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Elizabeth Spencer Wines

1165 Rutherford Road, Rutherford, CA 94573
707-963-4768
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Ranked #15 of 19 activities in Rutherford
Type: Wineries
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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London, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Really amazing wine in a lovely setting with a small outside area. The lady Carisma who helped us with the tasting was very knowledgeable and knew our likes making great recommendations.

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Small tasting room with an interesting story associated. Worth a visit in to try the wines. Much more personal than some of the bigger vineyards. Good selection of wine with informative staff. Worth a visit in.

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Smyrna, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

My wife and I stopped in here a few days before our wedding in St. Helena. We are no wine experts but have been to a few of the wineries dotting the highway between Napa and Calistoga. On a nice day, sitting out on their little patio is a pleasant experience. The wine is good and I believe we even... More

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Bay Point, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Update review--- Recent staff changes and some "meh" wine club selections, along with an increasing number of "just ok" wines has caused us to cancel our membership at E/S There are still some things to like here: the patio, convenience to Rutherford Grill, the cool tasting room, extended tasting hours. And there remain a few standout wines, such as their... More

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Santa Clara, California
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We have been wine club members for a couple years now. We found this winery by accident. It is a small winery with some amazing wines. We had to stop by since we were in the neighborhood and ended up purchasing 4 bottles from their library. Some amazing wines, we are really looking forward to enjoying. Aly was our server... More

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New York City, New York
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I loved that this winery was small and intimate. We had four tastings, all delicious. The server was very knowledgeable and didn't rush us. In fact, we had another appointment so had to rush her a bit.

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Napa, California
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Took my girlfriend for a tasting adventure and this was our final stop of the day. I heard great things about their patio and wanted to enjoy it on a beautiful Napa Valley day. Their tasting room was full but their patio was empty so we thought we'd enjoy. Our hostess would come out and quickly fill our glasses but... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

E.S. offers an inviting little tented side garden for tasting their delightul wines. The building is small, so the extension into fresh air makes sense, but tasting in the fresh air adds something to the experience.

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

This winery was GORGEOUS!! We sat on the patio and sipped our tasting. The perfect place for an outing with girlfriends! I loved that they let you wander around their garden and taste their wonderful tomatoes. The staff was so knowledgeable and fun to chat with. I am usually not a Chardonnay person, but their EXS Chardonnay was enough to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

I spent a week in Napa at Hugh Carpenter's cooking school this past July. Of of our outings was to have a blind wine tasting and then lunch with Elizabeth. By the way, Spencer is her husband. I really loved the wines and lunch was truly special. thank you Elizabeth and Hugh.

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