5 Most Planted Grapes in Sonoma

Sonoma has a special place in many people’s hearts for it’s breathtaking views
and tasty wine. These 5 grapes are what the Sonoma wine industry is built on.

Chardonnay (16,600 acres)

Chardonnay from Sonoma usually has great balance with fruit notes of apples, pears & peaches with just a touch of oak.


Pinot Noir (13,800 acres)

Top notch Pinot Noir from Sonoma is bright, with aromas and flavors of spicy, earthy red fruits and flowers balanced by freshness and lively acidity.

Cabernet Sauvignon (13,100 acres)

Generally Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma are well structured with fruit notes of raspberry, blackberry and blueberry and secondary notes of cigar box, cigar wrapper, pencil lead and gravel.

Zinfandel (5,000 acres)

The fog and cooler temperatures make Zinfandels for Sonoma generally softer and more lush. The wines get up to about 15.5% alcohol and are rich and round, with lovely fruit notes and hints of mocha and 5-spice powder.

Merlot (4,000 acres)

Plump, ripe fruit, smooth tannins, and flavors of red and black cherries and red currant characterize this popular grape. The wines can range in structure from soft and approachable to intense.

A Simple Way to Explore Beautiful Wine

If you like the sound of exploring wine regions like these, you might like to try one of our wine clubs. Each month our wine
club members receive two “hard to come by” bottles that are hand picked by our sommelier, with tasting and pairing notes.
Learn more about our wine clubs here.

Stonestreet Estate Vineyards

At 750ml one of our favorite producers in Sonoma is Stonestreet Estate Vineyards. This winery prides itself on making outstanding wine with sustainable practices. When you come into 750ml, we would love to help you select a few bottles to experience all that Sonoma wines have to offer.