Opening photo by Hazel Photo

Sense of Place

We invite you to explore our 105 acre agricultural preserve.

This land’s history guides our quest for distinctive wines and authentic experiences.

Enjoy wines produced in the legacy of 19th century fine wine pioneer John Drummond. Roam gardens, orchards, vineyards, and visit grazing animals. Explore the vision of 19th century black power broker Mary Ellen Pleasant.

 

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Stay

FARM STAY INN

Wines

REGENERATIVELY FARMED ESTATE

Events

PRIVATE EXPERIENCES

Story

HISTORY, VISION & STEWARDSHIP

Beltane Ranch offers the opportunity to experience quality-driven, regenerative, small-scale family farming.

ACQUIRE WINES

Estate grown, small production, hand-crafted wines are available for club members and mailing list subscribers.

VISIT

The property is reserved for private farm tours, inn guests, club members and private events.

SHOP

Olive oil, eggs, gifts, farm & ranch goods, and select wines are available for shipping and curbside pick-up.

Meet our Wines

Singular, block-designate expressions from a heritage vineyard

Sauvignon Blanc

Rosé

Carignan

Zinfandel

ESTATE WINES

Explore the Ranch

Olive Orchards

Vineyards

Heirloom Gardens

Chickens

Sheep

Burros

Honey Bees

WALLY THE WOOLY WEEDER

Farm Stay

Historic Landmark Accommodations

Chef-Prepared, Ranch-Grown Breakfast

Private, Unique, Acccommodations

Private Wine Cellars

Panoramic Views of Sonoma Valley

105 Acres to Explore

PLAN YOUR STAY

Olive Oil & Eggs

Ranch Grown

Regeneratively Farmed

PURCHASE FARM GOODS

 

Meet the grazing team of Beltane

Regenerative agriculture in practice

Tagine & Lela

DONKEYS ADOPTED FROM NEVADA

Clifford & Paisley

GRAZING TEAM

Chickens

FRESH EGGS FROM ROTATED HENS

Sheep & Guardian Dogs

WOOLY WEED-EATING TEAM

The story of the land

2m BC

Sonoma Volcanic Formation during the Pliocene Age creates dynamic soils of volcanic cobbles and alluvial ash deposit

8,000 BC

Wappo, Pomo and Coastal Miwok People share the land with grizzly bears, tule elk and pronghorn

1879

Pioneer Viticulturist John Drummond plants vines with cuttings from the French Chateaus

1892

Profound black abolitionist and astute San Francisco business woman Mary Ellen Pleasant founds Beltane Ranch

1936

Aunt Effia and Uncle Ralph purchase the remains of depression era Beltane Ranch from local ranchers

1960

Our grandmother Rosemary restores the house and stonewall and opens as the regions first Bed & Breakfast

SPECIAL OCCASIONS

SPECIAL EVENT PACKAGES

GROUPS

IMMERSIVE VIRTUAL EVENTS

UNIQUE ON SITE EXPERIENCES

CORPORATE PACKAGES

OUR FOOD & WINE

Regeneratively-farmed heirloom produce

Organic estate olive oil

Ranch grown herbs

Honey from our pollinators

Block Designate Estate Wines

Local, artisanal meats & cheeses

Chef-prepared and served with care

Estate Food & Wine

Dinner Series 2021 TBD

Beltane Ranch is owned and operated by  the Wood/Benward family, the fourth, fifth and sixth generation of our family to farm Beltane Ranch. We are proud to work alongside a dedicated and talented team of farming and hospitality professionals.