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COVID-19 Update | June 19, 2020

Gustafson Family Vineyards is open for Outdoor Tastings at our Estate Picnic Grounds overlooking Lake Sonoma! 

We are delighted to announce that we are now taking reservations for visitors at our Dry Creek Estate. We will be following guidelines established by Sonoma County and the State of California as part of the resumption of business at our Estate Tasting Room in Geyserville.

Please see our “Tasting Room” link under the “Taste” tab for more information regarding reservations.  

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Wine Club Benefits

Members Choice Club

  • Two cases annually, in April and November.
  • Choose the wines that fit your taste; MC Members have the freedom to select their wines from ALL our new and current vintages.
  • Receive a 20% discount on all GFV wine & merchandise, extended to the member’s guests when visiting the winery.
  • Your discount increases by 1% for every year that you are a Member of our Wine Club!
  • Year-round access to our Tasting Room and Picnic Area.
  • Exclusive vineyard and winery tours, including barrel tasting and Q&A with Winemaker Emmett Reed–available by appointment.
  • Invitations to our Club Events: Spring and Fall Wine Pick-Up Parties, the Midsummer Picnic, and our Winemaker Dinner; and free access to all public events, including Passport!
  • Access to Club-only vintages, including our Estate Cabernet Franc.

Priority Club

  • One case annually, split into two 6-bottle shipments in April and November.
  • The perfect way to enjoy all our new releases throughout the year, receiving wines that reflect the changing seasons and seasonal fare.
  • Receive a 15% discount on all GFV wine & merchandise, extended to the member’s guests when visiting the winery.
  • NEW Your discount increases by 1% for every year that you are a Member of our Wine Club!
  • Year-round access to our Tasting Room and Picnic Area.
  • Invitations to our Club Events: Spring and Fall Wine Pick-Up Parties, the Midsummer Picnic, and our Winemaker Dinner; and free access to all public events, including Passport!
  • Access to Club-only vintages, including our Estate Cabernet Franc.

Events

2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Pouring

February 15th, 2020 1pm – 4pm | Join Gustafson Family Vineyards at this public tasting event on Saturday, February 15 at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. This is your chance to sample our wines as-well-as all the award-winning wines from more than 800 U.S. wineries submitted to the 2020 SF Chronicle wine competition. For tickets or more information to this event please go to http://winejudging.com/public-tasting/event-tickets/

CANCELED in Response to COVID-19

Our Spring Pick-up Party has been CANCELED as of March 15th, 2020 in Response to the COVID-19.
(Estate Tasting Room & Picnic area CLOSED to the public Saturday, 4/18/2020)

April 18th, 2020 11am-4pm | Wine Club Members are welcome to join us at the ESTATE Tasting Room for an afternoon of food, fun, and fantastic views. Enjoy our new releases, delicious food pairings by Baci, and our award-winning current vintages. Club members can bring up to six guests in total (including yourselves).

*Additional guests are welcomed at $25 per person.

Please RSVP by April 10th, we look forward to seeing you there! Contact Tara by email at talbertson@gfvineyard.com or by phone at (707) 433-2371 for more information.

CANCELED in Response to COVID-19

Our Spring Winemaker Dinner has been CANCELED in Response to the COVID-19 as of March 15th, 2020.

April 24th, 2020 | The Winemaker Dinner is our most exclusive event of the year. Guests are picked up in Healdsburg and taken by motor coach to our Mountain Estate, where they will enjoy a tour of the vineyard and winery with Winemaker Emmett Reed. The Winemaker Q&A is followed by a gourmet five course meal with the Gustafson team, catered by Baci Cafe & Wine Bar. Open to Wine Club Members and their guests, $150 + tax per person. Contact Tara to reserve your seat.

CANCELED in Response to COVID-19

Passport to Dry Creek Valley has been CANCELED due to the COVID-19 – Stay tuned for updates!

April 25th & 26th 2020 | Come celebrate Gustafson’s 11th anniversary of participating in Passport to Dry Creek Valley! Over one weekend, Passport guests are welcome to visit 40+ wineries throughout Dry Creek Valley, each offering a unique pairing of premium wine, gourmet food and entertainment. Sample exclusive vintages, rarely available to taste, meet winemakers and grape growers – the generations of people behind the wine and magical ‘Dry Creek Valley spirit’. Don’t miss Gustafson Family Vineyards during this amazing weekend! Enjoy! Tickets available through the Wine Growers of Dry Creek Valley: http://www.drycreekvalley.org/

CANCELED in Response to COVID-19

Date – TBA | Sonoma County Harvest Fair is a celebration of the local harvest featuring three full days of wine tasting with 150+ wineries, wine sales, food pairing, craft beer & cider tasting, marketplace, chef demonstrations and workshops, the World Championship Grape Stomp and much more. Join us and taste the best of Sonoma County!

CANCELED in Response to COVID-19

Fall Winemaker Dinner

November 20th, 2020 | The Winemaker Dinner is our most exclusive event of the year. Guests are picked up in Healdsburg and taken by motor coach to our Mountain Estate, where they will enjoy a tour of the vineyard and winery with Winemaker Emmett Reed. The Winemaker Q&A is followed by a gourmet five course meal with the Gustafson team, catered by Baci Cafe & Wine Bar. Open to Wine Club Members and their guests, $150 + tax per person. Contact Tara to reserve your seat.

Fall Wine Club Pick-Up Weekends!

Considering the uncertainty, we are all experiencing with the Coronavirus, unfortunately, we will not be hosting our annual Fall pick-up party at the Estate this year. With the safety of our wine club members and our staff alike, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this event.

Instead, we hope you can join us for self-guided tasting flights of our Fall release wines and small bites at our picnic grounds during our wine club only, pick-up weekends at our Estate this Fall. Wine club members are welcome to bring up to six guests in total, (including yourselves) for a two-hour reservation at a table at our Estate picnic grounds.

The following weekends will be reserved for wine club members ONLY to visit, by reservation, for your Fall wine club pick-up:

Saturday, October 31st & Sunday, November 1st

Saturday, November 7th & Sunday, November 8th

Saturday, November 14th & Sunday, November 15th

Saturday, November 21st & Sunday, November 22nd

Please keep in mind, all tastings and pick-ups will be by reservation only, please contact Tara at talbertson@gfvineyard.com or call us at 707-433-2371, to make your reservation to pick-up.

*Please make your reservation ASAP as all reservations are first-come, first-serve*

If you cannot attend during pick-up weekends, please contact Tara before December 4th to arrange another date and time for pick-up or to arrange for shipping. Thank you!

Wine Club Benefits

Fall 2020 Wine Club Shipment

Important Dates

(Dates are Subject to Change)

  • September 10th: Fall Shipment dates sent via email
  • October 26th: Member’s Choice Shipping Customers: LAST DAY to make a custom selection
  • October 31st: Pick Up Customers: Wines will be available for pick up at our Estate Tasting Room, by reservation ONLY. See details for club only pick-up dates at the Estate!
  • November 9th – 11th: ALL Shipping Customers: Wines will be shipped via UPS, tracking numbers will be provided via email 
  • December 4th: Pick Up Customers: Last Day to make a custom selection
  • December 7th – 8th: All remaining Pick Up orders will be billed to your card on file and held for pick-up

Ordering

Selections Due October 26th | To make your selection in our Active Club Portal:

  • Log in to our Active Club Portal and click on the “Selection” tab.
  • Your “Current Selection” window will contain the Winemaker’s Choice (default shipment), which is listed below.
  • Use the controls to add and subtract wines from the “Current Selection” to create your custom wine shipment, and make sure to save your changes!
  • Save the changes, and a confirmation email will be sent to the address on file
  • You may adjust your order multiple times, but please make all necessary changes before October 26th.
  • Your order will be processed between October 29th & October 30th. A receipt and UPS tracking number will be sent via email.
  • Keep in mind, your order will NOT be shipped until the week of November 9th!

You may also send your order via email to Tara at talbertson@gfvineyard.com, or call us Thursday – Monday at 707-433-2371.

*Please note: the tracking information on your shipment will not be updated until after November 9th or later once the shipment has left the winery and is in the care of UPS. 

Shipping

We will begin processing orders on October 29th. If we have not received your selection by then, the Winemaker’s Choice case selection (listed below) will be billed and shipped to the address on file.

Members Choice Club

Selections Due October 26th | The Members Choice Club gives you the freedom to select your wines from all our new and current vintages, and to help with the selection process, you will receive a catalogue with detailed vineyard and winemaking notes on each vintage. Please contact Tara at info@gfvineyard.com if you have not received it by October 16th.

Winemaker's Selection

  • 1 Bottle of 2018 Estate Cabernet Franc (On Allocation 1 bottle MAX for MC members)
  • 2 Bottles of 2017 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 2 Bottles of 2018 Estate Syrah
  • 2 Bottles of 2018 Estate Petite Sirah
  • 1 Bottle of 2014 Estate Syrah
  • 1 Bottle of 2019 Estate Rosé of Syrah 
  • 1 Bottle of 2019 Estate Riesling
  • 1 Bottle of 2019 Estate Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1 Bottle of 2015 Estate Late Harvest Red (Port Style)

If that selection does not look good to you, please send us your custom order before October 26th!

Priority Club

Mixed Varietals

  • 1 Bottle of 2017 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 1 Bottle of 2018 Estate Syrah
  • 1 Bottle of 2018 Estate Petite Sirah
  • 1 Bottle of 2019 Estate Rosé of Syrah 
  • 1 Bottle of 2019 Estate Riesling 
  • 1 Bottle of 2019 Estate Sauvignon Blanc

Red Varietals Only

  • 1 Bottle of 2017 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 1 Bottle of 2018 Estate Cabernet Franc (On Allocation 1 bottle MAX for PC Red Only members)
  • 2 Bottles of 2018 Estate Syrah
  • 2 Bottles of 2018 Estate Petite Sirah

*Your shipment will include detailed vineyard and winemaking notes on each vintage.

Ordering Additional Wines

If you wish to order more wines in addition to your 12 bottle or 6 bottle wine club shipments, now is the time to do so. Remember ALL additional wines ship for FREE when ordered on top of your standard club shipment. Members are always welcome to order additional wines from our new and current vintages. You can add to your selection by sending an email to Tara Albertson or call us at 707-433-2371 Thursday – Monday. 

Wine Club ONLY Pick Up Weekends, by Reservation at the Estate

Considering the uncertainty, we are all experiencing with the Coronavirus, unfortunately, we will not be hosting our annual Fall pick-up party at the Estate this year. With the safety of our wine club members and our staff alike, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this event.

Instead, we hope you can join us for self-guided tasting flights of our Fall release wines and small bites at our picnic grounds during our wine club only, pick-up weekends at our Estate this Fall. Wine club members are welcome to bring up to six guests in total, (including yourselves) for a two-hour reservation at a table at our Estate picnic grounds. 

The following weekends will be reserved for wine club members ONLY to visit, by reservation, for your Fall wine club pick-up: 

Saturday, October 31st & Sunday, November 1st – 10:30am – 2:30pm 

Saturday, November 7th & Sunday, November 8th – 10:30am – 2:30pm 

Saturday, November 14th & Sunday, November 15th – 10:30am – 2:30pm 

Saturday, November 21st & Sunday, November 22nd – 10:30am – 2:30pm 

Please keep in mind, all tastings and pick-ups will be by reservation only, please contact Tara at talbertson@gfvineyard.com or call us at 707-433-2371, to make your reservation to pick-up.

*Please make your reservation ASAP*

If you cannot attend during pick-up weekends, please contact Tara before December 4th to arrange another date and time for pick-up or to arrange for shipping. Thank you!

Using Active Club

Upon joining our Wine Club, all Members receive a welcome email containing their unique log-in and password. If you cannot find the original email, please request a new password from the member site. The default login name is your full email address. Please contact Tara if you have any questions.

Updating information

Please visit your Active Club Member page to verify that all billing and shipping information is up to date. Remember that all wine shipments require a signature upon delivery, and credit card information must be current. Once your shipment is processed, the Active Club system will send you a receipt and tracking number via email.