Nestled half a mile back through the stunning vineyards, Carneros' original sparkling wine house, Gloria Ferrer, really shines.  Owned and founded by the Ferrer family back in 1986, Gloria Ferrer Caves and Vineyards is the ideal spot for year-round visitors and essential piece of Sonoma history.

There is much to see and do at Gloria Ferrer, from guided vineyard and cave tours to scenic wine tastings on one of Sonoma's largest terraces. This property is an ideal spot for anything from an intimate tasting to an event for 150 guests. 

Gloria Ferrer offers a wide range of tour and tasting options, for this visit we did the Bubbles and Bites pairing in the luxurious private Vista Room.   To learn more about the other experiences and pick the perfect one for you click here!

The Bubbles and Bites experience is like no other. Seated in the luxurious Vista room with picturesque views of The Valley,  you will sip on exclusive, award winning wines and indulge in seasonal food pairings all guided by one of their fabulous wine educators.

Note: this experience also includes a private tour of the vineyards. Unfortunately for us, we visited on one of the rainiest days of the season so we weren't able to capture any photos of the grounds outside. Luckily, we love Gloria Ferrer Vineyards so much that we will be sure to snap some more pictures to share during our next visit! Very soon. 


Bubbles & Bites Pairings

Gloria Ferrer 2008 Extra Brut - this award winning wine bursts with crisp, bright flavors. With hints of apple and ginger to cleanse the palate, the Extra Brut is everything you could ask for out of a traditional sparkling wine.

Gloria Ferrer 2008 Extra Brut - this award winning wine bursts with crisp, bright flavors. With hints of apple and ginger to cleanse the palate, the Extra Brut is everything you could ask for out of a traditional sparkling wine.

Extra Brut Food Pairing: Salt & Pepper Crostini with Crispy Chorizo, Fresh Chevre and Ancho Chili Jam

Extra Brut Food Pairing: Salt & Pepper Crostini with Crispy Chorizo, Fresh Chevre and Ancho Chili Jam


2013 Brut Rosé - This is the definition of the term "Rosé All Day". A Gloria Ferrer Winery exclusive, this is the ideal sparkling wine for spring or summer.  *Krista's top choice*

2013 Brut Rosé - This is the definition of the term "Rosé All Day". A Gloria Ferrer Winery exclusive, this is the ideal sparkling wine for spring or summer.  *Krista's top choice*

Brut Rosé Food Pairing: Red Berry Tart with Fromage Blanc and Brut Rosé Glaze

Brut Rosé Food Pairing: Red Berry Tart with Fromage Blanc and Brut Rosé Glaze


2013 Demi-Sec - A semi-sweet sparkling wine that will leave you wanting a second bottle  (we couldn't leave with out one for our collection). The Demi-Sec can be perfectly paired with a range of hearty foods from sweet to spicy.    *Alec's top choice*

2013 Demi-Sec - A semi-sweet sparkling wine that will leave you wanting a second bottle  (we couldn't leave with out one for our collection). The Demi-Sec can be perfectly paired with a range of hearty foods from sweet to spicy.    *Alec's top choice*

Demi-Sec Food Pairing: Roasted Red Curry Carrots with Garlic and Ginger

Demi-Sec Food Pairing: Roasted Red Curry Carrots with Garlic and Ginger


2014 Jose Ferrer Pinot Noir Reserve - A wine club exclusive, this limited production estate red wine delivers silky and spicy notes of cherry. Perfect pairing to a hearty meal. 

2014 Jose Ferrer Pinot Noir Reserve - A wine club exclusive, this limited production estate red wine delivers silky and spicy notes of cherry. Perfect pairing to a hearty meal. 

Pinot Noir Reserve Food Pairing-Crostini, Melted Mt. Tam, with Rosemary Mushrooms and Pinot Noir Pomegranate Reduction

Pinot Noir Reserve Food Pairing-Crostini, Melted Mt. Tam, with Rosemary Mushrooms and Pinot Noir Pomegranate Reduction


The food was expertly prepared and beautifully plated. The chefs at Gloria Ferrer do a flawless job pairing the their diverse portfolio of wines with some of the best flavors that Sonoma has to offer. Updating their menu seasonally, they are always working with the freshest ingredients. 

We always have a glorious time at Gloria Ferrer and know you will too. Thank you so much to the GF team for having us.

For more information on how you can plan your visit to Gloria Ferrer, visit www.gloriaferrer.com