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(Almost) Speechless Sundays-Halleck Vineyards

Halleck Vineyard, Sebastopol, Sonoma County, California

This area, 1-1/2 hours north of San Francisco and only 8 miles from the Pacific Ocean, is ideal for growing pinot noir grapes, and Halleck Vineyard has mastered the art of producing award-winning pinots.

No open houses for me this afternoon, so I was able to be part of a group of 8 friends at a private wine tasting presided over by one of the owners and vintners, Jennifer Halleck. The prelude to pours of 5 different pinots was a tasting of their Sauvignon Blanc and a Dry Gewurztraminer, both gems.

If you like small, intimate gatherings located off the beaten path, Halleck Vineyard might just be perfect for you. Check out the Hallek Vineyard website for details.

A votre santé

Halleck Vineyard gathering area

--- Come for a visit; Stay for a lifetime!

Lottie Kendall, Realtor®

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Comment balloon 30 commentsLottie Kendall • August 07 2017 03:02AM

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Halleck Vineyard is just beautiful Lottie! I am glad you enjoyed your afternoon with friends!

Posted by Sonja Patterson, Texas Monthly 5-Star Realtor Recipient for the Hou (Keller Williams - BV) over 2 years ago

Halleck Vineyard has a spectacular setting, equal to their great wines, Sonja Patterson 

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 2 years ago

Thinking of my various wine aficionados including Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert 

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 2 years ago

Lottie,

What a lovely vineyard you discovered.  The dry Gewurztraminer sounded great. I love that with spicy seafood.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) over 2 years ago

Dry Gewuztraminer works well with Indian food also, Ron and Alexandra Seigel

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 2 years ago

Thanks for sharing Lottie Kendall. Looks like your trip to Halleck Vineyard was a wonderful way to spend a day.
Bruce

 

Posted by Bruce Kunz, REALTOR®, Brick & Howell NJ Homes for Sale (C21 Solid Gold Realty, Brick, NJ, 732-920-2100) over 2 years ago

Lottie always loved intimate wine tasting, gatherings now I will have to check out the Halleck Vineyard, Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) over 2 years ago

Hello Bruce Kunz - we had a delightful afternoon with good company, beautiful surroundings and delicious wine and food pairings.

Hi Endre Barath, Jr. - Halleck Vineyard is a small outfit with good wines and very personal attention. Make a reservation in advance.

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 2 years ago

Thank you for the information about the vineyards. Sounds like you had a wonderful afternoon.

Posted by Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel (RE/MAX Centre Realtors) over 2 years ago

I may not be a California wine drinker, Lottie (CA wines give me migraines), but I could certainly travel through its wine country to appreciate those gorgeous vistas.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage ) over 2 years ago

Good morning, Lottie Kendall what a beautiful area to meet friends and just relax and enjoy their company.... I don't drink, but I'd love to have visited there...

Posted by Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team (RE/MAX Executive Realty ) over 2 years ago

Lottie, what a beautiful area, and enjoying a wine tasting on a Sunday sounds like a fun time with friends! 

Posted by Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time (House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373) over 2 years ago

Such a beautiful place and I am certain that I would enjoy tasting the wine that is made there!

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) over 2 years ago

Good morning, Gita Bantwal - we had a delightful time with friends in a gorgeous setting.

Hello Nina Hollander - red wines used to give me headaches; white wines not. Now, I can enjoy a glass of either without headaches. Interesting how our bodies change over the years.

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 2 years ago

Hi Barbara Todaro - you pegged it! Wine is optional; good company in a beautiful setting is not.

 

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 2 years ago

Good morning, Joan Cox - I love my urban living, being in the heart of the city, but there's a need in me to enjoy the countryside, too, and our visit to Halleck Vineyards with good friends was a real pleasure.

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 2 years ago

Hi Brian England - many wineries have lovely settings, but this small, family owned and run one is one of the best. It was gorgeous.

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 2 years ago

Lottie,  Yes, that would work for me. Small intimate group of friends in a private tasting in that setting.  So glad to hear that you were not hosting an open and enjoying the afternoon with friends ... and wine. 

Posted by Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist (KD Realty - 408.972.1822) over 2 years ago

Hi Kathleen Daniels - I haven't had a taste wine for 3 months; yesterday the tastings actually tasted good!! (And I didn't have a nap yesterday, either!!) 

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 2 years ago

Hi Lottie - l love the setting there.  My wife and I love to visit the wineries in the Finger Lakes and I am sure we will get to Napa.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) over 2 years ago

Napa Valley is the premium "granddaddy" of the wine area. Some of the newer, smaller areas are also great, like Halleck Vineyard in the Russian River area. Enjoy the Finger Lake wineries, Grant Schneider 

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 2 years ago

Good morning Lottie. What a fabulous post. I felt like I was there too and wanted to be.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) over 2 years ago

Although I favor Pinots from Oregon I love spending time in Sonoma and love the wines.

Posted by Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties (The Virtual Real Estate Team) over 2 years ago

Hello Sheila Anderson - maybe someday your world travels will include a stop over in the San Francisco area. You, too, could enjoy Halleck Vineyards!

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 2 years ago

Hello Joe Pryor - Oregon has a reputation for superb Pinots, right? You might enjoy comparing some of those with some of the Russian River Valley Pinots of western Sonoma County. 

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 2 years ago

That looks a delightful place to visit and enjoy a glass of pinot or Gewurtztraminer..

Posted by Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line (Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400) over 2 years ago

I'm now on their wait-list to join the Wine Club, Nick & Trudy Vandekar, 610-203-4543 - the wines and the setting are that good!

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 2 years ago

Sebastopol is not that far from me in Sacramento, Lottie. I've been to lunch in that town, but have not really explored the wineries there. In fact, I've just ordered a case of Sauvingon Blanc from Sterling, which is really terrific at $16 a bottle. But I would visit Halleck winery. On the other hand, I probably need one more wine club like a hole in the head, ha, ha.

Posted by Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%, Put 40 years of experience to work for you (RE/MAX Gold) over 2 years ago

Halleck Vineyard is the smallest winery I've  visitied which is part of its charm. The wine club has a wait list, so you're safe, Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents 

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 2 years ago

Hi Lottie- that looks like an ideal way to spend some time with friends. When we were living in Northern VA, Larry and I did tour some vineyards. While not like California, it was still fun.

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) over 2 years ago

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