Vineyards

Explore our 12 Estate Vineyards

Alexander’s Crown

Alexander Valley

66 Acres | Established 1971

Rising nearly 360 feet above the Alexander Valley floor just west of Jimtown, “The Crown” is undeniably one of Sonoma County’s best-known Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards. First released as a 1974, Alexander’s Crown Cabernet Sauvignon became Sonoma County’s first single-vineyard Cabernet... read more

Blue Wing Vineyard

Sonoma Coast

151 Acres | Established 2001

This vineyard in the cool Sonoma Coast region is located in the southern tip of Sonoma County. The site offers fairly deep clay soils, and is subjected to windy conditions in the afternoon. Vine growth is notably slow and limited, producing just the right amount of leaves to ripen a normal... read more

Brothers Ridge

Alexander Valley

141 Acres | Established 1997

The Brothers Ridge vineyard is found in the hills just east of the small town of Cloverdale. Its 141 acres are mostly Cabernet Sauvignon, with small blocks of Merlot and Malbec making up the difference. Soils are well-drained loam supported by sandstone, fractured shale and ancient... read more

Bud’s Ranch

Alexander Valley

52 Acres | Established 1973

Located in the southern end of the Alexander Valley, the deep sandy loam soils of Bud’s Ranch are ideal for Chardonnay, producing soft, rich and ripe flavors that border on tropical. Bud’s Ranch is named in honor of Bud Klein, proprietor Tom Klein’s father.

Varietals: Chardonnay... read more

Chalk Hill Vineyard

Chalk Hill

48 Acres | Established 1998

With roots in this area going back to 1965, Rodney Strong Vineyards was the first to release a Chardonnay with the “Chalk Hill” name on the label. Officially established as an AVA in 1983, Chalk Hill was named for its reflective white soils. The result of ash deposits from an ancient... read more

Charlotte’s Home

Alexander Valley

45 Acres | Established 1971 | Replanted 1991 and 1994

Tucked between Alexander’s Crown and a bend in the winding Russian River that flows through Alexander Valley, Charlotte’s Home was named for Rod Strong’s wife Charlotte. Here, the deep soils and gravel pockets favor Sauvignon Blanc. Charlotte's Home vineyard must be harvested in several... read more

Hubbard Ranch

Alexander Valley

40 Acres | Established 1979

Cut in half by Gill Creek, the Hubbard Ranch vineyard has gravelly Cortina soils and is planted to seven acres of Sauvignon Blanc and 30 acres of classic head-trained Zinfandel vines. A recent planting included Petite Sirah and Touriga Nacional. Touriga is considered one of the finest... read more

Jane’s Vineyard

Russian River Valley

194 Acres | Established 1972

Jane’s Vineyard, named in honor of Tom Klein’s mother, is planted to 30 acres of Sauvignon Blanc, 57 acres of Chardonnay, and 107 acres of Pinot Noir. The soils here are shallow and highly acidic, stressing vines into naturally producing smaller berries, which translates into more... read more

Piccolo Ranch

Alexander Valley

33 Acres | Established 2002

This property once grew specialty bamboo for making premium reeds used in wind instruments. Now planted to 22 acres of Sauvignon Blanc and 11 of Cabernet Sauvignon, soils here are predominantly gravelly loam, with deep black bands of heavy clay cutting through like ribbons.

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Pine Flat

Alexander Valley

26 Acres | Established 1996

Bordering Sausal Creek, this very gravelly vineyard is on the locally famous Cortina soil series, esteemed for production of Bordeaux varieties. We grow Merlot here, which often finds its way into our Meritage, Symmetry.

Varietals: Merlot

River East Vineyard

Russian River Valley

19 Acres | Established 1968

When founder Rod Strong acquired this Russian River Valley property back in 1968, it was a prune-plum orchard. He replaced the fruit trees with a state-of-the-art winery and a Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vineyard. Warm air rising in the interior valleys of north Sonoma County gently pulls... read more

Rockaway Vineyard

Alexander Valley

125 Acres | Established 1994

Acquired in 2003, Rockaway Vineyard is planted almost exclusively to Bordeaux varietals, with just a bit of Syrah. On the eastern slope of Alexander Valley just above Geyserville, the property rises to an elevation of 750 feet, with the contour sloping northeast and southwest. Soils here... read more

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