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 at 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 Rosé, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon blend, as well as a library Cabernet Sauvignon. A light snack of house-made Ricotta cheese and Sonoma Coast Sea Salt crackers, created by our Executive Chef, further complements your experience.

  • Times Offered: 10AM, 1PM, 3PM daily (by appointment only)
  • Duration: 1.5 to 2 Hours
  • Fee: $75.00 Per Guest, credit card required for reservation, charged upon departure
  • Cancellation Policy: 24 hours
  • Maximum of 6 people
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 Sauvignon Blanc during a privately-guided tour through our Hamel Family Ranch vineyard, winery and adjacent cave. The tour is followed by a tasting of four Reserve Series Cabernet Sauvignon Blends, each delightfully paired with a canapé. To ensure a perfect experience, our chef requests that you share any allergies or food aversions you may have.

  • Times Offered: 10AM, 1PM, 3PM Friday thru Monday; 1PM and 3:00PM Thursday (by appointment only)
  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • Fee: $150.00 Per Guest, CC required for reservation, charged upon departure
  • Cancellation Policy: 48 hours
  • Maximum of 6 people
blond woman smelling red wine

Collectors’ Experience


The Hamel Family Wines Collectors’ Experience is the quintessential exploration into our series of limited-production Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Sauvignon blends from both our valley floor and mountain estate vineyards. Your host will guide you through the current releases of Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Hamel Family Ranch, Nuns Canyon and Pamelita Reserve wines alongside a library selection and a seasonal culinary accompaniment from our Executive Chef. Each wine highlights the individuality and distinct expression of the fruit and how the terroir, during the particular vintage, imparted the wine’s unique characteristics. Year over year, each new vintage builds on your collection with a series of wines that tell a story of both place and time.

  • Times Offered: 10AM, 1PM, 3PM daily (by appointment only)
  • Duration: 1 to 1.5 Hours
  • Fee: $100.00 Per Guest, CC required for reservation, charged upon departure
  • Cancellation Policy: 24 hours
  • Maximum of 6 people
vineyard view facing toward terrace of Hamel Family Wine Tasting Room

Vertical Experience


The Hamel Family Wines Vertical Experience showcases three vintages of Cabernet Sauvignon Blend, Isthmus, and two vintages of Nuns Canyon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. Each wine highlights the individuality and distinct expression of the fruit during the particular vintage, imparting the wine’s unique characteristics. Year over year, each new vintage builds on your collection with a series of wines that tell a story of both place and time.

  • Times Offered: 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM (by appointment only)
  • Duration: 1 to 1.5 hours
  • Location: Estate House
  • Fee: $100.00 per guest, CC required for reservation, charged upon departure
  • Cancellation Policy: 24 hours
  • Maximum of 6 people

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.