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Address: 1165 Rutherford Road, Rutherford, CA 94573
Phone Number: 707-963-4768
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Description: Elizabeth Spencer Wines, located in the heart of Napa Valley in...
Elizabeth Spencer Wines, located in the heart of Napa Valley in Rutherford, is an artisan producer of varietal wines from some of the best wine regions in Northern California. The belief of Elizabeth Spencer is that wine should be delicious and representative of its appellation of origin. We make wines to drink - inviting wines that we, our friends and our customers truly enjoy. Elizabeth Spencer wines are characterized by intensity and purity of flavor.
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Love the outdoor tasting area!

This is a cute little winery in an old post office. The inside area is VERY small, so on a day when the weather isn't great this wouldn't be a very good place to visit. However... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Bellingham, Washington
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Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is a cute little winery in an old post office. The inside area is VERY small, so on a day when the weather isn't great this wouldn't be a very good place to visit. However, the day we visited it was beautiful and sunny and we sat outside and enjoyed the sunshine next to the planter boxes of flowers.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Wonderful reds and whites, and great variety. Their cabs and red blends were perhaps the best we have ever experienced - great on the palate, rich and smooth, long-lasting taste memory. Their whites were very interesting too - a pinot blanc followed by a red blend were perfect for our Thanksgiving feast. Indeed, we couldn't imagine a better pairing. The... More 

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Brit in France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

No doubting they make truly fine elegant wines here. I can understand why they are, from my point of view, too expensive. We were well received, and one of the owners took the time to speak with us, but the tastes are homeopathic (looks like a table spoon of wine in the glass). The standard tasting for 4, maybe 5... More 

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Denver, CO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is a darling tasting room with a beautiful patio. The pourer was informative and provided great service. Unfortunately, while the wine was good, it wasn't meant for our pallate. I'd give it a try, as I'm the first to admit each has their own tastes and one can't rate someone else's wine.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This place was recommended by another winery - way to support one another! The tasting room is in the old post office (so cool!) - small space but they make it work. The staff was knowledgeable and a lot of fun. We learned a lot about Elizabeth and Spencer - such a cute story. Parking was easy. The patio garden... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Traveling with a large group can be difficult. But not here, our server Tracey was the right person for us. Oh, lol, and the wine is great!

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We had a great time at Elizabeth Spencer Winery. We originally went to a tasting at Beaulieu Vineyard and wandered over to Elizabeth Spencer. Peter, our wine server from Denver, was A-MAZING!!! The staff were all personable and very inviting. We spent over an hour chatting and tasting. The tasting room was small but there was an outdoor patio, very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

While the tasting experience was good when we were there back in 2007, having the wine some 4 years later was even better. Some of the best wines I've ever had (2004 Cab Sauv and 2005 Petit Verdot) and we went back in Sept 2013 for more...that experience was even better. Ask to have your tasting on the patio!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

thanks peter for you attention and knowledge about the offered wines--wines tastings are overpriced-we did get a ticket at the start for buy one get one free and the visitor center Your Rose in delightful for summer drinking experience

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Richardson, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

We visited early on a Thursday morning. The hostess was very nice and welcoming. We did their basic flight, and were able to enjoy them on the patio. Hostess came out to serve each new flight while we enjoyed the patio and the amazing weather. There are a few great wines here (we bought two different varieties), but the others... More 

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