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.
Posts about Geyserville
  • Cliffs Wine Picks – Nov 3, 2014 to Nov 9, 2014

    … approach is straightforward: find intense, flavorful grapes; intrude upon the process only when necessary; draw the fruit’s distinctive character and richness into the wine. My Tasting Note The wine is a deep ruby to maroon color. The very enticing nose has brambly berries, cherry, black pepper, licorice, warm baking spices, charred meat…

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  • 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

    … The Young HoseMaster with Karen, 1975 On special occasions, I used to take my college girlfriend Karen to Hungry Tiger for dinner. (Are there Hungry Tigers still? Aside from those in Detroit? Are there Victoria Stations? Those chain restaurants seemed special when I was in my 20’s.) In those days, it seemed every restaurant in Los Angeles had…

    Ron Washam/ HoseMaster of Wine™in Cabernet Sauvignon- 1 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

    … I know that many of the people I know have all either lost someone or gone through tough times due to cancer of some sort with a loved one at a time in their lives. I have seen cancer hit many people I care about. I have known a few ladies who have fought the fight against breast cancer and recently after launching this promotion, I have…

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

    …: carignane, petite sirah, and mataro (mourvedre). Each vintage is unique, distinct, extraordinary… yet they do have elements in common, including the blackest of blackberry fruit, ripe plum, rich cherry, and cedar. A remarkably consistent and elegant wine with exceptional layering, Geyserville’s unique flavor characteristics are often attributed…

    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. … 9 readers -
  • Three from Mr. Ridge

    … The original title for this blog entry was intended to be “Disaster Wines,” since we had two challenging house-related issues descend upon us during the month of August, and I thought it would be fun to do a mini-reprise of our “Wines with Blackout and Other Earthly Delights” spread from several years ago. One of these issues was a loss of power…

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

    … Francisco, Gary Danko’s. Chateau Souverain changed hands many times, and finally in 2005 the Australian company Fosters sold the entire facitility to Francis Ford Coppola. The Chateau Souverain label continues and the wine is mass produced at another facility. The label is still owned by Fosters. Francis Ford Coppola decided to take the winery up…

    Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways- 1 readers -
  • Geyserville Wine Country – secret wineries

    … Owner Jim Rickards of J.Rickards Vineyards north of Geyserville About Geyserville Wine Country Ten minutes north of the famous wine country town of Healdsburg lies the sleepy town of Geyserville. Geyserville wine country is the Russian River’s secret wine region. So what wineries are there to visit that are so secret? The most popular winery…

    Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways- 2 readers -
  • Dry Creek Valley, A Gem of an AVA

    … of wineries, that I enjoyed on my first trip there. When I go back, I’ll visit more! Dutcher Crossing Winery 8533 Dry Creek Road Geyserville, CA 95441 Phone: 866-431-2711 Proprietor Debra Mathy can often be found welcoming guests with Dutchess, her Golden Lab, sidekick, and the winery’s official greeter…

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