Wine Tasting Itinerary: Sweet Stops in Sonoma County

By Wine Country Staff

If you have a preference for wines with residual sugar (sweet), port or dessert wines you can taste several within these Sonoma County wineries. Other members of your traveling party can still taste heavier, drier or more tannic wines with you! But, you stand your ground and taste what you love! Sweet wines rule! (*Tasting Fee Budget for the Day: $70 Per Couple)

Ledson Winery & Vineyards, 7335 California 12, Kenwood, CA 95409, (707) 537-3810

  • Tasting Fee: $30 Per Couple - Taste 6 wines (Add 3 more tasting for the same price with Mobile App)
  • Time: 10 AM - Allow One Hour
  • Sweet Wines: Knights Valley Primitivo Port, Mendocino County Orange Muscat, Russian River Valley Riesling Demi Sec
  • Reservations: Not Required
  • Directions to Next Stop:  (Allow 7 minutes) Turn L on Hwy 12 for 2.1 mi., L on Goff Rd, 1st R, Chateau St. Jean is in front of you

Chateau St. Jean, 8555 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood CA 95442, (877) 478-5326
  • Tasting Fee: $15 Per Couple -Tasting in the Visitor Center (2 for 1 when you show the Mobile App)
  • Time: 11 AM - Allow One Hour, 2 with lunch. Call ahead for box lunch menu and prices
  • Sweet Wines: Riesling Sonoma County, Belle Terre Late Harvest Riesling. Spend time in the Mediterranean inspired gardens!
  • Reservations: Not Required
  • Directions to Next Stop: (Allow 10 minutes) Turn L on Hwy 12 for 4.7 mi., turn L at Imagery

Imagery Estate Winery, 14335 Highway 12, Glen Ellen, CA 95442, (7807) 935-4515
  • Tasting Fee: $20 Per Couple - Choose Five Imagery Estate Wines
  • Time: 1:30 PM - Allow One Hour
  • Sweet: Muscato de Canelli, Wow Oui
  • Reservations: Not Required
  • Directions to Next Stop: Arrowood Winery is next door!

Arrowood Winery, 14347 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen, CA 95442, (707) 935-2600

  • Tasting Fee: $30 Per Couple - Signature Tasting
  • Time: 3 PM - Allow One Hour or more to relax and enjoy wines by the glass!
  • Sweet: Select Late Harvest White Riesling Dessert Wine
  • Reservations: Not Required

Dinner Suggestions:
  • Casual: Maya Cafe, (707) 935-3500, Sonoma, CA
  • Make a Reservation: Olive and Vine Restaurant, (707) 996-9152, Glen Ellen, CA

Lodging Suggestions:
  • Value: Relais du Soleil, (707) 833-6264, Glen  Ellen, CA
  • Boutique: Birmingham Bed & Breakfast, (800) 819-1388, Kenwood, CA
  • Hotel/Resort: Kenwood Inn and Spa, (707) 833-1293, Kenwood, CA
  • Vacation Homes: Adobe Canyon Creek, Kenwood Cottage, (510) 471-4710,  Kenwood, CA