Updated: Jan 12
Located in laid back, historic, downtown Petaluma.
In the Old Petaluma Mill building.
Owned by Kevin Buckler and wife, Debra.
The Bucklers, along with friends, started making “garage wine”.
After rave reviews, they commercially bottled under the Adobe Road label in 1999.
Regarded as one of the highest among boutique winery brands.
Kevin is the dynamo CEO visionary, and Debra, the CFO, keeps things on track.
High performing vineyards are the foundation of Adobe Road Wines.
His Chardonnay is sourced from the Bacigalupi Vineyard,
Have you seen the movie Bottle Shock?
Remember the iconic Judgement of Paris that took place in 1976?
The winning wine grapes were sourced from Bacigalupi Vineyard.
In many ways Adobe Wines is a luxury brand.
The portfolio is crafted to impress those that attend The Daytona and Le Mans car racing events.
You’ll see how car racing relates to Adobe Road wines later in this post.
Opened for tastings daily 11:00-7:00 pm.
Cozy, rather small, temporary tasting room, with a laid back feel.
The decor includes a couple of comfy couches and racing posters
Premium Reserve $45 or
By the glass around $9
Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Zinfandel, Pinot Noir, Rosé, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, Viognier, and Grenache.
Several rare varietals for Sonoma County.
Wine Prices: Most are priced in the $30-$75 range.