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Address: 3487 Alexander Valley Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448
Phone Number: 707 431-8845
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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A wonderful little find

This is a small back lane winery that you should not pass up. The tasting is intimate and features some great wines. If you like to avoid the big tasting rooms, this one is for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Russ K
Jamestown, North Carolina

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Jamestown, North Carolina
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112 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small back lane winery that you should not pass up. The tasting is intimate and features some great wines. If you like to avoid the big tasting rooms, this one is for you. Simply remarkable.

Thank Russ K
Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

This stop was the highlight to our two days in Sonoma! We literally stumbled on Medlock Ames while doing a quick online search and were blown away: by the beautiful setting, the attentive and highly knowledgeable staff, terrific cheese pairings, and THE WINE. We left with multiple bottles that we keep sharing with family this holiday season. Bring your family... More 

Thank Carolyn H
Houston, Texas
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Came to Medlock Ames at the end of the day on the Black Friday Open House tour of Alexander Valley. A friend had recommended the winery and I agree with her evaluation of the facility. Even though the day had been hectic, the staff was very friendly and welcoming. I had a good visit because the staff was happy and... More 

Thank Rebecca M
Tyler, Texas
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299 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

The history of the building is interesting as it was formerly a gas station & bar. The tasting presentation was fantastic. We tasted 10 different wines. Both reds & whites. Very good selection. Their olive oil was super! We were provided cheeses to pair with specific wines. Nice touch! Very friendly & very accommodating. Specials when you join their wine... More 

Thank rhpatt29
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268 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Great little spot. Highly recommend their upper end reds. Drew, our host, very knowledgeable and helpful. A future annual must stop to taste.

Thank soifdawg
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here shortly after arriving in wine country. Beth really took great care of us. The wines were amazing, so good in fact that we joined their wine club (our first!) Highly recommended.

Thank PeggyHel
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39 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Medlock Ames was a lovely stop on a tour of 4 Sonoma wineries on a Sunday afternoon. Good wines, awesome cheese pairings and a very uniquely designed property, balancing farming and wine. Can't wait to visit the full property on my next visit. Good for families too - kids would enjoy running around the unique property.

Thank MiljaCanada
Trophy Club, Texas
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105 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

They have an outstanding 2014 Chardonnay. We normally prefer just reds but decided to go down the list of wines being poured that day. Our server paired the wines with complimentary cheeses.

Thank nursemurphy13
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

A good friend recommended touring Medlock Ames Winery during a recent trip to Sonoma County. Easy reservation on line. No problem with the directions. Beautiful setting with a mission, knowledgeable non-smarmy guide, very good organic wines paired with some lovely cheeses, fruits from their gardens and meats. We ran into Ames, one of the owners, who cheerfully and patiently fielded... More 

Thank Absolute79
Sacramento, California
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I took my wife to the winery as part of our Anniversary trip to Sonoma County. The hosts at the winery are SO nice. We got a tour of the beautiful grounds, sampled some strawberries from their garden and even ran into Ames (their winemaker) in the fermenting area. Of course, all this is for naught if the wine isn't... More 

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