You can spend days and days drinking wine in Northern California's wine country. But why not try your own hand at blending some of the region's liquid gold? It is a fun way to learn about the properties of wine and your own personal preferences on blends. Ravenswood Winery is a really great spot in Sonoma with a laid back staff that loves nothing better than sharing their stories, their history and their knowledge. It is a great group activity as well and at the end of the day, you get to take home your own custom bottle of your very own creation.
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Blending Your Own Wine in Sonoma Valley
Finding your own tastes, be it culinary or of the liquid variety, is always a fun experience, and Ravenswood Winery in Sonoma Valley makes it easy for you to realize your dream.
The largest producer of Zinfandel in the world (the vineyard produces some 2 million cases each year), Ravenswood was started by visionary Joel Peterson who wanted to produce a strong wine -- hence the motto, "no wimpy wines."
If you're into Custom Blending, you can call ahead and book a class. You'll be greeted with three glasses of Carignone, Zinfandel and Sirah, and you can mix and match till you find one that's unique as your DNA.