Benziger Family Winery

#6 in Best Things To Do in Sonoma
Benziger Family Winery
Courtesy Benziger Family Winery

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1883 London Ranch Rd.

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Tours, Wineries/Breweries Type
2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend
4.4scorecard
  • 4.0Value
  • 4.5Facilities
  • 4.5Atmosphere

As its name suggests, this winery has been family-owned and operated since 1980. Aside from its familial leadership, Benziger is perhaps best known for its biodynamic farming and winemaking. In fact, all of its wines are certified sustainable, organic or biodynamic. 

Reviewers highly recommend the informative, award-winning tours, which take visitors through the property's vineyards, gardens and sheep fields. Recent guests also highlighted the remote beauty of the winery, which is located in Glen Ellen, less than 10 miles north of Sonoma. 

Benziger Family Winery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tastings start at $20 per person, and tasting-tour combos start at $25. For more information, visit the winery's website.

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