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If you are seeking an exclusive tasting experience, check out these wineries that provide by-appointment-only wine tastings and tours in Sonoma.
Chalk Hill Estate and Vineyards (Healdsburg). A simply gorgeous estate on 1,477 acres, Chalk Hill also has an equestrian center on the property. Private tasting and tours that include a luncheon pairing each of the wines with small plates prepared by the in-house chef can be arranged directly with the winery.
Acorn Winery (Healdsburg). Situated down a dirt lane off Old Redwood Highway, Acorn Winery is making some wonderful vineyard blends from its estate-grown vines. If you are a fan of Italian varietals like Sangiovese and Dolcetto, you are in for a treat at Acorn. Call to set up a private tasting at this small family-run winery.