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Address: 160 Franklin Street, Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number: +1 510-465-5900
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Jeff Cohn Cellars is a premier urban based winery located in historic...

Jeff Cohn Cellars is a premier urban based winery located in historic Jack London Square in Oakland, California. We specialize and produce small lot single vineyard designate wines as well as Rhone inspired red and white blends. Our fruit is sourced from the most interesting and intriguing vineyards in California. We welcome you to our winery and hope you enjoy our wines! Pure Yum!

Tasting fee is $15. You will go through a featured list of 5-6 of our 22 wines. Glasses of wine are $9. We are open for walk-in tastings Friday-Sunday. We are open Wednesday and Thursday by appointment for groups of 6 or more.

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Jeff Cohn and his wife, Alexandra, have set up a winery in downtown Oakland. The grapes are, obviously, grown elsewhere. This is a system that Jeff learned while the Assistant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2014
John E
Dublin, California
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Dublin, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Jeff Cohn and his wife, Alexandra, have set up a winery in downtown Oakland. The grapes are, obviously, grown elsewhere. This is a system that Jeff learned while the Assistant Winemaker at Rosenblum, This being the case, JC Cellars brings in great grapes from Sonoma County, Paso Robles, Lodi, or wherever, and great grapes make great wine.They specialize in Rhone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We recently visited for our third time and enjoyed our tasting as much as we did the first two times. Josh is a great server--always attentive and friendly. We were amazed that he remembered us and knew what we purchased before! Our favorites this time were Iron Hill Vineyards Zinfandel and Sweetwater Springs Petite Syrah. Also love the Imposter. You... More 

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Oakland, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Nice wines and the staff are attentive make sure you also try the Dashe wines poured on the other end of tge counter Depending on the time of year you can see the wine "in process" Everyone is happy to share a little knowledge Great to go with friends Tasting fees are $5 for each. Dashe will credit the fee... More 

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SF Bay Area, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

JC Cellars is one of our favorite wineries. JC features Rhone style wines and wonderful blends....my favorite white wine is "First Date" and my current favorite red wine is "St. Peter's Church Zinfandel". We have liked the wines so much that we joined the wine club (about 18 months ago). JC shares a tasting room with Dashe.....a two for one... More 

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