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Elizabeth Spencer Winery

1165 Rutherford Road, Rutherford, CA 94573
+1 707-963-6067
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Wow, unexpected gem!

We tried this Winery on a hunch. It is in a very cute little building just off Highway 29 across... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
VickiHo
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Seattle, Washington
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Incredible Wine

We came to Elizabeth Spencer based on some recommendations we received. My wife and I shared a... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2018
Daniel G
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Elizabeth Spencer Winery, located in the heart of Napa Valley in Rutherford, is an artisan producer of varietal wines from some of the best wine regions in Northern California. The belief of Elizabeth Spencer is that wine should be delicious and representative of its appellation of origin. We make wines to drink - inviting wines that we, our friends and our customers truly enjoy. Elizabeth Spencer wines are characterized by intensity and purity of flavor.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1165 Rutherford Road, Rutherford, CA 94573
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this Winery on a hunch. It is in a very cute little building just off Highway 29 across the road from Rutherford Grill. It has a small indoor Tasting Room, but a large, lovey garden tasting area, half filled with umbrella tables, and...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

We came to Elizabeth Spencer based on some recommendations we received. My wife and I shared a tasting and it was extremely impressive. They even poured us a little extra because it was our honeymoon. I thought the quality of the wines (especially the Chardonnays)...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018

Based on the pictures, sitting outside would have maybe been a better experience. There's a reason there are no interior pictures posted... bc it was a bore. We came in what seemed to be the back door maybe? The tasting room was small, and boring...More

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Graham C, Manager at Elizabeth Spencer Winery, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Thank you for the valuable feedback. We sincerely appreciate it. The Studio, (where you tasted) is indeed not our normal tasting location. Our standard tasting location is The Courtyard, right outside of the brick tasting room. During the winter months, The Studio give us the...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

We got lucky here and got a tasting without an appointment. They were quite busy on a rainy Saturday. We were already buying wine so that helped I guess. Anyways, once we sat down we were treated to a great tasting by Nick. He took...More

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Graham C, Manager at Elizabeth Spencer Winery, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Thank you very much for visiting us on your trip to the Napa Valley. I'm sorry you caught us on a rainy day, but we're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. Enjoy the wine!!

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Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Nice little tasting room with courtyard seating. The price is fair and the wine is good. The Reserve Chardonnay is expensive but incredible. The tasting room is open later than most so we usually make this our last stop before dinner.

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Graham C, Manager at Elizabeth Spencer Winery, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

Thank you for visiting us taking the time to share your experience. We truly appreciate the feedback! Cheers!

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

The tasting area is extremely small. We can't say much about its wine. The staff is not friendly. Customer service is disappointing.More

Thank Lynnbrownstone
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Graham C, Manager at Elizabeth Spencer Winery, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

I'm sorry to hear about your disappointing experience in our tasting room. We strive to make every customer experience positive and worthwhile. It is clear that we failed to uphold those standards during your visit, and for that, we apologize. If you would like to...More

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Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

Kathy our hostess took care of us with wine tasting and enjoyment of the nice garden! It was a little cold into the evening and heat lamps would be nice but understandable that next weekend the winter tasting room opens with a fire place! I...More

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Reviewed November 13, 2017

If Robin is working - ask for her! She truly made our experience at Elizabeth Spencer just that much more phenomenal! Where to start....the staff is so lovely. The grounds and the tasting patio is beautiful and dog friendly! The wines.....my goodness, Elizabeth Spencer offers...More

Thank Karen S
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

This was our last stop in napa and it was amazing from the employees to the wine which we ended up buying some to ship home. The patio was a fun place to relax and enjoy the wine and cheese plus people watch. This is...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017

This was our final stop of our Napa winery tour and we really enjoyed it. We even left with some Chenin Blanc. It's a cozy space and our host was very personable. She asked what we like and then brought us out some options. We...More

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I am not sure if there are any that have it as a regular stop, but I'm sure there are tour companies (the smaller ones) that might allow you to provide input into the stops that you make. I will say that the tasting room... More
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