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“What a grand ole winery” 5 of 5 stars
Review of A. Rafanelli Winery

A. Rafanelli Winery
4685 W Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448
707 433 1385
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Ranked #36 of 123 Activities in Healdsburg
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
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Manakin Sabot, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“What a grand ole winery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Their Zinfandel is our favorite and is it ever smooth. Do not miss this winery! The site is just what a winery should be. They are so accommodating and gracious. The zin is the best.

Visited August 2012
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Tampa, FL
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“outstanding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

Rafanelli is one of if not the best winery in this specific region, in my opinion. wines are consistently strong, love the zins, cabs are good too, this trip the merlot was drinking extremely well too. only faults are it's pricey - i understand they are charging what the market will bear, but i hope they don't escalate pricing much more or they'll price us 'normal' folk out of the market - and availability, which is extremely limited. strongly recommend

Visited July 2012
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Rafanelli: intimate atmosphere, beautiful grounds, good wine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

We were given a personal tour (unplanned) by Dave Rafanelli through the caves. What a great experience!

Visited December 2011
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“Excellent reds in beautiful setting!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Specializing in delicious tasing merlot, zin and cab this small family owned winery is a beautiful stop in the Dry Creek Valley. Staff are friendly and knowledgable - a world apart from the crowded commercial venues.

Visited July 2012
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6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Lots of lovely reds and even port...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Stop by and chat to Dan, lovely guy with a very generous pour...

Visited June 2012
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