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Swanson Vineyards Salon

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Personalized tasting for new winos

Nancy gave a great overview of 6 wines that Swanson offers with great bites paired together. Loved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great wine tasting

They have great Red wines i didn't enjoy the Rose' or the white wines the service was great and... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Rene M
Tucson, Arizona
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“food pairings”(8 reviews)
“circus tent”(2 reviews)
“tasting room”(6 reviews)
The Swanson philosophy celebrates decadence with a wink -- the mixing of the high with the low. Caviar on a potato chip? We think so! At our winery, we offer out-of-the-ordinary experiences that elevate the everyday. Our inviting Salon offers an...more
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1271 Manley Lane, Rutherford, CA 94573
+1 707-754-4018
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 1, 2006

Swanson's Vineyard Salon - Reservations Required - The best wine tasting event in Napa Valley, worth it, the presentation is tops, the wine is devine, the personal attention is to die for, the New Orleans decoration with a Cuban flair so bright and cheery, the...More

6  Thank Dickums
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

It was advertised as a food and wine pairing. The food consisted of a single potato chop (yes 1 chip) with a topping, a small taste of cheese and two crackers, and one tiny piece oh chocolate. The price was 65$. The hostess blathered on...More

2  Thank Kschoen
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nancy gave a great overview of 6 wines that Swanson offers with great bites paired together. Loved our experience here!

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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

They have great Red wines i didn't enjoy the Rose' or the white wines the service was great and they have great knowledge of wines

Thank Rene M
Reviewed September 21, 2018

This was a fun stop while visiting Napa Valley. Very friendly staff. The Swanson's brought the first Merlot to Napa, and their varietal still tastes great today. The Tasting Room decor is fun! There is a Sip Shoppe and a more formal setting. I enjoyed...More

Thank Colleen B
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience at the Swanson Vineyards wine tasting. The number of guests is limited to a small number so the atmosphere is intimate and it’s easier to ask questions. The young man who led the wine tasting was very knowledgeable and entertaining....More

Thank Helen A
Troy B, Manager at Swanson Vineyards Salon, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

HI Helen, Thanks for the great review and feedback! We think the wines and team at Swanson are pretty great too! Please come see us again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed July 25, 2018

We stopped by yesterday without a reservation although you typically need one. Sarah Dennis, the salonnier, was utterly accommodating and cheerfully invited us to sit wherever we liked on their beautiful outdoor patio. We felt like we were in a friend's garden with wildflowers and...More

Thank 61Kristin
Reviewed July 3, 2018

We had a great tasting with Sarah, ask for her! The others in our tasting helped to add to the experience but it really was the best tasting of the all the wineries we did in the valley! The food pairings just really added to...More

Thank C_Zahn
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Swanson Vineyards is located in the heart of Napa Valley’s “high rent district;” Opus One and Silver Oak Cellars are some of its closest neighbors. Swanson Vineyards offers 2 tasting options at its property on Manley Road in Oakville. “The Sip Shoppe” always makes me...More

1  Thank Jim F
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Sarah made our experience amazing! From the wines and parings and her knowledge of the product, it was so fun! Recommend a Swanson tasting!!!! 5 Star!!!

Thank jjenk8210
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Right off the beaten path and tucked in the vineyards is this little gem of a winery. The decor is eclectic and charming, and the atmosphere is welcoming and laid back unlike a lot of the Napa wineries which come off pretentious or snobby (often...More

1  Thank Tara D
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

We read the reviews and decided to book a tasting and so glad we did. Great atmosphere, frienfly hosts and wonderful pairings. We bought bottles to bring home!

Thank Mindy R
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July 7, 2018|
Response from CasperGraceGGH24 | Reviewed this property |
id say contact the winery, you have to direct ship from them!