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Darioush Winery

Address: 4240 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558
Phone Number: 707.257.2345
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Ranked #125 of 216 Activities in Napa
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Newport Beach, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I visited Darioush for the first time about 9 years ago when it was a less known attraction in Napa. People looked at it design and wondered what the heck the wine could be about if this middle eastern building was to represent the style. As you pull into their driveway you see a beautiful water feature and striking building.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Darioush was an amazing stop on our visit throughout the Napa Valley. I saw a picture of their winery's Persian architecture online and immediately knew I wanted to make a stop their. The grounds are beautiful and a sight to see in person. My wife and I went in for a tasting and ended up buying a few bottles of... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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79 reviews 79 reviews
24 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is a setting that is hard to believe. The columns are awesome. Better yet, the wines are very very good. We enjoyed our tasting very much.

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califonia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I went on an invited and was excited because of all the hype. When I first arrived I felt I was driving into a mini Vegas Hotel. I am not one to judge a place by looks,but it was just not for me. The service was excellent and everyone was very nice. I knew the tasting was pricey, so that... More 

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montreal
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116 reviews 116 reviews
35 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The grounds are a jaw dropping spectacle, much like a Las Vegas experience. We were awestruck with the utter beauty of the setting and architecture. We were received like VIPS at reception and felt very welcomed. We had made reservations for the wine and cheese pairing tour and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We were initially escorted out to an outside... More 

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Fremont, California
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1,758 reviews 1,758 reviews
1,097 attraction reviews
1,031 helpful votes 1,031 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Darioush Winery is architecturally interesting. It is definitely an interesting one to see and also if into photography to take pictures of. However, the wine tasting itself is one of the least welcoming experiences we have had in Napa. The wines are not as good as other more "Napa Valley" like wineries we have visited. As such, I have given... More 

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TCI
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Beautiful building...had high hopes. Found it overrated, pretentious and the wines were not good in comparison to other, less hyped wineries. Our server spent no time explaining any of the wines he poured and was just absolutely rude. He was having problems with a group sitting by us (not surprised!) and he let it show. We felt rushed, as if... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Preface: I am an Oenophile who has visited more than 30 vineyards in Napa and probably more than 100 worldwide. Darioush is a first and foremost a beautiful vineyard. Darioush and his wife Shahpar are very invested in their vineyard. Its obvious from the moment you set foot on the ground that this is about passion (having met him, I... More 

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Edwards, Colorado
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

From the minute we entered the grounds, we were "wowed"! The gardens and the building are beautiful and every wine that we tasted was fantastic! The staff was professional, informative and friendly. This was my first visit to Darioush and I can't wait to go back - a must see if you are in the area!

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New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Darioush Winery is the grandest winery in the area. It has beautiful architecture and a very grand feel. I was able to take wonderful pictures here; however, the wine tasting experience was not so great. Our host was pleasant and approachable but he was overbooked and was serving three different groups at the same time. We felt rushed. As far... More 

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