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Bella Vineyards

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Address: 9711 W Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448
Phone Number: 866 572 3552
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11:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Activities: Wine tasting

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We visited Bella Vineyards in the fall, a beautiful time of year for the area. The tasting room is in a cave built into the side of the hill. The staff in tasting room were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Diana5101
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Ventura, California
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Ventura, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We visited Bella Vineyards in the fall, a beautiful time of year for the area. The tasting room is in a cave built into the side of the hill. The staff in tasting room were great, friendly, warm and helpful. This would be a wonderful site to take a picnic, sit under the beautiful big trees and enjoy the view.

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Healdsburg, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I'm sorry to report that the local authorities decided that Bella has been partying too hard (i.e. beyond the limits of their permit) , so have cracked down on some of Bella's best cave parties...You can still visit the regular tasting room (and their wines are still great) but the cave section may be closed ...

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Baton Rouge, LA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Bella Vineyards is a really nice place to visit. If you aren't overly familiar with caves in the wine country, this is the place to go. they do a nice job of running the entire operation in the man-made caves. The wines are good, at a good price point, and very approachable when young. For young couples or first timers... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

the tasting room is inside a cool cave. The wines have won major awards. The tasting server was the nicest of all the ones we talked with. They were very excited about their product and great to answer questions. They have really old vines there...some were 95 years old. A great winery to visit while in Healdsburg

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

compared to the other wineries we had visited Bella seemed much more impersonal. The caves were a great atmosphere to taste in.

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Evanston, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My wife and I have visited Bella three times. We have found several of the zinfandels and pinots (that are sold under either the Bella label or the Ten Acre label) to be outstanding. The tasting area is back in the cave, although you can also take your wine outside and sit at tables under the trees. Lucy, at the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This was our first wine tasting in Sonoma. We cycled to get here with Getaway Adventures. The cycle ride itself was lovely. This vineyard is in a beautiful location. It has all the rustic charm you would expect. Great music playing. The hut where you get your second tasting has a food pairing, ours was crackers and cheese but still... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We hired a professional wine tour driver for a day during our trip to Sonoma county. Being first-timers to the area (and to wine-tasting), we left the destination up to him. He brought us to the Dry Creek valley area to Bella. We were immediately blown away by the stunning views. The tasting room is in a cave, is very... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We visited a lot of wineries in the Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma, and Napa, and Bella was among our very favorites. The setting is gorgeous--secluded, at the end of the road, with great vistas into the hills surrounding the Dry Creek Valley. Nice sitting areas outside, right next to the vineyard, with comfy Adirondack chairs. And a very cool tasting... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

There are so many wineries in the Healdsburg area, so you really have to pick and choose. If you're looking for something small (where tour buses are not allowed) and rustic chic, this is your place! The wine tastings are in caves, which are so different. The wines are amazing and the service was impeccable. I'd love to host an... More 

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