Make Wine

Making wine with Dogpatch WineWorks is a fun, educational, fulfilling experience. We will work with you every step of the way to ensure that you make a wine that fits your style. Follow these steps to participate in our private barrel program:

  1. Call us (415-525-4440) or email ( to discuss your desired wine
  2. Select a grape variety and vineyard site
  3. Join us at the winery to help make your wine (optional)
  4. Give input on your custom wine label's design
  5. Sit back, relax, and know that your wine is patiently aging for you
  6. Pick up your wine after it's been bottled (or we'll ship it to you), roughly one year later

We provide a portfolio of premium California vineyards to choose from, all the necessary equipment, a spacious facility and expertise that allows you to have an amazing winemaking experience in a fun environment.

With our guidance, you will select a vineyard and varietal and drive all of the winemaking decisions that will produce the style of wine you desire. Throughout the process you'll learn a ton, have a lot of fun, and end up with a wine you'll be proud to share for years to come.