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Benziger Family Winery

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Address: 1883 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9728
Phone Number: +1 707-935-3000
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

At Benziger, we're about three things: family, great wine and healthy...

At Benziger, we're about three things: family, great wine and healthy vineyards. For more than thirty years, we've farmed our ranch on Sonoma Mountain and searched Sonoma County for the most distinctive and expressive vineyards. Once found, we tend these sites using certified Biodynamic, organic and sustainable farming methods. The result is a portfolio of authentic and memorable wines. Our Partners Wine Tour will satisfy the palate of any wine enthusiast. This tour provides a behind-the-scenes look at our Biodynamic estate vineyard and wine caves and finishes with an exclusive wine tasting of estate wines.

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Wonderful tour of a biodynamic, organic operation.

Take the tour. We had a fantastic peek into how this vineyard manages their operation in a sustainable way. You go out into the vineyard .. a tractor pulls you in a wagon with... read more

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Victoria, Canada
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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take the tour. We had a fantastic peek into how this vineyard manages their operation in a sustainable way. You go out into the vineyard .. a tractor pulls you in a wagon with bench seating. It's a great way to see the operation and very informative.

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Brooklyn, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A thoroughly enjoyable tractor led tour of their lovely property, with explanations of their.net biodynamic methods, and a tasting of several wines. We didn't choose to purchase any of their wines, but they are for sale.

Thank BrooklynDB
Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this tour and how Benziger is applying every conceivable full circle knowledge to create its biodynamic wines. The vineyards are breathtaking, our tour guide was funny and knowledgable, and the tasting afterward was fun, informative, and turned us in to a delightful biodynamic white not available in stores.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this last minute and it was our first trip to a winery so we had high hopes. This did not disappoint Luke was a great guide he had a lovely relaxed but informative style meaning we learnt so much in a comparative short space of time. It was great to sample wines that we don't get in the... More 

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Newbury Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our daughter and her boyfriend, who is a club member, invited us to explore this winery when we visited Yountville. We drove to Sonoma and came upon the most breathtaking spot. This winery has such sprawling gorgeous land. Their tractor/ trolley tour was great. Wine tasting yum. Biodynamic vine growing technique amazing. Loved every minute. Wine and views Perfect! Be... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour is seriously informative, you will learn heaps! Our tour guide was really pleasant and knew his stuff. It is also fun and there are spectacular views. Also plenty of wine to taste and a nice gift shop with helpful staff too!

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the tram tour. Our guide, Nathaniel, was both informative and humorous. Loved going out into the vineyards and learning about biodynamic farming methods. Are these the most complex wines you'll ever taste? Maybe not - but you'll never taste anything produced with more TLC.

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Manheim, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the winery at the end of July after a recommendation from a friend that it was family friendly. Our 2 children were able to join us and learn on their biodynamic farm tour tram. Mike was very knowledgeable in explaining the wine making process as he took us through the vineyard and cellar. We learned a lot. We... More 

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Windham, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the 1:15 tour with Will. Totally enjoyed riding the tram around the vineyard; Will did a great job explaining the various aspects of biodynamic farming. We particularly enjoyed tasting some of the wines outdoors and in the cave, and then going into a tasting room for a final flight of reds. It was wonderful and we would recommend... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great stop! We had our kids....it was well wroth the stop. Tour guides were informative, the process was close and visual. The ride around the vineyard allowed for photos.....and the wine tasting was great! We toured a few vineyards. Of those, this is the only return trip I would make for SURE!

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