Kendall-Jackson and La Crema, along with other Sonoma County and Napa Valley wineries from the Jackson Family Wines portfolio have resumed outdoor wine tasting operations and are welcoming back guests to the winery’s outdoor patios. Reservations are by appointment only. Here are a few of their wineries for your planning purposes:
SONOMA COUNTY Wineries:
Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens, 5007 Fulton Road, Fulton, CA – just off HWY 101
La Crema at Saralee’s Vineyard: 3575 Slusser Rd, Windsor, CA – in Russian River Valley
Copain - 7800 Eastside Rd, Healdsburg, CA – in Russian River Valley
Hartford Family Winery: 8075 Martinelli Rd, Forestville, CA – in Russian River Valley
Stonestreet Estate Vineyards: 7111 CA-128, Healdsburg, CA – in Alexander Valley
Matanzas Creek Winery: 6097 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA – southeast Santa Rosa
Arrowood Vineyards: 14347 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen, CA – Sonoma Valley
The Spire Collection Estate Alexander Valley: 10075 Highway 128, Healdsburg, CA – in Alexander Valley
NAPA VALLEY Wineries:
Cardinale: 7600 St Helena Hwy, Oakville, CA 94562 – just north of Yountville on HWY 29
Freemark Abbey Winery: 3022 St. Helena Highway, North St. Helena, CA – on HWY 29
The Spire Collection Estate: 3299 Bennett Lane, Calistoga, CA – just off HWY 29
All of the Jackson Family Winery properties in Sonoma County and Napa Valley are prioritizing safety. All staff will be wearing facial coverings, conducting pre-shift health screenings, and thoroughly sanitizing surfaces prior to and following all visits. They are providing hand sanitizing stations for guests, using limited contact protocols for all transactions and following all the hygiene and health requirements consistent with CDC guidelines.
Key prevention practices include:
✓ ensuring adequate ventilation in all spaces,
✓ physical distancing to the maximum extent possible,
✓ use of face coverings by workers (where respiratory protection is not required) and customers,
✓ frequent hand-washing and regular cleaning and disinfection,
✓ training workers on these and other elements of the COVID-19 prevention plan.
Carolyn McArdle talked to Kristoffer Miller, Estate Manager of Kendall Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens! Listen below...