people wine tasting at gundlach bundschu

If you’re looking for a classic Sonoma wine tasting with a twist, our Rhinefarm Tasting is for you. Kick back on our winery courtyard, in our historic barrel room, or in the lounge at the Bacchus Hideaway as our engaging hosts guide you through a memorable flight of five wines with optional seasonal snack add-ons. Named after our organic estate vineyard “Rhinefarm,” in this tasting you can choose between our Estate flight of five wines or upgrade to our Heritage flight, which includes our old vine, limited production Heritage Wines and 95+ Point Vintage Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Limited to party sizes of eight or fewer.


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Picture this: You are exploring the underground world of Gundlach Bundschu in our wine caves and organic vineyards. First, glass of wine in hand, your wine educator will guide you through our wine cave and tell legendary stories of the Bundschu family’s deep roots in California winemaking history. Taste different wines as your walk will venture outside the back cave doors (weather permitting) to learn more about our regenerative organic vineyard, sheep, old vines, and sustainability practices. The tour culminates with a tasting of our Vintage Reserve Cabernet in our majestic cave dining room. Epic, right? Yeah, we think so, too.

Available daily. Tour is approx. 90 minutes.

$75/person + tax + 18% gratuity.

No children under the age of 13 or pets are allowed on the tour.

48-hour cancellation policy reminder: tour tickets are non-refundable within 48 hours of the tour date. Adjustments to party size day of the tour will not be refunded.

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“The Pinzgauer is my favorite way to get into the vineyard. It’s like having a couch on a tractor.” -Rob Bundschu


Returning this March! Thurs-Mon tours offered at 11:30AM & 3PM

Climb aboard our Pinzgauer (“pinz-gower”), a Swiss Army transport vehicle, for an off-roading experience across Rhinefarm. Cruise through our regenerative organic vineyards with a glass of wine in hand as your guide takes you on a journey of our history as the oldest family-owned winery in California and what makes our wines so unique. You’ll stop at several spots in the vineyard including an enclave amongst the vines to taste two wines alongside cheese and charcuterie. Back in the tasting room, your experience culminates with a splash of our icon Cabernet, Vintage Reserve. What happens on the pinz stays on the pinz, so if your friends back home want to know, well, they’re just going to have to see for themselves.

$105/person + 18% gratuity. Please no children under 12 or pets. Non-drinkers pay half price.
For mid-week pinz tour, please inquire at


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picture of tasting room bar at Gundlach Bundschu Winer

Join us in our historic winery tasting room for The Sonoma Original Bar Tasting and discover what wine tasting was like in Sonoma when we first opened our tasting room nearly 50 years ago. In this standing bar experience, you’ll get an introduction to our regenerative organic wines as your host guides you through a tasting of three Rhinefarm favorites.Reservations can be made in advance and are available for walk-ins on a first come, first served basis for parties up to six. Please allow 45 minutes for your tasting and note this tasting is a standing tasting, just like it used to be For our full seated tasting experience, please select the Rhinefarm Tasting. $25/person

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Our seasonal Club Member lounge is open Fridays and Saturdays beginning May 6th, 2023

This laid-back member’s only hideaway is the place to be. The Hideaway is family and pet-friendly and makes for the perfect afternoon to kick back, play lawn games, or just hang and enjoy your favorite GB wines. Members can reserve one of your complementary quarterly tastings in this location or stop by any Saturday or Sunday to enjoy bottle service and snacks at a picnic table or blanket, all at your member price. Not a member, but want to hang out here? Give us a call and we’ll give you all the deets to join our family.  *please note, tastings can be reserved online by clicking the link below. Bottle service is available to members first come, first served. Questions? Email us anytime at

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Bottle and two glasses of white wine on a wooden table next to utensils and grape plant leaves

This private and explorative wine tasting is available for groups of nine or larger, and takes place on the “back side” of the property that you won’t see very often. Our 320-acre estate was dubbed “Rhinefarm” in 1858 by our founder, Jacob Gundlach, after his homeland in Germany. Flanked by historic stone buildings and barns, this intimate and idyllic location is sure to be the highlight of your day. Kick back as your experienced and eccentric host guides your group through a memorable flight of five of our wines with light bites. Enjoy our seasonal flight and small bites or add on the elevated experience which includes additional wines and a farm-to-table cheese and antipasti pairing that will enhance the flavors of the wine.

$85 per person + tax + 20% gratuity, 1.5-hour appt.

$15 per person add-on available, enjoy additional wines and a farm-to-table cheese and antipasti pairing.