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Address: 11466 Dunbar Rd., Glen Ellen, CA 95442-0070
Phone Number: 707.935.7221
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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If you visit the Sonoma Area, do not miss Loxton Winery in Glen Ellen!!! We recently travelled through the wine regions of California and Loxton was one of our favourites... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2015
Oshawa, Canada
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Fraser Coast
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This boutique winery is definitely worth going to just for the Shiraz and the Zin. The wine tasting room is small but all the wines are of a good quality. The Australian connection was a nice surprise - you can't miss it as it features in the "decor" :). Chris is a nice gentleman and is obviously very proud of... More 

1 Thank KierenX
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved the tour of the vineyards with details of the soil, the weather, the growing of the grapes, the harvest, etc. it is amazing to hear how complex it is to run a vineyard and how much science (and TLC) goes into growing the grapes. After the tour we went into the wine tasting room and were blown away... More 

1 Thank CapeSharon
Oshawa, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

If you visit the Sonoma Area, do not miss Loxton Winery in Glen Ellen!!! We recently travelled through the wine regions of California and Loxton was one of our favourites. Boutique winery and you can tell from meeting Chris that he is passionate about making great wine. The wines are amazing, and great value. Definitely don't miss.

2 Thank Drew-Sylvia
San Francisco, California
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We joined Chris Loxton, the owner and winemaker of Loxton Winery for a walk thru of the vines. Fascinating information followed by an elegant tasting. I don't want to spoil all of his clues and his scientific reflection on the world of making all species - human, animal, birds and plants work together is very reflective and informative. This time... More 

1 Thank PeripatetiPat
Kansas City, Missouri
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

When we visit Loxton Winery, it feels like you are coming home. Our first visit was in June 2015, and the owner, Chris Loxton provided a personal "walk-about" in the vineyards sharing his knowledge and passion for wine making along with a private wine tasting. We fell in love with his wines and joined his club. My husband is especially... More 

1 Thank BethS1962
San Mateo, CA
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Loxton Winery is small and out of the way but it is one of the best in the Sonoma area for good honest customer service and good wine. Chris Loxton treats you like a long time friend and customer even if it is your first time in the door. He will give you the straight scoop on his wines and... More 

1 Thank DavenCarol
Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We had a great time chatting with Mr Loxton and tasting his wine. It was barrel day and he had a lot going on, but still made time to talk to us and ask questions about where we were from. He has a lovely place. I would suggest you stop in and try some of his great wine.

1 Thank Joe M
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a small production vineyard owned and operated by one man. The wines were great. I especially enjoyed the Dry Rose, Zinfandel, Syrah, and Port. Tastings were intimate and fun. $5 for six wines that is refundable with purchase. We bought several bottles for the extension of our trip in Yosemite.

2 Thank travelcurrent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Loxton was the 3rd stop on our wine tour with Platypus tour company and definitely my favorite. Our host was very friendly and gave us so much information about the grape growing process and made us laugh in the process. He really seemed to know his stuff. I would definitely recommend this winery to anyone coming to the area.

Thank Rachel L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We have been to this winery a number of times and belong to the wine club. Chris makes the most fantastic Rose. I always buy a case for the summer. This is a must stop in Sonoma.

Thank tamonrae

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