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Laura Zahtila Vineyards

2250 Lake County Highway, Calistoga, CA 94515
(707) 942-9251
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Ranked #12 of 60 Activities in Calistoga
Type: Wineries
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Orlando, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Delicious wines worth far more than Laura and Michael charge. Quaint, small. simple, FRIENDLY and educational. Say hi to "Rocki" the greeter :-)

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Massachusetts
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339 reviews 339 reviews
102 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Went for the wine tasting at the recommendation of another winery, and so glad we did! We lied the wines so much that we joined the wine club! You can taste several "standard" (very good) wines or fewer premiunm wines...which we did....and we were "sold"!! The 2005 and 2001 cabs were amazing!

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Ithaca, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

My family loves wineries that are off the beaten path, and we were lucky to discover this place a few years ago while on vacation. This is our favorite winery, and the only one that we make sure to visit every time we're in the area. All of the wines we've tried are incredible! The tasting experience is more personal... More

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

If you are in the Napa Valley area - a must stop is Zahtila Vineyards (also known as Laura Michael Wines). I have been going for a few years now after a recommendation from my sister and this fall I finally became a club member. Laura and Michael are great and the wines are fabulous - so all my family... More

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Do not pass by this little Gem in Napa. This small property delivers great wine and a beautiful outdoor patio. The ultimate relaxation spot and the wines are very well made. I'm so glad we had some friends give us a heads up. It turned out to be one of the best spots we visited all weekend.

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Grapevine, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Great wines in a small, intimate setting. Friendly staff. Nice little patio. We liked the wines so much that we bought a case and joined their wine club!

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Kennett, Missouri
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193 reviews 193 reviews
31 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Skip the generic Rose and the Cabs. Their Zens are very good. A porta potty is it for the bathroom. Really? If they aren't making enough money for a real bathroom, they should just close the doors. There are better zens in the area to be had, at less cost, but theirs are worth a try. They don't give credit... More

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Chester, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

After touring elaborate castles and vast vineyards, we had time (and energy) for one more tasting. Staying in Calistoga, a local shopkeeper suggested Zahtila Vineyards. We met Michael in the tasting room and immediately felt like we were family. My daughter had just gotten a job at a nearby resort and was feeling anxious about being 3,000 miles from home.... More

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chicago
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

that no one should miss! Greeted by Rockie the lab-collie mix that escorts you up to the tasting room where husband Mike comes in from the vinyard and talked to us for over an hour while he poured some of his amazing wines. What a great time learning and tasting. With an experience like this, I'd avoid big name pour-and-move-wineries... More

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Jackson, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012 via mobile

Greeted by a great dog then by the winemaker herself. Comfortable conversation learned a lot. Very nice wines and a beautiful setting. Worth the stop and the drive.

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