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Rutherford Hill Winery

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Address: 200 Rutherford Hill Road, Rutherford, CA 94573
Phone Number: 707-963-1871
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These caves are some of the largest in the valley, and have an underground...

These caves are some of the largest in the valley, and have an underground dining room. Cave Tours, Wine Tasting, Picnic Grounds, Special Event

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Girls weekend wine tasting

Very pleasant experience at Rutherford Hill. Beautiful drive and beautiful picnic area. Enjoyed the wine so much decided to join the wine club, the first wine club ever joined... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
dmw70494
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Omro, Wisconsin

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a disappointment. We have been to dozens of vineyards for tasting and tours all were very gratious and welcoming until rutherford hill. James was misplaced as our server. Inattentive and not informative.

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Grapevine, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sat on the patio and had a really nice tasting of the wines. Not rushed. Our person offered us a lunch suggestion...Rutherford Grill, which was great. The views up here are lovely, go take a look! It's been here for years...so it must be good.

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Hermosa Beach, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rutherford Hill is no longer a destination for us. We had prior good experiences with good wine and good picnic area. today we experienced issues with lack of availability and the wines were just not as good as they used to be. Also the staff seems to be a little snobby.

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Omro, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very pleasant experience at Rutherford Hill. Beautiful drive and beautiful picnic area. Enjoyed the wine so much decided to join the wine club, the first wine club ever joined. Can't wait to receive the first shipment!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

I have always had a special place in my heart for Rutherford Hill. I am a member of the wine club and enjoy the wines throughout the year. I was here in fall and in December and particularly like the 2010 Angel's Peak, the 2008 Devil's Peak and the 2012 Malbec. The 2012 Cardinal's Peak also is outstanding.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to visit the winery for a tasting and picnic in the special picnic area which was recommended by the Napa tourist center. The picnic area was empty and we asked the attendant for a table. He explained that it is mandatory to bye wine from the winery for the consumption in the picnic area. We choosed two bottles... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

The high spot is the Auberge du Soleil hotel on way up (our choice next stay instead of Villagio in Yountville). You expect a nice view at top of hill at winery: WRONG! Average, slightly snooty service, people trying to sell stuff in tasting room, expensive tasting, lack of client interest and care. We are wine buyers, so surprised by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Specialize in Merlot wines. We prefer more hearty wines, but we bought a bottle of Sav Blanc. Cab was good too.

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Lake Forest, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

As you drive up the short road from Silverado Trail, you notice the huge wooden tasting room. We enjoyed the cave tour with wine tasting and education. The wine was good and the cool temperature cave was great on a hot day.

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Westerville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We did not do a tour or tasting. We stopped by in between vineyards for an impromptu visit. We had our own lunch. We bought a bottle there and ate a fabulous picnic lunch overlooking the valley. The views are great up there. We went in July so it was probably easier to do this. Highly recommend in the offseason... More 

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