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Medlock Ames Winery

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3487 Alexander Valley Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448-7082
+1 707-431-8845
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Very enjoyable tasting experience, great staff

This was our first visit to the tasting room and we really enjoyed it. The ambiance was inviting... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Shaymur
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Fremont, California
Take the ranch tour for Chelsea's grand storytelling about the founding of this first-rate craft winery

Wedlock Ames has an easy-to-find tasting room, but skip it and go to the ranch where the wine is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
quiinc
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ohio
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3487 Alexander Valley Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448-7082
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our first visit to the tasting room and we really enjoyed it. The ambiance was inviting, the staff very friendly and the wine very good. Our host spent time telling us about the winery and the owners and their stories. The tasting room...More

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WineryGM, Manager at Medlock Ames Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Shaymur, thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent experience at our tasting room! We are so happy you enjoyed the wines and hope to host you for a tasting again soon - Cheers!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wedlock Ames has an easy-to-find tasting room, but skip it and go to the ranch where the wine is made. To get there, you have to drive along a roller-coaster of a single-lane road, with some steep climbs and drops, but once you arrive, you...More

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WineryGM, Manager at Medlock Ames Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review - Chelsea is indeed a fantastic storyteller and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time at the Bell Mountain Ranch! We hope to host you for a tasting again soon, cheers!

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

Four of us booked ahead and went to Medlock Ames' Bell Mountain Ranch for a super tour and a very nicely done tasting, with a knowledgeable and friendly guide, Chelsea. Don't over-indulge on the 'raw' wines on the tour as the real treats await at...More

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WineryGM, Manager at Medlock Ames Winery, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

Gardensail, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent tour and tasting experience at our Bell Mountain Ranch. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour with Chelsea and the local cheese pairing with the wines. Our door is...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2017

Medlock Ames has a tasting room but if this is your first visit I would opt for the Bell Mountain Ranch tour, offered two times per day. This is a stunning site and the tour includes about 45 minutes of walking the ranch seeing the...More

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WineryGM, Manager at Medlock Ames Winery, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

Dnchambe, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent tour and tasting experience at our Bell Mountain Ranch. We agree that visiting the ranch is such a special treat for first time Medlock Ames visitors and we're so happy you enjoyed...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

We’ve done a lot of wine tastings, and we’ve taken a few winery and vineyard tours, but none have been any better than this combination tour and tasting experience. It was perfect. We stopped briefly at the Medlock Ames public tasting room in the Alexander...More

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WineryGM, Manager at Medlock Ames Winery, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

Jon R, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent tour and tasting experience at our Bell Mountain Ranch. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our wines and your time with Chelsea. Our door is always open, we...More

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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

What we love about Medlin Ames is that their wines represent some different varietals and are ready to drink when you buy them. Always outstanding service and a beautiful patio to taste wine with a bit of cheese.

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WineryGM, General Manager at Medlock Ames Winery, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2017

Michael, thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Medlock Ames. We're so glad you've enjoyed visiting our Tasting Room and sipping wine on our patio. We look forward to hosting you again, cheers!

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

We visited the tasting room near Healdsburg. It wasn’t a planned stop, but we were passing by and my wife remembered reading about the winery. So glad we stopped in! The setting is pleasant and welcoming. The wine is fantastic. Chelsea Peckler – the Hospitality...More

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WineryGM, General Manager at Medlock Ames Winery, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Medlock Ames. We're so glad you enjoyed tasting our wines with Chelsea and decided to join our Wine Club family. Please let us know if we can ever assist you with anything. We look...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Although Medlock Ames have a wine tasting room elsewhere, this review is of their vineyard. Visits are by appointment only, and ours was recommended and arranged by our innkeeper at the Honor Mansion. If you go there, keep a note of the property number and...More

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WineryGM, General Manager at Medlock Ames Winery, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at our Bell Mountain Ranch. We're thrilled you enjoyed touring our property and learning about our winemaking practices. Please let us know if we can ever assist you with anything, cheers!

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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Another winery recommended we visit Medlock Ames--so glad we did. Their wines are gorgeous. The tasting room was very relaxed with friendly staff -- thank you Eric for the great service. Our one regret was leaving without buying a few bottles, a mistake we have...More

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WineryGM, General Manager at Medlock Ames Winery, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Medlock Ames. We're so glad you enjoyed tasting our wines with Eric, and we look forward to hosting you again. Cheers!

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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

We loved everything about our experience! It is definitely worth going to the winery and purchasing the tour and cheese tasting. We were able to be with Jim, the president and he gave us a very thorough tour of the winery and gardens (I secretly...More

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WineryGM, General Manager at Medlock Ames Winery, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2017

Cynthia, thank you for taking the time to review your experience at our Bell Mountain Ranch. We're so glad you enjoyed touring our property with Jim, and decided to join our Medlock Ames Wine Club family. Please let us know if we can ever assist...More

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