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Matanzas Creek Winery

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Address: 6097 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone Number: 707 528 6464
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10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Activities: Wine tasting
Description: Matanzas Creek Winery is a destination to enjoy the best of both rustic...
Matanzas Creek Winery is a destination to enjoy the best of both rustic country charm and refined quality. Experience Bennett Valley AVA Chardonnay, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Come to taste the unique Bennett Valley wines but stay and relax at our captivating estate grounds for the day. The spacious estate features an eclectic blend of native grasses, delicate olive trees, exotic perennials and our famed lavender fields. Tucked away from the noise but close enough for an afternoon jaunt. Bocci, picnic and self-guided tours.
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Wine tasting and Lavender

Beautiful setting nestled in large, gnarly old trees surrounded by lavender fields. Tasting room overlooks Bennet Valley and we enjoyed our tastings out on the patio on a comfy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Roswell, Georgia
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Roswell, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful setting nestled in large, gnarly old trees surrounded by lavender fields. Tasting room overlooks Bennet Valley and we enjoyed our tastings out on the patio on a comfy bench where our dog was welcome. We purchased the Merlot and Cab and also the Chardonnay. Also purchased some lavender lotion as this is their second biggest seller next to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Fantastic wines!! We bought a bottle of the 2011 Merlot!! Delightful wines and delightful company!! Beautiful pictures to take!!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The Matanzas Creek Winery is a bit off the beaten track, but well worth the visit. The setting is both gorgeous and peaceful. Sit on one of their decks and enjoy the wine.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This Winery is located in a nice Valley and outdoor areas are very nice, something different what you are normally used to with wineries. Winery seems to be very popular so if you mind that there is plenty of others with you then this is place to stop.

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I wish the lavender was in bloom as it would have made this rating a bit higher. Their sauvignon blanc and merlot were good but the staff was a bit off this day. Beautiful grounds to walk around, again wish the lavender was in bloom.

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La Palma, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Nice tasting room located in a picturesque location. Wine was just average. I liked the Chardonnay. The tasting fee was waived with the purchase of one bottle. Good service.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Disappointed that we missed this winery on our last visit to Sonoma, this time, we made Matanzas Creek Winery our first stop. The views are spectacular with gorgeous lavender fields, and then there's the wine...even better. Judy was fascinating and spent a ton of time with us, answering a multitude of questions. It's easy to get lost in the hows... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Found this winery while traveling the back roads. Beautiful surroundings. Went in and was helped by Judy. She was great and spent alot of time with us when it was her lunchtime. Told us alot about the history of the winery and was very generous in helping us try new wines. We actually found we like Chardonnay and joined the... More 

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Round Rock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our first stop on our first trip to the Napa/Sonoma area. We booked a wine and cheese tasting in advance. Enjoyed our wine and cheese on the deck with a great winery representative. The beautiful weather and idyllic setting only enhanced our experience. Ended up joining the wine club and the wines we have received have not disappointed us.

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Matanzas is a wonderful winery with great wine and beautiful views. The lavender garden is pretty and a nice area to walk around. There are several picnic tables, where we like to pack a picnic and buy a bottle of wine to sit and enjoy the scenery. The staff has always been friendly. There are several items for purchase (wine... More 

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