15 Cozy Sonoma Wineries for Rainy Weather

On a rainy day in Sonoma, seeking out cozy tasting rooms can be a wonderful way to enjoy the local wines while staying warm and dry. There’s nothing better on a cool misty day than enjoying a welcoming winery, warm hospitality, and delicious wine. We created a guide to 15 Cozy Sonoma Wineries for Rainy Weather to help you enjoy the off season in Sonoma.

15 cozy sonoma wineries for rainy weather
Ledson Winery

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Rainy Weather Wine Tasting

On a rainy day it’s not only important to have delicious wine, you also want to enjoy a warm, welcoming environment with a great host. Now on to our favorite wineries for rainy weather wine tasting.


Typical tasting and charcuterie larue
Typical tasting and charcuterie LaRue

LaRue Wines

Guided by a steadfast, non-interventionist winemaking philosophy that champions the land, Katy leaned into her passions with the debut of LaRue Wines in 2009. LaRue Wines thrives today as an ultra-premium, 500-case brand. Katy and David continue to personally craft each bottle of LaRue wine from grape to glass.


Jordan room
Jordan

Jordan Vineyard & Winery

Jordan Winery offers a cozy and elegant tasting experience. The chateau-style winery provides a warm atmosphere, and their library tasting room is particularly intimate.


Buena vista tasting room
Buena Vista

Buena Vista Winery

Buena Vista, California’s oldest premium winery, has historic and atmospheric tasting rooms. The Champagne Cellars, in particular, offer a unique and cozy environment.


Couple in front of gunbun truck
Gundlach Bundschu

Gundlach Bundschu Winery

Commonly known as “Gun Bun,” this winery has a rustic charm with historic buildings. The tasting room often features a fireplace, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere.


Glass at landmark vineyards
Landmark Vineyards

Landmark Vineyards

Landmark Vineyards has a lovely tasting room with a fireplace, making it a perfect spot to enjoy their Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in a cozy setting.


Couple posing at hamel
Hamel

Hamel

Hamel Family Wines offers an elegant and modern tasting room with comfortable seating areas. The fireplace adds to the warmth, and their tastings often include small bites.


Benziger family winery biodynamic garden
Benziger Family Winery Biodynamic garden

Benziger Family Winery

Benziger is known for its commitment to sustainability. The wine cave tours and tastings provide a unique experience, and being underground can be a cozy retreat from the rain.


Victoria at ledson winery
Ledson Winery & Vineyards castle

Ledson Winery & Vineyards

Known as “The Castle”, Ledson Winery & Vineyards calls for a rainy day visit! The 16,000 square foot French Normandy structure this winery calls home not only beckons you in from the highway, but features rich wood accents that’s the perfect place for a rainy day. Pairing this with tasting their award winner merlot while doing a private seated tasting in one of the castle’s rooms is an experience not to be missed.


Macrostie winery & vineyards
MacRostie Winery & Vineyards

MacRostie Winery & Vineyards

One of our favorite wineries to bring family and friends when they visit, MacRostie Winery & Vineyards provides stunning views of the Russian River Valley, and their tasting room is both elegant and inviting. They know how to great their guests and you’ll start your visit with a quick splash upon greeting. The large and patio allow you to enjoy the scenery while staying dry and the friendly hospitality is not to be missed.


Tasting room at kunde
Kunde Family Winery

Kunde Family Winery

Kunde Family Winery, with its diverse wine portfolio, has a charming tasting room. The underground barrel room provides an intimate and cozy setting.


Cline Family Cellars

Cline Family Cellars has a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. The tasting room often has a fire going, and the eclectic decor adds to the coziness. This winery is also a great stop for families! They have a carp pond where you can feed the fish, as well as a few donkies, Fancy and Pudding, and a CA Mission Museum.


Lounge in corner 103
Lounge in Corner 103

Corner 103

Voted Best Wine Tasting Room in America by USA Today, Corner 103 tasting room is located in Sonoma Plaza and offers a stylish and comfortable tasting room. Their philosophy is simple, share our local bounty with elegant wines and delicious locally prepared food. The friendly staff and diverse wine selection make it a delightful stop on a rainy day.


Julie at sosie wines
Sosie Wines

Sosie Wines

Located on Sonoma plaza, Sosie Wines features beautiful French style sparkling and still wines, French hospitality (we love you Julie), modern decor, and cheese boxes to pair with your tasting.


Tasting room at anaba winery
Anaba Winery tasting room

Anaba Winery

Has a large indoor space featuring a fire place, large windows to watch the rain drop, and elegant food menu. If you’re feeling like getting fresh air, enjoy a tasting and food pairing on their covered outdoor patio


Sangiacomo family vineyards and charcuterie
Sangiacomo Family Vineyards

Sangiacomo Family Vineyards

Sangiacomo Family Vineyards is the ultimate location for the vineyard views, cozy seated tasting and some of Sonoma’s best wine educators. The Sangiacomo family has been farming in Sonoma for nearly 100 years and you’ve probably tried several wines produced using grapes they’ve grown. Their winery is a much more recent affair


Parum Leo Winery & Vineyard

Parum Leo, or “little lion”, is a family-run, small-lot producer of boutique wines based in Petaluma, CA and their wines definitely hit above their weight. Specializing in pinot noir, this winemaker/owner brings low intervention practices to bear, producing spectacular pinot’s. This winery is a bit of a local secret but it won’t stay that way for long.


Small Vines

Small Vines is known for producing small-lot, handcrafted wines with a focus on sustainable and organic farming practices. The winery is recognized for its commitment to low-impact viticulture and traditional winemaking methods. They specialize in Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, and their wines often reflect the unique characteristics of the terroir in Sonoma.


Sangiacomo family wines
Sangiacomo Family Wines

Thank you for reading our 15 Cozy Sonoma Wineries for Rainy Weather. Always remember to check the opening hours and whether reservations are required, especially during the rainy season when indoor spaces may be in high demand. Enjoy your cozy wine tasting experience in Sonoma!


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