Sonoma County Barrel Auction


Welcome to the 2023 Sonoma County Barrel Auction lots! The live auction events took place May 4-5, 2023 in Healdsburg, CA. Stay tuned for details of the 10th anniversary SoCoBA planned for May 2-3, 2024!



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Lot #1 ACAIBO

A jarre is a vessel that was used in ancient times by Romans when making and aging wine. It is made with clay that is baked at 2,300 degrees Fahrenheit and has less porosity than a barrel, with less than a 2% oxygen exchange. This Never Before,…

Lot #3 BANSHEE WINES

“Wind & Fog” is made from Pinot Noir that is grown in the Carneros region, which is influenced by the proximity to the Pacific Ocean. The climate of lingering morning and evening fog as well as cool coastal winds that flow through the…

Lot #22 DRY CREEK VINEYARD

“Legacy Zinfandel” is an homage to longtime winery friends Paul Bernier who farms Pillsbury Vineyard and Matt Vogensen who farms Vogensen Ranch, as well as a celebration of Dry Creek Valley's legacy. The winemaking team carefully selected…
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Lot #44 MAURITSON WINES

We have all had epiphany wines. Maybe yours was a wine that stopped you in your tracks, maybe it was what inspired you to pursue a career in wine, and maybe it became the wine by which you judge all others against. Clay Mauritson, owner of Mauritson…