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Boekenoogen Winery Tasting Room

24 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley, CA
(831) 659-4215
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Type: Wineries
Traveler Description: The Boekenoogen Winery Tasting Room features wines from the Santa Lucia Highlands. The tasting room is spacious and there is a nice patio area out... more »
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Watsonville, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Popped in here on a late Sunday afternoon. NIce friendly atmosphere. Split a tasting flight as it was not long before closing. Nice wines. knowledgeable staff with a sense of humor :)

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Southern California
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241 reviews 241 reviews
47 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

How can you not visit a winery with the name Boekenoogen! The white wine has a distinctive flavor, refreshing and unique. The staff is friendly. Try the Syrah, it is quite nice too. Very down-to-earth staff that treated us really nice. Mrs. Boekenoogen, thank you for a lovely experience.

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Santa Clara, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

We enjoyed tasting a variety of whites and reds at the tasting room of this family owned winery. The vineyards are in the Santa Lucia Highlands and the tasting room in the Carmel Valley. Very nice Viognier, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah. Being able to discuss how the fields are irrigated and managed and how the varieties were selected at... More

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Manila, Philippines
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52 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

We did a tasting here one Sunday with a group of friends. We were able to sit on the patio and enjoy our tasting. We packed a picnic and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The wine was superb as was the service. The man who poured our tasting was very informative about the wines. This has been one of our favorite... More

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Los Angeles
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Carmel Valley is predominantly Burgundian so when I saw the Viognier on the tasting list, I was excited to try. Wanting to skip the Chardonnays, I asked to taste the Viognier, but the pourer recommended tasting it last because it is their "biggest" wine (?) I could maybe understand how a Viognier could stand up to a light Pinot Noir,... More

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California Hot Springs, California
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136 reviews 136 reviews
11 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012 via mobile

Found this tasting room to be great! Amazing wines... Only comment to staff like your wines... "breath a little!". So much knowledge there and stories were interesting. I will go back! Carmel Valley sooo much better than NAPA!

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California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Nice server, great wine. Some hotels give you coupon for free tasting

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San Francisco, California
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25 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

Come for the wine. The winery is actually in Santa Lucia Highlands on the Salinas side of the coastal range, with the tasting room in Carmel Valley Village (near Bernardus). The vineyards are on what was originally a family cattle ranch, started in the mid-1800s. The cattle ranch moved to Carmel Valley, to make room for the vines on one... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

My wife and I love to visit wineries and find wineries that are small producers but make a great product. While having dinner at the Pacific's Edge restaurant, I asked the wine sommelier what recommendations he had for wine tastings. He asked if we had heard of Boekenoogen wines - we had not but were up for visiting the tasting... More

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Carmel, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

Very good wine and friendly proprietors. The village is often sunny when it's foggy and or cold by the coast.

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