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Recipe: Cantucci di Prato

This year, from the annals of Mrs. Claus, my mother, Caryl Chakerian, has selected a cookie that she says…...
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From Soil to Bottle; Our Farming Philosophy

Each vineyard remains a beacon of sustainable and mindful viticulture, dedicated to producing wines that exemplify the harmony between nature and craftsmanship....
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Wine Enthusiast: The Enthusiast 100 | The Best Wines of 2023

Our 2021 Gap’s Crown Vineyard Chardonnay was recently named #6 on the Wine Enthusiast’s Top 100: Best Wines of 2023 list....
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Harvest Wrap up from Ryan

As we move deeper into Fall, the winery is recovering from the frantic daily pace of harvest and quickly...
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Sonoma County Vintners: New Wine Business Leadership Award Recipient Announced

Three Sticks Co-Founder and General Manager, Prema Kerollis to Receive Inaugural Sonoma County Vintners & Wine Business Institute “Wine Business Leadership Award”...
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Recipe: Charred Eggplant Purée

Our partner, and Sonoma Plaza neighbor, Valley, loves brunch as much as we do. Enjoy their Fried eggs with...
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What is a Monopole Vineyard?

What is a Monopole Vineyard? Monopole is a word in French that means “a designated wine-growing region controlled entirely by one winery...
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What is a Heritage Vineyard?

What is a Heritage Vineyard? Over their history, Durell, Gap’s Crown, and Walala have established themselves among California’s greatest...
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Vineyards. Visionary. Distinction.

Earlier this year, we shared that some changes were beginning at Three Sticks related to our portfolio of wines. Well...
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Wine Enthusiast: The Best Coastal California Wines to Drink Right Now

Our 2020 Walala Pinot Noir has been given 93 points in the Wine Enthusiast article ‘The Best Coastal California Wines...
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Wine Spectator: California’s Best Chardonnay Vineyards

A Wine Spectator moment is always a core memory for us, and we’re extremely grateful for the prominent feature in...
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Wine Spectator: Patience Pays for Three Sticks Pinot Noirs

Anchored by Durell Vineyard, the Three Sticks lineup is coming on strong thanks to steady hands in the vineyard...
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Food & Wine: 15 Best Bottles of Chardonnay Worth Splurging On

Our 2019 Gap’s Crown Vineyard Chardonnay, from Sonoma Coast, is featured in Food & Wine “15 Best...
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TSW University: Pinot Blanc; a Pinot Noir Variation

One of our favorite employee programs at Three Sticks is what we call Three Sticks University, a monthly class...
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Forbes: Discussing The Pros/Cons Of Creating A 100% Estate Bottled Wine

At Destination Durell 2023, our Proprietor, Bill Price, engaged in a conversation with wine writer Liz Thach...
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Three Sticks Winemakers in Francs

We started this unique partnership with Tonnellerie Ô where we work with them to source wood from particular...
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Recipe: Fried Eggs with Charred Spring Onions and Romesco

Our partner, and Sonoma Plaza neighbor, Valley, loves brunch as much as we do. Enjoy their Fried eggs with...
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Recipe: Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

Our friends, and neighbors, The Sunflower Caffé, is one of our favorite local spots to indulged in good food,...
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Saignée Method

Our talented winemaking team takes our Casteñada Red Blend and uses the Saignée method, a technique that, when...
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The Mystique of Pinot Noir Clones

Pinot Noir was first mentioned in 1283 under the name Moreillon. It is one of the oldest cultivars that has...
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Vineyards. Visionary. Distinction. Copy

Three Sticks has a love affair with pinot noir and chardonnay; it’s the heartbeat of our vineyards, cellar...
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Breaking News: Ryan Prichard – Now Director of Winemaking

Three Sticks Wines is pleased to announce that Ryan Prichard is now Director of Winemaking....
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New Wine: Monarch Pinot Noir

Our 2021 Monarch Sonoma County Pinot Noir is one of the Spring Release wines we are most excited to share...
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Post Bottling Update

Running our business sustainably is highly valuable here at Three Sticks Wines. Mother Earth offers us amazing...
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Recipe: World Peace Cookies

This season is about tradition and the things that bring us comfort—those that intentionally do not change...
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Pumpkin Panna Cotta

Recipe: Pumpkin Panna Cotta

This fall, we have been lucky to add a new chef to our culinary partners. Chef Abri Chavira...
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Cassidy Block, Enologist

Sustainability with Enologist, Cassidy Block

Growing up on the Central Coast, agriculture and winegrowing were very much...
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Wine Enthusiast: October Scores

We are pleased to be able to share, recent, wonderful reviews from Wine Enthusiast for two of our 2020...
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Recipe: Tamarind Babyback Ribs

This year’s Gap’s Crown Vineyard Pinot Noir is lively and intense, with notes of blackberry compote and...
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Destination Durell 2022

This year’s Destination Durell – what a weekend! From Casteñada Rosé and live music to food, sunshine and...
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Jancis Robinson: Seeking the Soul of Gap’s Crown

A thorough assessment of the history, farming and wines produced on a famous Sonoma vineyard....
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Wine Enthusiast: 7 Napa and Sonoma Producers Bringing Out the Best in Chardonnay

Our very own Ryan Prichard was featured in the April 2022 Issue of Wine Enthusiast talking about...
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Recipe: Seared Branzino with Piperade

El Dorado Kitchen serves award-winning cuisine crafted with local, seasonal ingredients from...
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A Cellar Update from Ryan

As we begin 2022 in the winery, one last task from the previous year remains – our final bottling of pinot noir...
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Vineyard Update from Rob Harris

Greetings from the vineyards! After a quiet, but thankfully wet end to 2021, the vineyards are alive with work in the...
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Recipe: Green Lentils

Located in the heart of historic downtown Healdsburg, Little Saint is a plant-based cafe, restaurant, and wine...
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Wine Spectator: Top 100 The Most Exciting Wines of 2021

Three Sticks Wines is honored to be named #28 in the Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines of 2021 List. “Powerful...
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Recipe: Swedish Ginger Thin Cookies

Very spicy, very dark, very thin, and very crisp – these are the words to describe pepparkakor, Sweden’s...
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19th Annual Rodeo Uncorked! Top Red Wine

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ Toasts the Winners of the 19th Annual Rodeo Uncorked!® International...
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Recipe: Maple-Glazed Liberty Farms Duck with Roasted Butternut Squash, Toasted Pepitas & Violet Mustard

Our friend, Chef Dustin Valette, cooked the meal for our annual Storehouse Supper at the Adobe a few years...
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Recipe: Glen Ellen Star Wood-Roasted Cauliflower With Tahini, Almonds, and Sumac

Glen Ellen Star is a rising culinary establishment in Sonoma County that strives to provide a personable...
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Recipe: Glen Ellen Star Brick Chicken with Red Floriani Polenta, Overripe Strawberry Harissa, and Garden Sorrel

Glen Ellen Star is a rising culinary establishment in Sonoma County that strives to provide a personable...
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Wine Spectator’s California Chardonnay Tasting Report: Power & Finesse

Terroir-driven wines lead the charge to more refined and structured styles across the state...
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Recipe: Paella & Pinot Blanc With Chef Armando Garcia

Chef Armando Garcia of El Dorado Kitchen, located on the Sonoma Plaza (and next door to the Adobe!), invites...
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Travel Zoo: Unplug & Reconnect in Sonoma Valley

Enjoy a bottle of Three Sticks Wines while picnicking on the Sonoma Plaza. Randi Redmon, of Travel Zoo...
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Wine Enthusiast’s: Sonoma is ‘Expanding the Definition’ of Great Chardonnay

California Chardonnay is in a good place right now. It has burst forth from a long, controversial period...
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Wine Enthusiast: What Does ‘Dry Red Wine’ Mean?

Join Maria as she takes you through an educational journey of wine industry gurus talking to how they decipher...
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Sonoma Index Tribune: Black vintners getting broader support in making industry more diverse

In the Association of African American Vintners, the number of members who are not Black has been...
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The Spill: New board members and Valentine’s Day offerings

Our very own, Prema Behan, will continue on as President of the board of directors for the Sonoma Valley Vintners...
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The Spill: Wineries explore new ways to sell wine during the pandemic

Finding new and creative ways to keep our guests feeling warmed and welcomes in our Adobe home. See...
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Alluring Magazine: Uncovering the Roots of Napa and Sonoma’s Wine County

Three sticks have a down to earth to growing and winemaking, true respect of the past, and...
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The Spruce Eats: 6 Festive Ways to Connect Virtually During the Holidays

Three Sticks Wines sweeps you off your feet (or couch) deep into wine country with private virtual tastings...
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2021 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition

Our 2017 Durrell Vineyard Chardonnay took home the Top Region Wine award from the Rodeo Uncorked! Int...
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Coveteur: A California Getaway Itinerary

Plan your ultimate California getaway with this 16 day itinerary from Kristin Braswell’s article...
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Pledge to Sustainability, Inclusivity, and Our Community

At Three Sticks, we believe in the stewardship of land, vineyards, people, and history. Preserving...
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Three Sticks at the Region

Region, an innovative, regionally focused wine room in the Barlow, Sebastopol, has partnered with 23...
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Wine Spectator: Cascade Effect

Pinot Noir continues its expansion across the Golden State, with rising quality and increased production...
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Group Virtual Tastings with Three Sticks Wines!

Three Sticks Wines produces world-class pinot noir and chardonnay showcasing our...
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Destination Durell: Rocking 2020

Join us for the first-ever virtual Destination Durell concert, featuring Jackie Greene, The California Honeydrops...
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Sonoma Index Tribue: Winemaker’s Star Rising at Three Sticks

Ryan Prichard of Three Sticks Wines was named LuxeSF’s 2020 Rising Wine Star Winemaker of the...
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Three Sticks Goes Country!

After the success of our Three Sticks Together concert series, Bill got a call from his dear...
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Three Sticks Wines’ Ryan Prichard Named Winemaker of the Year

Three Sticks Wines is proud to announce that winemaker Ryan Prichard has been chosen as the 2020 Rising...
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2018: The Vintage of the Decade

It’s a common belief in the wine industry that Mother Nature rewards winemakers with good growing...
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Wine Advocate: Sonoma County 2018 Vintage

Bob has taught me many great lessons but the one that I’d have to say is the most valuable...
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Three Sticks Named in Top 50 Producers in Sonoma

On June 30, Wine Spectator announced the top 50 Sonoma Producers, and we were delighted to have...
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A Statement from Bill Price, Founder & Proprietor, Three Sticks Wines:

We have, as individuals and a company, once again been forced to confront the long-standing racial...
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Making Temaki Sushi Hand-Rolls With Chef Kyle Connaughton of Singlethread Farms

In 2020, we partnered with Chef Kyle Connaughton of Michelin-starred fine dining restaurant...
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Giving Back to Those in Need with Our 2018 Durell Vineyard Pinot Blanc

We’ve already committed $10,000 and are donating $10 to Sonoma Family Meal for every bottle we...
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Getting to know our Enologist, Emily Wiemer

Emily Wiemer has been at Three Sticks for just over a year now and has already made her mark...
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Getting to know our Assistant Winemaker, Carl Formaker

Carl joined Team Three Sticks in 2017, impressing the team with his enthusiasm, knowledge, passion...
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New year, new wine! Welcome, 2020

We hope you had a joyful and relaxing holiday season and an exciting start to the new decade!...
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Looking ahead

It may surprise you that this year was California’s third lightest fire season since 2000. To be completely...
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Wine Spectator’s Pinot Noir Issue

We can’t believe it! Three Sticks is featured on the cover of Wine Spectator’s Pinot Noir issue – available...
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The latest from Three Sticks

Led by Bob Cabral and Ryan Prichard, our production team spent a week bottling the first of our 2018...
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Bill on the 97pt 2017 Price Family Estates Pinot Noir

Every year, our Price Family Estates Pinot Noir is a fan-favorite. A blend of our best grapes from...
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Getting to know our Winemaker, Ryan Prichard

Ryan is beloved by his fellow Three Sticks teammates. While his love of dad jokes knows no bounds, we...
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Bud Break 2019

Slowly but surely Spring is inching its way into the vineyards here in Sonoma! As we anxiously...
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Virtual Corporate Event, Holiday Party, or Group Gathering

We’ve created a high-quality experience and tasting kit designed to provide you, your team, friends...
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Vineyard Update: A Break in the Rain!

Rob Harris, our Director of Vineyard Operations, is one our favorite contributors to Three Sticks’...
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Vineyard Update: Winter Wind Down

Rob Harris, our Director of Vineyard Operations, is absolutely our go-to on anything...
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Preservation Icons of Sonoma, Tasting & Tour

We were thrilled to learn that our Vallejo-Casteñada Adobe property in Sonoma was honored with...
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Bob Cabral named North Bay Business Journal Winemaker of the Year!

We are thrilled to share exciting news! Our very own Director of Winemaking, Bob Cabral...
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Words from the Vineyard, Post-Harvest

By now, you’re hopefully enjoying some of the latest Three Sticks releases, but fresh off the...
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In the Vineyards … Destination Durell Fall Release Event

Well, we certainly lucked out this past weekend! The Sonoma weather was gorgeous and the wines...
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Exclusive Adobe Dinner with Chef Ken Frank

Limited to just 24 VIP and Adobe Mariposa Members, this incredible, intimate dinner will showcase gems...
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Bob’s Thoughts on Harvest 2016!

All of our grapes are in! Finally finding himself with a moment to take it all in, Bob shared his thoughts on...
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Harvest Update from Rob Harris!

Happy Harvest! The rumors are true, harvest 2016 has begun! As is typical for most harvests, we have started...
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Fall Releases from Three Sticks

With these vintages, Three Sticks Winemaker Bob Cabral debuts his long-term vision for our estate...
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Harvest 2016 Vineyard Update

As we get close to the harvest season, much of the human work and biological processes for the 2016...
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Experience Three Sticks Wines at the Adobe!

Here at Three Sticks, we truly revel in the idea of table fellowship, and the enjoyment of...
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Vineyard Update from Rob Harris

Greetings from the vineyard! As I write this in early July, we are roughly half way through the 2016...
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Is Three Sticks coming your way?

Missing Three Sticks at the Adobe? We might be coming to your area! Read on to see where we will...
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Chilled Corn Soup with One Sky Chardonnay

Ahhhh – summer has officially arrived here at the Three Sticks Adobe in Sonoma, and things could not be...
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From the Cellar: Three Sticks Barrel Program

This Spring, Bob Cabral and Ryan Prichard took a field trip to France to visit with some of the barrel coopers...
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Budbreak in Durell Vineyard

After a few months of much needed rain, we are excited to see the sun poking out from behind the clouds...
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New Release: One Sky Chardonnay

The 2016 Spring Release is well underway, and we had a chat with our vibrant and fabulous GM Prema Behan...
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Rosé Release & Valentine Cookie Pairing

President’s Weekend marks the release of 2015 Casteñada Rosé – an Adobe-exclusive wine not...
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Cellar Update: Racking & Blending

Hello from the Three Sticks cellar! We checked in with our Assistant Winemaker Ashley Holland to see...
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Preview 2016 Three Sticks Spring Release

It’s almost time! In just one week – next Tuesday, February 2 – the 2016 Three Sticks Spring Release...
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Join us for Wine Down Fridays

Who said winter is boring in Sonoma Wine Country? NOT US. Though the winter rains have finally arrived...
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