Thumbprint cellars


   The Thumbprint Cellars Lounge opened in downtown Healdsburg in October 2004, and has been a great promotional tool for Scott Lindstrom-Drake’s wines. Also, the work of local artists is exhibited there which adds real character to the venue.
    Scott has developed a unique wine style that consists of a focus on food-friendliness, as well as on ripe flavors combined with fresh acidity. He has a light hand when using new oak, particularly with Pinot Noir, and always looks for the right balance between the different elements of the wine.
     I enjoy this style of winemaking tremendously, and consider it to be the best way to balance the natural richness and higher alcohol content of Californian wines.

  Wines Offered: The best wines are definitely the Bordeaux varietals, with a good Cabernet Sauvignon, and an interesting Cabernet Franc.

  Marc's selection:
  •     Three Some, Alexander Valley: Medium dark ruby hue with a narrow purple rim. The nose shows intense aromas of blueberry, herbs, and cinnamon. The palate is full bodied and is associated with a good acidity.


  • Tasting every day
  • Wine club: offers special events such as dinners, music, vineyard tour of local Zinfandel growers

    Contact: Scott Lindstrom-Dake
    Address: 36 North Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448
    Tel: 707-433-2393
    Web site:
    Open seven days a week,
    11:00 AM-6:00 PM.