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Address: 1160 Oak Knoll Ave, Napa, CA 94558-1303
Phone Number: +1 707-255-7700
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One of Napa's classic wine estates, Trefethen is a hidden gem. Easy to...

One of Napa's classic wine estates, Trefethen is a hidden gem. Easy to find, but only if you're looking, our entry is on Oak Knoll Avenue, tucked away from the crowds of Highway 29. John Trefethen used to land his plane on the driveway during runs through the middle of our vineyard, over the ground we have tended for over 40 years. Located at the grand entrance to Napa Valley, we are one of Napa's classic family wine estates. Stunning valley and vineyards vistas surround guests as they sample distinctive hand crafted estate wines. (Reservations required). We look forward to welcoming you.

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Absolutely Fantastic!!

My husband and I have been visiting Napa for several years. I might say we are slightly disappointed in how Napa has changed over the years. However, Trefethen has not. They truly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Las Vegas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have been visiting Napa for several years. I might say we are slightly disappointed in how Napa has changed over the years. However, Trefethen has not. They truly get it and know how to create a magical experience and make great wine! Trefethen has been one of our favorites and continues to be. Shannon assisted us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Trefethen's care about their wine and care about the people who visit, maybe this is why they are one of the oldest family vineyards in Napa. The place is amazing but you will need to make an appointment. One word of caution - this is a classic winery so not a family visit place.

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Owasso, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of our favorite places during our 10 day trip to Wine country. Michael was our wine host/educator and he did a fabulous job. Very friendly and knows his wine! My husband and I enjoyed it so much that we are already planning to return with some other friends.

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Vista, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

One of the older Napa wineries and well worth the visit if for nothing else to see the "family" home. The original tasting room was damaged in the Napa earthquake and we nothing else available tasting was moved into the very lovely Craftsman house. This alone is worth the fee. The architecture and materials are superb. We had our tasting... More 

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We are wine club members but showed up without a reservation at a time when the tasting room was very busy. They were great at accommodating us. Their staff are really nice. Their wines are fabulous. They are currently in temporary tasting space as their original space was damaged in the earthquake 2 years ago and they are rebuilding.

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Babylon, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

We went first thing on our 2nd day (so winery number 7 on trip) and we did have an appointment set up. Trish our wine host, was so friendly and took the time to ask us about our tastes to customize our experience, especially since I can not drink whites. The setting is beautiful in the old residence of the... More 

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Hi Carson, Big thanks for the great review of your recent visit to Villa Trefethen. You made Trish's day! We love hearing you enjoyed our wines and even better that you shipped some home. Our staff takes pride in making every guest feel like they are in our "home" and it is very helpful to receive your feedback that we... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Maybe we are getting to be wine snobs, but the wines we tasted here were average, in our opinion. Trish, our host, was great and did everything she could to keep us happy.

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Hi Rick, Thank you for your feedback about your recent visit to Villa Trefethen. We are thrilled to hear you enjoy your time with Trish. She is great. Sorry to hear you were not overwhelmed with the wine. No matter the reason, we are always sad to hear when someone leaves unhappy. Most importantly, we hope you found wines you... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Five star all around. People, vineyard, grounds and best of all their wine is amazing! Make an appt to get in otherwise your on stand-by and it's very iffy. Be nice and kind and they will take great care of you. Their wines and staff are both amazing. What a vineyard and experience it was. It really doesn't get any... More 

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for such a great review. We are thrilled to read you loved the property, the staff and most importantly the wines. We really appreciate and value your feedback. Cheers, Team Trefethen More 

New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We were taken here on a recommendation from our driver and while the drive up seems nice, that was the extent of the experience that we enjoyed. The tasting was done on a couch and our server was already serving different wines to two others on the opposite couch. This when it came to serve is wine he was quick... More 

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the honest review of your recent visit. We are sad to read we did not exceed your expectations on the visit. Our sincere apologies. We take our guest's comments very seriously and have addressed your experience with our team. We hope you will give us another chance in the future to show you the true Trefethen... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

You have to book starting what Stan from knight wine tours did. This is all about wine tasting so I will not tell you about the decor etc. My wife had the regular25$ ( she wanted mainly white) and me and my son had the 35$ reserve each. This was an amazing stRt to our wine tour. In The reserve... More 

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you! your five-star review of your recent visit to Trefethen made our day! We are thrilled to hear the experience was top notch and even better than other winery visits! We appreciate the support and hope you will come see us again. Cheers, Team Trefethen More 

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