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Frank Family Vineyards

1091 Larkmead Lane, Calistoga, CA 94515
800 574 9463
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Ranked #20 of 59 Activities in Calistoga
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
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English first
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

it has always been a winery that gets thrown at as a must see when you are in town but for us at this time it's everything we don't want in a winery. Average wines with very well marketed names so they can double the price it should sell for. Top wines are good but very expensive. Anything under $100... More

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Taos, NM
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We met with a VERY knowledgeable man who poured us the wines and gave us all the information about them. We were able to sit outside at the picnic tables and have cheese and crackers so that the wine didn't hit us too badly before this tasting (since we'd already gone to two other wineries) so the grounds were very... More

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105 reviews 105 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Stopped here for tasting. Have a great location if you want a picnic, lots of folks taking advantage of a perfect setting. Wine tasting offered a variety of product.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We had a wonderful tasting - despite not ending up signing up for a tasting (as i was a driver) I got roped in (very easily I might add - no arm twisting). It turned out to be my absolute favorite vineyard of our trip - and we visited more than 15 in Napa and Sonoma. Prepare to spend some... More

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Bend, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Visited Frank Family for the first time since the new tasting room was built. They continue to make you feel at home. Visited on a rainy weekday and the winery was crowded. Even with the crowd, they spend a great deal of time with you and the wines are some of the best in Napa. Many people are not familiar... More

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
26 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stopped at Frank Family Vineyards for a tasting upon recommendations from a couple of friends. This was our 2nd tasting on our first day in Napa Valley. Antonio was our pourer and he was great-very personable, laid back and poured heavier than the first place we visited. This is a great little place to stop for a tasting if... More

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Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We chose to do the reserve wine tasting, and although I've had their chardonnay from a local wine store here in NJ and loved it I wasn't anticipating much. Thought it would be nice. Was I pleasantly surprised! Every wine was not just good, but outstanding. That never happens. Actually joined the club.....that never happens either. Visited 14 wineries this... More

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Napa Valley, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Well… its a great stop here in napa wine country. Great folks work here that treat people like valued clients. The grounds are nice.. Probably the best zen in napa and its a shady nice spot to do a picnic! Just don't feed the dog!

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Columbus, Ohio
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134 reviews 134 reviews
23 attraction reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Loved our stop at Frank Family Vineyards. Lovely vineyard and winery. Still small enough to enjoy. Nice tasting building with multiple private tasting rooms (a nice touch). What we liked the best was... the wines. The wines. Driving around Napa checking out wineries is mostly about finding one or two good wines among a bunch offered at each winery. And... More

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Good Wines, Knowledgeable staff. I opted for a Chardonnay flight rather than what was on the menu of the day and it was awesome. The 2009 Late Harvest Chardonnay was incredible and quite a surprise. The server was personable and offered some interesting tidbits on the wines.

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