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Clif Family Winery

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Address: 709 Main Street, St. Helena, CA 94574
Phone Number: 707-968-0625
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Description: Velo Vino is a unique tasting room, cycling hub and retail location where...
Velo Vino is a unique tasting room, cycling hub and retail location where the passions of cycling, wine and food are celebrated and blended. At Velo Vino, you can taste Clif Family Wines, enjoy a cheese plate or an espresso drink, and embark on a world-class cycling excursion, all in the heart of Napa Valley.
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Casual + Fun Wine Tasting...with a FOOD TRUCK

I had no idea Clif Family produced wine until a friend recommended I stop by the tasting room while I was in St. Helena for Easter Brunch. [Wines] They produce a fun range of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I had no idea Clif Family produced wine until a friend recommended I stop by the tasting room while I was in St. Helena for Easter Brunch. [Wines] They produce a fun range of wine varieties, most locally sourced. Personally, I enjoyed the whites. My favorites were the Sauvignon Blanc + Gewurtraminer! But, I plan to be back so I... More 

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Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Food was delicious, great vibes and energy from the friendly staff, don't miss it! The bruschettas are to die for. Perfect for sharing. There are tables to sit down under the shade and enjoy a glass of wine from the tasting room.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is not your traditional stuffy tasting room; this is Clif (as in Clif Bar) and was absolutely awesome! This is a family run winery and the only place you can get Clif wine - which we absolutely loved! We had a great time with John, our wine tasting host and tri-athlete, and could not have been more pleased with... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My husband and I visited Clif on a recent trip to Napa Valley. This was our least favorite tasting of all. The wines just didn't stand up to the others, and the tasting room didn't have the authentic feel that we had seen the rest of our trip. Clif has a great location in St. Helena (super cute town), but... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

While on cycling tour of the Napa Valley we discovered this little winery & it's food truck. Stop for a bite of lunch & throughly enjoyed the food & the atmosphere. Did not try the wine because we had more cycling to do but the winery is a fun spot especially if you are cyclist.

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We were lucky enough to do a tasting at the Clif Family's small tasting room on top of Howell Mountain. Jeff, our host, was knowledgeable, fun, and clearly passionate about wine and food. Each of the wines we tasted had a unique cheese/preserve/spice pairing that Jeff had previously picked out, and everything was amazing - we couldn't leave without buying... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The best part of our Clif wine tasting was the bruschetta truck. The ambiance is geared more for their biking crowd, which was not for us.

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

First, I love Clif Bars, so naturally I had to visit the winery. I wasn't sure what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised by the wines. Whites and reds were perfectly balanced with friendly, knowledgeable staff. They take your time with a tasting, rather than prodding you through like some wineries do. Out of all the wines, the Gertztweiner... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We had the opportunity to visit and partake at the top of the mountain rather than down at the Velo vino tasting center. Jeff was a great host and has put together a great tasting experience with their wine, exotic cheeses and home grown/made jams/jellies and spices. Just a quality experience all around.

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California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We chose the Refugio wine tasting experience at the Clif Family Vino Velo in St. Helena to celebrate our granddaughter's 21st birthday. It was perfect! Clif Bars are a favorite, but we had no idea that the wine would be so good! Candace led us through 5 tastings (plus an extra-or should I tell?) and provided different and interesting treats,... More 

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