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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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A delicious surprise

We went to Matanzas Creek as we'd heard about the lavender and it was beautiful, as were all the grounds we walked around. The bonus we hadn't expected was that we were able to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We went to Matanzas Creek as we'd heard about the lavender and it was beautiful, as were all the grounds we walked around. The bonus we hadn't expected was that we were able to do a cheese/matched wine and accompaniment tasting. The sun was shining and we sat in a shady corner of the tasting patio enjoying the trees and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

No trip to the Sonoma area is complete without a visit to Matanzas. We go for the lavender: Acres and acres of beautiful, fragrant, plants buzzing with happy bees. And then we taste the wines! This years selection was superb. Best of all is the experience. All the servers are warm and knowledgeable, eager to share the bounty of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

If you like the scent of lavender and the view of the farm/garden and wine tasting; they charge $10 per person; and $20 pp for collections. The best time to visit is at the end or middle of June which is blooming season for lavender plants. Bring your blanket or clothing while you walk through the plants, the freshness of... More 

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Dublin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The grounds and winery are a setting for the eyes to behold! The lavender fields are breathtaking and fragrant. The entire experience is so pleasant and relaxing. The staff in the winery is warm and down-to-earth. We enjoy their wine and have been buying one of their Chardonnays for years. It is a great way to spend an afternoon in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I had not been to their Winery in over 10 years so made a point of stopping in while in the area for a NASCAR race. I love their merlot and also their whites are OK. The setting is charming and the team in the tasting room was very friendly. I will make it a point to visit each time... More 

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Watertown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We spent a long time here enjoying the view, tasting the wines, joining the club, ordering wine, and finding other treasures. This is a great place to go, and the wines do not disappoint. I even bought a few maps like their's and framed them so I could be reminded of the day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

During our vacation we planned 1 day of winetastings. One of the winetastings we did was at Matanzas Creek. Happy we went there! It is beautifully located. Unfortunately the lavender was not blooming, but still it was a very nice area. It was quiet which we actually enjoyed. Next to wine we are cheese lovers as well, so we decided... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My research suggested it was beautiful and had lots of lavender fields but there was nothing (yes, there's a huge drought but it just didn't live up to the hype). To top it off, the wine wasn't very good. Saving grace - picnic tables. We had packed lunches and got to eat them under big trees with hanging globes.

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

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

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

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Additional Information about Matanzas Creek Winery

Address: 6097 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone Number: 707 528 6464
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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