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Rutherford Hill Winery

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“picnic area”(24 reviews)
“cave tour”(27 reviews)
“picnic lunch”(11 reviews)
We invite you to join us for an unparalleled wine country experience. Nestled high in the Eastern Hills, Rutherford Hill Winery commands spectacular views overlooking the Rutherford bench of Napa Valley. Enjoy them-along with a glass of your...more
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200 Rutherford Hill Road, Rutherford, CA 94573
+1 707-963-1871
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 7, 2014

We had no idea of the level of difficulty in having a picnic in Napa. Luckily we ended up at Rutherford Winery that has a very scenic picnic area overlooking the valley. Highly recommend.

3  Thank ea_steiner
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

We have enjoyed Rutherford Hill wines for years and have visited the winery on three occasions. We were excited to bring our friends to experience the winery and enjoy a picnic with a view. We were however very disappointed to discover their new policy of...More

7  Thank fishingirl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped without a reservation just to do a quick wine tasting (not a tour). They were able to fit us in. We had a wonderful experience. The server spent a lot of time answering our questions and telling us about the...More

Thank skpetrimoulx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had some time, so came here for a wine tasting without reservations, which is fine here. The place was a bit crowded, and you push your way to the bar and then have a tasting. Overall, I found the price to be high for...More

1  Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the few wineries that has a dedicated picnic area where you can carry in your own picnic lunch. Cannot bring your own wine (must purchase from tasting room). There is a fee for reserving table for two hours, which is waved for purchase...More

Thank jwills08
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Beware of their wine club. I visited last summer, ordered a few bottles of wine, and was talked into trying the wine club and was told when they notify me of what is being shipped, I could decline if I didn't care for the grape...More

Thank hfh1982
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

It was a quick trip to Napa and our first stop was Rutherford Hill for a wine and cave tour. All of us has a great time!!! our host was funny and knowledgeable. Highly recommend for first timer or anyone.

Thank Anh L
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Bryan was our guide and he was extremely helpful, friendly and his knowledge is very impressive. Stunning surroundings - simply stunning. Despite other reviews I can confirm that the tasting fee was waived when we bought from the shop. Highly recommend.

Thank jeffrey_goines
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Our guide Patrick is a wealth of information not only on the winery itself. but on the how the climate, topography and sail conditions help to create a diverse selection of grape and therefore wines in the Napa Valley and surrounding areas. My wife and...More

Thank drltrusler
Reviewed September 23, 2018

There are many, many picnic tables outside. The views are amazing. We had a picnic lunch with us and enjoyed the enchanting view of the valley and of the cute blue jays. We tasted their wines by splitting one fee, because I drink white and...More

Thank alicerabbit
Reviewed September 20, 2018

A group of friends and I visited Rutherford Hills during a wine tour last month and it was the highlight of our trip! The grounds of the winery were so beautiful and picturesque and the wine was everything we could have asked for. We did...More

1  Thank Happiness81048
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We had the priority wine pass and decided to do a tasting. We thought we were getting a 2 for 1 but in actuality you get an upgrade to the better wines but you both have to pay. It was not explained and we were...More

Thank Patty W
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