Stryker Sonoma Winery in the Alexander Valley
What a beautiful setting, especially when the Fall colors show in the vineyards, for the Stryker Sonoma Winery in the Alexander Valley of Sonoma County. The tasting room is spacious with full window views of the vineyards on three sides of the tasting room. The picnic area is ideal for a secluded picnic and a glass of one of the many tasty wines poured by the Stryker winery. The winery started in 2002 with Tim Hardin the winemaker, who still indeed produces some delicious wines. The winery makes between 4000 to 6000 cases a year. Visiting hours are 10:30am to 5 pm daily. To get to Stryker Sonoma, take the Dry Creek Exit off Highway 101 to the east. Turn left on Healdsburg Ave. In a couple of miles pick up Highway 128 on the right. It will take you over the beautiful Russian River. When you get to the stop sign, take a left and head north about a mile or two to Stryker-Sonoma winery. At that stop sign on the corner, we suggest you also stop in at the Medlock Ames tasting room. It is a very cool tasting room complete with a large vegetable garden.