A combination of gorgeous climate and stunning scenery, Sonoma Wine Country is one of the most luxurious Northern California locations. Our breathtaking area is comprised of four distinctive winery valleys: the Sonoma Valley, the Alexander Valley, the Russian River Valley, and the Dry Creek Valley. The latter three intersect in our beloved town of Healdsburg, California, making it the go-to place for winery hopping. Below, discover the best wineries near Healdsburg, CA and where to find them. For more things to do on your wine country vacation, access our free Vacation Guide! We’ve included dozens of recommendations on local restaurants, activities, upcoming events, and more.
Top Wineries in and around Healdsburg, CA
If you’re having trouble deciding which of the wineries in Healdsburg to visit, consult our free Vacation Guide (link above), or review our list of beloved places below. We hope you enjoy this wine lover’s destination as much as we do!
Their location is a hidden gem, much like ours, in the northern Alexander Valley area. Blue Rock is committed to producing vintages true to their European roots. They offer unique wine tasting experiences which can include a helicopter ride, lunch, charcuterie boards and/or tours. Feel completely at home with their staff as they show you around their restored winery barn, tour their private grounds & gardens, and taste their phenomenal wine in an exclusive and intimate way. They never host more than one couple or group at a time!
Croix’s core mission is to farm Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from the best vineyard locations throughout Sonoma County in order to produce wines that will age gracefully over a decade or longer. Enjoy panoramic views in an elegant setting while tasting through their delicious wines in the Russian River Valley. They provide a unique one on one experience as they take you through their wines and their property’s history.
Dutcher Crossing is a deeply family oriented winery ran by owner Debra Mathy – and we cannot forget about Dutchess the Wine Dog too! Located in the Dry Creek Valley, this winery offers a nice variety of wines to taste. There is something for everyone here! Choose between walking in for a casual and relaxed bar tasting or book a private seated tasting depending on your style.
For nearly 30 years they grew Pinot Noir and Chardonnay on the rugged Sonoma Coast before establishing the House of Flowers in the Russian River Valley in 2019. The inside of their nearby establishment is beautiful, and the view from the outside is breathtaking. Reservations required for their full experience, which includes a wine and food pairing!
Specializing in French Bordeaux style blends, you can taste their beautiful wines either at their tasting room in downtown Healdsburg or at the Trinite Estate out on Chalk Hill. Should you choose to make a reservation for a tour at their estate, you will experience an intimate walking tour that will take you through the process from vines to glass. The tour concludes with charcuterie and a tasting of both their Sonoma wines and Bordeaux blends.
The perfect choice for sparkling wine fans! J Vineyards offers an array of experiences that can perfectly fit with whatever you may be looking for. From bar tastings to seated experiences, or even tours and food pairings, J Vineyards is a great destination for exceptional Sparkling, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
At Jordan Winery, there is a strong focus on how food and wine pair together to create something wonderful. Offering multiple experiences that all include a seated tasting and food element, Jordan is a must see winery in the Alexander Valley. Their European style wine and sprawling landscape are something you have to experience for yourself! Let Honor Mansion help you book your appointment in advanced – as their tastings, and especially their special event experiences, sell out quickly.
Rich with six generations of family history, Mauritson Wines is a favorite in the Dry Creek Valley. Mauritson offers walk-in tastings and can customize the tasting flight to your specific preferences! Reservations can also be made for private tastings and other special experiences.
Silver Oak’s bio-dynamically sustainable facility in the Alexander Valley is modern and gorgeous. Their Alexander Valley location is the first new winery to earn LEED Platinum Sustainability Certification. Stop in for their standard tasting or book a tour or lunch experience. You will fall in love with both the winery and their Silver Oak and Twomey wines. Fun fact: Their famous water tower is actually modeled after the very one we have here at the Honor Mansion!
WALT and BACA combine forces to bring you some excellent Pinot Noirs and Zinfandels all at one location. Their tasting room is one of the first you will encounter out on Westside Road, where you can decide between just one varietal or a crossroads of both. Reservations required. Picturesque views compliment their lovely tasting room making WALT BACA a great start or finish to your wine tasting day!
At Williamson Wines, you will get the special opportunity to enjoy a free wine tasting in downtown Healdsburg while also learning about the science behind pairing foods with each blend. The Fridge Foods & Fine Wines experience pairs their top white wines with small bites to showcase how wines accentuate and complement food flavors. Williamson also offer more elevated experiences that showcase other varietals, can include lunch, a visit to their estate or even a helicopter tasting!
Enjoy Your Favorite Wine at Honor Mansion
When you stay at our luxurious bed and breakfast, you can also enjoy wine on our grounds! Join us every afternoon for excellent local wine, a scrumptious cheese and fruit platter, and homemade dip. It’s the perfect way to relax after touring the best wineries in the Healdsburg area!
After sampling the area’s best wine, retire to your beautifully-appointed accommodation at Honor Mansion. We invite you to browse these relaxing retreats and reserve the ideal one for your next wine country vacation. Each of our suites offers luxurious furnishings, an abundance of natural light, and spa-like bathrooms. Enjoy a relaxing stay at Honor Mansion while indulging in everything Northern California has to offer!