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Address: 11466 Dunbar Rd, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9673
Phone Number: 707.935.7221
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A Brief Encounter but Well Worth It

Our Californian friends are friends of owner Chris Loxton, and so our visit to California and Sonoma County had to include Loxton's. Chris is a delight and it is great to see an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Californian friends are friends of owner Chris Loxton, and so our visit to California and Sonoma County had to include Loxton's. Chris is a delight and it is great to see an Aussie fitting in so well with the local wine scene, producing great wines from arrangements he has made with other wine growers. While we were there tasting... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had so much fun learning about how he made wine. We spent quite a while just chatting as we were the only people in there as we showed up just before closing time but he still let us taste. I would highly recommend stopping by there and just relaxing during the day.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Loxton via Platypus Tours. Chris was AWESOME. His dry, Aussie humor mixed in fabulously with his grape to table knowledge about wine making. He was detailed about the process from planting to bottling. A very worthwhile visit to fully understand what makes wine what we love.

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Tomball, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on a recommendation and really enjoyed some beautiful reds in the company of the winemaker and owner, Chris Loxton. Not fancy, more like a warehouse, but still pleasant and charming. Spend some time chatting, and you won't miss the castle or fancy grounds. It is a bit off the main highway, so the scenery is quite fine.... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We also visited Loxton as part of a Platypus Wine Tour in Sonoma. Appearance wise, Loxton was the least fancy winery, yet the visit was very informative and the wines were wonderful. We had the pleasure of meeting Chris Loxton, the owner from a long line of Australian wine makers, who clearly devotes a lot of time to working every... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We visited Loxton as part of a Platypus Wine Tour. It was the first of our winery tours, and frankly, the best. We met Chris Loxton, the vintner, as he was weeding his vines. Chris gave us a wonderfully real picture of how he crafts his wine, from the terroir to the weather to the financial realities of making wine... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Fantastic wines, and fantastic host in Chris. Would highly recommend for anyone wanting to taste some great wine, but also get an amazing insight into the wine industry from a true grower/maker/owner in Chris. A must do when in Sonoma.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This winery is a newer winery. The tasting room is not fancy, but their selection of wines was good. The owner was actually there working and spent a little time talking with us. He was very interesting and very nice. The server, was also very pleasant and the most helpful of the day. Although the winery is smaller and not... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by between reservations at two other wineries and was not disappointed Wonderful wines, building is simple and staff very friendly and knowledgeable

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Stopped on a winery tour... small winery, but great experience and conversation with the owner Chris... WInes are pretty decent.. Did buy a bottle.. Would not have stopped ourselves, but worth stopping in on your travels if you're passing by.

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