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Address: 10701 Westside Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448
Phone Number: +1 707-473-2909
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Description: A 30-year pioneer of the Russian River Valley, Gary Farrell Winery offers...
A 30-year pioneer of the Russian River Valley, Gary Farrell Winery offers elegant Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays that epitomize the best of the region. Perched on a hillside with panoramic views of the forested valley below, the tasting room offers a welcoming, off the beaten track retreat. Open 10:30-4:30 daily, customizable experiences, including VIP Tours and Tastings are available by appointment.
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Enjoyable Wine Tasting

We went to Gary Farrell for wine tasting on Easter afternoon as it was one of the wineries that was open. It is also a favorite of ours. We enjoyed tasting chardonnay and their... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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82 reviews 82 reviews
25 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We visited Gary Farrell Winery one afternoon recently. Great scenery. But the over all experience was less than expected. We had an appointment so they were ready for us. But it helps to have foods (for purchase) to pair with the wine. The only food they had was bacon flavored popcorn. Service was just so-so, even though we were the... More 

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GF_Winery, Manager at Gary Farrell Winery, responded to this review

Hello Matt_from_Chicago, I am very sorry to hear that your recent visit to Gary Farrell Winery did not meet your expectations. We agree that foods complement the wine tasting experience and now pair artisanal cheeses with the Seated Terrace Tasting. I'd very much like to learn more of the details about your experience with us and would appreciate you reaching... More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We had the tour and tasting on the terrace and it was amazing! Luckily our tour was small because we did the first one of the day and Tara was fantastic. She told us all kinds of interesting facts and was open to any questions. She gave us time to our selves during the tasting, which was amazing and more... More 

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Danville, CA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Beautiful facility, wonderful people, outstanding wines!!! We highly recumbent Gary Farrell Winery to any true lover of fine wines!

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Fremont, California
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1,501 attraction reviews
1,391 helpful votes 1,391 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We went to Gary Farrell for wine tasting on Easter afternoon as it was one of the wineries that was open. It is also a favorite of ours. We enjoyed tasting chardonnay and their very good pinot noir wine. They do a good job of describing where the grapes come from and show you on a map where the grapes... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Had a fabulous wine tasting experience and tour of their facility. Beautiful setting as well. We went with friends from San Diego and they also enjoyed the wine. Very informative tour guide.

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Omaha
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I saw the rude review and had to comment. My wife and I stopped by around 2-3 on a weekday in June last year. I had a feeling this might not be a positive experience when I started seeing signs that indicated you were only allowed on the Terrace as long as you had purchased the Terrace tasting. Of course... More 

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GF_Winery, Director of Sales at Gary Farrell Winery, responded to this review

Dear Opus345, Thank you for your feedback - positive or constructive, we appreciate it all. It is the only way we can measure ourselves as we strive for excellence and world-class hospitality. I regret to hear of your disappointing experience and deeply apologize on behalf of the Gary Farrell team. It seems there may have been some confusion regarding our... More 

Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The view from the tasting room and patio is really outstanding! The single vineyard pinot noirs and chardonnay are really good and they ship anywhere in the USA.

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Bend, Oregon
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Great site with a killer view. Nice wines and tiger tabby to pet. $15 tasting fee okay but always a negative.

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My friends,family and I had a fantastic time. Wine was wonderful and Zack was so friendly and informative. It was a beautiful day and the views from the terrace were stunning. Thanks to Diana, too! She's a great representative for Gary Farrell!

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Stuart, Florida, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We loved the wine and the staff was very friendly. Joined the wine club. We tasted several wines. The view was spectacular.

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