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Rapazzini Winery

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Almond Champagne is Delicious!

Visited the Garlic Shoppe to pick up some fabulous pickled garlic and other garlicky items. They... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2016
Kathy M
Charming

Cute winery. Locally made wine. You will most likely taste wine with the maker himself! Great... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2016
fgunthner
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Clinton Township, Michigan
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Jul 16, 2017
“Nobody there”
Jun 7, 2017
“Great Wines and Garlic items”
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4350 Monterey Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020-8029
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Reviewed July 16, 2017

We visited with full intention of buying a few bottles. We walked in and there was no one there! Just a couple of dogs. We walked around and then out the door. Very strange and very disappointing.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time tasting excellent wines from the local area. Nick made our tasting wonderful. He was highly knowledgeable about the wines, the area and its history. The wines are a great representation of the region's Italian heritage. The garlic wines and cooking wines...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ddpanthers76
Reviewed October 19, 2016

The sign said "GARLIC WINE". This wine lover (and maker) and garlic freak could not resist stopping. Upon entry we waited an inordinate time for someone to enter the room and greet us. It turned out to be the owner who was less than friendly....More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed October 12, 2016

Visited the Garlic Shoppe to pick up some fabulous pickled garlic and other garlicky items. They gave us a coupon to visit the winery with free tasting and $ off a bottle. We tried 3 wines and the champagne and purchased them all! They have...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Kathy M
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Cute winery. Locally made wine. You will most likely taste wine with the maker himself! Great stop on the way back from Monterrey!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank fgunthner
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Only in Gilroy, home of the Garlic Festival, will you find a winery that serves Garlic Wine. I can't say that I loved it, but it was interesting. The staff were great and they have some other good wines. Still, you have to try the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

I thought this place was a dump and horrible. We made a purchase at the Garlic Store and qualified for free tastings at Rappazini. Since we were use to pet friendly wine tastings we asked if we could bring in our small dog. The owner...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank chris f
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Have been stopping at Rapazzini's for years, love their garlic cooking wines. Their red wines are high quality, love their Barbera. You'll find a wide selection of garlic products, moderately priced. Service is very friendly and helpful. For dog lovers, there's a big old poodle...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

We've tried red and green chile wine in New Mexico, and since we were going through Gilroy, it only made sense to try garlic wine...along with several other selections. The pink Muscat is as nice patio wine that will taste great on a hot afternoon...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Sue_Scott_NM
Reviewed March 30, 2016

This has got to be the worst "winery" I've ever been to. The owner was completely unprofessional, and everything he said to us was rude. He even insulted us a few times, and made several snide remarks against people and wine tasters in general. He...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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