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Address: 1307 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515-1701
Phone Number: 707.942.4912
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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We are a small employee owned winery. We were established in 1995. We make...

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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Friendly tasting, very knowledgable

We thoroughly enjoyed our tasting, and learned so much about the wines and the Calistoga area from Megan. We were so impressed by the quality of the wines, especially the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2013
mariposaanne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our tasting, and learned so much about the wines and the Calistoga area from Megan. We were so impressed by the quality of the wines, especially the Charbono, that we joined their wine club.

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Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

The tasting room is at the end of the main road in Calistoga, you cant miss it. Its a smaller place with three bars for tasting, all in the same room. Their dog would greet you when you walked in which was kind of nice. I believe we were served by the owner but not 100% sure. My wife and... More 

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Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

This is a great tasting room with friendly and engaging staff. The wine selection is good and the tasting guide very helpful, but the whole experience is made so much more homely by the attentions of Kiefer the dog.

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2 Thank FatBoyJimUK
Auburn, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

Excellent wines, friendly tasting room. If you go give Kiefer a pet for us, he's a rad tasting room dog with a good rescue story.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

Its as simple as this: I signed up for my first wine club. Yum.

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fort myers
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

It is just a tasting, no tour, it is $5.00 if you don;t buy. The wine was the best we tasted out of 4 local wineries

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Flossmoor, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

My husband and I visited several years ago on a trip to Napa. We found this winery accidentally as we were leisurely making our way through an afternoon of wine tasting. We were extremely impressed by the service. We were invited for a barrel tasting by the owner's father during our visit. We were so impressed by the hospitality and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2011

We visited here as a part of a wine tour and was very excited to visit after reading the reviews. The tasting room is very humble. The service was ok at best - server really didn't seem interested in being more than pleasant at best. The wine was terrible. Apparently each week they change the wines on their menus. We... More 

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Between Earth and Sky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2009

We've been visiting Bob Briggs for several years now, and are particularly impressed by the consistently outstanding hospitality to which we are treated. Though the tasting room is itself rather small, the staff always goes out of their way to make guests feel welcome---adding to the welcoming allure is the absence of a tasting fee. I come for the Pinot... More 

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Monterrey, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2009

Warm, wonderful staff and fantastic wines characterize this stop---and with no tasting fee, it makes life all the more friendly.

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