New Packages Available For Sonoma County Sporting Club

The following press release is courtesy of the Wing & Barrel Ranch:

Newest luxury packages feature lodging, meals, upland bird hunting, and clay shooting with world-class vintners that even non-members can enjoy

SONOMA, CALIFORNIA – Dec. 4, 2019 Just in time for the winter holidays, Wing & Barrel Ranch — an exclusive members-only sporting club for the discerning outdoor and wine enthusiast — is excited to announce its new suite of Ultimate Sporting Experience packages that even non-members can enjoy.

Wing & Barrel Ranch’s new Ultimate Sporting Experiences allows guests to experience the Sonoma Wine County while savoring the outstanding dining, wines, lodging, and outdoor pursuits usually only available to Ranch members.

With packages for singles, couples, and groups, Wing & Barrel Ranch’s Ultimate Sporting Experiences allow a full day of access to the ranch, including a choice of a guided upland bird hunting excursion or shooting on the acclaimed 25-acre clays course with a Vintner Member. Luxurious and all-inclusive, packages also include a two-night stay at The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa, food and wine pairings at the Ranch, a winery tour and tasting, and an exclusive dinner at one of Chef Charlie Palmer’s two Wine Country restaurants. An active Wing & Barrel Ranch member as well as the Ranch’s Culinary Advisor, Charlie recently stopped by to shoot clays with friend and colleague Shelly Rafanelli, as pictured above.

Located on a superb 1,000-acre parcel just 35 miles north of San Francisco, Wing & Barrel Ranch amenities include seasonal bird hunting, year-round sporting clays, Vintner Member gatherings, fine dining, customized shooting instruction, travel programs, dog training and boarding, and an exclusive cigar program, among other offerings.

Wing & Barrel Ranch sets itself apart from other upland hunting lodges through its relationships with Vintner Members from Northern California’s award-winning Wine Country. Participating Vintner Members for the Ultimate Sporting Experience packages are arranged by month and include a who’s-who of nationally acclaimed winemakers. These packages are intimate, exclusive, and will sell out!

The following Vintner Members are available to host you to an extraordinary
‘Ultimate Sporting Experience’ in 2020. Choose among these vintners and dates:

  • Chris Towt, Dunstan Wines | January 15-19
  • Michael Browne, CIRQ | February 19-21
  • Matt Crafton, Chateau Montelena Winery | March 11-15
  • Shelly Rafanelli, A. Rafanelli Winery | April 15-17
  • Craig Haserot, Sojourn Cellars | May 6-10
  • Andrew Hoxsey, Ghost Block Wine | June 17-21
  • Bob Torres, Trinchero Family Estates | July 15-19

Wing & Barrel Ranch co-founder and CEO Darius Anderson is excited to welcome more people to enjoy what his extraordinary property can offer. “We are so blessed by our friends in the wine industry, the beauty of our local wetlands, and the quality of our clays course,” Anderson says. “Being able to share these amenities makes them all the sweeter. It’s important to me that as many people as possible have an opportunity to live closer to nature through hunting and shooting while enjoying the best food and wine available anywhere in the U.S. That’s the lifestyle that Wing & Barrel Ranch epitomizes.”

Ultimate Sporting Experience packages are perfect for couples and for groups of up to eight individuals. Package prices exclude any airfare or ground transportation costs. For more details, go to:

The mark of an outstanding club is that it can bring your favorite pursuits together in one place. And if you’re someone who appreciates great cigars, fine wine, gourmet food and sporting clays, Wing & Barrel Ranch in Sonoma, California, is that place.
Cigar Aficionado, September/October 2019

“The best of the best. . . ”—Tom Steinstra, San Francisco Chronicle, Sept. 7, 2019

About Wing & Barrel Ranch

Wing & Barrel Ranch was founded in 2013, with improvements to the facility lasting through 2016. In June 2019, an additional phase of development began with the building of a formidable clubhouse, complete with The Trap Bar, an elegant dining room, premiere shooters’ pro shop, private meeting rooms, locker facilities, enclosed cigar room, and an expansive deck overlooking Sonoma Creek. While the clubhouse project is underway, an interim clubhouse is currently being utilized. The property consists of nearly one thousand acres of agricultural land in Sonoma, and is located off of Highway 37.