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VJB Vineyards & Cellars

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Address: 60 Shaw Ave., Kenwood, CA 95452
Phone Number: +1 707-833-2300
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Feels as though you were transported to Italy

What a great place to eat, relax, drink wine and shop for tasty imported Italian treats. We stopped here for lunch during a cycle trip through Sonoma. The inner courtyard is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Note you get no wine here for members. Not worth it, and sub par to all the others in kenwood. Try En Garde, Ty Caton. Food is okay if you like sandwiches.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a great place to eat, relax, drink wine and shop for tasty imported Italian treats. We stopped here for lunch during a cycle trip through Sonoma. The inner courtyard is a beautiful place to eat pizza and drink wine. (I still have dreams about their pizza) I felt as though I was in Italy.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place if fabulous. The grounds are a beautiful place to taste some wonderful wines. Make sure you go when you are hungry because they have a delicious outdoor pizza kitchen and a yummy little Italian deli inside. The wine servers are friendly and inviting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Wood fired pizza, exceptional wine, sweet Gelato, and an ambiance that is unequalled. We bought 2 cases of wine (Prosecco & Red Blend). The tasting room gave us 6 different to try. Delicious! If you are in or near Sonoma, VJB is a must stop.

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Vineyards & Cellars, responded to this review

Thank you first for writing a review. Second, for taking home my family's wine with you! Our Prosecco is a staff and wine club favorite. Please let us know if you need anymore VJB wines back home. Looking forward to your return visit. Cheers, Henry Belmonte Owner More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a group of 8 and scheduled a tasting and lunch in advance. VJB exceeded our expectations. Food was fantastic. We were blow away by the wines. This is a must stop when in the Kenwood area

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Vineyards & Cellars, responded to this review

Wow, "blown away by the wines" is one of my favorite quotes to read! Happy to hear we are a must stop in Kenwood too! Thank you so much for your stellar review on my family's small winery. Come back again and enjoy our wines and my mother's food. Cheers, Henry Belmonte Owner More 

Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful Saturday afternoon in June, the piazza was buzzing. We were greeting by friendly and helpful staff, our tasting was interesting and informative, lunch was delicious, fresh, fast and gourmet. Opera began at 1, we watched a marriage proposal, ( I cried and didn't even know the couple!)

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Vineyards & Cellars, responded to this review

Jill, thank you for taking the time to write a review. Sounds like you had the full VJB experience, minus the gelato! Happy to hear you were able to enjoy The Wine Country Tenors on the piazza and even be an observer to the cute couple that got engaged. Please come back and visit my family's Italian winery again. Cheers,... More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our research indicated the VJB would be a terrific place to visit, taste some wines, each lunch, and "chill-lax." It was a terrific place for us and our grown children and we ended up joining the wine club.

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Vineyards & Cellars, responded to this review

Welcome to the VJB family, Richard! Glad to hear we lived up to all your research hype. The piazza is definitely the best place in the Sonoma Valley to "chill-lax". Looking forward to hosting you and your family again! Cheers, Henry Belmonte Owner More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Winery offers a unique tasting of Italian wines in a wonderful atmosphere. The food was great. We especially loved the wood fired pizzas. Can't wait to go back!

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Vineyards & Cellars, responded to this review

I can't wait for you to visit again! Customers like you make what we do here at VJB worth while. My family just thrives off of sharing our story, wine, and food with those who enjoy our Italian family atmosphere. Thank you for your review. Cheers, Henry Belmonte Owner More 

Phoenix, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a great experience here all three times we visited over the past two years. The wines are great and the family is so wonderful. Joined the wine club this time and looking forward to trying even more of the Italian wines in the future! They have a nice little market - we had the Prosecco and breakfast... More 

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Vineyards & Cellars, responded to this review

First, welcome to the family! Second, thank you for re-visiting our little slice of Italy in the Sonoma Valley. Love hearing that you've had great experiences during each of your visits over the years. Looking forward to hosting you for many more years to come! Cheers, Henry Belmonte Owner More 

Rohnert Park, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service for our private tasting upstairs. Wine was awesome. This was a group of 8 co-workers and was our 2nd time having lunch/wine tasting at VJB. Food was excellent...especially the pizza and ribs we snacked on.

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Vineyards & Cellars, responded to this review

Thank you for not only your review but for coming back a second time. Hope there are many more visits to VJB in your future! My mother's ribs have been my favorite since I was a kid. Cheers, Henry Belmonte Owner More 

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