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Darioush Winery

Address: 4240 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558
Phone Number: +1 707-257-2345
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Ranked #132 of 219 Activities in Napa
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Owner description: A Napa Valley wine experience - uncommon perspectives of the world and extraordinary...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: A Napa Valley wine experience - uncommon perspectives of the world and extraordinary wines. *Please note we are open by appointment only on Saturdays.

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Atlanta, Georgia
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We splurged and did the "By Invitation Only" tasting tour. There was nothing like walking through the barrel rooms, tasting wines directly from the barrels and enjoying a food and wine pairing in Darioush very own wine cellar. We even had the pleasure of meeting him. It was our last wine tasting and the most impressive. We can not wait... More 

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DarioushWinery, Manager at Darioush Winery, responded to this review

It's great to hear from you, Ali. Jodie and our team had a wonderful time with you and your wife, and we're so happy to hear that we could help make your first trip to Napa a memorable one. Thank you for the kind words and we hope to have the pleasure of hosting you again very soon. Warm Regards,... More 

Newport Beach, California
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
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
16 helpful votes 16 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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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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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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1,148 helpful votes 1,148 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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DarioushWinery, Guest Relations Manager at Darioush Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. I’m sorry to hear that your time with us was not met with the high standard of service that we hold ourselves to. We’re committed to ensuring every component of the Darioush experience is worthy of 5 stars, and feedback like yours is valuable in helping us identify opportunities for... More 

Dallas, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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