470 First Street East, Sonoma, CA 95476
Tel: 707-938-9899
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Featured Properties

Russian River Valley Confidential! 

Russian River Valley (AVA) Winery & Vineyards

Excellent established location near other well-known wineries...

Modern production and barrel storage facilities...

Including Winery Equipment...

Production permit expansion possible...

Public Tasting Room permitted for daily tasting...

Pinot Noir vineyards.


Sonoma Coast AVA:  Prestigious Vineyard Land


101 Plantable Acres
Adjacent to World-Renowned "Gap's Crown Vineyard!"
Gentle Slopes; Cleared Land; Soils report available.
900' - 1000' Elevation.

Champlin Ranch, Sonoma Carneros Vineyard


110 Sub-dividable Acres
60 Acres suitable for Vineyards.

Price $1,995,000


Northern Sonoma Coast Vineyard Land


Price Reduced!

20-acres Prime Sonoma Coast Vineyard Land.


TCP Approved/Cleared Goldridge Soils.

True Sonoma Coast.

Vineyards, Wineries, Land and Estate Properties in California Wine Country

winery landscape

"A superlative real estate broker...Michael has never let me down"

John Emery, Mystic Hills Ranch


"Michael did whatever was help me realize my dream of owning a winery in a premier grape growing region"

Chris O'Neill, Russian River Vineyards

winery entrance

"Informed on all aspects of my vineyards, Michael had all the right tools to get our vineyard land sold"

Dennis W. Rassi, Duncan-Rassi Vineyards

hillside vineyards

"Michael is one of the few brokers...who knows and understands vineyards"

Thomas Leonardini Sr., Whitehall Lane Winery

Michael Crain Properties specialize in Vineyards, Wineries, Land and Estate Properties in California wine country representing sellers and buyers.  We are a full-service real estate brokerage, advisory and valuation firm providing exceptional service in the most important California wine appellations of Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Paso Robles, Santa Barbara, Monterey County, San Luis Obispo, Sierra Foothills, Lake and Mendocino Counties.

We provide sellers and buyers with top-notch representation for all phases of their real estate needs.  We serve with the utmost confidentiality.  We are results-driven, creating sales and marketing strategies that work from start to finish. 

Michael Crain Properties are well known in California wine country as successful Listing Brokers for sizeable and complex properties requiring delicate negotiations.  We are innovative in researching, defining and understanding the nature of what is being marketed, and are uniquely qualified to evaluate the property from the soils to the entitlements.  Each property is evaluated as an investment -- whether the investment is for the short or long term--be it a family home or agricultural property.

We are known for our engagement in real estate within and outside the mainstream of advertised properties, and our ability to navigate through complex transactions.  It is not at all unusual for clients to ask us to broker private transactions.  There are times when only discretion gets the deal done and the team at Michael Crain Properties understand the nuanced transaction. 

For high-profile sellers and buyers throughout the California wine country, we are trusted to represent the sale of their properties or their search for prestigious real estate assets, on a confidential basis.  If you are a seller or a buyer for whom discretion is necessary, please contact Michael Crain personally to assess your real estate needs.

We have an in-depth understanding of the perspectives of buyers and sellers, thus offer a dynamic and broad range of services based on the needs of each client.  Our work ethic honors loyalty, discretion and integrity.  We are practiced in the art of listening to our clients. We have long standing relationships with regional banks and institutional lenders, as well as numerous wine industry business experts.  Our network of trusted professionals allow us to deliver the needed expertise for virtually any project, acquisition or sale.

We welcome your inquiry and value the opportunity of serving your needs for a rewarding outcome.

Our Services
  • Real Estate Brokerage for Buyers and Sellers
  • Property and Project Development
  • Valuation Services
  • Highest and Best Use Analysis
  • Viticultural Feasibility Analysis
  • Estate Planning Consulting