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Address: 1178 Galleron Road, St. Helena, CA 94574
Phone Number: 800-529-WINE or 707-963-7111
Activities: Wine tasting

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Best wine tasting opportunity

This winery offers several wine tasting options AND will allow a couple to share rather than get stuck with the "per person" wine fee. One of the hosts, Dan, is really a joy to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
24 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This winery offers several wine tasting options AND will allow a couple to share rather than get stuck with the "per person" wine fee. One of the hosts, Dan, is really a joy to talk to about wine. The gift shop prices are not as high as other wineries and really invites you to want to make a purchase. IMPORTANT........ More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had a brief blending class here. It was a lot of fun and very educational on a different level of the wines.

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New City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is a small facility where they make the bottle Magnificat (no that's not a typo). They're really good with Cabernet here. We had several tastes from the variations of bottles they had set up for us, but the most tasty, the most lasting, was the serving of wine they gave us directly from a set of barrels they had... More 

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Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We love Franciscan wine - the staff was friendly and we enjoyed the outside seating area. The tasting is done in the main tasting room - which in comparison to other wineries leaves you wanting a little more privacy or one-on-one feeling. However, the wine makes up for it!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
25 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We lucked out as it was not too busy when we stopped by (late in the day, Sunday in January). I forget the name of our host (red haired guy), but he was passionate about their wines. And, because it wasn't horrendously busy, another host piped in now and then (because she seemed very passionate too). That passion makes the... More 

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Truckee, California
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149 reviews 149 reviews
19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Always one of the highlights of my trip. Love this building, the location, the staff and the wine! The tastings here are great and don't miss the Mt Veeder tastings too. Fountain Court is pretty special and always a Suprise taste. Excellent choice when touring napa or even if only making one stop.

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Santa Barbara
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12 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Have never been, but have driven by several times. Stopped in and was amazed at the lovely tasting room and the amazing Mt. Vedeer Cab. Deja Harrington, Director of Hospitality, made our visit extra special and the whole team was great!!

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Paoli, Pennsylvania
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102 reviews 102 reviews
53 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The blending seminar was the best thing we did in Napa valley. Well worth the price! When we arrived we enjoyed a taste of a lovely and crisp Sauvignon Blanc while waited on the patio. I expected to be in a large group of people but it was just us with the instructor (sorry I can't remember his name) in... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Franciscan was the first stop on our tour. I particularly enjoyed tasting the grapes right off the vines.....soooo sweet and enjoyable. My husband is still talking about it and wishes he had ate more! The wines were good, our host was welcoming and the gift shop was quite nice with many choices to browse through. The grounds are pretty and... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We were on a private tour thanks to our friend who works for Constellation. I think our hosts name was Tom and he really showed as a nice time. It was fun to go out and taste the different grapes on the vines. We really learned a lot. The wines were all great. The gift shop was nice too.

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