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Russian River Vineyards



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(707) 887-3344


5700 Hwy 116 North
Forestville, CA 95436

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About Us

The softly undulating hills of the famed Russian River Valley, caressed by cool blankets of fog and anchored by volcanic soils, are home to some of the world’s finest vineyards, which consistently produce outstanding, distinctive and highly praised wines.

In the heart of this renowned wine growing region is the picturesque and historic Russian River Vineyards, one of the valley’s oldest wineries.

From its original planting in 1963, Russian River Vineyards has established itself as one of the premier organic and sustainably farmed grape-growing properties in California. Since the fall of 2008, the historic estate has been owned by Chris O’Neill, Barbara Sattler, Giovanni Balistreri and Anthony Austin. With backgrounds in real estate development, environmental health, fine dining, winemaking, and catering, this group has created a dynamic team of individuals dedicated to building a state-of-the-art winery and crafting world-class wines, all while diligently serving as thoughtful stewards of the hallowed grounds.

We welcome you to join us on our journey! Our tasting room is open daily throughout the year (see our hours). Enjoy our fine wines and stay for dinner at The Restaurant at Russian River Vineyards. We are Wine Country at its finest — an incomparable experience


  • Giovanni Balistreri - Winemaker / Cofounder


Cases - 6000

Varietals - Zinfandel, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Gewurztraminer, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc

Latest News

  • The Restaurant at Russian River Vineyards ups the ante on garden fresh flavor

    Carey Sweet | 3rd December 2017 | Press Democrat

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