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 in 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 9 Wineries in 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!
Hanna Winery has two wonderful tasting rooms, one in the Alexander Valley and another in the Russian River Valley. Both feature casual counter wine tastings, and no reservation necessary. Among a large variety of wines available to sample is Hanna’s world-renowned Sauvignon Blanc which has refreshing flavors of stone fruit, tangerine zest, and guava. In addition to tastings, Hanna Winery offers wine and cheese pairings, picnics under the oak tree, vineyard lunches, and more!
Since the 1800’s, Seghesio Family Vineyards in Healdsburg, CA, has specialized in Sonoma County Zinfandel and Italian wines made from estate-owned and farmed vineyards. You can find Pinot Grigio, Arneis, and Vermentino, which are all traditional Italian white blends. The grapes of these blends flourish in the Russian River Valley because the area’s topography and climate mimic that of Northern Italy. Why travel across the country when you can savor exceptional Italian wine right here in Sonoma!
Also located in the Russian River Valley is Simi Winery, known for its 105 acres of Chardonnay grapes. A collection of Chardonnay rootstocks, field selections, and clones have been taken from some of the best and oldest vineyards in California. Combine with the vineyard’s Goldridge and Huichica soils and the valley’s warm climate, Simi Winery Chardonnays are some of the best in the region!
At Williamson Wines, enjoy the unique opportunity to enjoy free wine tastings in Healdsburg while also learning about the science behind pairing foods with each blend. The Fridge Foods & Fine Wines experience offers two of their top whites paired with bite-sized delights (cheese, crackers, jams, and mustards) to showcase how wines accentuate and complement food flavors. The intimate tasting room provides the perfect setting for the occasion!
Located in nearby Geyserville, CA, Dutcher Crossing Winery is a 20-acre vineyard that showcases some of the most sought-after wines. Tour the marvelous winery to learn about the area’s rich gravel, grape aging and fermentation, and the vine-to-bottle process. Be sure to also visit the inviting tasting room to sample a variety of wines, including the famous Cabernet.
With more than 300 sprawling acres of Sonoma County estate vineyards, six generations of family members, and nearly 150 years of farming, Mauritson Family Winery has a reputation for outstanding winemaking and cherished wines. Their state-of-the-art facility offers an exclusive Healdsburg wine tasting room and tours of the gorgeous winery and vineyards.
Rich with five generations of family history, Passalacqua Winery opened in 2004. When you sit in the tasting room, enjoy a selection of Zinfandel from vineyards in Dry Creek Valley and Cabernet Sauvignon from the Passalacqua Vineyard. Each blend maintains its unique soils, microclimates, clones, exposure, age, and commitment to quality.
A popular winery in the Alexander Valley AVA, Robert Young Estate was established in 1963 and spans a glorious 500 acres. The climate on the estate during growing season features warm afternoons and cool nights. Their vineyards grow highly sought-after Cabernet Sauvignon in one location and exquisite Chardonnay in another. Indulge in a tasting to discover the unique wines for yourself!
This family-owned and operated Healdsburg winery is in the heart of Zinfandel country in the beautiful Dry Creek Valley. Traditional winemaking techniques are utilized in all Zichichi Family Vineyards wines to create superlative quality and taste. Offering a robust flavor profile, the wines age for 20 months in French and American Oak.
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 Healdsburg, CA!
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!