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The Benziger Family Winery

Address: 1883 London Ranch Rd., Off Arnold Dr., on the way to Jack London State Historic Park, Glen Ellen, CA
Phone Number: 800-989-8890; 707-935-3000
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Ranked #1 of 19 Activities in Glen Ellen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Wine tasting
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Wine tasting
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Dennis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

I visited both of the Benziger wineries(Benziger and Imagery) several times over this part year and ALWAYS make it a stop when out there. LOVE,LOVE.LOVE

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Guildford, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Stunning views and beautiful setting. We took a guided tour followed by a wine tasting session. The tour was lovely - for the views and for the information gained. Fabulous vineyard and such a lovely friendly guide. This is an organic vineyard and the Benziger family are rightly proud of it. The wine tasting was excellent and unhurried. Fresh mushroom... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We did the Partners Wine Tour and it was worth it! The group is small and led by an experienced guide that has the time to answer any questions that you might have. We tasted several offerings at different maturities, which was great to help us learn about the wine. Also, the tasting in the wine cave was a fun... More 

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Crockett, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

If you plan to join an inexpensive wine club in Sonoma you need to reconsider your criteria. What I love about Benzinger is all the wines are good to excellent. They have a wine club member room for tasting. The staff is very friendly and are good enough to remember you and to welcome you again. The staff is wine... More 

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El Cerrito, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Benzinger Winery is located on London Ranch Road outside of Glen Ellen, and, in fact, next door to the Jack London State Park. Benzinger winery sources its wines from all over the county, and it also owns the affiliated Imagery winery (see separate review – don’t miss Imagery!). Their wines are world renowned and excellent, but can be fairly pricey.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I tasted your wines at the Safeway wine tasting in Livemrore yesterday. The wines being poured were very good and far better than the selling price would indicate. However, the person pouring the wines was rude. He was more interested in an attractive female than answering my questions about the wine and the winery. Although I was planning on purchasing... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We went there in December with a free tasting for two provided by our hotel. Their wines were one of the best. I really enjoyed their Chardonnay and cab. Beautiful showcase and decorations with beautiful paintings. Iris was very knowledgable. Breathtaking landscape. Iris actually gave us another 2 free tastings to their sister winery Imagery. That I will review separately.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

What a great place! We had the semi private tour with Austin and he is terrific. So knowledgable and enthusiastic about his part at the winery. The grounds are beautiful and the wine was perfect. A favorite was the wine caves and all the barrels. So fun to see and of course taste wine that is not yet bottled. Employees... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We visited benziger aka imagery two years in a row! The facility is beautiful, the people are marvelous and the wines are terrific! We have been members of the wine club since our 1st visit. Varieties of wine delicious. Favorites include Barbera, Sangiovese And oui.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We took the tour of the grounds to learn about the wine production & how they reuse everything. The tour was very enlightening & informative-worth the cost. We did not do the regular tasting because we booked the Pinot tasting. The wines are excellent & reasonable prices. The only problem is they can not ship to PA but we did... More 

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