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Trefethen Family Vineyards

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Address: 1160 Oak Knoll Avenue, P.O. Box 2460, Napa, CA 94558
Phone Number: +1 707-255-7700
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Description: One of Napa's classic wine estates, Trefethen is a hidden gem. Easy to...
One of Napa's classic wine estates, Trefethen is a hidden gem. Easy to find, but only if you're looking, our entry is on Oak Knoll Avenue, tucked away from the crowds of Highway 29. John Trefethen used to land his plane on the driveway during runs through the middle of our vineyard, over the ground we have tended for over 40 years. Located at the grand entrance to Napa Valley, we are one of Napa's classic family wine estates. Stunning valley and vineyards vistas surround guests as they sample distinctive hand crafted estate wines. (Reservations required). We look forward to welcoming you.
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Excellent Wines but make an appointment

This place is outstanding and you need to meet Adam. He is a fantastic Sommelier and will not only take your wine tastes into consideration when pouring but will also give you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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North Caldwell, New Jersey

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North Caldwell, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This place is outstanding and you need to meet Adam. He is a fantastic Sommelier and will not only take your wine tastes into consideration when pouring but will also give you great tips on the area (he told us to go to Mustards for lunch and he nailed it!!!). This is a must visit for any wine lover coming... More 

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review! We so appreciate your visit and the five star post. We will make sure Adam sees your kind words about his hospitality. Cheers! More 

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Our limo driver brought us here not knowing they now only do tastings by appt only. They were booked but the host let us try two wines. Even so he wasn't very friendly. We even bought a bottle and they still weren't very friendly. Would not go back.

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Good morning Marie, Thank you for posting the review of your not so pleasant visit to Trefethen. Our heart sinks when we see someone had a less than stellar experience. We take these reviews very seriously and your comments will be reviewed with our staff. If it is not too much trouble, can you tell us the limo company you... More 

Fresno
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Very professional and knowledgeable of the wines here and in the area. I was surprised to see a tent, though a very nice clean tent. When we sat down we saw pictures of the results of the earthquake which explained the tent. This was are second trip to the Napa Valley for the Brian Culbertson Jazz Festival and this was... More 

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for posting such a great review of your visit to Trefethen. We will make sure Bob sees your kind words about his service. You made our day with your awesome comments about our temporary tent. We are thrilled guests are responding well to our post-earthquake digs. Please come back this fall and see our new tasting room!... More 

Hong Kong, China
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Excellent wines. Try their Reisling and Rose Pinot Noir which is a fun wine. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Make a reservation as they have limited space. The estate is large and the tent quite unique. Not a glamorous place but I'd go back there again. I called at 9.45 am and we were there at 10 am for... More 

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review of Trefethen. We greatly appreciate the visit and the kind comments about the Tent. The earthquake might of shaken us a bit but we are still having fun hosting guests. We hope you can come back once we move the Tasting Room into the Villa sometime this summer. Cheers! More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We got the reserve flight and there were a few good varietals. Their tasting room was under construction so we were in a very nice tent. We tasted their reserve 2010, 2011 and 2012 Cabs. The 2011 was very good, a little mossy on the finish.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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158 reviews 158 reviews
15 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

They were having a special tasting event that was so much fun! There was food available but unfortunately we had just eaten so did not partake. The wines were all quite good and their servers knowledgeable and personable! Yes, I overbought but damn I had a good time!

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

We are thrilled you stopped in for the Spring Release Day. Thank you for the kind words. We don't believe there is such a thing as too much Trefethen so don't feel guilty about over buying! More 

York Beach, Maine
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I have always loved Trefethen wines, especially their Chardonay!! Know they were affected by the earthquake last year but they have done a great job improvising with the tent. Michael our "wine educator" was tremendous...funny and attentive! We had a great visit and will continue to drink their delicious wines!!!

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

We can't thank you enough for the great review on our wines, staff and the Tent. We really appreciate the visit and the comments. We made sure Michael saw your review as well. Cheers! More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My husband is a Halo Circle member so naturally during our 4 day visit to Napa we made a reservation to visit their tasting room. Unfortuanately, Trefethen took a direct his from the earthquake last year and suffered some major damage to their property so they have a temporary space near their property. I must admit for a makeshift space... More 

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California, United States
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The temporary tasting room is a glorified tent. The service was very inattentive and there is no ambiance. We had a card for 4 free tastings and they told us they would not honor it since the person who gave us the card no longer worked there….even though there was no expiration. The will only comp a tasting if you... More 

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Hi JMG836 - We are sorry your visit to Trefethen was not a five star experience. Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We do take these reviews o heart. We do hope you will give us another try so we can show you Trefethen's top notch hospitality. More 

Brooklyn, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

After visiting one vineyard earlier in the day, we rested and ate, and then proceeded to stop into Trefethen for the evening tour. The young man who greeted us (sorry ... can't recall his name) was an excellent host and took the time to talk us through the history of the company and layout of the vineyard. The wine tasting... More 

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Additional Information about Trefethen Family Vineyards

Address: Address: 1160 Oak Knoll Avenue, P.O. Box 2460, Napa, CA 94558
Phone Number: +1 707-255-7700
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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