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Von Strasser Winery

Address: 1510 Diamond Mountain Road, Calistoga, CA 94515
Phone Number: 707-942-0930
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Ranked #9 of 60 Activities in Calistoga
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Owner description: Enjoy an intimate setting away from the crowds & unwind while savoring our collection of...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Owner description: Enjoy an intimate setting away from the crowds & unwind while savoring our collection of award-winning wines rarely found outside the winery. Diamond Mountain District produces wines with unparalleled balance & finesse. Rudy von Strasser, owner and winemaker, is known for producing Cabernet Sauvignons with great depth, complexity & structure.

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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207 reviews 207 reviews
75 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

This is the Mecca of Cabs from Diamond Mtn. The tasting included a white Austrian Gruner and several low production Cabs. Each Cab was unique and flavorful. Best Cabs in California. John was our host discussed the wines in detail. Very friendly and informative. Highly recommend visiting up Diamond Mtn. to this winery. If you love Cabs then this is... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I spoke to a local in town during breakfast he recommended I make an appointment and see nick said it was the best vintage winery.. when I went it blew me away nick was a true expert and professional , he explained the history and took us to a wine tasting deep inside the cellar cave on a long candle... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Excellent wines. Tasting done in the cave storage area. We tried the wine and cheese tasting. Odor in the cave made tasting a little difficult but a pleasant experience. Tasting person seemed to rush us a bit, but had good knowledge of the wines.

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illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

We visited this winery in late June. The view up Diamond mountain was breathtaking. The wines were good with some outstanding reds. Also try their Gruner white wine for a treat. They also have a picnic area so stop and pick up items and bring your lunch with you.

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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews 78 reviews
40 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Highly recommend the wine and chocolate tasting paired up together it enhances their amazing tasting wines. Wish I could have bought more wine. Next time I am in the area I will for sure be back for more!!!

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Newport Beach, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We had heard great things about Von Strasser and it did not disappoint. Our host, John, met us in the reception area, poured us a glass of their unique white, and then walked us over the cave for our tasting. Our tasting was a seated tasting in the cave with candles - so pretty and relaxing! Von Strasser had great... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had a day of winery tours with Knight Wine Tours (reviewed separately and highly recommended). This was our first stop, and was a GREAT way to start the day. This winery is nestled in among some low hills and is quite picturesque, but the best part was the visit in their wine cave, where we had some fantastic wines... More 

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Granite Bay
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

My wife and I attended a Von Strasser private wine & cheese pairing (for two) 12/9/13 with John as our guide. We were met in a small reception area however the tasting took place in their wine cave a short walk away. Excellent robust cabs. were paired with excellent hard cheeses. We ended up buying the Spaulding Cab. which was... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My husband and I visited Von Strasser Winery on our 2nd anniversary as we were traveling in Napa. We fell in love with the wines and joined the wine club. For the past 2 years we have received 4 shipments a year, all of which exceed our expectations. We are looking forward to returning for our 5 year anniversary next... More 

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Honolulu
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241 reviews 241 reviews
70 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Tucked into the Diamond Mountain, this vinyard does a great job with the tasting experience. You can even request a tour, tasting and wine/cheese pairing. The hospitality person Kerry does a great job, knowledgeable and understated. You get the information without the hard sell. The wines sell themselves. This is a great choice for big reds. They also are doing... More 

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