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Rodney Strong Wine Estates

Rodney Strong Wine Estates
11455 Old Redwood Highway
Healdsburg, California
USA 95448
Phone: 800-678-4763
http://www.rodneystrong.com
Contact: Rick Sayre
Email: info@rodneystrong.com

Rodney Strong is one of Sonoma County's most dramatic wineries. Visitors are invited to our hospitality center offering a sampling of the award winning wines of Rodney Strong. Enjoy wine tasting with balcony views, taking a tour of the winery's working centers, attending special events, or just relaxing with a picnic and glass of wine on our lush lawn set among the beautiful vineyards of the Russian River Valley.

Our founder, Rodney D. Strong, was born in 1927, in Camas, WA.But Rod yearned to make wine, and in 1962 purchased an old vineyard and winery building in Windsor, once known as the Monte Carlo Winery. There he crafted his first wines by doing: asking questions, taking classes, making mistakes, and learning. Once he'd mastered the basics, he quickly came to the inevitable conclusion that all winemakers must reach: quality winemaking requires quality grapes, and the best way to assure the latter is to grow your own, and get good at it. By 1968, Rod had gotten good enough at making and selling wine, that he was able to convince financiers to loan him the money he needed to acquire land on which to establish vineyards. In those days, this county was dairy country, with pears and prune-plums, but very little in the way of grapes. Armed with the latest climate data from UC Davis, and equipped with an uncanny, visionary approach to selecting sites where great grapes would grow, Rod purchased and planted many of the best vineyards we have today; all right here in Sonoma County.

By 1970, Rod was breaking ground for a new winery building in the recently planted vineyard he called River East, in Healdsburg. Originally a large prune-plum orchard, Rod established chardonnay, pinot noir, and an impressive, efficient winery building, which today houses our tasting room and lower cellar.

Rick Sayre began his winemaking career in 1970 at the age of 19 as assistant winemaker and cellar master at Simi Winery in Sonoma County. He joined Rodney Strong Vineyards in 1979 and since has been responsible for winemaking for the Winery’s Sonoma County, Estate, and Reserve wines.

Rick Sayre began his winemaking career in 1970 at the age of 19 as assistant winemaker and cellar master at Simi Winery in Sonoma County. He joined Rodney Strong Vineyards in 1979 and since has been responsible for winemaking for the Winery’s Sonoma County, Estate, and Reserve wines.

Winemaker: Rick Sayre

Twitter: https://twitter.com/rsvineyards

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Rodney Strong Wine Estates Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Rodney Strong Wine Estates Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

Alcohol: 14.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2014‐2020

Gorgeous Gift Wine

 

LCBO: 382325  177 in stock

90/100

$59.95

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Rodney Strong Wine Estates Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

Alcohol: 14.9%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2014‐2020

Gorgeous Gift Wine

 

LCBO: 382325  184 in stock

90/100

$59.95

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Charlotte's Home Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Rodney Strong Wine Estates Charlotte's Home Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Sonoma County, California, United States

Alcohol: 13.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2013‐2015

 

LCBO: 255968  Check Stock

91/100

$19.95

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Alexander's Crown Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
Rodney Strong Wine Estates Alexander's Crown Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

Alcohol: 13.9%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml

 

LCBO: 329961  Check Stock

92/100

$34.95

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Chalk Hill Chardonnay 2010
Rodney Strong Wine Estates Chalk Hill Chardonnay 2010

Sonoma County, California, United States

Alcohol: 13.5%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2012‐2015

 

LCBO: 275552  Check Stock

BC: 275552  Check Stock

SAQ: 11368847  86 in stock

90/100

$24.95

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Pinot Noir 2008
Rodney Strong Wine Estates Pinot Noir 2008

Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, Ca, United States

Alcohol: 13.9%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2010‐2013

 

LCBO: 954834  Check Stock

BC: 545343  Check Stock

SAQ: 11383502  Check Stock

90/100

$24.95

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Rodney Strong Wine Estates Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Sonoma County, California, United States

Alcohol: 13.8%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2012‐2016

 

LCBO: 226944  2 in stock

BC: 226944  Check Stock

SAQ: 11770537  4269 in stock

ANBL: 226944  144 in stock

88/100

$21.95

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Chardonnay 2009
Rodney Strong Wine Estates Chardonnay 2009

Sonoma County, California, United States

Alcohol: 13.7%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2012‐2016

Terrific Turkey Wine

 

LCBO: 226936  1015 in stock

BC: 226936  Check Stock

SAQ: 10544714  376 in stock

ANBL: 1278  206 in stock

89/100

$20.95

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Reserve Chardonnay 2009
Rodney Strong Wine Estates Reserve Chardonnay 2009

Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

Alcohol: 14.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2012‐2015

 

LCBO: 210039  133 in stock

SAQ: 11368839  Check Stock

90/100

$34.95

Rodney Strong Estate Pinot Noir 2012
Rodney Strong Estate Pinot Noir 2012

Russian River Valley, California, United States

Alcohol: 13.9%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2014‐2018

 

LCBO: 954834  Check Stock

SAQ: 11383502  Check Stock

90/100

$24.95

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