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Dry Creek Vineyard

3770 Lambert Bridge Rd., Healdsburg, CA
707/433-1000
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Ranked #4 of 117 Activities in Healdsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Wineries
Owner description: Award Winning Winery: beautiful picnic grounds, tasting room, private tastings, free Wi-Fi, a wide selection of wines including rare single-vineyard... more » Owner description: Award Winning Winery: beautiful picnic grounds, tasting room, private tastings, free Wi-Fi, a wide selection of wines including rare single-vineyard wines. David Stare founded Dry Creek Vineyard in 1972. Winemaking emphasis is on grapes from select Sonoma County vineyards, chosen for quality and character. Fumé Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel, Dry Chenin Blanc, Reserve Chardonnay and Meritage are produced. Dry Creek has received over 1,000 medals for wines in 40 years. « less
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Lone Tree, Colorado
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

On a recent visit to Napa and Sonoma, my wife, daughter, son-in-law, and I were afforded a most marvelous visit - private tour and tasting - to Dry Creek. One should know that based on this visit, Dry Creek's wine club now has 2 new members as well as renewing my wife's and my faith that Dry Creek consistently makes... More

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Folsom, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Just got back from the Dry Creek area. Our experience at Dry Creek Vineyard was magical! My niece and her husband flew in from Memphis and had to wait at Oakland Airport for an hour to get their luggage as they were told that they did not hire enough people to work on Sunday so we were late getting to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We had the pleasure of visiting Dry Creek this past week. the setting was lovely garden, Derrick was wonderful and the food from Dry Creek general store was exquisite!. we loved the experience so much we joined the wine club and now are anxiously awaiting our wine delivery! Thanks to all!!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We first experienced Dry Creek wine over 30 years ago in Boston and it has been a favorite ever since. On our first trip to Healdsburg and the Sonoma region, we made visiting the Dry Creek vineyard a priority...we were not disappointed! From the knowledgable folks in the relaxed tasting room, to the informative tour of the beautiful grounds and... More

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Hilton Head Island
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21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This was one of our most enjoyable wine tasting experiences in the Sonoma Valley. The wines were really good; we purchased the Fume Blanc and Zinfandel, both reasonably priced. And the staff at the wine tasting was outstanding. We had the Visa Signature free tasting program and they had no problem honoring it. I wish we would have had time... More

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Orinda, California
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Nice picnic area, dog friendly and an assortment of well priced enjoyable wines. Joined the wine club and expect to enjoy some of their member benefits.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This was our first stop on a tour of Healdsburg wineries, and at the end we wished we'd spent the entire day with Dry Creek. The entire staff is incredibly friendly and knowledgeable - no superiority complexes here. We stopped by again the next time we were in the area. I joined the wine club and ordered two cases of... More

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Michael L, Manager at Dry Creek Vineyard, responded to this review

We're so glad you had your best winery experience here at Dry Creek Vineyard! And welcome to our wine club family. Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! More

Oxford, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Friendly staff, great wine at affordable prices. Love that we could bring our lunch and enjoy it with a great bottle of wine.

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Michael L, Manager at Dry Creek Vineyard, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. Our wines tend to have lower alcohol & pleasant acidity, which makes them extremely food friendly. So a picnic at Dry Creek Vineyard with Dry Creek Vineyard wines makes perfect sense! More

Los Angeles
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Our usual routine for visiting Dry Creek Winery is to pick up a couple of tasty sandwiches in Healdsburg, drive out to Dry Creek, select a bottle of something very nice, the only drawback is there are so many to choose from, and have a leisurely picnic under the trees in the beautiful front yard. The flower borders always look... More

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Michael L, Manager at Dry Creek Vineyard, responded to this review

Well I wish we could stay open 24x7, but alas, not all things are possible. I love your advice about visiting other wineries first because once you visit Dry Creek Vineyard, you won't want to leave! More

Melbourne, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I visited this winery with my family during a week long visit to Sonoma County. This winery has beautiful grounds which we enjoyed sitting out and enjoying the sun in. Their wines were good. Prices were reasonable. The tasting room staff were not overly friendly, a little stand offish at times. This was my second visit to this winery; I... More

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Michael L, Manager at Dry Creek Vineyard, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I apologize that our tasting room staff was not overly friendly. I'm surprised to hear this, as we normally receive feedback that our tasting room staff is extremely friendly and warm. We hope you come back soon to see our tasting room staff at their best. More

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