TGE has four separate picnic areas each in an extraordinarily beautiful setting, at the Winery and in each of our Vineyards; Baker Ridge, Cresta Ridge, and Starr Ridge. The Winery picnic area is located directly outside of the Tasting Room and Cave and provides seating for up to 56 people.
Estate Vineyard Tours
Pioneer Club members may schedule complimentary tours of each of our Estate vineyards:
Baker Ridge Vineyard:
Situated just off of the historic Westside Road, this vineyard is situated on a ridgeline overlooking the Russian River. This picturesque 63 acre property consists of 27 planted acres of Pinot Noir, and Chardonnay, with small blocks of Viognier and Grenache. Baker Ridge provides seating for up to 56 people.
Cresta Ridge Vineyard:
Located in the Green Valley sub-appellation of the Russian River Valley, it is comprised of 14 planted acres of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Green Valley is a low spot in the greater Russian River Valley appellation, and boasts the coolest climate in the region. Cresta Ridge provides seating for up to 12 people. Cresta Ridge may be accessed via a short drive from the Winery (approximately 10 minutes).
Starr Ridge Vineyard:
Located on the northeastern slopes of the Santa Rosa Plain, it is a breezy spot that is cooled from fog rolling in both from the Russian River and San Francisco Bay. The Northernmost of our three Estate vineyards, Starr Ridge is comprised of 24 acres planted with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Starr Ridge provides seating for up to 18 people.