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Van Ruiten Family Vineyard

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Reviewed May 20, 2019
Bend, Oregon
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We enjoyed the tasting here. It was very casual with one of the owners right there while we... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2019
Hampton, Virginia
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Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

We joined Havest Hosts, a network of wineries that provide space to park RVs over night for free. We found Van Ruiten Family wines on the web site. I called and was told that it would be welcome to stay. When we arrived, we were...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

We enjoyed the tasting here. It was very casual with one of the owners right there while we tasted. The tasting room itself is nothing special. However, the server was very well informed and it was special to have the owner there. We bought a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

The wines here were very interesting. I loved their rose and chardonnay. The tasting room had some interesting items to browse and buy. There was a great outdoor area where a band was just warming up. The staff were friendly and keen to help without...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank julnol
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Happened in on this winery last year for the first time and am back for periodic wine club pickups. A smallish tasting room is made larger with the adjoining outdoor patio type area. As with many area wineries there is often weekend music. Check ahead....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Dfarleyca
Reviewed July 12, 2018

This was a very fun winery on our wine tasting day. My husband was thrilled that they serve Gelato. I was thrilled with the number of wines to taste. Very good wines, friendly staff. The day we were there they had music out on the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Liz A
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Van Ruiten Winery, on Hwy. 12 right outside of Lodi, is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon. The staff at the tasting room knows their wines and they are able to explain the complexities in a straightforward way. They are also friendly and make...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Corvettesue322
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

I want to give a huge shout out to Gary! He was so funny and really made our tasting experience wonderful! He gave us a lot of information about the wines and let us “revisit” several of our favorites. Not to mention the wines were...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank MelissaBL88
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite things to do when I'm in Lodi is to spend Sunday afternoon on the patio at Van Ruiten listening to live music and sipping their wines. I lean toward their sparkling wines on a warm afternoon. The tasting room is staffed...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank GayleM72
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

This is always a stop on my trips to Lodi! The tasting room is inside and outside! Perfect for our California weather. The staff is friendly and attentive.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank 91brandil
Reviewed November 9, 2017

All the wineries went to were great and friendly . we were basically the only ones they dealt with. This winery is a small one. wines were nice .

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank THEBigGator
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