Even dogs need a break from the monotony of the workweek. Instead of leaving your dog at home when you hit the wineries, why not bring her along?
Courtesy of V. Sattui Winery
Many destinations have their own dogs and welcome yours. Here are a few that are especially dog friendly.
El Sol Vineyard This winery welcomes guests to bring furry friends to meet its yellow Lab, Hubbell, and Siamese cat, Mimi, in the tasting room.8626 Lupin Way, Livermore, (925) 606-1827, elsolwine.com.
Little Valley Winery This Sunol-based winery recently opened a tasting room in Pleasanton, which offers gourmet doggie treats and three sizes of water bowls for visitors.739 Main St., Pleasanton, (925) 862-9006, littlevalleywinery-lavender.com.
Longevity Wines On weekends, canines and humans can meet the owner’s Havanese pup, PressTon, in the tasting room of this boutique winery.35 Rickenbacker Cir., Livermore, (888) 325-9463, longevitywines.com.
Mumm Napa Mumm’s cocker spaniel, Lady, was recently featured in the photo book Wine Dogs USA. Check out the dog toys and leads for sale in the gift shop.
8445 Silverado Trail, Rutherford, (707) 967-7700, mummnapa.com.
Mutt Lynch Winery Mutt Lynch holds several dog-related events and will even host your dog’s birthday party, puppy shower, or “Bark” Mitzvah.Healdsburg, tasting room open by appointment only, (707) 942-6180, muttlynchwinery.com.
Trentadue Winery Every summer, Trentadue hosts Dog Days Afternoon, with a dog agility course, contests, and games. 19170 Geyserville Ave., Geyserville, (707) 433-3104, trentadue.com.
V. Sattui Dogs are invited to run around on the winery’s two-acre picnic grounds.1111 White Ln., St. Helena, (707) 963-7774, vsattui.com.