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Miner Family Winery

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Address: 7850 Silverado Trail, Oakville, CA 94562
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+1 800-366-9463
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Miner Family Vineyards is a dynamic family owned winery tucked into the...

Miner Family Vineyards is a dynamic family owned winery tucked into the eastern hills of the Oakville appellation, squarely within the heart of Napa Valley. Founded in 1998 by Dave & Emily Miner along with his folks Ed & Norma, Miner is defined first and foremost by a sensational portfolio of wines, wines consistently characterized by and committed to individualistic style and uncommon quality. In only a few short years, Miner has identified, sought and secured a number of California's finest vineyard sites to produce and showcase a wide array of varietals. Each wine is crafted in a style to encapsulate the distinctive elements and the indelible fingerprints of their respective vineyards. This combination of excellent vineyard sites along with passionate and thoughtful winemaking injects the necessary components for creating profoundly joyful wines.

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have had great visits at Miner. nice tasting. nice people. the Oracle has never let me down. the sommelier we visit with has always been wonderful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 21, 2016
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Bay Area, California
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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only positive part of my visit to Miner was the view from their front terrace. You are elevated and have great views in N, W, and S directions. The service was quite rough, and as I saw some others have mentioned in their reviews, the employees didn't really care to explain any of the wines. They would simply drop... More 

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Bay Area, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

have had great visits at Miner. nice tasting. nice people. the Oracle has never let me down. the sommelier we visit with has always been wonderful.

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Raleigh, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

We visited Miner Family for the Cave tour and tasting in early December. I think our guide was John but I can’t recall for sure. Doesn’t matter. He was excellent. We had one of our group who only drank Chardonnay and Miner accommodated him separately from the rest of us who drank all of the wines they poured. The tour... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

The wines were nice. But the staff seemed to have no interest in sharing their knowledge about the wine. In fact, one man poured the next glass and said "this is our pinot" and walked away. No eye contact, no smile and no engagement or passion about their wines. So the customer service was a disappointment. Nice view though

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

We enjoyed a leisurely afternoon on the patio doing wine tasting at Miner Winery. The views are nice. We found it interesting on the way they kept track of where we were on the tasting list was by having different shaped glasses for each wine we tasted. We tasted Iliad, Napa Valley White Wine 2012 Chardonnay, Wild Yeast, 2013 Pinot... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

This spot was more out of the way but still close enough to main strip. Views were beautiful, staff was extremely friendly and our tasting was great. We wanted to tour the cave we read about and our host had no problem giving us our own little tour. Great stop!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite stops along the Silverado Trail. Great, friendly, and informative staff. The selections of wines for $25 was solid: a couple of whites and a couple of reds. The view was awesome from the 2nd floor tasting & patio. Highly recommend a visit!

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Bogalusa, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We were with a very large group. They brought us to a very large tasting room where they sat all of us at a beautiful wood table. Our host was fantastic and very knowledgable. Tasted several wines -- views from the terrace were spectacular!!

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Thank Love2Travel570
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Dropped on her after visiting 2 'stuffy' wineries. Pleasant surprise. Being from South Australia we are used to friendly cellar doors. Abbey from Miner Family was awesome. Well done. Highly recommend a visit to this winery. Fab outdoor area, good wine tasting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Nice terrace for their tasting and very hospitable staff. They have a huge selection of wines that they sell, but they are not our favorite.

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