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Address: 3151 Highway 128, Philo, CA
Phone Number: 707-895-3876
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Activities: Wine tasting

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Our new favorite winery!

We have been visiting Napa and Sonoma wine areas for over 30 years. This was our first time in the gorgeous Anderson valley along beautiful winding Hwy 128. After a one night stay... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We have been visiting Napa and Sonoma wine areas for over 30 years. This was our first time in the gorgeous Anderson valley along beautiful winding Hwy 128. After a one night stay in Mendocino, it took us just one hour to arrive at Handley. Our host Chris was absolutely the best! He was so friendly, down to earth, fun... More 

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stopped here on a whim and I'm so glad we did! I was expecting great Pinots (which they did have), but I was so pleasantly surprised by their whites! We were so impressed, we joined their Wine Club!

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Linthicum, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We spent a day tasting wines, heading south from Ft. Bragg on the coast. The Anderson Valley is just beautiful, with a winding road that is surrounded by redwoods. Handley is one of the two northernmost wineries on the trail, and therefore one of the first we came to. I had done some research, and had chosen to come here... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We happened upon Handley Cellars on our return trip to Sacramento down scenic 128. We called and were delighted to find that a tour of the winery was available in the few minutes it took us to arrive. Our tour was informative and enjoyable. Our tasting included some of their best which were delicious. We were not pressured to buy... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We stopped for a wine tasting experience. We were offered a free tasting experience. We were explained about every wine, grape and process of creating/elaborating it. The place itself is very peaceful, with beautiful garden and outside seating area.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Anderson Valley was for us a discovery! We were a little fed up with the masses of tourists in Napa Valley. A good friend of ours took us to an orgiastic wine tasting at the Handley Cellars. It was fantastic and free!! We had reservation for a big group and Chris Richard, the Lead Host organized for us a variegated... More 

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

First, if you haven't been to the Mendocino wine growing region of CA, you need to check this place out! Quaint, friendly, non-pretentious wine owners focused on just making the best wines they can and then sharing them with those who will appreciate them. Tasting fees are loosely enforced and wine prices are 30-50% less than Napa/Sonoma. I LOVE Handley... More 

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Dublin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Handley Cellars has always had good wines, the best being their Gewurztraminer, Pinot Noir (especially the RSM) and Pinot Blanc. They also have a wonderful tasting room, replete with exotic art collected by owner/winemaker Milla Handley and her father, and a friendly, knowledgeable staff.

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Foresthill, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nice selection of whites and reds, dry to sweet. Very tasty wines. Outdoor picnic tables on a covered deck. Small shop inside the relatively small tasting room.

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Superior, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

So, we were there on SuperBowl Sunday and normally the weather would be bad. It was awesome. No crowds. And our tasting expert Allie is our new best friend. The setting is gorgeous. The wine was wonderful. If you are in the Anderson Valley start your tour at Handley. This was the highlight of our trip.

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