At The Madrones, we are proud to have a collective of tasting rooms representing some of the valley’s finest winemakers and their own labels.
Unlike some of the larger more developed wine regions, you will often find one of our winemakers pouring here at the tasting room and joyfully sharing their craft. Each has a unique perspective, style and approach to their wine making, with many of their vintages only available through their tasting rooms.
Some of the qualities they do share is a passion for handcrafted small lot wines using mostly local fruit from the surrounding appellations. Each tasting room is independently owned and operated. Please review their websites (noted below) for days & hours of operation.
Drew family cellars
Drew remains committed to Pinot Noir and Syrah from California’s northern far coastal edge, which includes Mendocino Ridge, Anderson Valley and the Yorkville Highlands. Jason also makes a very small amount of Albariño from their coastal region.
Case production remains small, which allows Jason to concentrate on all aspects of the process, from vineyard farming to all vinification decisions in the winery. Decisions made in the vineyard become fluid into the winery, allowing for a pure expression of place in the resulting wines.
They pour current release selections while supplies last. Their library wall offers special bottles to reward fans devoted enough to make the trek up to this beautiful part of Northern California.
11am – 5pm
www.drewwines.com / 707-895-9599
Smith Story Wines are made with respect for the land, kindness for the grower and love from the winemaker.
The wines show restraint, balance and integrity of the grape. Our winemaking philosophy is to utilize classic, old world techniques and let the grapes and sense of place where they are grown both speak for themselves. We work with families who farm grapes in California's Anderson Valley, Sonoma Coast, Russian River and Sonoma Mountain AVA's and in the Rheingau region of Germany.
Long Meadow Ranch is a family-owned producer and purveyor of world-class wine and food. They use diversified, sustainable, and organic farming methods. Their Anderson Valley Estate has 69 acres planted to Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris. With the Navarro River to the southeast and close proximity to the Pacific Ocean, a natural marine layer blankets the vineyards and creates terroir ideal for their estate-grown Burgundian varietals to mature slowly and ripen to the peak of their varietal character.