Anaba Wines presents a new tasting experience “Pinot, Pizza and Bocce”


Pizzas and wood-fired pairings offered at the reopened winegrowers’ house in Carneros

Anaba’s Vintners House offers bocce court, paddle tennis/pickleball court, wood-fired pizzas and wines

(May 17; Sonoma, CA) – Anaba Wines, one of Sonoma’s leading wine producers, is once again welcoming visitors to its newly reopened Winemakers’ House in Carneros with a new “Pinot, Pizza and Bocce” tasting experience. Offering artisanal wood-fired pizzas and a salad accompanied by a selection of five Anaba Pinot Noirs, guests can also enjoy two hours of access to the winery’s pétanque court. Located just 35 minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge, Anaba Wines is the perfect place for locals and visitors to experience world-class wines in a lively, family-friendly setting. Offered Thursday through Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for $125 per person, the menu is created from local, sustainably grown family farms and designed to feature Anaba’s selection of Pinot Noir wines sourced from winery partners in foreground. To book, go to:

Founded by John Sweazey in 2006, Anaba Wines has established itself as one of the largest producers focused on premium varietal wines from Burgundy and the Rhône, concerned with climate and exceptional and welcoming taste experiences for all. Completed in 2019, the Winemakers’ House is a stunning physical embodiment of Sweazey’s inviting ethos and commitment to community and hospitality. With a bocce court, paddle tennis/pickleball court, exceptional culinary and wine offerings, Anaba offers the ultimate setting to relax and indulge in the bounty that Sonoma County has to offer.

“We designed the winegrowers’ house so that visitors feel like they have entered our home,” explains John Sweazey. “We have always prided ourselves on making intentional, site-focused wines that can help create memorable experiences with friends and family. When I founded Anaba, I knew I wanted to create the sense of inviting culture that I have felt in my years of wine travel. This is what we are committed to doing at Vintners House.

Sourced from local ingredients, the seasonal menu includes recipes developed by the full-time on-site culinary team:


  • 2018 Chardonnay, Extended Aging
  • Turbine Rosé de Grenache 2021
  • 2018 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast
  • Pinot Noir 2019, Pepperwood Ridge Vineyard
  • 2018 Pinot Noir, Wildcat Mountain Vineyard
  • 2018 Pinot Noir, Westlands (Barrel Select)
  • Soberanes Pinot Noir 2019 (Club Exclusive)


  • Organic mixed green salad with dried strawberries, feta cheese, red onion and balsamic vinaigrette
  • White Mushroom Pizza
    • Caramelized mushrooms, mascarpone, truffle oil
  • Romani pizza
    Pancetta, caramelized onion, fennel
  • Pizza Calabria
    • Sopressata, arugula, spicy honey
  • green pizza
    • Roasted asparagus, fresh mozzarella, basil pesto

*Dessert flight available for an additional $5 per person

In addition to the wood-fired pizza proposals, small bites of the day are also available for pairings:

Local cheese and charcuterie, burrata, baked brie, smoked salmon pâté, caramelized French onion dip, seasonal salad and a range of vegan options such as cashew cheese and a vegan mezze platter.

About Anaba Wines

Founded in 2006, Anaba Wines embodies owner John Sweazey’s commitment to premium Burgundy and Rhône varietal wines, sustainability and world-class hospitality offered in an unpretentious setting. Winemaker Katy Wilson oversees the production of Anaba’s diverse portfolio of cool-climate wines, sourced from a combination of estate and benchmark family winemakers located in a variety of Sonoma’s many AVAs. Since its creation, Anaba has opened a state-of-the-art production facility and, in October 2019, opened its Maison des Vignerons to the public. Located in the Carneros region, the Winemakers’ House is a stunning physical embodiment of Anaba’s inviting ethos and commitment to community and hospitality. With a bocce court, paddle tennis/pickleball court, wood-fired pizzas and great wines, Anaba Wines stands out as one of the most fun and lively tasting rooms. Every aspect of the cellar is highly durable. In 2009, Anaba Wines became the first winery in Northern California to use wind power, via a 45-foot Skystream 3.7 wind turbine that provides clean power for operations on the estate. Today, Anaba uses 100% renewable energy from its solar panels and wind turbine, generating enough for the winery’s electrical needs.

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Shirley M. Pinder