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Dutcher Crossing Winery

Address: 8533 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448
Phone Number: (707) 431-2700
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Ranked #14 of 123 Activities in Healdsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Owner description: Dutcher Crossing Winery represents an authentic and enjoyable experience for wine-lovers who visit...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Dutcher Crossing Winery represents an authentic and enjoyable experience for wine-lovers who visit the beautiful Dry Creek Valley. The perfect blend of award-winning wines, gorgeous wine country views and warm hospitality await visitors.Proprietor Debra Mathy can often be found welcoming guests with Dutchess, her Golden Lab winery dog, sidekick and official greeter. And winemaker Kerry Damskey’s small-lot, select vineyard approach to winemaking can be learned and enjoyed in the tasting room. In short, Dutcher Crossing offers the timeless qualities of an artisan approach to life.

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Baton Rouge, LA
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164 reviews 164 reviews
37 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is one of my regular stops in Sonoma. Inever pass by Dutcher Crossing without stopping to buy wines. There selection is broad and style is typical of Dry Creek. I am partial to the bigger wines but all of their selections are worth the drive up Dry Creek Road! The Merlot is in limited production and you have to... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We visited this winery several years ago during the Russian River barrel tasting festival. However, I failed to make a wine purchase since it was early in the day and there were a lot of other wineries on my list that we wanted to visit. Well, after years of waiting we finally made it back. The wines were better than... More 

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Cloverdale, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Great wines all around. It's not cheap. Not enough whites for my taste. Only one at present. Big, bold reds. I am a regular, and a wine club member.

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Melbourne, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I visited this winery during a week long trip to Sonoma with my family (4 couples). We enjoyed this winery; my parents even joined their wine club. Their wines were excellent! Our tasting room pourer was very friendly and gave us many suggestions for other wineries to visit as well as coupons and a map of wine country. We had... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I could sit outside on the picnic tables overlooking the gardens for hours. I felt like I was in a movie. If you want small, come here!

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San Jose, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is a beautiful and very friendly winery. Great members benefits and moderately priced excellent wines.

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Snoqualmie, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We are not usually interested in joining wine clubs when we visit Sonoma and Napa, however Dutcher made an impression on us with the great wines (both taste and value), the beautiful grounds and attentive/knowledgeable staff. We spent almost 2 hours with the staff talking through the wines and back story of Dutcher Crossing. Miranda was wonderful in the tasting... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Beautiful setting and known for their very good Petite Sirah. They also have a good Zinfandel. If you haven't tried it, I highly recommend it. Hostess was friendly and waived the fee when we bought a bottle We also joined the club. Can't wait to get our first case!

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East Windsor, New Jersey
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68 reviews 68 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Dutcher Crossing is an immaculate winery, with a spectacular view of the valley framed by the building's architecture. We are club members and enjoyed a tasting of the upcoming shipment, all strong wines. The new Rhone blend red, Kupferschmid, really stood out. It's not the usual Dry Creek red (which mostly are Zins), softer and rounder, but a great addition... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Friendly, knowledgeable staff in a comfortable tasting room. ***************************************************

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