Open daily 10 am – 5 pm; last seating at 4:15 pm
23555 Hwy 121, Sonoma, CA • 707-933-1917

Tastings and Tours

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Tasting Experience

We invite you to join us in our contemporary tasting room or enjoy our outdoor Vista Terrace. We offer table service with a variety of glasses or flights of our award-winning sparkling and estate varietal wine from which to choose.

  • Wines: Select your tasting from wine flights or by the glass
  • Price: Flights range from $25 – $33; wine by the glass range from $7 – $20
  • Other Treats: We offer small nibbles and cheese and charcuterie plates perfectly paired with our wines plus a selection of non-alcoholic drinks for purchase.

*For groups of 7 guests or more please refer to our Group Reservations

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Guided Tours

For a fuller experience take a tour of our winery with one of our knowledgeable guides. Offered three times a day and limited to a maximum of 8 guests, this tour gives an excellent overview of the Ferrer family history along with our sparkling wine making process.

  • Times: 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm
  • Price: $25 per person; $15 for ages under 21
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Wines: Taste two sparkling and one estate varietal wines
  • Group Size: 8 maximum (For groups of 7 guests or more please make a Reservation)
  • Online coupons: Valid Monday – Thursday only

*Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis and can be purchased in the Visitor Center

Elevated Experiences

Bubbles and Bites

Bubbles and Bites

Make a Reservation

The ultimate Gloria Ferrer experience starts with a private tour where you’ll learn about the history of the Ferrer family and the intricate sparkling wine process. Following the tour you will be seated in our Vista room for a special pairing of seasonal bites and our award-winning wines guided by one of our wine educators.

  • Time: Reservations are available for 10 am, 12 pm or 2 pm
  • Price: $60 per person – club members receive a 20% discount
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Wines: Taste three sparkling wines and one estate varietal paired with small bites
  • Group Size: 2 minimum; 14 maximum

*Due to the popularity of this experience please reserve at least 72 hours in advance in the winter and at least one week in advance in the summer/fall. A 20% gratuity and applicable sales tax will be added.

Ferrer Family Wines

A Taste of Spain

Make a Reservation

Explore wines and tapas of Spain while enjoying picturesque views of Sonoma! We have brought the Ferrer Family wine collection here for you to taste and enjoy. Learn the Ferrer family history and Freixenet story followed by a private food and wine pairing seated in our Vista Room overlooking the vineyards. A wine educator will walk you through four estate varietals from around Spain carefully paired with Spanish tapas easy to recreate at home. And finally a pairing not to miss with a very special Freixenet cava to tantalize your tastebuds.

  • Time: Reservations are available for 10 am, 12 pm or 2 pm
  • Price: $50 per person – club members receive a 20% discount
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Wines: 5 Spanish wines – four estate varietals and one cava paired with small bites
  • Group Size: 2 minimum; 12 maximum

*Due to the popularity of this experience please reserve at least 72 hours in advance in the winter and at least one week in advance in the summer/fall. A 20% gratuity and applicable sales tax will be added.

Glassware Experience

Glassware Exploration

Make a Reservation

Learn how glassware can enhance the profiles you love in wine.  Experience the variance in aroma and taste from assorted stemware. Determine the profiles you enjoy most about wine to select the right stemware for your pallet.

  • Time: Reservations are available for 10 am, 12 pm or 2 pm
  • Price: $45 per person – club members receive a 20% discount
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Wines: Blind tasting of both varietal and sparkling wines
  • Group Size: 2 minimum; 14 maximum

*Due to the popularity of this experience please reserve at least 72 hours in advance in the winter and at least one week in advance in the summer/fall. A 20% gratuity and applicable sales tax will be added.

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Gloria’s Wine Country Picnic

Make a Reservation

Book an intimate picnic for a small group of friends! Enjoy our private hilltop area with panoramic views of Carneros vineyards. Celebrate your wine country lunch with good food, fun stories, Glorious bubbly and Estate varietals of your choice!

  • Time: Reservations are available at 12 pm
  • Price: $50 per person – club members receive a 20% discount
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Wines: One bottle purchase required per couple – choose from a select menu
  • Picnic: Savory nibbles to start, gourmet sandwiches, two side salads, and dessert
  • Group Size: 4 minimum; 8 maximum per table; two tables available
  • Weather: Hilltop wind permitting, otherwise grapevine covered arbor

*Due to the popularity of this experience please reserve at least 72 hours in advance in the winter and at least one week in advance in the summer/fall. A 20% gratuity and applicable sales tax will be added.

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Reserve Tour

Arrange a Tour

Fun and educational, this private tour offers guests a chance to become “Certified Sparkling Wine Knowledgeable” at its conclusion. Learn fun facts about the production of sparkling wine and what makes Gloria Ferrer wines so special while touring the winery and production area.

  • Time: Reservations are available for 10 am, 12 pm or 2 pm
  • Price: $35 per person
  • Duration: 1 Hour
  • Wines: 4 – Taste three winery exclusive sparkling wines and one estate varietal wine
  • Group Size: 9 minimum or $315

*A 20% gratuity and applicable sales tax will be added.

Group Reservations

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Group Tastings

Make a Reservation

For groups of 7 or more guests we require a reservation for tasting. Groups may choose one flight for tasting.

  • Time: Reservations are available from 10 am – 3 pm
  • Price: Dependent on wines chosen and includes 20% gratuity and tax
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Group Tours

Arrange a Tour

Take a special private tour with your group to learn the process behind making award-winning sparkling wine using the méthode champenoise process and soak in the rich history of Gloria Ferrer.

  • Time: Reservations are available at 10 am, 12 pm or 2 pm
  • Price: $30 per person
  • Duration: 1 Hour
  • Wines: Three sparkling and one estate varietal wines
  • Group Size9 minimum or $270

*Please make reservations at least two business days prior to desired date. A 20% gratuity and applicable sales tax will be added.

Maps & Directions

From San Francisco

From San Francisco

Take HWY 101 North to 37 East.
 Left at Sear’s Point (Sonoma Raceway), take the Carneros Highway (HWY 121) North.
Turn left 1/4 mile past the Schellville Airport. 
Approximate driving time: 1 hour.

From the East Bay

From the East Bay

Take HWY 80 North to HWY 37 West.
Right at Sear’s Point, take the Carneros Highway (HWY 121) North.
Turn left 1/4 mile past the Schellville Airport. 
Approximate driving time: 1 hour.

From Sacramento

From Sacramento

Take HWY 80 South to HWY 12 West. Take HWY 29 North.
 Make a left onto the Carneros Highway HWY. 121).
 Turn left at the 121/116 junction. 
Go one mile and turn right. 
Approximate driving time: 1.5 hours.

From Santa Rosa Area

From Santa Rosa Area

Take HWY 101 South (towards San Francisco).
 In Petaluma, take the E. Washington St. exit.
 Turn left (east) onto E. Washington St.
 Turn right onto Adobe Rd.
 At intersection with HWY 116 (5 miles) turn left.
 At intersection with HWY 121 (also called Arnold Dr.) go straight 1/2 mile.
 Approximate driving time: 45 min.

Q & A

Do you have an outside picnic area?

Unfortunately we do not have picnic grounds on the estate, however we offer a menu of local cheeses, charcuterie and our famous almonds to enjoy while tasting.

What days is the winery closed or closed early?

Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards is open daily from 10 am – 5 pm with last seating at 4:15 pm. We are closed the following days:

New Year’s Day

Fourth of July

Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Eve – open from 10 am – 3:00 pm, last seating at 2:15 pm

Christmas Day

New Year’s Eve – open from 10 am – 3:00 pm, last seating at 2:15 pm

Is food available with wine tasting?

We have a wonderful menu of nibbles to purchase with your tasting. We also offer private tastings that include wine and food pairings by reservation.

Are reservations required for tasting?

For parties of 6 or fewer no reservations are required for tastings. If you plan to bring a group of 7 guests or more we kindly request advance reservations to ensure a fun and easy experience.

Is there a tasting fee?

We offer table service for tastings both inside and on the Vista Terrace overlooking the estate vineyards with flights or wines by the glass available for purchase. Prices range from $7 – $20 for glasses and $18 – $33 for flights.

Do you offer wine tasting?

We offer both glasses and flights of our award-winning sparkling and estate varietal wines to be enjoyed inside or on the Vista Terrace overlooking the vineyards.

What are the visitors center hours?

The Gloria Ferrer Visitor’s Center is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm, with our last seating for wine service at 4:15 pm. We offer table service both inside and on the Vista Terrace overlooking the estate vineyards. Private and group tastings are available by appointment only.