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Rutherford Hill Winery

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Address: 200 Rutherford Hill Road, Rutherford, CA 94573
Phone Number: 707-963-1871
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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 bubblesReviewed August 26, 2016
Omro, Wisconsin

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I brought my 6 tour guests to the winery for a cave tour and tasting followed by a picnic lunch. Karman in the hospitality department helped create a friendly and hospitable environment for the picnic assisting my guests in selecting a premier picnic spot. My guests loved the tour and tasting - and the incredible views. eXtraordinary Tour Services will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The winery is up in the hills, you can arrive and buy wine or pay to bring your own lunch. The wines are very good and place has a great view. Relax and enjoy.

Thank Mike S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ditto to the previous reviewer. Unwelcoming. Claimed not to have our tasting reservation. It wasn't busy. It felt like they were doing us a favor to accommodate us. Sorry to say they missed out on people who purchase a lot of wine. On to the next winery....Definitely won't be back her.

Thank Luv2Traveland2Golf
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank francis m
Grapevine, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

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.

Thank JDH82329
Hermosa Beach, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 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.

Thank Steve Z
Omro, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

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!

Thank dmw70494
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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