Get Cozy at These Wine Country Tasting Rooms With Fireplaces


Bundle up in your favorite sweater, and then cuddle up with a glass in front of a roaring fireplace at one of these wineries.

Round Pond Estate, Rutherford

Snuggle up next to the cozy outdoor fireplace at Round Pond estate while you take in the spectacular views of the Napa Valley; the Estate Tasting includes four wines paired with appetizers in front of the hearth. Make sure to call ahead for the foodie package Feb. 13 & 14, too: dip into delectable cheese fondue with an abundance of seasonal vegetables and artisan breads, while also enjoying chocolate truffles and Cabernets. // 875 Rutherford Rd, Rutherford;

Lambert Bridge, Healdsburg

Lambert Bridge's posh lodge-style tasting room is highlighted by a stone fireplace trimmed with masses of dried grapevines and studded with tiny white lights atop a carved wood hearth. Wooden walls and vaulted ceilings glow from the crackling orange-gold flames. Guests gather at the polished wood bar to soak up the warmth. Fireside sip: 2011 Dry Creek Zinfandel // 4085 W Dry Creek Rd (Healdsburg),

Ram's Gate, Sonoma-Carneros

This Howard Backen-designed masterpiece is as gorgeous as the views surrounding its hilltop perch. Tastings can be enjoyed virtually anywhere in the contemporary, farmhouse-style estate building, but one of the best places is in front of the several outdoor fireplaces off the tasting hall. Fireside sip: 2011 Chardonnay Ulises Valdez Diablo Vineyard. // 28700 Arnold Dr (Sonoma),

Silver Oak Cellars, Geyserville

In the tasting room, featuring a heritage oak bar, the rustic stone fireplace is the perfect place to settle and sip during the crisp winter months. Fireside sip: 2009 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon // 24625 Chianti Rd (Geyserville),

V. Sattui, St. Helena

Here, a stone fireplace anchors the rich wood accented room, keeping guests cozy as they sample limited releases, estate wines, and older vintages. Fireside tastings are also held around the stone fire pit on the vineyard terrace overlooking Napa Valley. Fireside sip: Preston Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon crafted from four different Rutherford District vineyard blocks. // 1111 White Lnm(St. Helena)

Benovia Winery, Santa Rosa

Claim a seat on the leather couches near the floor-to-ceiling rock hearth fireplace at this by-appointment ski lodge-esque salon trimmed in elegant wood, stone, and glass. Fireside sip: Cohn Vineyard Pinot Noir. // 3339 Hartman Rd (Santa Rosa),

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