Betsy & Bill Nachbaur


Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California

Bill Nachbaur

Less than 2000 cases annually at ACORN Winery, Comstock Wines, and Mauritson Wines

Wines Produced
Cabernet Franc
Axiom® Syrah
Heritage Vines Zinfandel
Grüner Veltliner
Medley® (Blend of Blends)
Acorn Hill® ("Super Tuscan")

Support the diverse ecology of the vineyard, through sustainable and regenerative farming, to grow and produce balanced, food-friendly, co-fermented field-blend wines.

Alegría Vineyards
Certified Historic Vineyard in the Russian River Valley
32 acres with alluvial, rocky clay-loam benchland soils
Certified Sustainable by California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance
and Fish Friendly Farming

Primary Varieties
(We grow more than 100 grape varieties)
Zinfandel Blocks: Originally planted in 1890.
Zinfandel with Alicante Bouschet and Petite Sirah, plus Carignane, Trousseau, Sangiovese, Petit Bouschet, Negrette, Syrah, Plavac Mali, Tannat, Muscat Noir, Peloursin, Béclan, Cinsaut, Grenache, Palomino, and Monbadon
Cabernet Franc Block: (1991) Cabernet Franc (11 clones) with Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Tannat, and Cabernet Sauvignon
Dolcetto Blocks: (1991) Dolcetto with Barbera and Freisa
Sangiovese Block: (1991) Sangiovese (26 clones) with Canaiolo and Mammolo
Syrah Blocks: (1991) Syrah (3 clones) with Viognier
Alvarinho Block: (2017) 80% Alvarinho (Albariño), 6% Arinto, 3% Loureiro, 3% Malvasia Fina, 3% Verdelho, 2% Fernao Pires, 1% Gouveio. The remaining 2% includes Trajadura, Trincadeira, Moscatel Galego, and Jampal.
Grüner Veltliner Block: (2017) 80% Grüner Veltliner, 3% Roter Veltliner, 3% Traminer, 2% Rotgipfler, 2% Silvaner, 2% Ehrenfelser, 2% Kerner, 1% Viognier. The remaining 5% includes Rot Weis Veltliner, Mezes, Faberrebe, Furmint, Harslevelu, Scheurebe, and Wurzer.

Physical Address
12040 Old Redwood Highway Healdsburg, CA (not our mailing address)


Open for tasting and sales by appointment only

Download a PDF of this overview.

To view an interactive map of our vineyards, visit the Vineyard Map page.

Download a PDF of our vineyards.

Download a PDF of the Medley® Grape Palette.

Alegria Vineyards

close up of grapes waiting to be harvested, photo by Adam Clark

old lamborghini tractor in front of the vineyards, photo by Adam Clark