Welcome to Drink Dry Creek!

The Dry Creek Valley in Sonoma is a unique appellation, producing world class wines of distinction. This gorgeous valley is located a mere 90 minutes from San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, and minutes from the fine dining, shopping and nightlife of downtown Healdsburg. Dry Creek is the heart of Sonoma County.

Our goal is to highlight the best of what Dry Creek has to offer. Check back often for wine reviews, winery visit reports, vintner interviews and much more. With time, local event and restaurant information, as well as reviews of them will also be featured. If it's about Dry Creek Valley, we strive to cover it here.

Quivira Vineyards & Winery Ushers in a New Era

There are certain changes a Winery makes on a year to year basis that are transparent to consumers and don’t necessarily affect the wine that ends up on the shelf. And then there are changes that impact every aspect of an operation, from soup to nuts; bringing in a new winemaker is a wholesale change that can have a dramatic impact. Just about a year ago Quivira Vineyards and Winery brought aboard winemaker Hugh Chapelle. About a month ago I had the opportunity to Read The Whole Thing>>>

Wilson Winery – 2009 Sydney Vineyard Zinfandel

The Wilson Winery 2009 Sydney Vineyard Zinfandel was produced from fruit sourced at the wine’s namesake vineyard. This property which was planted in 1989 sits at an elevation of 1,500 feet. The Sydney Vineyard Zinfandel is a 100% varietal wine. Fruit was hand harvested and fermented in open top vessels with punchdowns three times a day. Aging took place in a combination of French and American oak over a period of 18 months. 540 cases were produced.Read The Whole Thing >>>