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Dutcher Crossing Winery

8533 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448
(707) 431-2700
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Ranked #17 of 114 activities in Healdsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries
Owner description: Dutcher Crossing Winery represents an authentic and enjoyable experience for wine-lovers who visit the beautiful Dry Creek Valley. The perfect blend... more » 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. « less
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East Windsor, New Jersey
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

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

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Petaluma, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We met up with a few friends who were visiting from Southern California. It was a Tuesday morning when we visited. We each had one or two tastes and then we were basically ignored. There were three people working behind the bar and they all seemed to disappear in different directions. One person came back behind the bar, but ignored... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This was our favorite winery of the trip. The view is fantastic, the wine was delicious, and the staff were all very helpful. We even joined the wine club at this one.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This winery had everything going for it. Fantastic wines, great music, excellent customer service, knowledgeable employees, breathtaking views. Be sure to try the Maple Zins, they were beyond belief.

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Torrance, California
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114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

A dear friend suggested this winery a few years back. We were taken with it then, both for the excellent wines and the ambiance of winery itself. That particular day, an event was in progress when we arrived and the tasting room was offering finger foods for patrons. It was a rainy day in late October, I recall, and the... More

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Plano
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Great setting with a nice picnic area. No crowds (Monday after Thanksgiving). Bought a few bottles of the Cooney Vineyard Cab. (bottle purchase waives tasting fee). Very nice. I don't think they sell through stores, only wine club and maybe some restaurants. Host gave us some recommendations for other vineyards in the area.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

We were so lucky to schedule our private tasting on the day when chardonnay grapes were being delivered to the crush pad. We got to taste grapes before they were crushed and drank the juice as the crushing was taking place. Better yet was the taste of different varietals we were able to pick from the vines as Mark walked... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

The Grounds were gorgeous! The wines were good not fantastic, but the staff and ground were amazing. Very impressed by the employees knowledge and the tasting room had cute decorations.

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Huntingtown, Maryland
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

You will pass multiple signs for other wineries on the way. 'don't stop until you get to Dutcher Crossing - named after the two creeks that come together on the property. Great wines all around, We brought sandwiches and had a glass of wine on one of the picnic tables taking in the views while Duchess the golden Lab relaxed... More

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