Blending the art of wine and horsemanship.

Dennis and Deborah Reis, both born and raised in Marin and Sonoma County have dedicated their lives to the practice of Horsemanship and Sonoma County Agriculture. The Reis River Ranch Vineyards and Winery are located on a beautiful 630-acre working horse and cattle ranch. A horse lovers paradise. Dennis & Deborah combine a ranch experience with their Winery Tasting Room Farm Store. The gate opens to peaceful, rolling hills and sparkling lakes. And the opportunity to relax in a natural pastoral setting with a glass of wine and a picnic lunch and so much more.

Discover a new favorite wine, ranch raised grass fed beef and our wild flower honey in our “down-home” tasting room farm store.

What makes our Ranch so unique is that even though we are in a private country setting we are situated only minutes from downtown Petaluma, superb restaurants, Antiques, Giant Redwoods, Bodega Bay, Sonoma Coast beaches and San Francisco! We are literally the gateway to the Wine Country!

We are open!

Minimum group of 2 – BY RESERVATION ONLY
MUST BE 21 OR OLDER call 800-732-8220

Make your reservation now for our new outdoor tasting experience with plenty of social distancing!

Wine Tasting - COST $ 15.00 per person
Includes: Wine tasting in our beautiful Oak Grove with amazing ranch views of horses, cattle, and abundant wildlife.


Blend the art of Wine and Horses
and reserve your ranch experience today!

Learn about our sustainable ranching practices, cattle psychology, natural horsemanship and enjoy a picnic lunch with wine tasting.

VIP Wine Tasting Experience #1 - 2 hrs - COST $ 50.00 per person (minimum of 2) Lakeside Picnic Lunch and Wine tasting

VIP Wine Tasting Experience #2 - 2 1/2 hrs - COST $ $200.00 per person (minimum of 2) Includes: Ranching education, Riding the ranch from horseback (horses provided) Move cattle in our working ranch environment, picnic lunch and wine tasting. All levels of riders’ welcome. RANCH HORSES FOR SALE

All wines cellared and bottled at the Reis River Ranch.

Join our Wine Club Today

and get these exciting perks!

Our Exclusive Wine Club includes:

No Charge for Quarterly Access
to explore our beautiful Ranch:

  • Ranch tours
  • Picnic areas
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Catch & release fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Forever wild wetlands
  • Wildlife natural areas
  • 100-200-year-old California heritage oak trees
  • Summer blackberry picking
  • Photography opportunities
  • Guided Walks
  • All No Dust Club incentives ( a $180.00 value)

at the Reis River Ranch Winery & Tasting Room including:

  • Wine maker dinners
  • Barrel tastings
  • Private room Evening Stays at the Reis River Ranch
  • Guest speakers
  • Western family night
  • Events for groups
  • Stockmanship Clinic Discount

of new releases for you and a guest.

Receive 3 Bottles of Wine each Quarter

Club Members receive a 15% DISCOUNT on all wine.

Two Bottles 2018 Petaluma Gap
Pinot Noir, plus
One Bottle 2018 Dry Creek Valley Sauvignon Blanc

To join the club
or place an order
call Deborah
at 800-732-8220


Three Bottles
2018 Petaluma Gap

To join the club
or place an order
call Deborah
at 800-732-8220


Three Bottles
2018 Dry Creek Valley
Sauvignon Blanc

To join the club
or place an order
call Deborah
at 800-732-8220


Receive 12 bottles (1 case)
twice a year and get

20% OFF!

12 Bottles Twice a Year
Mix and match your selection
Pinot Noir price per bottle
Sauvignon Blanc price per bottle

To join the club
or place an order
call Deborah
at 800-732-8220

Plus standard wine shipping costs (local customers are encouraged to pick up their orders to save money on shipping). Ground shipping cost is calculated by state.
No additional fees are applied to the shipping costs––you pay what we pay.

Member Prices, 15% off per bottle:
2018 Petaluma Gap Pinot Noir:$30.60
2018 Dry Creek Valley Sauvignon Blanc:$23.80
Plus shipping
Non-Member Prices, per bottle:
2018 Petaluma Gap Pinot Noir:$36.00
2018 Dry Creek Valley Sauvignon Blanc:$28.00
Non-members call 800-732-8220 to order Plus shipping


Membership Withdrawal Policy - We require that you receive a minimum of Four (4) shipments with a minimum of Three (3) bottles per shipment as part of your membership commitment, or with the 12-bottle option we require that you receive a minimum of Two (2) shipments, after which you may cancel at any time. Club Member discounts applicable to: Wine by the case, bottle or glass, as well as branded Reis River Ranch merchandise.

Due to restricted shipping, we are unable to direct ship to the following states: Kentucky, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Utah, Wisconsin



The Winery.

The Winery is housed in a fine large western ranch barn. Picturesque with its Large timbered high ceilings and weathered wood. Adjacent are the horses and beautiful black angus mama cows and their babies can be seen grazing on hillsides and wide-open pastures.

The tasting room is welcoming and comfortable an atmosphere that encourages you to “come on in and stay awhile” The large deck has the best view on the ranch overlooking the swan lakes, rolling hills, ancient oak trees and horses.

The entire 630-acre ranch is a wildlife sanctuary where you can experience sightings of deer, wild turkeys, jack rabbits, hawks and hundreds of bird species.

Our AVA (American Viticultural Area)

Sonoma County California is internationally recognized for the quality of its wine production.

As our vineyards are just starting to grow, our wine maker Russ Fish takes pride in sourcing grapes and juice from some of the most renowned Ava’s of Sonoma County, Including Dry Creek Valley and the Petaluma Gap.

Dry Creek Valley is an AVA (American Viticultural Area) in Sonoma County, covering land just northwest of Healdsburg. It is considered to be one of the best terroirs in California for Sauvignon Blanc, also notable for its wines made with the Zinfandel grape although a wealth of other grape varieties occupies the vineyards as well. The valley floor has a cooler climate and is planted to white grape varieties, while the hillsides are warmer and have more red varieties in the vineyards.

Dry Creek Valley's climate is influenced by the Pacific Ocean. Warm days, protected from cool coastal breezes by the mountains, are tempered by afternoon southerlies that bring Sonoma's famous fog into the valley. At night, cold air seeps through the mountains into the vineyards, bringing the temperature down considerably. This temperature variation has long been considered a boon for winemakers, as it slows the ripening process, ensuring grapes develop balanced acidity as they ripen.

The Reis River Ranch resides in the Petaluma Gap which produces premium grapes that make the new AVA one of California's best areas to grow primarily Pinot Noir, Chardonnay.

This AVA is one of several newer American appellations to gain its status based on climate and topography rather than political boundaries. But it is unique in being defined by particular effects of the wind. The zone is limited to those areas where the winds from the Pacific Ocean blowing through the Petaluma gap have a regular minimum speed of eight miles per hour. “The break in the mountain ridges there sucks in the fog and the area gets nice sun, but has cool evenings Our wine maker Russ Fish has long known that grapes grown in the Petaluma Gap ripen more slowly than in surrounding regions, allowing later harvest times which results in more complex flavor development while preserving natural acidity,” Experts link windy conditions to thicker grape skins and smaller grape clusters. This changes skin/juice ratios and results in more intensity.

The grapes and juice acquired from these AVAs makes our wines worthy of a toast given at any special occasion. Whether to complement your next meal or to celebrate a special occasion, we are certain you will enjoy having selected our wines.


Meet our Wine Maker.

The Reis River Ranch is family owned and run – Meet our nephew and Wine Maker Russ Fish.

Russell Fish

Russ started his fermentation science career in 1995 in the beer industry before transitioning into a career as a winemaker. After completing a BS degree in biological sciences at UC Davis, he stayed an extra year to learn the craft of brewing. After completing his studies in brewing, he landed at a microbrewery in Berkeley, working for several years as a Brewer and Brew master. It wasn’t too long before a strong interest in wine took hold, prompting him to make a career change and return to UC Davis to complete a Master’s degree in Viticulture and Enology.

Russ, a Sonoma county native, gained the majority of his winemaking experience in Sonoma County wineries. After graduating, Russ worked a harvest in Healdsburg and Mendocino County, then went on to work for the small family owned Wattle Creek Winery in Alexander Valley, as an Enologist helping to craft sought after Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc from Alexander Valley and Mendocino County. In 2008, Russ was hired as Assistant Winemaker at Kunde Family Winery, and did a four-year stint working with estate grown Sonoma valley fruit from the Kunde property. In July of 2012, Russ moved to Vintage Wine Estates to oversee winemaking at Ray’s Station Winery.

Russ believes Sonoma County has excellent growing conditions and hence some of the world’s best vineyards. “Sonoma County is like a playground for winemakers. We can grow everything from racy cool climate Pinot Noir to juicy bombastic Zinfandel. I don’t know of anywhere else in the world where so many varietals can be grown to produce high quality wine.”


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