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50+ Amazing Opportunities for Wine Tasting at Home

I love to enjoy a great glass of wine in the evenings, especially when traveling. Sipping on a delicious wine while learning about how it’s grown or what its main flavors are can be enjoyable and educational. But you don’t have to travel, you can enjoy great wine tasting at home.

Here are 50+ wineries offering virtual wine tasting to help bring some cheers into your life. I’ve grouped them by state to help you find local wineries that might have deals on shipping or curbside pickups.

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Enjoy wine tasting at home with these virtual tasting experiences across the US.

California Wineries

JaM Cellars

Every day, JaM Cellars hosts a unique virtual happy hour at 4 pm with a JaM Host, JaMbassadors from around the country, and live musical guests. Happy hours are free and open to the public via Zoom, and each event features a new theme and a live-streamed acoustic performance from a favorite JaMSession artist at home.

Tolosa Winery

Take a lunch break to escape to wine country! Join Tolosa Winemaker Frederic Delivert and your favorite Estate Hosts for a Virtual Tasting Experience. Each week we will taste and discuss a new wine. The weekly wines will be posted on social media and the website. Thursdays will feature technical knowledge about the winery and winemaking.

You can acquire the wine ahead of time in order for Tolosa to provide a kit with Tech Sheets and Tasting Notes to use while learning with Fred. You can then save the rest of the wine to enjoy later with dinner! Fred will answer questions at the end of the virtual wine tasting experience.

photo credit: Tolosa Winery

Gary Farrell Winery & Three Sticks Wines

  • Location: Healdsburg, CA & Sonoma, CA
  • Event Type: Virtual Tour, Tasting, and Recipe Package
  • When: scheduled upon booking
  • Cost: $250 (wine included)
  • URL: www.Bit.ly/SipandSavorSonoma

This is an interactive virtual wine and food experience called Sip & Savor Through Sonoma: A Virtual Exploration. This new collaboration, offered to guests via Zoom, includes hosted tours of each winery, tutored tastings of top-rated wines and food pairing segments with curated recipes from chefs Charlie Palmer of the Charlie Palmer Collective, which includes Dry Creek Kitchen, and Armando Navarro of El Dorado Kitchen.

Page Mill Winery

Livermore winemaker Dane Stark will be holding Virtual Twilight Tastings on Facebook every Thursday at 6 p.m. Each week, the tasting will benefit a different charity.

Benziger Family Winery

Join Chris & Jamie Benziger every Wednesday at 4pm on IG Live for Wine Wednesdays. Each week will feature different wines and alternate between the Benziger & Imagery wines. You can also book a private tasting package that includes four wines.

Ehlers Estate

Each Thursday Winemaker Laura Díaz Muñoz will be hosting a virtual tasting featuring new releases and library wines.

Nectar of the Dogs Wine

Nectar of the Dogs Wine donates a portion of all wine sales to various dog rescue organizations. Their virtual tasting events are unique in that they invite a rescue partner to join each week to talk about the organization, how people can help during these challenging times, and highlight some of the adoptable pups they currently have available. It’s a fun, casual chat as they sip on a specific varietal each week, with a brief cooking segment to pair the wine of the week with a delicious meal. Wines are sourced from award-winning wineries along the Central Coast and Central Valley of California – Santa Barbara, Lodi, Paso Robles.

Kendall-Jackson

Hosted by America’s favorite winery Kendall-Jackson and winemaster Randy Ullom, At Home with Kendall-Jackson – Virtual Wine Tastings & More offers wine lovers during the quarantine with the opportunity to participate in engaging educational virtual wine tastings. 

We’ll be raising a glass with wine lovers who are staying at home through a new virtual outreach program that includes live wine tasting experiences and behind-the-scenes video chats on social media.

3 Steves Winery

The idea for 3 Steves was born over 3 friends sitting around having a glass of wine and talking about starting our own winery. Join a Virtual Cellar S.i.P. with a Steve! every Saturday at 3 pm. There’s absolutely no purchase necessary, it’s your company we miss and the wine just gives us a reason to chat!

Inman Family Wines

Conducting popular virtual “Meet the Maker” tastings with winemaker Kathleen Inman. Inman introduced four different packages, each of which consists of three bottles that are purchased directly from the website. Once purchased, the buyer will be invited to join a series of online Happy Hour Tastings. 5% of proceeds will be donated to Meals on Wheels, which provides meal delivered and assistance with errands to at-risk elderly Americans.

Big White House Winery

Join Big White House winemakers John Evan and Jessica Carroll for “It’s Wine O’Clock Somewhere,” a virtual wine tasting and chat, on Facebook Live at 5 p.m. on Fridays. You can join the fun with any beverage or order a special 3-bottle pack for the tasting

Kenefick Ranch

Participants are invited to join Chris Kenefick, VP of Sales, for an in-depth tasting of 2-3 wines from the winery’s portfolio – exploring the winemaking process, climate, grape varietals, pairing suggestions and more. Participants are invited to ask questions in real-time.

Frank Family Vineyards

Join one of the free virtual tasting events found on their Facebook page, or buy a private wine tasting package for a 45-minute personal wine tasting at home.

Nottingham Cellars

Nottingham Cellars is a boutique winery dedicated to bringing you the best of Livermore at an exceptional value. Our unique winemaking practice is a hybrid of old world and new age techniques. By keeping our production small we are able to have an intimate experience with every barrel in our cellar. Enjoy live virtual tastings hosted by Nottingham’s winemaking and hospitality teams through Zoom and Instagram every Sunday at 3:30 p.m. The week leading up to the tasting, Nottingham Cellars offers a special wine pack with instructions on how to join the tasting.

Inner Sanctum Cellars

From the cherished vines of Tuolumne County’s golden foothills, luscious grapes gathered at their peak and crafted by the hands of a master winemaker. Limited and private, processed with old-world passion and new world innovation, only the closest of friends – those who look beyond the usual and expect the finest – will be invited to the Inner Sanctum. 

Wood Family Vineyards

Rhonda Wood started making wine after she and her husband, Michael, purchased their vineyard in 1996. Together, their passion for wine and belief that winemaking begins in the vineyard led them to Livermore Valley. They are tireless champions regarding the quality of Livermore Valley terroir and their commitment to Livermore Valley grown grapes. Their son, Harrison, Executive VP, opened their new tasting room and oversees the general development of the company.

Rhonda hosts virtual tastings on Zoom and Facebook Live every Friday at 5 p.m. Find details on the tastings and how to purchase the 3-pack of wines that will be featured on their Facebook page.

John Anthony Vineyards

Open That Bottle Facebook Lives include side-by-side tastings of wines, featuring a different type every week.

Tarpon Cellars

‘If I Had a Song to Sing’ events will take place on various dates at 3 pm PT and will feature a winetasting with Tarpon Cellar’s founder and winemaker, Jeremy Carter, and a guest musician followed by an acoustic set. Guests can purchase a four-pack of wines for the upcoming tastings.

Palmaz Vineyards

Each week the owners of this family-owned vineyard host “The Wine Stream”, a 30 to 45-minute tasting, discussion and features a special guest from the world of wine each week.

Brasswood

Register today for the BRASSWOOD Live Virtual Group Tasting – where our Napa Wine Country collective comes to you! Please join us as we SIP, SWIRL & SAVOR together with winemaker Angelina Mondavi or host your own virtual party with our Brasswood Team! 

Europa Village

Tune in to Europa Village’s IGTV each week and embark on a journey into the wonderful world of wine with Matt Rice, the director of tasting rooms. His expertise will guide you through the nuances of their estate-grown wine – from insight on the origins of grapes (i.e. Primitivo; Zinfandel) and various wine pairings to fun and interesting facts about regions, and wisdom on the winemaking process, you’ll get a taste of Europa Village from the comfort of your home.

vineyards in Temecula Valley California
photo credit: Visit Temecula Valley

Artiste

We are now hosting Virtual Wine Tastings, hosted by one of your marvelous Artiste Hosts Robert Chetwood or Ashley Meehan! Or Add-on winemaker Bion Rice! Schedule 5-days in advance so we can ship you a 3-bottle sample set of our Rose Irelan Blends in 187mL bottles at no additional charge!

Best for 2-12 Guests. Each session lasts about 45 min. Taste from your own current Artiste wines or they can ship wine at no charge to you within 3-5 business days.

Gary Farrell Vineyards

Physical distance doesn’t have to keep us apart. Our Estate Sommeliers are going LIVE online in these new Virtual Tasting Experiences. Pop a cork, pour a glass and let’s connect over our love of wine! Enjoy one of their complimentary #openthatbottle happy hours or buy a six-bottle package that includes a private tasting experience.

Bouchaine Vineyards

Guests can choose from three different private experiences, each with their own unique kit of wines that will be delivered to your door. A private host seated before the panoramic view of the Vineyards will then lead guests through a discussion and tasting of the wines.

SAMsARA Wine Co

Join us to talk shop about Santa Barbara County Wines every Thursday at 5:00 PM. Hosted by SAMsARA staff with new topics each week. Follow along @samsarawineco on Instagram to find out the latest news and updates!

Melville Winery

Head winegrower Chad Melville talks shop with fellow Santa Barbara winemakers and culinary experts. (Past guests have included world-renowned wine expert Rajat Parr and California’s only commercial female sea urchin diver, Stephanie Mutz.)

Santa Barbara Vintners

We’ll be raising a glass with wine lovers who are staying at home through a new virtual outreach program that includes live wine tasting experiences and behind-the-scenes video chats on social media.

California wine fans can check the Discover California Wines site for additional virtual California wine and food offerings (including specials for Pennyroyal Farm which we visited on our California Coast road trip).

Washington Wineries

Doe Bay Wine Co.

  • Location: Orcas Island (San Juan Islands), WA
  • Event Type: Public Instagram Live
  • When: Thursdays, 5 pm PT (upcoming Lebanon tasting event at 815am April 30th)
  • Cost: Free (can purchase wine in advance)
  • URL: https://www.doebaywinecompany.com/live-instagram

Doe Bay Wine Company is located on Orcas Island near Seattle. They are a bottleshop and tasting room that features wine, beer, and cider paired with cheese and charcuterie boards. They also produce a series of wine called “The Orcas Project” which is a collaboration between seven acclaimed winemakers and vineyards in the Pacific Northwest, featuring labels designed by Orcas Island Artists.

photo credit: Visit San Juans

Tinte Cellars

Join Tinte Cellars online Thursdays at 12noon as one of our expert wine professionals guides you through two sensational Tinte Cellars wines, recorded live for Facebook. During our wine tasting segment we will discuss the grape variety, share our winemakers’ notes, describe the wine and chat about ways you might pair the wine with a delicious dish.

Fridays feature a virtual concert from a local musical artist so you can enjoy some “live” music while you enjoy your favorite drink.

Walla Walla Valley Wines

Here’s the ultimate guide for WA wine lovers. Find a virtual happy hour for almost any day of the week. You’ll have the opportunity to taste and enjoy wine along with winemakers and principals from this region of WA state. Enhance your wine tasting at home enjoyment and tune in for an online wine experience.

Goose Ridge Estate Vineyards

Family-owned winery offering Tasting Tuesday live streams.

Cairdeas Winery

Join Charlie & Lacey Lybecker on Facebook Live every Thursday at 4pm through May 14th for a virtual tasting of the care package featured wines. We’ll be tasting through one wine each week. For every Cairdeas Care Package sold, we will donate $25 to the Community Foundation of North Central Washington’s Helping Hands Covid-19 Respond Fund and $25 to The Salvation Army’s Northwest Division in your honor. Free shipping is included / winery pick ups are also available.

Red Mountain AVA

This alliance of wineries are hosting weekly virtual tasting events that range from planning celebrations with wine to getting a look at the vineyard growing process. They also offer packages you can purchase in advance to join along in the wine tasting at home.

Colorado Wineries

Colorado Wine

The Colorado Wine Industry Development Board is hosting virtual happy half hours every Wednesday. Different winemakers from across the state will be joining each week, and they’ll discuss the winemaking process, tasting tips, and anything viewers want to talk about! To support local small wineries at this time, viewers can purchase wine online directly from the wineries or find a variety in most liquor stores.

Blanchard Family Wines

Blanchard Family Wines was founded on the idea of creating small-batch, top quality, artisan wines from the best wine country appellations, and sharing those wines with family and friends. Created by brothers James and Mark Blanchard – one who settled in California and one in Colorado – their goal is to bring the award-winning wines from their Sonoma County winery to the Mile High City through pairings of wine and food.

Advanced registration is required for all of the Blanchard Virtual Wine Tastings.

Arizona Wineries

Callaghan & Dos Cabezas

  • Location: Elgin, AZ and Sonoita, AZ
  • Event Type: Public Live Zoom Meeting #DigitalWineResearch
  • When: Fridays, 6 pm PDT (Phoenix timezone)
  • Cost: Free (wine can be purchased in advance)
  • URL: https://www.instagram.com/callaghanvineyards/

What do Tucson, AZ and Argentina have in common? Happy grapes and award-winning wine! Two pioneers in Southern Arizona winemaking, Callaghan Vineyards and Dos Cabezas WineWorks have teamed up to provide #DigitalWineResearch. Join Honorary Senior Research Fellows Kent Callaghan & Todd Bostock for Friday Night #DigitalWineResearch as they host a series of interactive, online wine study sessions hosted via Zoom.

Their summer session runs every Friday evening during the month of May and will cover topics such as vinous methods, tannins, acids & fruits, and modern red wines. You can order the wines in advance so you’ll have them ready to drink when the class starts.

LDV Winery

Join LDV Winery Owners Peggy Fiandaca and Curt Dunham in the kitchen for a “From the LDV Winery Vineyard Kitchen” Facebook live session. They’ll prepare dinner made with items they currently have in their own pantry as they SIP (shelter in place) at the vineyard while sharing wine tips and pairing ideas for each meal.

LDV wines from Scottsdale, Arizona
photo credit: LDV Winery

Nebraska Wineries

Mac’s Creek Winery & Brewery

Join The McFarland family for a virtual transportation to the heart of Nebraska’s wine country, where they will guide you through the nuances of their wines, tastings and awesome food pairings. Mac’s Creek Wine ships directly to your door, so place your order in advance to have your bottles ready prior to the Tuesday tasting. Each week’s session is accompanied with a Facebook event so you know which wines to order and receive reminders when it’s time to tune in!

New York Wineries

Wagner Vineyards

Wagner Vineyards is part of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail in the Finger Lakes region of NY. Each week join in to learn more about wines and history.

Lamoreaux Landing

Here’s a fun way to follow along with the Lamoreaux Landing winemaking team as they try through a trio of hand-selected wines. There are trio packages available for purchase in advance and all tasting collections qualify for $5 flat rate shipping.

Buttonwood Grove Winery

Taste along with us from the comfort of your own home as we explore select wines through a live presentation. Can’t make it? No worries, we’ll also be providing it on video for you to watch at your leisure! Just click on our Facebook page and watch the live video. You can even submit comments and questions!

Weis Vineyards

Young German winemaker Hans Peter Weis spent a decade in the Finger Lakes as a winemaker before opening his own winery in 2017 with his wife Ashlee. After releasing their first vintage in May 2017, Weis Vineyards won double-gold at the 2017 New York Wine & Food Classic Competition for “best cold climate white varietal” with their 2016 Heart of the Lake. In 2018, Weis won Double Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals in the 2018 SF Chronicle Wine Judging Competition and they haven’t slowed down.

Red Newt Cellars Winery

Wine Stories are Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST: Join the Red Newt team as we sip on a glass of wine and take a deep dive into the wine, the winemaking, the vineyard, the philosophy and everything having to do with what is in the glass, and isn’t.

Virtual Tastings of Aged Wine are Saturdays at 4:00 pm EST: Join us as we taste through a pair of aged wines selected from our wine library.  We’ll talk about the wine in the glass, discuss winemaking philosophy and strategies, reminisce about the vintages, and venture onto any other tangential paths of discussion to make this a fun, informative and informal tasting.

Experience! The Finger Lakes

Join Certified Sommelier, owner of  Experience! The Finger Lakes, and Wine Marketing Instructor, Laura Winter Falk, PhD, as she guides you through a virtual pairing experience with Finger Lakes wines and local cheeses right to your home. Join your friends and people from around the country in a sommelier-curated wine and food pairing zoom presentation that will showcase the magic of pairing with intention.

Pennsylvania Wineries

Chaddsford Winery

Are you looking for ways to stay connected or celebrate special occasions while social distancing? Let Chaddsford bring you together with an entertaining and completely virtual wine tasting experience! This program can be tailored to the size and taste preferences of your group. Our wine educator will help you select 3 – 6 wines and provide optional pairing recommendations.

New Hampshire Wineries

Seven Birches Winery

Seven Birches Winery has introduced a very creative way for folks to safely partake in a wine tasting… after all, the fun must go on! Wine samples are mailed via UPS accompanied by winemakers’ written and video tasting notes. Customers will also receive an invitation to join a live interactive tasting online with Seven Birches Winemaker Mark LaClair!

Each tasting flight is $25 & includes: 5 x 2oz. wine samples, FREE shipping (shipping is available to the following states – AK, AZ, CO, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, ME, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV & WY), Written & video tasting notes, LIVE Interactive Wine Tastings Online with the Winemaker, 15% discount on your next wine order.

Maine Wineries

Wine Wise Events

If you live in the Portland, Maine area you can book a private meal and virtual tasting event with Wine Wise. They’ve partnered with local restaurants to bring dinner and wine for two delivered to your door. Then you join a private zoom meeting to get led through the tastings.

Virginia Wineries

Ingleside Vineyards

Ingleside Vineyards is one of Virginia’s oldest and largest wineries and produces over 18 types of wine from its estate-grown grapes. Join their Virtual Tastings with the Winemaker, Mark Misch. Each week they compare two wines from their catalog. Examples include stainless steel vs oaked Chardonnays and a vintage comparison of their Viogniers.

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Various Wineries

Dry Farm Wines

Dry Farm Wines are sustainably farmed, low-alcohol, naturally sugar-free, and lab-tested to ensure they’re toxin-free. Their wines are sourced from all over the world from small, independent, traditional farmers shipped direct to your door.

Traveling with MJ

A virtual wine tasting experience presented as a 40-minute live talk show ( (time approximate). The main portion of the show will be a discussion with a winery owner, winemaker, chef, restauranteur, shop owner, wine enthusiast, or some other food/wine-related guest.

We’ll chat about all things wine and food-related, including the history of a winery, what’s happening in the vineyards, tasting tips, how to select wine, food/wine pairings, how to keep a wine journal, wine gadgets and gear, wine tourism, and more. The topic will be tailored to showcase our guest’s expertise.

The Crafty Cask

Suzanne Henricksen, founder of The Crafty Cask and sommelier Evan Rothrock are focusing their tastings on craft makers with a unique, entertaining, and educational approach. Every week, the dynamic pair curates a craft wine, spirits, beer, or cider tasting for craft alcohol enthusiasts around the country.

Each free virtual tasting event features two or three craft alcohol makers and is centered around a specific alcohol style and/or theme. Tasting guests are encouraged to order the featured bottles ahead of time for a more immersive tasting experience.

Wine for Normal People

Learn more about wine — from how to evaluate wine to the wines of Spain, France, Italy, and Portugal, to food and wine pairing and more. Participants shop for their own wines locally using a list provided. You’ll be given extensive notes for each class and for 2 hours, you’ll be taken to another place in a fun, yet information-packed class.

Sandra’s Wine Life

Join Sandra Guibord as she offers her wine tips and insights about various featured wines.

Priority Wine Pass

Experience personalized treatment and support small-production wineries at the same time. Buy a package and we’ll put you directly in contact with the winery to purchase world-class wine. This helps you get an amazing price on the wine and helps them in these tough times. After your order is complete, you can schedule a time with the winery for a video call. The winemaker or winery owner will walk you through wines and answer any questions you may have. You can schedule a one-on-one call or coordinate with your friends and schedule a virtual wine tasting together!

With all of these great wineries offering you the chance to try new wine and learn about winemaking, there’s never been a better time to grab a glass. Then the next time you’re traveling you’ll have a little more knowledge about what kind of wine you enjoy.

Enjoy wine tasting at home with wineries across the US.

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