and includes the addition of a new barrel room and the renovation of the existing tasting room and original open air barn.

    The Belmonte’s will carry on the tradition of Family-owned and operated; with limited production and estate wines.  They will produce approximately 3,500 cases of French-Bordeaux wines annually, sold direct to consumer and to their wine club. The new property will allow them to educate guests in the vineyards and share their passion for wine where it all begins.

    • Tasting Room Info:
      • Accessible
      • Family owned
      • Picnic Area
    • Small winery charm

      My wife and I visited Wellington Winery on a Friday afternoon. We were the only people in the tasting room at that time, our attendant was very knowledgeable and gave us great insight to their wines...

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    • Great start to a day of wine tasting.

      We prefer to visit small and/or family owned vineyards to experience wines unavailable at home. Our wine consultant, Allie, was very knowledgeable about the wines produced by this small winery. She...

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    • Welcome Surprise

      On our arrival day we were 3 minutes too late for a winery that closed at 4:00. They directed us to Wellington. The people there were extremely friendly and gracious, even though it was the end of...

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