Geyserville (formerly Clairville) is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Sonoma County, California, USA. Located in the Wine Country, it is noted by tourists for its restaurants, bed and breakfast inns, and wineries. Silver Oak Cellars has a winery and vineyard in Geyserville. The population was 862 at the 2010 census.Geyserville, located on the Rancho Tzabaco Mexican land grant, owes its foundation to the discovery in 1847 of a series of hot springs, fumaroles, and steam vents in a gorge in the mountains of Sonoma County, California, between Calistoga and Cloverdale.
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    • The loss of John Pedroncelli is deeply felt in wine country

      John Pedroncelli was one of those quiet leaders; you know them, they’re the most in tune with harmony. [The Pedroncelli family photo is borrowed from their Website.] The title read, “John Pedroncelli, prominent Dry Creek winemaker, dies at 89,” and my heart sank… We’ve lost a great one from Dry Creek Valley and from PS I Love You.

      Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog- 4 readers -
  • Cactus Club Wine Matches: Try this at Home

    … at ‘flagship’ locations like Cactus Coal Harbour or Bentall V) is due to the work of Sebastien Le Goff. Aside from being the group’s service director, Le Goff overseas the wine program. And makes sure that the wines on offer are not only interesting but also work with the food. It all sounds so simple but Le Goff (who’s also a founding member of the BC…

    Tim Pawsey/ 7 readers -
  • Cliffs Wine Picks – Nov 3, 2014 to Nov 9, 2014

    … established. Cabernet and Zinfandel account for most of the production; Syrah, Grenache, Carignane, and Petite Sirah constitute a small percentage. Known primarily for its red wines, Ridge has also made limited amounts of chardonnay since 1962. Lytton Springs, in Sonoma County, became part of the Ridge estate in 1991. A quarter century’s experience…

    Cliff's Wine Picks- 1 readers -
  • Wines of the Week: November 15, 2014

    … it, and buy more for now. 2008 Ridge California Mazzoni Home Ranch Sonoma County 14.5% abv | $27 This is a field blend of zinfandel, carignane, and petite sirah, planted 100 years ago in rocky soils in a vineyard just north of Geyserville; the plot is currently dry-farmed. The wine has a lustrous ruby color and the woodsy scent of crushed pine…

    Meg Houston Maker/ Maker's Tablein Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 2 readers -
  • Thanksgiving Weekend in Sonoma County

    … also everything from Santa arriving by boat on the Petaluma River to a tractor parade and tree lighting in Geyserville. Wineries are generally closed on Thanksgiving then reopening to normal hours on Friday. It appears a couple Sonoma tasting rooms are open on T'Day. I'm not going to publish their names as they, apparently, don't care much…

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  • 62

    … remember my first taste of ’74 Heitz Martha’s Vineyard, given to me by a sommelier at a restaurant where I worked. I’d never had wines like these before. And I only lived a few hundred miles from where they were grown. I was smitten. Wine had driven me home, removed my clothes, and taken me to bed. We spend our youth passionately pursuing hobbies…

    Ron Washam/ HoseMaster of Wine™in Cabernet Sauvignon- 2 readers -
  • The Week in Zinfandel (9/29/14)

    … reviews the 2012 Saldo Zinfandel. Cliff’s Wine Picks reviews the 2012 Novy Zinfandel Russian River Valley. Debra Meiburg writes Not so Primitive. Toledo Wines and Vines reviews the 2012 Dry Creek Vineyard Old Vines Zinfandel. ENOFLYZ Wine Blog writes Wine of the Week: 2011 Ridge Geyserville. Zinfandel Chronicles reviews the 2006 Carlisle Zinfandel Carlisle Vineyard. If you enjoyed this post please consider subscribing to Zinfandel Chronicles updates by email. …

    Tom Lee/ Zinfandel Chronicles- 4 readers -
  • Pink Together + Better Together

    …!! To buy tickets and to look at these pretty babies, come on by the tasting room in Geyserville! You can alsobuy tickets online here. The more you spend, the better the deal! These bikes are each valued at $478. Spread the word and help us raise more money for the cure! Tweet @Moxie_Lady @TrioneWinery @TrekSantaRosa #Trione4theCure #TrioneForTheCure #BetterTogether …

    Jess Poshepny Vallery/ Moxie Lady- 1 readers -
  • Wine of the Week; 2011 Ridge Geyserville

    …. They are best known for producing single-vineyard premium Bordeaux style Cabernet Sauvignon Blend (“Monte Bello”), Zinfandels, and Chardonnay. Ridge was established by three engineers from nearby Stanford Research Institute (SRI). They produced its first commercial wine in 1962 after purchasing the winery in 1960. Great wines have always been…

    Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blogin Cabernet Sauvignon Chardonnay- 6 readers -
  • The White Doe

    …. To purchase The White Doe, please visit: You can also order by calling 707–735–3500 or email Learn more by visiting the home of the White Doe located at 22281 Chianti Road, Geyserville, CA 95441. … 10 readers -
  • Three from Mr. Ridge

    …% alc.: Clean, dark color, with classic Ridge “Draper perfume” of spicy American oak and black raspberry; flavors echo, with decidedly dry, somewhat earthy fruit coming to the foreground. A bit pucker/astringent on the finish, almost burry. Rich, and fairly ripe, with great balance; svelte, yet structured for several years of further development…

    George Heritier/ Gang of Pour On Winein Cabernet Franc Syrah- 4 readers -
  • Francis Ford Coppola: wine, food, and much more

    … Francis Ford Coppola Winery where you will find wine, food, and happiness About Francis Ford Coppola: Wine, food, and much more in Geyserville There is something for everyone at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville, ten minutes north of Healdsburg on Highway 101. The is one of the more spectacular wineries on the Geyserville Wine Trail…

    Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways- 1 readers -
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