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Mauritson Wines

2859 Dry Creek Road
Healdsburg, CA 95448
(707) 431-0804

Tasting:   Open daily 10 to 5 pm
Complimentary Tasting & $10 for reserve wines
10% case discount
  Tours by Appointment
Price Range:   $17 to $37 per bottle
Established:   1998
Vineyards:   270 acres
  6000 cases
Winery Dog:   SoHo

Mauritson Wines Description

A hip spot to sip, Mauritson delivers lively, full-flavored Dry Creek red wines, including their flagship Rockpile Zinfandel. This vineyard is within the Rockpile Appellation at the northwestern edge of Dry Creek Valley, where the elevation is nearly 1,200 feet.

Near the intersection of Dry Creek Road and Lytton Springs Road is the big green-roofed winery of Mauritson Wines. You can’t miss the brightly colored Adirondack chairs sitting out in front. Inside through the double glass doors is a long, copper-topped tasting bar with overhead pendant lighting and the
much-appreciated bar stools that allow one to actually sit and taste. The walls are a burgundy color, and there are a few wine-related gift items for sale.

Since the 1870s, the Mauritson family has been growing grapes in Dry Creek Valley, selling their fruit to other wineries. Six generations and 130 years later, they decided to take advantage of their own bounty and start making wine under the Mauritson label. Their wine portfolio includes Dry Creek Zinfandel, Grower's Reserve Zinfandel, Dry Creek Sauvignon Blanc, Alexander Valley Chardonnay, Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon, Rockpile Zinfandel, Rockpile Petite Sirah, Syrah and Rockpile Port, made from traditional Portuguese varietals.

The winemaker preserves the unique characteristics of each vineyard by handling the grapes separately in small lots throughout fermentation. This allows the individual lots to be brought to their fullest potential before the final blending.

The family vineyard includes 120 acres in Alexander Valley, 110 acres in Dry Creek Valley, and 40 acres in Rockpile.

Mauritson Wines Features

Ambiance Types of Wine Amenities
Kid Friendly
Family Run
Casual & Relaxed
Hip & Stylish
Cabernet Sauvignon
Pinot Noir
Gift Shop
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Mauritson Wines Reviews

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Very nice
Wino, San Francisco
Very convenient spot with good reds. Got to do the Rockpile Zin. Staff was fun and we will come back.

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Cool modern winery
TylerBC05, San Rafael
I stopped in at Mauritson on a cold day in Dry Creek Valley. Because of the weather, we were the only ones in the tasting room and it felt more like a private tasting than anything. Very cool. The tasting was complimentary and I got to taste some very good Dry Creek Zin, which is probably my second favorite grape behind Pinot. They even offer a nice Port to wrap up the tasting. The interior is very modern, with some gift items for sale. This place would be great for large groups, since the tasting room is definitely big enough to accommodate them.

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The above reviews are the subjective opinion of Winery Advisor members and not of California Winery Advisor.

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