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Boekenoogen Winery Tasting Room

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Address: 24 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9519
Phone Number: (831) 659-4215
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The wines are wonderful, the staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and the tasting room is relaxing. It is a must stop whenever we are in the valley. We love their wines so much we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2016
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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely outdoor patio to sip wine but service was just ok. Tastings are ~$20 which is like napa prices. I prefer sonoma wineries. Nothing stood out but the wines were decent.

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St. Louis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the Pinot Noirs at this tasting room and drinking wine in the courtyard. However the service from the tasting room server was deplorable. She frowned the whole time, rolled her eyes when customers asked her for the next tasting, and made snide comments when people asked her questions. She gave little more than the most cursory, basic information... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

The wines are wonderful, the staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and the tasting room is relaxing. It is a must stop whenever we are in the valley. We love their wines so much we became wine club members!

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Palm Bay, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Total production for all their wines is 5,000 yearly. Sampled 2013 Carmel Valley Bell Ranch Estate Viognier, 2013 Santa Lucia Highlands Estate Chardonnay, Really liked their 2013 Santa Lucia Highlands Estate 3 Clone Pinot Noir & 2013 Carmel Valley Estate Bell Ranch Zinfandel.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Conveniently located, pleasant and knowledgeable staff and great wines. They had just sold out of the Viognier were after, but we purchased two Chardonnay wines and a fabulous Pinot Noir. Would recommend Boekenoogen as a "must stop" in Carmel Valley.

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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Finished our Carmel valley tasting here. Met the gracious owner who is folksy but smarter than a fox. A former lettuce farmer, now winemaker. great pours and well beyond the tasting menu if you are friendly. We didn't buy but I regret it now as this was some of the best wine in the valley. Even so, worth a stop.

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Duncans Mills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We visited this winery on the recommendation of a friend who once worked there.We really enjoyed these wines and the info on the area. I took home a bottle of the Chardonnay.

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

This winery is all about their Burgundian pinot. All of them were good so make sure you choose those in your tasting. N Knowledgeable staff and friendly. One of the two tasting rooms I recommend in Carmel Valley

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

If you only had one tasting room to go to, this would be it, although we'd recommend Talbott, also. The best wines we tasted the whole trip, great Chard and Pinot. Small garden patio to have a picnic with your wine if you so desire. Service was personal and exceptionally helpful. No fee if you buy wine.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We visited the tasting room in Carmel. Boekenoogen, which we barely can spell and only after the visit can pronounce, was recommended by Talbott Vineyards. A shoutout of thanks to Talbott because Boekenoogen was worth the stop! The tasting room is welcoming and set in an exceedingly pleasant environment. Good feeling from the start. The people were friendly and willing... More 

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