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Winery in Dry Creek Valley


Atop the valley’s north end, always-fun Bella has cool caves built into the hillside. The estate-grown grapes include 112-year-old vines from Alexander Valley. The focus is on big reds – Zinfandel and Syrah – but th…
Winery in Dry Creek Valley


An early leader in organics and recently certified biodynamic, Lou Preston’s 19th-century farm is old Sonoma. Weathered picket fencing frames the tasting room, with candy-colored walls and tongue-in-groove ceilings …
Winery in Dry Creek Valley

Truett Hurst

Pull up an Adirondack chair and picnic creekside at Truett Hurst, one of Dry Creek's biodynamic wineries. Sample terrific old-vine Zinfandel, standout Petite Sirah and Russian River Pinot Noir at the handsome contem…
Winery in Dry Creek Valley

Unti Vineyards

Inside a vineyard-view tasting room, Unti pours all estate-grown varietals – Châteauneuf-du-Pape–style Grenache, compelling Syrah and superb Sangiovese – favored by oenophiles for their structured tannins and concen…
Winery in Dry Creek Valley


Sunflowers, lavender, beehives and crowing roosters greet your arrival at this winery and biodynamic farm, with self-guided garden tours and a redwood grove beside the vines. Kids can giggle with pigs and chickens w…
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Dry Creek General Store

Before wine-tasting in Dry Creek Valley, stop at this vintage general store where locals and cyclists gather for coffee on the creaky front porch. Perfect picnic supplies include slow-cooked brisket sandwiches on so…
Winery in Dry Creek Valley

Family Wineries

Sample multiple varietals at this cooperative, which showcases six boutique wineries too small to have their own tasting rooms. Tasting fee is refundable with a purchase.