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Acorn is the quintessential owner operator setup! Bill and Betsy are the best hosts anyone could... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah
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The rosés are lovely. You need a reservation!

Acorn is a small winery run by Betsy Nachbaur and her husband, Bill. Our friends are part of their... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Acorn is the quintessential owner operator setup! Bill and Betsy are the best hosts anyone could ask for! Knowledgeable, fun, straight forward, informative and above all great people! You do need to make a reservation. This can be done on line through the website. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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winefoodieCalifornia, Owner at Acorn Winery, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Thanks, guys, what a lovely post. Very much appreciated. We two loved our time with you four. We look forward to your next visit to ACORN, and hope that the rest of your Sonoma adventure exceeds your expectations. Alegria!

Reviewed July 22, 2018

Acorn is a small winery run by Betsy Nachbaur and her husband, Bill. Our friends are part of their wine club and have visited before. We, of course, were the only tasters, their having made an appointment for Sunday. They only use their own grapes...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

I am always looking for small, unique wineries instead of the big names that you can get from grocery stores. We were recommended this winery and were not disappointed. The tasting room is attached to the house. Betsy was a wonderful hostess explaining all the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in at Acorn on a recommendation, we were not disappointed! Bill and Betsy were great hosts, and their wine was phenomenal. Extremely friendly and warm. I’d highly recommend visiting here!

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Small winery that focuses on field blends. Loved learning about field blends, nice folks. Good wine - we took some wine home with us.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

We visited and had a great experience tasting and talking to Bill. You can tell they really love what they do and their wines were excellent. I would definitely recommend this winery to anyone looking for something different then the big corporate experience. We were...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

We visited Acorn Winery as part of a girls getaway and upon recommendation from a friend. The owners, Betsy and Bill, are a true pleasure to be around and are very passionate about their wine, which is evident in its quality. We had such a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Heidi C
Reviewed December 22, 2016

Bill and Betsy make some of the best Sonoma County wines I've tasted in 40 years of sipping in this area. Very unusual stand-alones as well as awesome blends (Meritage). The Axiom Syrah sets a high standard for others to reach.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

We discovered this Winery last year and promptly joined their wine club on site. Ever since, we've thoroughly enjoyed opening bottles of their wines. Though they touted their wines as food pairing wines, we have found them very sippable. The tasting experience is very intimate...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank BrandPVC
Reviewed December 1, 2016

We drove to Sonoma from Wisconsin with the intent to bring home some "estate" and limited availability wines. We came across the "Acorn" sign and pulled into the drive before we noted the winery required appointments. We called from the driveway and Betsy graciously invited...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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