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“Beautiful Drive!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Anderson Valley

Anderson Valley
Philo, CA
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Ranked #1 of 16 Attractions in Philo
Type: Valleys, Outdoors
Activities: Wine tasting, Dining
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Owner description: A concentration of high-quality wineries north of San Francisco.
Banning, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Beautiful Drive!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

Enjoyed taking this route to Mendocino. Very scenic and many wineries to choose from. We stopped at the Navarro Winery.

Visited February 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great Wine Tasting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

I enjoy this region as well as, if not better than the Napa Valley

Visited December 2011
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Woodland, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“A great Napa alternative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

We spent a summer weekend in scenic Anderson Valley with friends. Although a bit further from San Francisco than the popular Napa/Sonoma Valleys, Anderson Valley is very much worth the extra travel time. It lacks the tourist trap-eyness and crowds of Napa yet has wineries of equal caliber and quaint restaurants that serve excellent (and upscale) California cuisine. At the same time tastings at many of the wineries are free and the feel is much mellower - no elbowing your way to the tasting room here. The scenery is gorgeous and Elk Beach on the ocean a 45 minute, very scenic drive away. For those who prefer beer over wine, the Anderson Valley Brewing Company in Boonville has a tasting room and excellent beer. Napa has the advantage of being closer to San Francisco but given the extra time I would visit Anderson Valley over Napa any day.

Visited July 2011
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