WINE GAMES

Drinking Games for Grownups
• BE NICE, be useful, BRING WINE •
First, The Bad News

Our Apologies

Sadly, these games are not mobile- or tablet-friendly, so open your laptop and pour yourself a glass of wine.

GAME #1

Name that Varietal!

Think you know wine? What about grapes?

Scroll over the boxes below to reveal the varietal!

Please note that this section isn’t operational on smaller mobile devices.

  • Chardonnay

    These are Chardonnay grapes from Ramiro's Vineyard.

  • Pinot Noir

    These Pinot grapes are from the Russian River Valley.

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    These Cab grapes are from Andolsen's Vineyard in Dry Creek Valley. Shop our Library Wines for more!

  • Merlot

    These beauties are from Frei Vineyard.

  • Petit Verdot

    Good news for you Petit Verdot lovers: we offer this varietal in 750ml, 1.5L, and 3L bottles!

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Did you know that our grapes are sourced entirely from local Sonoma County vineyards?

  • Valdigué

    This is a new variety for us! From Teldeschi Winery in Dry Creek Valley.

  • Viognier

    These Viognier grapes are from Betsy's Vineyard in Knights Valley.

  • Cabernet Franc

    Cab Franc from Ramazzotti's Vineyard.

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GAME #2

Guess that Blend!

To play the game, open your favorite thumbprint blend, jot down the percentages of each varietal you taste, then check your answers below!

Click the arrows to reveal the blends.

2015 Climax

IT'S SOOO GOOD
56%

Zinfandel

26%

Syrah

9%

Cabernet Sauvignon

8%

Malbec

1%

Viognier

2015 Three Some

With Age Comes Wisdom
69%

Merlot

21%

Malbec

10%

Petit Verdot

2016 Three Some

Wanna Peek?
50%

Cabernet

35%

Merlot

15%

Cabernet Franc

2016 Redacted

TOP SECRET
80%

Syrah

10%

Grenache

10%

Zinfandel

GAME #3

Name that Thumbprint!

Did you know that each varietal (and vineyard) receives a unique thumbprint?

How well do you know your thumbprint wines? Test your knowledge below!

Hover over the thumbprint to reveal the answers.

Varietal revealed on hover

Varietal revealed on hover

Varietal revealed on hover

Varietal revealed on hover

Varietal revealed on hover

Varietal revealed on hover

Varietal revealed on hover

Varietal revealed on hover

Gewurtzaminer

Varietal revealed on hover

Varietal revealed on hover

Varietal revealed on hover

WATCH THE WINEMAKING PROCESS

For even more entertainment, learn about the winemaking process here at thumbprint cellars.