Tasting room with table seating, full height windows, and elegant decor

Visiting Hamel Family Wines

Your experience will be privately led by an Estate Ambassador, and includes a tour and wine tasting, and can include food pairings. For our non-wine drinkers, we are happy to offer a “dry” tasting so that you may enjoy the experience with others.

Hamel Family Wine cave with rows of barrels and wine egg

Estate Experience


The Hamel Family Wines Estate Experience begins with a privately-guided tour through our Hamel Family Ranch vineyard, winery and adjacent cave. After an in-depth look into our winemaking practices from vineyard to bottle, the tour culminates with a seated tasting of four Estate Series Wines. Enjoy sweeping views of Sonoma Mountain and the valley below while tasting Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel and Isthmus, a Cabernet Sauvignon blend, as well as a Library Cabernet Sauvignon. A light snack, created by our Executive Chef, of house-made Ricotta cheese sprinkled with Sonoma Coast Sea Salt served with crackers, further complements your experience.

  • Times offered: 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM (by appointment only)
  • Duration: 1.5 – 2 hours
  • Location: Estate House
  • Fee: $75.00 per guest, CC required for reservation, charged upon departure
  • Cancellation Policy: 24 hours
Guests at Tasting table set up with wine glasses, gourmet food, and menu

Reserve Experience


The Hamel Family Wines Reserve Experience is a unique and personalized wine and food journey. Enjoy a glass of Reserve Sauvignon Blanc during a privately-guided tour through our Hamel Family Ranch vineyard, winery and adjacent cave. While in the cave, taste a yet-to-be-released Cabernet Sauvignon pulled from barrel. After an in-depth look into our winemaking practices from vineyard to bottle, savor a four-course menu, thoughtfully paired with our Reserve Series Cabernet Sauvignon Blends. To ensure a perfect experience, our Executive Chef requests that you share any food aversions or allergies you may have.

  • Times Offered: 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM (by appointment only)
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Location: Estate House
  • Fee: $150.00 per guest, $125.00 for Mysterio and Sancoucie members. CC required for reservation, charged upon departure
  • Cancellation Policy: 24 hours
blond woman smelling red wine

Collectors’ Experience


The Hamel Family Wines Collectors’ Experience is the quintessential exploration into our series of allocated Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Sauvignon blends from our valley floor and mountain estate vineyards. Upon arrival, enjoy a welcome glass of Reserve Sauvignon Blanc during a focused tour of our winegrowing and winemaking practices, followed by a private tasting in the Reserve Room in our Cave. Once seated, you will be guided through a current vintage tasting of our Hamel Family Ranch, Nuns Canyon Vineyard and Pamelita Reserve wines presented alongside a thoughtful library selection and a seasonal culinary accompaniment from our Executive Chef.

  • Times Offered: 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM (by appointment only)
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Location: Estate House
  • Fee: $100.00 per guest, CC required for reservation, charged upon departure
  • Cancellation Policy: 24 hours

Reservations are currently available 7 days a week at 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 3:00 PM daily. Guests may call 707.996.5800 or email [email protected] to make a reservation. Reservations may also be available on CellarPass.