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Hartford Family Winery

8075 Martinelli Road, Forestville, CA 95436
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Type: Wineries
Activities: Wine tasting
Most recent review
- Jul 10, 2014
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I thought the wines here were good, but not the best. The tasting room and barrels are in a house type setting. Outside the patio is nice and clean and a great place to have some food and a bottle of wine. I enjoyed their Chard the most I think over the Pinots they were pouring.

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Wailuku, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We did a wine tasting at Hartford. Amazing time. We randomly tried one of their wines in a restaurant at Half Moon Bay a few days before getting to the wine country. We sought out the winery. It is off the beaten path but well worth the time. The staff was amazing, the grounds and winery are beautiful and the... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Found this by chance on our way to Armstrong redwood preserve. It was before lunch and we had Tosha to ourselves. She was very friendly and informative. We only bought two bottles but in hindsight should have bought more. Love their Pinot noir! You can always order online. Will go again next time in the area. Very nice grounds.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Hartford Family Winery presents any number quality wines and considering the price point...well worth enjoying. Their Pinot Noir is my favorite and goes well with a meal or just enjoying company.

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San Francisco, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This was the worse tasting experience in our many years of wine tasting! The setting was beautiful and it stops here..... The staff was distant, cold and totally uninterested in offering a pleasant experience. They rushed us through the tasting giving barely a description of the wines they were pouring. The wines were over priced compared to other wineries in... More

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Hartford Winery is in a beautiful setting, great wines, friendly service. Location is a little hard to find.

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Whistler, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We really enjoyed the wines at Hartford. They had been recommended by a wine merchants in SF and they did not disappoint. Big fruit forward wines the Pinot and Chardonnay was divine.

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Bay Point, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We found Hartford to be a charming property, located in a beautiful area near the Russian River. While the tasting room's interior may look a bit dated, it is still well constructed, neat, and tidy. Tastings are average priced and are waived with a bottle purchase. Our server was very friendly and fun to chat with, but not especially knowledgeable... More

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Los Angeles, California
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

This winery is a bit off the beaten path but well worth the stop if you like a good pinot noir. On our visit, it seemed frequented by those who know their wines. This is where we chose to picnic. It was great to enjoy the tastings with our lunch. Very friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Hartfords wines are wonderful and fun to taste. Lovely winery out in the woods. We really love these wines

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