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Bonny Doon Winery Tasting Room

328 Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Ranked #16 of 34 Activities in Santa Cruz
Type: Wineries
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Bay Area
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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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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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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 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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Monterey, California, United States
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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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92 reviews 92 reviews
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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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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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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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46 helpful votes 46 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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