Russian River Valley Winery – Hook & Ladder

Established in 2003, Hook & Ladder Winery, in the Russian River Valley, marks the next chapter in Cecil and Christine De Loach’s business endeavors after the sale of De Loach Vineyards to Boisset Family Estates.  Their experience and history along with an eager grandson, Jason, who was learning how to make wine, was a key…

The Pour House: New Winery Cooperative in Dry Creek Valley

Within Dry Creek Valley AVA at Timber Crest Farms, visitors have the opportunity to visit The Pour House, a brand new winery cooperative, where Optima Winery & Goldschmidt Vineyards share the same tasting space and are able to collectively showcase their wines.  The Pour House Amenities Wine Club Scenic Views Indoor Seating Picnic Area Pet…

El Dorado County Wineries | E16 Winery | Fair Play AVA

To drive up California Highway 16 is to experience the Sierra Foothills in its full glory.  Beautiful rolling hills are interspersed with pines as well as oak trees—bringing people to a historical time and place. Serenity and calm await the casual observers as they make their way off the main stretch of El Dorado County…

Explore Kokomo Wines in Dry Creek Valley

Perched on the east side of  Dry Creek Valley within Sonoma County, Kokomo Wines represents a partnership between Erik Miller and Randy Peters. A true balance exists as Erik oversees the winemaking responsibilities and Randy handles the grape growing and vineyard management parts of the business. Kokomo Wines Amenities Wine Club Scenic Views Indoor Seating…

Paso Robles Wineries Reopen for Visitors

Comprehensive list of wineries that are open in Paso Robles Updated June 15th 2021 If you’re wondering which wineries in Paso Robles are open and welcoming back visitors you’re not alone. If you’re like us, you’re ready to enjoy the world-class wineries and wines produced in the Paso Robles region. The good news is that…

Most Beautiful Wineries In Dry Creek Valley

38° 42′ 0″ N, 122° 58′ 0″ W While there are beautiful vineyards and wineries in just about every California wine region, Dry Creek Valley AVA, located in Sonoma County, just northwest of the town of Healdsburg is particularly stunning. Dry Creek Valley is not only known for having some of the world’s best Zinfandels, but also some of the most beautiful…

Best Russian River Valley Wineries

Updated 08-17-2021 The Russian River Valley is home to 200+ wineries that span through the communities of Santa Rosa, Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Windsor, and Forestville. Our Best Russian River Wineries tasting itinerary takes you on an adventure through the western stretch of the Russian River Valley, starting at Paradise Ridge near Santa Rosa, then NW to…

The 10 Most Beautiful Wineries in Paso Robles

Paso Robles can provide you a unique experience if you are adventurous enough to seek it out. With so many amazing wineries in the region to visit, we couldn’t possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking wineries are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you’re looking…

Which Wineries in Willamette Valley Are Open

Updated Feb 12th 2021 If you’re like us, you’re probably wondering which wineries in Willamette Valley are open. As you may know, Willamette Valley is synonyms with world-class wine including Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc and our favorite Pinto Gris. Before venturing out, knowing which wineries in Willamette Valley are open is your first…

Washington Wineries Reopen for Visitors

Washington Wineries are open COVID SAFETY TIPS WHILE VISITING WASHINGTON WINERIES THIS POST IS UPDATED REGULARLY UPDATED FEBRUARY 4, 2021 On January 28, 2021 Governor Jay Inslee announced that two regions in the state are moving to Phase 2 as part of his Healthy Washington reopening plan.  Wine Routes put together a handy guide outlining which wineries are open…