The Vibe: 
A historic landmark, Hop Kiln Winery is a destination spot for all wine loving history buffs. Visually impressive, this is a good place for a small group picnic or for anyone looking to buy some gourmet food. The tasting room/gift shop is stocked full of meats, cheeses, spreads and the like.
Known For: 
Blends, both red and white
Not good for: 
  • Not a good place to host an event such as a wedding or corporate gathering.
  • People seeking guided facility tours.
  • Large groups of 10 or more or busses should call ahead.
Particularly good if you are seeking: 
  • Hop Kiln produces some interesting blends, both a red and a white.
  • Gourmet food. Hop Kiln has an enormous offering of specialty cheeses, meats, spreads, condiments, and the like for sale in the tasting room.
  • A winery with a sense of Sonoma history. Hop Kiln is a historic landmark.
  • A good place for small group picnics, they offer some shaded picnic tables as well as a vast lawn for blanket picnics.
  • A visually impressive winery, Hop Kiln is worth visiting if only to sneak a peak at the architecture.