Come on over and spend some time getting to know the land, the wines, and the people that make Gundlach Bundschu unique. As the oldest family-owned winery in California, we offer distinctive, small-production wines in a historic and bucolic setting, with fun and educational hospitality. Learn more about the family and historic property here.
We are open every day 11am-4:30pm for tastings and tours by appointment only, with the last reservation at 3PM. Our property is family-friendly and dog-friendly. Please, no outside food. We offer an assortment of cheese boards, charcuterie boards, antipasto boards, sandwiches, salads and more for purchase.
Rhinefarm Estate Private Tasting
Welcome to our 320-acre estate dubbed “Rhinefarm” after our founder’s homeland in Germany in 1858. Join us on an explorative journey through some our Estate made varietals from this Sixth-Generation Family-Owned winery. An elevated wine tasting experience that also includes a farm-to-table cheese and anti-pasti pairing that will enhance the flavors of the wine, and overall experience of the winery.
1.5 hours private experience. $85/per person + tax + 18% gratuity
Heritage Reserve Private Tasting
Join us on this historic journey, as we taste our way through over 160 years of Gundlach Bundschu winemaking. The word heritage is not something the Bundschu family throws around lightly. The Heritage distinction was chosen for the selection of wines you will be provided during this elegant tasting experience. A profound representation of the unique heritage of our family and vineyard. The Heritage Tasting will also provide you with an elevated coursed food pairing to enjoy with these old vine varietals.
2 hours private experience. $150/per person + tax + 18% gratuity
Virtual Tasting Experiences
Looking to entertain colleagues or clients with a unique, engaging virtual event? Or bringing together a group to celebrate a birthday or special occasion from afar? You’ve come to the right place! Our curated virtual experience includes everything needed to create an unforgettable wine adventure – including a 3-bottle red & white highlight of our cool climate estate, wine tasting essentials and the accouterments for a local Sonoma cheese pairing.
Led by two knowledgeable wine educators, this virtual tasting experience is built to impress both the novice and the oenophiles in your group, plus we’ll make sure they have a blast along the way…
Vista Courtyard Club Lounge
Club-Member Only Seating
Open every day 11am-4:30pm
Take in the idyllic views of Rhinefarm while tasting our world-class wines with one of our talented wine educators. Choose between the Rhinefarm flight of five estate wines or the Reserve flight of seven wines. Club members enjoy complimentary flights for you and up to three guests. Seasonal grab ‘n’ go sandwiches & salads, as well as a la carte options, available for purchase. Fresh charcuterie, cheese and antipasti boards available on weekends.
1.5 hour reservation time. 8 people max. per party.
The Donkey Bar
Open every day
Enjoy table service at our outdoor Donkey Bar, hosted by one of our talented wine educators while tasting our world-class wines. Choose between the Rhinefarm flight of five estate wines or the seasonal Reserve flight of seven wines. Seasonal grab ‘n’ go sandwiches & salads, as well as a la carte options, available for purchase. Fresh charcuterie, cheese and antipasti boards available on weekends.
1.5 hour reservation time. 8 people max. per party. Our weatherproof tent provides warmth and a dry place to enjoy your tasting in the winter months.
Winter Cave Tour
Mon-Thu tours at 11am & 2pm
Fri-Sun tours at 11am, 1pm, & 2pm
Journey into our wine caves, inspired by Jim Bundschu’s visit to the historic caves of France, for a unique tasting experience. Learn about the Bundschu family’s 163 years on Rhinefarm, how we craft our cool climate wines, and the sustainable farming practices that preserve our land for future generations. Hosted by our fun and engaging wine educators, you’ll taste our winery exclusive wines, and weather permitting, venture out into the vineyards to explore our distinct property.
Available daily. Tour is approx. 90 minutes. $65/person + tax + 18% gratuity. Please no children under the age of 12 or pets allowed on the tour. Proof of vaccination OR proof of a negative COVID test result within the last 48 hours required.
Open Fri, Sat, & Sun
Join us for an intimate indoor tasting in our new speakeasy-inspired Barrel Cellar, reminiscent of the days of Prohibition when the Bundschu family made a living off pear trees and cattle—but you know the wine didn’t stop flowing completely!
Enjoy an Estate flight ($45) or Reserve flight ($60). Your tasting includes a complimentary amuse-bouche; and seasonal charcuterie, cheese and antipasti boards are available for purchase. Open Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 11am-4:30pm. 1.5-hour appt. Maximum of 8 people per party.
* Closed for the rainy season.
Will be back in Spring 2022.
Climb aboard our Pinzgauer, a Swiss Army transport vehicle, for a tour of Rhinefarm led by one of our fabulous wine educators. Roll through our historic property and learn about the land that gives our wine such unique character while sampling five estate wines. You’ll stop at several beautiful spots in the vineyard including a respite to enjoy your wine with a delicious cheese & charcuterie board.
2 hour tour. $85/per person +tax + 18% gratuity. Please no children or pets on the tour. Please note that rain cancels this tour.
*Closed for rainy season.
Will be back in May 2022.
Mosey up to our Arbor Bar to enjoy sunshine, fresh air, vineyard views and feel-good tunes from our weekend DJ. Enjoy Rhinefarm at your own pace with your favorite glass or bottle of Gun Bun wine and seasonal grab-n-go salads, sandwiches or a la carte options from our food counter. Please no outside food.
1.5 hour reservation time. Maximum of 8 people per party.
Closing at 2pm for a Private Event (12/10)
New Year’s Day
COVID-19 Update: Effective 8/4/21 for our guests and employees: masks are required in indoor areas per Sonoma County Guidelines.
In the effort to keep everyone safe, at Gundlach Bundschu music events, upon entry we are requiring all guests to provide proof of vaccination against Covid-19 by: A photo on your phone of proof of your vaccination card, California Digital Covid-19 Vaccine Record/QR code, or Provide proof of a negative PCR Covid-19 test within 48 hours of the event you are attending.
Documentation will be checked upon entry. Face coverings are encouraged all times when at outdoor bars and walking through crowds. Face coverings are mandatory in all indoor spaces. If you have any questions or concerns about these requirements, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Here’s to keeping live music safe and super fun. We all need the shows to go on!
*Our health and safety requirements are subject to change at any time. Should these protocols change guests will be immediately notified.
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