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August Briggs Winery

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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morning taste.

To open the day of tasting, we started in the wine tasting room of august vineyard in the center of... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
pablo v
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Very impressive wine.

My wife and I went here and it was very impressive. I'm a pretty good judge of wine and I must say... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
Winter J
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We are a small employee owned winery. We were established in 1995. We make ~15 small lot wines a year - from Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay to Petite Sirah, Zin., and Cab. Sauv.
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1307 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515-1701
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

To open the day of tasting, we started in the wine tasting room of august vineyard in the center of calistoga, we tasted four very good wines, good body and fruity, good attentions by the staff.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went here and it was very impressive. I'm a pretty good judge of wine and I must say their wine is a solid 90. Very very good.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Winter J
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Recently visited the tasting room, and it is always a pleasure to try the different varietals from different soil types. If you make an appointment, they go out of their way to make you feel special. The staff is very knowledgeable about the wines. Our...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jdjay
Reviewed March 30, 2018

This is a fun tasting room. Our host -- we think her name is Bonnie -- provided everything on the tasting menu, but as the tasters showed an interest in the 2014 Russian River Zinfandel, she decided to let us experiment. First, she pulled out...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank quiinc
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Nice variety of wines. Charbono and Zinfandels were our favorites. Reasonable price for Napa valley. Worth the time. Tasting room staff were helpful.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Yesheyozhik
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

My family went to August Briggs yesterday (on a Saturday) wanting to do a tasting. We arrived around 5:55. The hours online say they are open until 7. Thinking we had plenty of time we went in. The lady working was rude. We told her...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank kaylar840
Reviewed January 17, 2018

We LOVED our visit to August Briggs. We found them through the Calistoga Winter Passport. The wines are delicious - I'm not sure we had a single favorite. The tasting room staff was absolutely incredible - very personable, very accommodating, and VERY knowledgeable!! We had...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank edwardch57
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Complimentary tasting as I was staying across the road at Calistoga Inn. This entitled me to six tastings as I was alone. I was served by Dean who was very knowledgeable and friendly and a great ambassador for the area. The $38 2014 Charbono was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Albywon
Reviewed August 17, 2017

My friend and I enjoyed this local tasting room as our first tasting experience in Napa. The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating, and we thoroughly enjoyed our experience and the wines here. We also got some great tips on where to go for dinner...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank wrengineer
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

August Briggs is a small winery with no vineyards. They purchase grapes from various vineyards. August Briggs sold the winery to a couple of employees and his cousin is the winemaker. We have enjoyed the wine previously but this tasting was good. We did the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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