Is Alexander Valley in Napa or Sonoma?

The Alexander Valley (Wappo: Unutsawaholmanoma, “Toyon Bush Berry Place”) is a Californian American Viticultural Area (AVA) just north of Healdsburg in Sonoma County. It is home to many wineries and vineyards, as well as the city of Cloverdale. It is the largest and most fully planted wine region in Sonoma.

Who owns Alexander Valley?

We are still family owned and operated; today the third and fourth generations are continuing the traditions established by Harry and Maggie Wetzel over 50 years ago on the family estate.

How many wineries are in Alexander Valley?

42 wineries
The 1960s and 1970s established Alexander Valley as a place where top-notch Cabernet Sauvignon could be grown. Today, the valley retains its sleepy, agricultural character, while comprising 15,000 vineyard acres and 42 wineries.

What is Alexander Valley known for?

Characterized by 82 winegrowers, 31 wineries, and 15,000 vineyard acres, Alexander Valley has no shortage of wine. Yet with a history that includes once being California’s second-most visited tourism destination, after Disneyland, the Alexander Valley has so many things to do beyond just winery hopping.

What wine region is Geyserville in?

Alexander Valley
The Geyserville Wine Trail explores the wineries that are near the quaint little town of Geyserville. The Geyserville Wine Trail takes you into both the Alexander Valley and Dry Creek Valley wine appellations. The town of Geyserville also has tasting rooms and has two gourmet Italian restaurants.

Is it mandatory to wear a mask in Sonoma County?

Wearing a well-fitted mask indoors in public settings will help keep you and those around you safe by slowing the transmission of COVID-19.” Sonoma County has required facial coverings in most indoor public settings under an August 2021 health order.

What wines is Healdsburg known for?

Wines Healdsburg Is Known For

  • Healdsburg Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet sauvignon grapes are one of the winery world’s most petite grapes.
  • Healdsburg Zinfandel.
  • Healdsburg Pinot Noir.
  • Healdsburg Chardonnay.
  • Healdsburg Sauvignon Blanc.

How do you stay safe from Covid 19?

Stay 6 feet away from others

  1. Inside your home: Avoid close contact with people who are sick, if possible.
  2. Indoors in public: If you are not up to date on COVID-19 vaccines, stay at least 6 feet away from other people, especially if you are at higher risk of getting very sick with COVID-19.

What is Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley?

The largest and warmest appellation in Sonoma County, Alexander Valley AVA stretches from Healdsburg to Cloverdale, with the Russian River meandering through, and it’s often compared to France’s famous Bordeaux region.

What are the best wines in Alexander Valley?

Like Bordeaux, high-quality Cabernet Sauvignon is king, but you’ll also find award-winning chardonnay, sauvignon blanc and other bold reds in wineries throughout the valley. From small, family-owned producers to state-of-the-art tasting rooms, here are eight great winery stops to experience the best of Alexander Valley.

Where can I find organic wine in Sonoma County?

Hawkes winery has a second tasting room just off the plaza in downtown Sonoma open Thursday thru Monday. For an introduction to Medlock Ames’s organically-farmed wine offerings, visit their tasting room at the site of the historic Alexander Valley Store and Bar, just 14 miles from downtown Healdsburg.

What is Alexander Valley appellation?

Alexander Valley Appellation, in northeastern Sonoma County, is a majestic compelling valley where you drive through vineyards grown on the valley floor up into the breathtaking Mayacama Mountains above you.