Does your idea of a perfect celebration involve the sound of a cork popping? If so, then a trip to Sonoma Wine Country should be on your bucket list! Sonoma County is an ideal grape growing region for California “champagne”. Our region produces delicious sparkling wines in red, white, and rosé. To taste some of our best bubbly, book your stay at the Honor Mansion and let our concierge team plan your itinerary. Cheers!
The Best Sparkling Wine in Sonoma County
Conveniently located in downtown Healdsburg, Breathless is a perfect casual stop for sparkling wine while staying at the Honor Mansion. You can also book a tour experience if of interest. During the tour you will be taken through the facility and educated on their step by step sparkling wine process. Want to experience something even more fun? Book the sabrage! You will receive one-on-one instruction with a Breathless staff member on how to properly open a bottle of wine using a saber!
Gloria Ferrer is a Spanish-style winery that produces sparkling Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. It was the first sparkling wine house in the Sonoma Carneros AVA and now has over 335 acres of vineyards. The winery offers public, private, and group tours of their caves and sparkling wine facility. After the tour, order a glass or flight of sparkling wine to enjoy by the fire or on the veranda.
Iron Horse is a beautiful family-owned winery that’s situated on a hilltop in Sebastopol, CA. The sparkling wines produced here have been served at the White House for over 30 years. Be sure to stop by the outdoor tasting room. This outdoor experience includes a tasting of five estate wines with a stunning backdrop of Sonoma and Mt. St. Helena. You can also sign up for the VIP tour & tasting for a behind-the-scenes look at the sparkling wine production process.
Sunset Magazine was so impressed by their tasting experience that they named J Vineyards & Winery the Best Winery Tasting Room in the West. They offer several wine experiences for you to select from, including their Bubble Room, which was in the top three Best Winery Restaurants by USA Today. With the bounty of Sonoma County as his muse, Executive Chef Carl uses ingredients and techniques to create five courses of food and wine pairings to showcase Nicole Hitchcock’s wines. They also offer seated tastings in their Legacy Lounge, standing tastings at their Signature Bar, and a 90-minute Tour & Tasting.
Korbel is known around the world for their sparkling wine, and the original winery is located right here in Sonoma County! Visitors can take a free 50-minute tour through the historic champagne cellars, then enjoy a tasting of Korbel’s finest products. The winery offers private guided tours by appointment too!
Book Your Stay at the Honor Mansion!
After an exciting champagne tour, come home to our Healdsburg bed and breakfast for some late afternoon refreshments! We are proud to offer our guests an assortment of delicious local wines and scrumptious hors d’oeuvres each day. As an added bonus, you’ll wake up to a delicious gourmet breakfast in the morning and can take on California Wine Country all over again. See you soon!