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Bonny Doon Winery Tasting Room

Address: 328 Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone Number: 831-4718031
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Ranked #23 of 42 Activities in Santa Cruz
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
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Bay Area
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597 reviews 597 reviews
86 attraction reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

x4*p Bonny Doon Winetasting 450, Hwy 1 Davenport, down the hill from the old winery Situated in a very cool classical historical building $10 and $20 wine tastings; five in each flight The wines are good Angie, the hostess, is super fantastic and friendly Have wine club with four shipments per year; four levels of membership starting at $80 (seems... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

My partner said he had never seen me screw my face up at wine before. These were like vinegar. Apparently they used to be good but are now awful. Avoid. Don't waste your time. There are so many good ones to go to.

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Tamarac, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a must stop tasting room when in central California...although I have heard that they have moved again. The wine is great, we joined the club several years ago and the tasting room in both locations we visited was awesome.

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Fremont, California
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1,700 reviews 1,700 reviews
1,065 attraction reviews
995 helpful votes 995 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

We have enjoyed going to this place in the past but stopped here yesterday. The winery room used to be very inviting - bar stools, comfortable places to sit, the ability to order appetizers with your wine tasting, and if you wanted a full experience a restaurant. Now the winery is disheveled. There is standing room only at the bar;... More

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Houston, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

We love the tasting room here. I love how open it is and the recycled wine bottle lighting. The wines are really good (get some of their Tempranillo before it's all gone!). The service was efficient, friendly and very knowledgeable. We have been here before and were sad to see the restaurant had closed but will still keep coming back.... More

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Bosch en Duin
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97 reviews 97 reviews
6 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

The restaurant itself has a nice set up. Based upon their wine history it has some big wine barrels serving as a "cosy" corner with a table. However the high ceiling and the open square space doesn't add up to that desired cosy, private and warm atmosphere. In favour of being "organic" they use quite some wood. However to our... More

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Los Gatos, California
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94 reviews 94 reviews
9 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

This is a great place to visit as the wine is very good and the food is excellent and quite different. The ambience inside the tasting room is informal while the tables in the dining area are far enough apart for some privacy. The real find though is to get a group in a booth and have the menu and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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133 reviews 133 reviews
52 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

I was very disappointed to find that they no longer made ice wines, however I sampled the dessert wines that they had & found two that I bought to bring home( 4 bottles). The help were knowlegable about their wines & very helpful

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Santa Cruz, California
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173 reviews 173 reviews
6 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

The atmosphere is wonderful, but when I ordered the cheese platter is was ridiculously small for the price. Only a couple of slices that were so thin you could see through them and a dab of jelly the size of the end of your pinky. Go over to Kelly's french bakery around the corner and have a wonderful lunch and... More

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Great atmosphere, great wine. The food looked really good, though we were only there for the wine. It was a really good experience.

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