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Recent Press

RRV Montly

October 20th, 2022

Russian River Vineyards has taken steps to consolidate its ownership.

ACES Magazine 

July 30th, 2021

Russian River Vineyards is the epitome of relaxation in Sonoma County.

Wine Tasting Bliss

July 1st, 2021

Russian River Vineyards, a hidden gem nestled along the scenic Route 116, offers a unique experience for wine enthusiasts and travelers alike. The vineyards showcase the rich flavors and exquisite aromas that are distinct to this region. From the moment you step foot on the property, you are transported to a world of beauty and tranquility. As you explore the vineyards, the crisp air fills your lungs and the gentle breeze caresses your skin. The stunning landscape is a feast for the eyes, with rows upon rows of lush green vines stretching into the distance. The sun-kissed grapes glisten, promising a delightful taste that awaits. One cannot truly appreciate the quality of the wine without understanding the intricate process behind it. At Russian River Vineyards, you have the opportunity to witness firsthand the craftsmanship and dedication that goes into every bottle. From the careful selection of the grapes to the delicate art of fermentation, each step is a labor of love. But it's not just the wine that makes this destination exceptional. The Taste of Route 116 adds another layer of magic to the experience. As you venture along this scenic route, your taste buds are in for a treat. Local eateries and cafes offer a tantalizing array of dishes, showcasing the abundance of fresh and seasonal ingredients that this region has to offer. Whether you are a wine connoisseur or simply someone who appreciates the finer things in life, Russian River Vineyards and the Taste of Route 116 are a must-visit. Lose yourself in the beauty of the vineyards, savor the flavors of the wine, and indulge in the culinary delights of this charming region. Your senses will thank you.

Press Democrat 

June 15th, 2021

Experience a fresh, exciting addition to Sonoma County as we unveil our brand new tasting room this summer. Embark on a delightful journey through the vibrant flavors and captivating aromas that define this renowned wine region. Indulge in an immersive wine-tasting experience like no other, expertly curated to showcase the finest offerings from our esteemed winery. Join us in celebrating the opening of our state-of-the-art tasting room, where wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike can come together to savor the essence of Sonoma County's wine culture. Mark your calendars and be a part of this extraordinary event!

Sonoma County

May 11th, 2021

Experience the best of Russian River Vineyards during Happy Hour Thursdays! Join us for an evening of relaxation, great company, and delicious wines. Our vineyard, nestled in the beautiful Russian River Valley, is the perfect setting to unwind after a long week. Indulge in our handcrafted wines, meticulously made by our skilled winemakers. Sip on a glass of our renowned Chardonnay or Pinot Noir while enjoying the stunning views of the vineyard. Our wines embody the essence of the region, showcasing the unique terroir and the passion that goes into every bottle. During Happy Hour Thursdays, we offer special discounts on select wines. Grab a seat at our cozy outdoor patio or find a spot at the bar, and let our friendly staff guide you through our extensive wine list. Whether you're a wine aficionado or just discovering the world of wine, our team is here to help you find the perfect varietal to suit your palate. In addition to our exceptional wines, we also offer a delectable selection of small bites to accompany your drink. Our chef has curated a menu of locally sourced ingredients, creating dishes that perfectly complement the flavors of our wines. From artisanal cheeses to charcuterie platters, there's something to satisfy every craving. So mark your calendars and join us at Russian River Vineyards for Happy Hour Thursdays. It's the perfect opportunity to relax, unwind, and embrace the magic of wine country. We can't wait to raise a glass with you!

North Bay Biz

November 23rd, 2020

Introducing the Winemaker: Gio Balistreri

Sonoma Press Democrat

July 21, 2020

2020 North Coast Wine Challenge Gold Medal Winners

Wine Industry Advisor

July 6, 2020

Why Wine Competitions Remain Highly Significant in the Present Day Why Wine Competitions Maintain Their Relevance Even in Current Times

Wine Industry Advisor

June 29th, 2020

The 7th Annual Rosé Competition 2020 witnessed Napa Valley and Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan, emerging as the reigning champions, cementing their status as the finest producers of rosé.

Wine Industry Advisor

June 15th, 2020

Russian River Vineyards achieves a remarkable feat by emerging as the victor in two prestigious competitions this year. The winery triumphs in the 2020 Experience Rosé Competition with its exquisite Petite Sirah Rosé, while also sweeping the 2020 International Women’s Wine Competition with its outstanding 2016 Horseridge Vineyard Pinot Noir. The recognition from these esteemed events further solidifies Russian River Vineyards' position as a producer of exceptional wines.

San Francisco Chronicle

June 3rd, 2020

Discover the 43 Wineries in Sonoma County That Await Your Visit Embark on an unforgettable wine-tasting journey through Sonoma County's exceptional vineyards, as we reveal the top 43 wineries that warmly welcome visitors today. Whether you are an oenophile seeking new taste experiences or a casual wine enthusiast looking to explore the local wine culture, Sonoma County has something special for everyone. Delight your senses with an array of exquisite varietals, from bold reds to crisp whites, produced by passionate winemakers dedicated to their craft. Take advantage of the remarkable opportunity to engage with the winemaking process firsthand, as many of these wineries offer educational tours and tasting experiences that showcase their unique terroir and winemaking techniques. Indulge in the region's natural beauty while you traverse the picturesque vineyards, surrounded by rolling hills and sweeping views. Immerse yourself in Sonoma County's rich viticultural heritage, as you learn about the rich history and traditions that have shaped this renowned wine region. Discover hidden gems nestled among the wineries, such as charming boutique hotels, delightful local eateries, and captivating art galleries, as you make the most of your visit to Sonoma County. With its warm hospitality and award-winning wines, Sonoma County promises an unforgettable wine country getaway.

Sonoma Press Democrat

May 23rd, 2020

Outdoor dining is once again available at restaurants and bars in Sonoma County.

Concrete Playground

February 5th, 2020

Experience a Culinary Adventure in Sonoma County, California

Wine Industry Advisor

October 17th, 2019

The wine growing reputation of the Russian River Valley is undergoing a period of rapid growth.

Sonoma Press Democrat

Setember 29th, 2019

Russian River Valley wines dominate the prestigious 2019 Sonoma County Harvest Fair Awards, claiming all the top accolades.

Wine Industry Advisor

Sept. 19th, 2019

In the field of event management and venue marketing, Sonoma County's Milestone Events Group has formed a partnership with Russian River Vineyards. This collaboration aims to enhance the experience for both event organizers and attendees by leveraging the unique offerings of Russian River Vineyards as a venue. The partnership will also focus on marketing efforts to promote the venue and attract a wider audience. This strategic alliance between Sonoma County's Milestone Events Group and Russian River Vineyards holds great potential for success in the event industry.

Hong Kong Tatler

October 29th, 2018

Sonoma, California: A Must-Visit Destination for 48 Hours


May 29th, 2018

Celebrate the beauty of summer with a captivating culinary experience at A Midsummer Night's Dinner: 9 Enchanting Wine Country Events. Immerse yourself in the magic of the season as you indulge in delectable dishes paired perfectly with exquisite wines. Don't miss out on these dreamy gatherings, where you can embrace the enchantment of wine country at its finest. Join us for an unforgettable evening, filled with taste sensations and moments of pure delight.


July 11th, 2017

Discover the Top 20 Restaurants Offering Breathtaking Views in Sonoma, Napa, and Marin Counties Indulge in a gastronomic experience like no other as you explore the 20 best restaurants in Sonoma, Napa, and Marin, all boasting stunning views. Whether you are a local or a tourist, these establishments offer a feast for your eyes and taste buds. From picturesque vineyards in Sonoma to rolling hills in Marin, and charming wineries in Napa, these restaurants provide an exquisite ambiance that perfectly complements their delectable menus. Enjoy an al fresco dining experience overlooking the iconic valleys and vineyards of Wine Country. Immerse yourself in the romance of the landscape as you savor dishes crafted with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients. Located in renowned wine regions, these dining destinations provide not only exceptional food but also unparalleled views. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or looking for a memorable dining experience, these restaurants promise to deliver. So, elevate your dining experience and take in the breathtaking beauty of Sonoma, Napa, and Marin at these top 20 restaurants with a view.

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