Sweet Winery Stops in Sonoma County

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  • by WC STAFF
  • on FEBRUARY 12, 2015
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If you are looking to taste sweet wines on your next trip to wine country, look no further than Sonoma County. While this wine region is well-known for their Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, there are several wineries that offer sweet wines. See our recommended list of wineries to reserve a tasting (or drop in) for a sip of sweet. After a day of wine tasting, stop by Sonoma Square for a little shopping at several boutique stores, relax in the courtyard or dine at one of many restaurants all located within walking distance from each other.

Ledson Winery & Vineyards , 7335 California 12, Kenwood, CA 95409, 707.537.3810
Taste hand-crafted wines in a castle! Located in the heart of Sonoma Valley, Ledson Winery is a gorgeous setting to taste Sonoma wines. The 16,000 square foot French Normandy winery provides the perfect backdrop for tasting wine or an afternoon picnic. They specialize in several different varietals but if you are looking for sweet wines, then be sure to try their Knights Valley Primitivo Port, Mendocino County Orange Muscat, Russian River Valley Riesling Demi Sec.

Chateau St. Jean
, 8555 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood CA 95442, 877.478.5326
Chateau St. Jean

Chateau St. Jean offers a wide selection of wines for both the novice and connoisseur. From reserve to single-vineyard wines or sweet wines, there is something for everyone. After tasting in the Visitor Center or on the patio with a view of the vineyards, stroll their Mediterranean inspired gardens or enjoy a fabulous lunch in front of the majestic Chateau. Sweet wines to taste are the Riesling Sonoma County and the Belle Terre Late Harvest Riesling.

Arrowood Winery,
14347 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen, CA 95442, 707.935.2600

While Arrowood is known for their Reserve Speciale Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay wines, they produce other wines of note including their Late Harvest White Riesling dessert wine. Breathe in aromas of honey, apricot, white peach and orange peel as you swirl your glass. We are sure you will want to buy a couple of bottles. Arrowood offers several different types of tastings and food pairings. Explore their menu to select one that best suits your budget and palate.