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Loxton Winery

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11466 Dunbar Rd, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9673
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place to go if you are passionate about wine and what goes into making it. This a small production establishment with wine made by an experienced winemaker with a passion for winemaking. There is a lot of care and thought in this...More

Thank Lcullen0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on a vineyard tour and had such a blast with the owner Chris. He was super knowledgeable and his personality made the trip. He’s funny witty and charming! I learned so much about different soils and what goes into the vine choice...More

Thank Alexis T
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Super fun winery to visit and get a tour/tasting from the owner, Chris, himself. The wines were great and affordable, and Chris made the tour super enjoyable with his fun sense of humor:)

Thank Taylor C
Reviewed June 3, 2018

The wine maker owner Chris Loxton is an Aussie who makes wines in both Sonoma County styles and Australian style.

Thank Claudine S
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

This is a small unpretentious winery, with great wines. Make the time for a visit. Chris Loxton is the owner, grower, and winemaker and he is passionate about his product. The emphasis at this winery is on syrahs. If you are lucky enough to take...More

Thank jdjay
Reviewed April 21, 2018

Loxton Winery is a very small but quality winery in Glen Ellen. A must stop, as we have done for years, when visiting the Sonoma Valley. Chris Loxton only sells his wines from the winery and they are wonderful. Stop by and say hello to...More

Thank JohnASeattle
Reviewed April 7, 2018

We stopped in as my partner loves Syrah, and we weren't disappointed. The winemaker himself did our tasting session and it was fascinating to hear about his journey from Australia to his winery today. The wines were delicious, and it was so interesting to see...More

Thank Chloe J
Reviewed December 11, 2017

If there is a better small winery in the area then I want to know where it is. Chris Loxton and his small staff do it all - pruning, picking, barreling(!), bottling, and selling. And they do it all with a smile. Chris is a...More

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Reviewed November 3, 2017

Sonoma county really needs people to come back to visit. Chris' walkabout tour is the absolute best! He grew up in hid dad's vineyards in Australia and has a PhD from Davis. Chris is just terrific and will teach you all about the ways he...More

Thank PeripatetiPat
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Not like the bigger and more established wineries, this place is not as decorated as others but a working place. Floors are sticky with wine but the staff is great and the wines good. We enjoyed the direct contact of the people who work there...More

Thank Al W
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I believe it was $15 per person and you had 4 different wine tastings. They forgive the charge if you buy a bottle of wine. Now we were on a platypus tour bus 🚌 so I don't know if the policy differs for drop ins. Chris, the... More
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