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Trefethen 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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Can't Wait To Return!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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 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
12 helpful votes 12 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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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Gary Johnson's the best! I just wanted to send a quick note to thank you for all you, Joe and the family did to make our trip to Trefethen a most memorial experience. Your passion, patience and expertise really set the highest standard for our entire weekend. We enjoyed many other wineries during our weekend in Napa but my family... More 

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MimmersWine, Owner at Trefethen Vineyards, responded to this review

Hi Jason, Thank you for the great review. Gary really appreciates the wonderful comments. We have shared this with the whole company! Cheers and we hope to see you in Aspen sometime soon! More 

Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I had a absolutely wonderful time here. The wine was delightful and the setting was simply wonderful. Shannon took amazing care of myself and the friends I was with. I wish I could have sat and enjoyed their wine and view all day. I highly highly recommend this Winey for: Amazing customer service and friendly staff Wonderful wine Comfortable and... More 

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Vineyards, responded to this review

Sarah, we are so glad you stopped for a visit! We loved your comments so much we shared them with our wine club members. We greatly appreciate the review! Cheers, Trefethen Family Vineyards More 

Austin, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I stopped at Trefethen on a quick weekend trip to Napa. It was a great stop in the limited time I had. The staff was great and very informative about the wines and winemaking in general. The wines were great as well, and I will soon be joining the wine club. I definitely recommend Trefethen if you are looking for... More 

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We look forward to welcoming you to the Wine Club! More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We were on way up to Calistoga and saw Trefethen right on the side of the rode, what a great stop! It said appointment needed however, walk-ins were allowed if available so we were happy to be able to get in without an appointment. The staff were really knowledgeable in their wines and explain the history and the land of... More 

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Vineyards, responded to this review

We are so glad you decided to make a stop at Trefethen! Thank you for the great review. Cheers, More 

Huntington Beach
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This vineyard/winery experienced some damage in the earthquake so they are currently operating out of a large tent. It's quaint and nice inside and we barely noticed we were in a tent. The gentleman helping us with our wine tasting was personable, laid back and a total foodie (a great match for us!) he had lots of recommendations for food... More 

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for crafting such a great review! We really appreciate the kind words about the tent! Who knew a tent could be so much fun. It has been very therapeutic for us to have guests return to the property! Cheers, Team Trefethen More 

Tampa Bay
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We visited here for the first time. Their temporary tasting room was great. We had Adam for our appointment. We loved the wines, especially the reds. We bought a few bottles to take with us and joined their wine club. One disappointing experience was the tasting fees were not waived even with us asking and joining their wine club. Since... More 

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Seattle
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83 reviews 83 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We drove into Trefethen for our first stop of wine tasting trip on a glorious Fall day and it was such a delight. The temporary tasting room was pleasant and I recommend a tasting appointment to get a relaxing and informative view of the many deliious wines they make. Keith was such a knowledgeable person and it was great to... More 

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