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Benziger Family Winery

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Address: 1883 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9728
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+1 800-989-8890
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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Friendly Staff - super organic

This winery was recommended by a local for their friendly staff (and they were) and commitment to organic farming (which for a non organic guy was still interesting). Worth the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charlotte, NC
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Charlotte, NC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This winery was recommended by a local for their friendly staff (and they were) and commitment to organic farming (which for a non organic guy was still interesting). Worth the visit. They were busy for a Tuesday rainy afternoon. First place I've been where I liked the cheapest wine the best!

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Ancaster, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the tour and was great info, excellent views and our guide spent lots of time with personal questions ...lots to see and views are fantastic ...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This family winery is very eco-friendly. The tram tour was nice, especially for anyone who has mobility challenges. The tour guide was very informative and friendly. Wine tastings were included in the tour fee. The tour also included the production area and the storage cave.

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newton, nj
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice winery with a beautiful store. The tasting was perfect and the wine selection was great. We had a fun time.

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Machesney Park, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The winery was nice enough and the grounds where well kept. I would not recommend the $25 tour. Not worth it at all.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds at Benziger are very pretty, as is the building where the wine tasting was. We enjoyed a quick tasting here while in Sonoma. We didn't do the tour, as we had already done one that day at another Winery, but everyone said it was great.

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Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Benziger family is proud of the bio-dynamic practices. Beyond eco-friendly, organic - with outstanding results. The tour is quite enjoyable

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The grounds of this place are beautiful and you can take a cart driven tour! Sandi, our tasting guide, greated us as soon as we came in the door! She was wonderful in telling us the history of the winery and the Beringer Family! She is very knowledgable about the wines as well, giving you an education in grapes and... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed March 21, 2017

We toured the winery with our 14 yr old son and it was a great tour for all of us. Mike was our guide and he was very friendly and knowledgable about the unique way the handle the land and make the wine. He included my son in his discussion and tailored the tour to the interest of everyone in... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed March 17, 2017

We did the tram tour through the vineyards, saw the sheep, the insect farm, a stop in the caves and then on to tasting. Very educational and fun - something different from the typical winery visit. The tour guide knew his stuff. And reasonably priced. This would even be good for kids, and Matt, who assisted us with tasting, told... More 

Thank Ken R

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