The History of Ram’s Gate Winery

Question: What do you get when you combine the former Chair of the Wine Institute with an agri-business leader specializing in walnut and almond plantings with other devoted wine industry enthusiasts whose minds and actions are dedicated to environmental improvement?

Answer: Our Ram’s Gate Winery founders. 

The annals of Ram’s Gate Winery began in 2011 when our founders decided to combine their admiration for the health of our Sonoma Valley with their love of all things wine to create a brand that focuses on inclusivity and a commitment to sustainability. 

For nearly a decade, Ram’s Gate Winery has been recognized for our signature wine collections, superb culinary experiences, architectural significance, and refined hospitality that, without exception, is reflected in our personality-driven wines. 

The Gateway to an Inspired Setting

At Ram’s Gate Winery, we are inspired by the natural landscape that sits before us each day, perched perfectly (if we do so say ourselves) on a rolling hillside, where the San Francisco Bay meets the edges of Napa and Sonoma counties. 

The gateway to your wine tasting journey is found in every direction you turn while enjoying our 28-acre estate vineyard. 

The south side is positioned where the Sonoma Valley ends. 

The Sonoma coast is directly to the east. 

Carneros on the west. 

Located at the epicenter of Sonoma's three greatest AVAs, we combine the integrity of vintage character with our ever-evolving commitment to producing quality wines that are served in an inspiring setting. 

As we look out onto the acreage, our fruit, and the labor of love that produces our inspiring wines, we continue to push the boundaries of tradition in the pursuit of creating collections that can be enjoyed by both new and longstanding wine enthusiasts alike.

What is Wine Without the Proper Food to Pair it With?

At Ram’s Gate Winery, we provide a culinary adventure through a five-course food pairing that highlights five of our wines, so our guests can experience hand-selected collections chosen by our Director of Winemaking, Joe Nielsen, that are seamlessly paired with seasonal courses crafted by Executive Chef, Stacey Combs.

As History Evolves, So Do We

Our experienced team of wine professionals at Ram’s Gate Winery refuse to rest on our laurels. 

Each day we look out onto an impressive landscape that requires careful stewardship that can only be culminated by creating a model of thoughtful and precise farming and sustainability, while also elevating each wine in the portfolio to its highest vineyard expression.

Striking that delicate balance makes it clear to all of us at Ram’s Gate: We cannot simply farm our land. We must nurture it. 

To learn more about our vineyard first-hand, reserve your wine tasting experience in our open-air landscape, or learn more about our exciting wine collections through one of our informative virtual experiences, join our wine club, or order online for delivery or curbside pickup today.