An Iconic Destination for Ultra-Premium Wines
A pioneer in crafting classic French-style Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in the heart of Russian River Valley since 1981, Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards truly sets itself apart as an iconic destination for ultra-premium wines. Nestled into the rolling hills of a 400-acre estate off Slusser Road, the winery is home to 270 acres of prime Chardonnay vines, originally planted back in 1973. The sprawling green-space remaining provides breathtaking valley-views and facilities for their on-site winemaking and barrel/aging rooms. Providing an unparalleled winery experience for the discriminating taster, designer touches are evident throughout the restyled and expanded Tasting Room creating an inviting “Sonoma-chic” atmosphere for guests as they explore the award-winning wines of Sonoma-Cutrer. Visitors are hosted in one of the private tastings salons or may choose to taste wines at the bar or on the grand terrace. Wines by-the-glass or bottle along with a cheese board or charcuterie plate can be purchased to savor and extend the visit. Test your skills at a game of croquet by reserving one of their world-class courts for a fun and truly unique wine country experience. The Essence of Cutrer Tour and Tasting begins in the Cutrer Vineyards to see firsthand how grapes are grown. You’ll explore their Grand Cru cellar and fermenting rooms and then complete the tour in the tasting room with a curated selection of wines. Reservations required; $50 per person. Not to be missed: a taste of the winery’s Rosé of Pinot Noir. Crafted by wine industry veteran and Director of Winemaking Mick Schroeter, the wine is a hallmark of his style–showcasing a bright, fruit-forward wine from the Russian River vineyards.
• For a truly unique wine country experience reserve a croquet lawn and play with your family and friends
• Grand Cru Reserve Tasting at $35 per person offers access to the winery’s most limited wines.
• The only winery in North America utilizing cooling tunnels for their grapes as they arrive from the vineyards. The tunnels reduce the grapes to a pristine 55° F temperature, ensuring each lot harvested is held at optimum conditions before being pressed.
• Awarded “#1 Most Popular Chardonnay in Restaurants” for the 25th year of out 29 by Wine and Spirits Magazine.