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“can't go wrong” 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
29 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
“can't go wrong”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

we visited this place a couple of times during passport weekend. this time we made an appointment which was nicer. no crowds and we could enjoy the tasting. known for their zins but we were really enjoying the merlot. we will be back.

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Windsor, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“The real deal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

By know Dave and the family for most of my life, I know is a real working vineyard and winery. Dave's family has been working the land for 60 plus years and understands what make good wine. You must visit.

Visited January 2013
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Santa Rosa, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Legit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The Rafanelli's have a nice place; good for photo ops. They are knowledgeable, hospitable, and hardworking. This is IMHO the real deal.

Visited April 2013
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NYC
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“The one place I return to over and over”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I was fortunate enough that a friend introduced me to this reservation/appointment only winery. They are family run, and I always feel special, like a VIP, insider--whenever I go here. No fees to taste--three wines usually... but all high quality and priced amazingly low ($30s-110, excellent for the quality). The zins are the standouts. Beautiful grounds you can bring a picnic too. We usually start our tastings here and then go around Healdsburg/Dry Creek. So this literally is our centerpiece of wine tasting each time we're on that side (of 101).

Visited October 2013
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Trophy Club, Texas
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“Crush!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This is a small family owned and operated winery and an appointment is needed. We were able to see the grapes in the steel vat waiting to be "crushed" They have excellent Zin's and are very friendly.

Visited September 2013
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