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Merry Edwards Winery

2959 Gravenstein Hwy North, Sebastopol, CA 95472
707-823-7466
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Ranked #3 of 20 Activities in Sebastopol
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
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Owner description: Nestled amid the vines at Coopersmith vineyard, tastings educate visitors about Merry's handcrafted Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc. Experience wines produced with a genuine sense of place using site-specific viticulture and gentle, traditional winemaking practices. Merry and her husband, Ken, invite you to join them at their estate winery. Please call to schedule a private tasting, however if you don't have time for an appointment we welcome you to come in from 9:30AM - 4:30PM for a more casual tasting. Parties of 8 or more, limos and buses are accepted by prior arrangement only. (Please note, our winery is patrolled by cats. No canines, please -- assistance dogs are exempt. Thank you for your understanding.)

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

Was driving by and was inspired to drive in. Merry Edwards is the queen of pinot noir, but I think her sauvignon blanc is one of the best. The visit was the day before Thanksgiving, the visitors were light but looked like the staff was working hard. The tasting room is very nice and looked like it could accommodate larger... More

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Winfield, IL
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Surprisingly, the wine tastings here are free. On the day we were here, they offered 4 different wines. The employee was very pleasant and knowledgeable. He showed us on the map where each wine came from. We did not feel pressured to buy but we did buy 2 bottles anyway. I would definitely come back here.

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Santa Rosa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Merry Edwards is a refreshing change to the typical wine tasting experience. If you're looking for knowledgable staff that can answer your questions this is the place. Unlike most tasting rooms in Sonoma County they still offer complementary tastings and there is no hard sell. The wine sells it self so it's not necessary. The Queen of Pinot does not... More

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Sebastopol, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Pinots are Merry's speciality, offering five or six different labels each year. However, my favorite Merry Edwards wine is her Sauvignon Blanc which has been rated in Wine Spectator's Top 100 Wines of the World. It is a truly remarkable wine.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This beautiful Winery is full of unique vineyards with an extraordinary history and dedication by the owner and the staff. You will miss out on a great wine tasting event, if you do not visit and meet this talented group of individuals. I promise, you will leave with at least one bottle, I did!!!

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california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great pinots and the saugvignon blanc is fantastic They were starting the crush when we were there so it is a great time to go

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Bloomington, Indiana
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135 reviews 135 reviews
31 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Recommended by the Sonoma Orchid hosts, we called and reserved before going there. we had a winery visit and wine tasting. Liked their Pinot noirs. Recommended.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I visited on a Thursday afternoon. They were not busy but we were rushed thru the tasting by the woman walking us thru. After quickly going thru the wines she quickly walked away to talk to the receptionist. I guess she didn't size us up as buyers. Wrong. The price did not scare us and We spent... More

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Brendan T, Manager at Merry Edwards Winery, responded to this review

Hi Norman, I'm sorry to hear about your tasting room experience and we offer complimentary in-depth private tastings by appointment however it sounds like you took part in one of our complimentary drop-in tastings that are more casual and don't require a reservation. Our complimentary drop-in tastings typically start every 15 minutes and feature 4 wines. The next time you’re... More

Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Merry Edwards, owner and winemaker, is an example of how hard work and devotion to her craft has made her into a leader in the wine industry. Any trip to Sonoma would not be complete without a trip to her winery in Sebastopol. With no charge for the tasting, one gets a private room, a knowledgeable employee and terrific pours... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Stopped in, free tasting, informative, quick, easy, great quality, couldn't leave without half a case. Recommended to all while you cruise through.

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