The 52 California Wineries You Need to Visit in 2018
San Francisco Chronicle
By Esther Mobley
So many wineries, so little time. Considering how many wineries populate the Bay Area and its surrounds (as in, thousands), figuring out where to go wine tasting on a weekend can feel nearly impossible. Instead of spending hours deliberating on where to go, why not pick a winery to visit for each week? We’ve compiled a list of 52 of our favorite wineries to visit — one for each week of 2018. Whether you want Pinot Noir or Cabernet, a casual walk-in spot or an in-depth educational experience, there’s something for everyone in the wine regions of Napa, Sonoma and the Santa Cruz Mountains. Use this list as a quick guide and your year’s bucket list. If you had a resolution to drink more wine this year, this will definitely be your guide.
Inman Family Wines: Inman is a place you’re likely to meet the winemaker. This is your opportunity to ask questions about sparkling wine production or organic farming. Try the silky Olivet Grange Estate Pinot Noir.