deLorimier Winery (deLo for short)

Ambiance

  • Right in the heart of scenic Alexander Valley.
  • A very welcoming, relaxing, and super friendly winery.
  • Tucked alongside the green, rolling, vineyard hills.
  • The immaculate winery grounds include a:
  • Distinctive large rock fountain as you make your way towards the tasting room.
  • Sheltered patio for picnicking and lounging.  Umbrellas keep you shaded.  
  • Nice grass area to play corn hole.
  • Big tasting room bar inside that accommodates many guests.
  • I also like that at deLorimier, the vines feel like they are right on top of you.  
  • Vines surround you on all sides.
  • My absolute FAVORITE part of deLo's ambiance happens during summer.
  • When I picture a winery night, I envision strings of twinkle lights, and the big night sky sparkling with stars.
  • This winery dream is a reality at deLo!  
deLorimier Winery

Cost:

  • $10-$15 wine tasting flights.
  • Complimentary wine tasting for wine club members.
  • Gourmet box lunches can be purchased on site.
  • There is also a fridge with cheese and meats to purchase too. 
  • Wines range from $26 up to their premier reserve Cabernets getting up to $150.
Sonoma Wine Life At deLorimier Winery In Alexander Valley

Appointment Needed? 

  • Open daily 10:00-5:00pm.
  • Walk-ins welcome.
Wilson Artisan Wineries Vineyards

Wine Pick

  • My go-to deLo wine for spring and summer is the Sauvignon Blanc.
  • I also really enjoy their Merlot.
  • Wine list includes: not one, not two, but TEN Cabs.
  • Also Chardonnay, Malbec, Primitivo, Meritage, Zinfandel, and Sangiovese.
deLorimier Sauvignon Blanc

Dog Approved

  • Yes!
  • The entire Wilson family are dog lovers.
  • Diane Wilson (owner and winemaker) has a border collie named Mollie. 
  • The oldest daughter of the Wilson clan, Sydney, has a dog named Newton. 
  • When visiting deLo, it is very likely you'll run into a Wilson family member with one of their dogs. 
  • Dogs are integral to the brand.
  • Bring your dog, sip, and both of you can relax. 
Diane Wilson's Dog Mollie deLorimier

Social Media Worthy

  • My most popular instagram photo of ALL TIME was taken at deLo.
  • Me drinking in the vineyards.
Sonoma Wine Life in Alexander Valley deLorimier
  • A second most popular photo was when I got up close and personal with a cookie.
  • If you love food porn photos, then Chef Donna's culinary creations will wow you.
  • Please note:  
  • Unlike a ton of wineries, deLorimier keeps their Instagram and Facebook pages up to date!
  • Follow to stay in the loop of events. 
Food And Wine Pairing At deLorimier Winery

Feel Good Vibes 

  • It’s the remarkable, classy, and with-it women who embody the deLorimier experience.
  • Diane Wilson is the matriarch of the Wilson brand.
  • Also the premiere winemaker, host of the yearly Wilson gala charity event, Children of the Vineyard Workers, and an avid runner.
  • Katie, my dear friend, is the Wilson marketing dynamo.
  • Katie discovers new creative ways to bring the Wilson brand to more people.
  • Lucky for me, I occasionally get to be her assistant.
  • Riding with her on the Wilson float in the Geyserville Tractor Parade.
  • Sampling her amazing ribs for the Wilson entry into the Geyserville rib cook-off.
  • Also, there is the tireless deLo general manager, Rebecca.
  • Rebecca has a gentle spirit, a warm hospitality knack, and a quick smile that sets a tone for all guests.  
  • Rebecca goes out of her way to make sure guest are well taken care of. 
  • And for all foodies, there’s in house Chef Donna Parsons, who’s mastered the art of food pairing.
  • Using the freshest locally sourced produce and her knowledge of wine nuances.
  • Her food creations are consistently memorable.    
  • I LOVE the women at deLo!
Rebecca Bruna deLorimier Winery

Wine Nerd Facts

  • Ken and Diane Wilson astound me.
  • deLorimier is one of 11 award winning wineries in the Wilson Artisan Wineries family portfolio.
  • Wilson Winery, Mazzocco, DeLorimier, Matrix, Soda Rock, Pezzi King, St.Anne's Crossing, Jaxon Keys, Greenwood Ridge, and brand new Rockpile Vineyards.  
  • The Wilson's also own Calderwood Inn and Grape Leaf Inn.
  • They offer a tour featuring 4 of the 11 wineries.
  • 6 hours chauffeured while you learn about wine from a personal wine educator. 
  • The tour will turn novice wine lovers into knowledgeable WINE NERDS by the end of the day.
  • Totally worth checking it out HERE. 

Wine Club? Fun Events?

  • A deLorimier membership is your entree into Wilson Artisan Wineries Club.  
  • Enjoy wine discounts at all 11 Wilson wineries.
  • Choose from five club plans to suit your wine desires.
  • Members gather in the beautiful de Lorimier Club Room for food pairing events.
  • Summer outdoor concerts at deLorimier are a must.
  • Make sure to print the Wilson Artisan Winery Summer Music Series schedule for your fridge.
  • The food trucks at these concerts are DELICIOUS!
  • The bands will make you get up and dance.
  • The Wilsons know how to throw a party.  
  • At events, you’ll spot favorite hosts, Diane and Ken Wilson.
Summer Concert Series At deLorimier Winery

 Sheila's Tasting Notes

  • I consider deLorimier Winery my home base
  • Think of it like your favorite go-to restaurant.
  • That place you go when you want consistent and reliable food that hits the spot.
  • deLorimier is that kinda place for me.
  • When I step on to the deLo property, I feel at home.
  • There is a consistency and familiarity that puts me in a good mood.
  • The food, the staff, the atmosphere, and especially the wine never disappoints.

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