The List

Woman-Owned Wineries of Sonoma County

The criteria for this list is simple: 1) The winery or fruit source is located in Sonoma County. 2) A woman is a founder and/or primary partner with active involvement in the business operations. Listings are alphabetical by winery.

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NAME
ROLE
BRAND
VARIETALS
Katie Bundschu Owner & CEO
Abbot’s Passage
Red Blend, Rosé
Vicky Farrow Co-Owner & CEO
Amista Vineyards
Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Dessert Wine, Red Blend, Sparkling, Zinfandel
Catherine Blagden Owner & Winemaker
Blagden Wines
Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Cynthia Faust Co-Owner
Breathless Wines
Sparkling, Dessert
Rebecca Faust Co-Owner
Breathless Wines
Sparkling, Dessert
Sharon Cohn Co-Owner
Breathless Wines
Sparkling, Dessert
Kerith Overstreet Co-Owner & Winemaker
Bruliam Wines
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rosé, Zinfandel
Terin Ignozzi Co-Owner & Winemaker
Bryter Estates
Cabernet Sauvignon, Rosé, Pinot Noir, Red Blend, Sparkling
Carol Shelton Owner & Winemaker
Carol Shelton Wines
Carignan, Chardonnay, Red Blend, Rosé, Zinfandel
Bibiana González Rave Owner & Winemaker
Cattleya Wines
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah
Amelia Ceja Co_Owner & CEO
Ceja Family Vineyards
Chardonnay, Dessert Wine, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Red Blend, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah
Judy Davis Co-Owner & CEO
Davis Family Vineyards
 Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Rosé, Sparkling, Syrah, Viognier, Zinfandel
Phyllis Zouzounis Owner & Director of Winemaking
Deux Amis Wines
Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel
Debra Mathy Owner & CEO
Dutcher Crossing Winery
Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Chardonnay, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Port, Red Wine, Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Zinfandel
Tracy Dutton Co-Owner & CEO
Dutton Estate
Chardonnay, Cider, Pinot Noir, Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah
Jessica Boone Owner & Winemaker
Eighteen Miles
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel
Janice Schmidt Co-Owner & Winemaking Director
Estate 1856
Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Red Blend, Dessert Wine
Mónica Kortz Owner & CEO
Fillmore West Vineyards
Pinot Noir, Rosé
Linda Schwartz Co-Owner & CEO
Fort Ross Vineyard & Winery
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinotage
Barbara Gratta Owner & Winemaker
Gratta Wines
Cabernet Sauvignon,Dessert Wine, Dolcetto, Grappa, Petite Sirah, Sangiovese, Red Blend, Rosé, White Blend
Suzanne Hagins Co-Owner & Winemaker
Horse & Plow
Cabernet Franc, Carignane, Cider, Gewürztraminer, Grenache, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Red Blend, Sauvignon Blanc, White Blend
Susan Idell Co-Owner, Grower, Producer
Idell Vineyards
Chardonnay, Red Field Blend, Syrah, Zinfandel
Kathleen Inman Owner & Winemaker
Inman Family Wines
Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Rosé, Sparkling, Zinfandel
Katy Wilson Owner & Winemaker
LaRue Wines
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Rebecca Martinsen Kaisichi Co-Owner & Winemaker
Maboroshi Vineyard
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Helen Turley Owner & Director of Winemaking
Marcassin
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Marimar Torres Founder & Proprietor
Marimar Estate
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Martha Stoumen Owner & Winemaker
Martha Stoumen
Carignan, Colombard, Marsanne, Nero d’Avola, Red Blend, Rosé, Viognier
Merry Edwards Co-Owner & Winemaker
Merry Edwards Winery
 Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc
Lise Ciolino Co-Owner & Winemaker
Montemaggiore
Red Blend, Rosé, Syrah, White Blend
Leslie Sisneros Co-Owner & Winemaker
Murder Ridge
Pinot Noir, Zinfandel
Brenda Lynch Co-Owner & Winemaker
Mutt Lynch
Cabernet Sauvignon, Charbono, Chardonnay, Merlot, Petitie Sirah, Pinot Noir, Primitivo, Red Wine, Rosé, White Blend, Zinfandel
Julie Pedroncelli St. John Co-Owner & CEO
Pedroncelli
Cabernet Sauvignon,Pinot Noir, Merlot, Red Blend, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, White Blend, Zinfandel
Paula Harrell Owner & CEO
P. Harrell Wines
Riesling, Zinfandel
Cynthia Cosco Owner & Winemaker
Passaggio Wines
Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Grenache, Grenache Blanc, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Red Blend, Rosé, Roussanne, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Verdejo, White Blend
Vanessa Wong Co-Owner & Winemaker
Peay
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah
Margaret Foley Co-Owner, Grower, Producer
Petrichor Vineyards
Grenache, Red Blend, Syrah
Claire Ducrocq Weinkauf Co-Owner & Winemaker
Picayune Cellars
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Red Blend, Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc
Jennifer Reichardt Owner & Winemaker
Raft Wines
 Grenache, Orange Wine, Red Blend, Rosé, Syrah, Viognier
Megan Glaab Co-Owner & Winemaker
Ryme Cellars
Aglianico, Carignane, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Ribolla Gialla, Vermentino
Susie Selby Owner & Winemaker
Selby Winery
Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Grenache, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc
Tobe Sheldon Co-Owner & Winemaker
Sheldon Wines
Cabernet Sauvignon, Graciano, Grenache, Grenache Blanc, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Red Blend
Alison Smith Story Co-Owner & CEO
Smith Story Wines
Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Red Blend, Rosé , Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon
Betsy Spann Co-Owner & Winemaker
Spann Vineyards
Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Primitivo, Red Blend, Syrah, Zinfandel
Marta Rich Co-Owner & CEO
Talisman Wines
Pinot Noir
Kristie Tacey Owner & Winemaker
Tessier Winery
Cabernet Franc, Gamay Noir, Grenache, Mourvedre, Pinot Noir, Viognier
Erin Pooley Owner & Winemaker
Wei Chi
 Semillon
Diane Wilson Co-Owner & Winemaker
Wilson Winery & Vineyards
Chardonnay, Petite Sirah, Primitivo, Sauvignon Blanc, Red Blend, Zinfandel