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Inglenook

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Lots of history

This was the first winery we visited in the valley. I chose this place because of its long history... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2019
wvillamil
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Castaic, California
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Nice Visit

We stoped here on our trolley tour late afternoon , staff were friendly but felt it was comming to... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2018
F9434IWdavem
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London, United Kingdom
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The Inglenook legacy began in 1879 when Gustave Niebaum, a Finnish sea captain, wine connoisseur and entrepreneur, came to Rutherford to build a wine estate that would rival Europe's finest. When Niebaum's grandnephew, John Daniel, Jr. inherited the...more
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

the winery and building itself were really beautiful host was OK at best, their wine is really good especially the Rubicon but for the quality based on 200$ a bottle approximately i feel it is a Horrible value compared to other wines you can acquire...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

This was the first winery we visited in the valley. I chose this place because of its long history and ownership by Francis Ford Coppola. The tasting was very good and informative. It’s a beautiful place with a building that dates back to the late...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 4, 2018

We stoped here on our trolley tour late afternoon , staff were friendly but felt it was comming to the end of their day and just got the feeling that we were a little in the way, a beautiful place to visit but this was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Stunning winery and grounds with knowledgeable tour staff Pro’s - family friendly - poured soft drinks for the kids and paired with cheese and bread to keep them engaged - toured the grounds, from vineyard to the caves - comprehensive history of estate - great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

This was the last stop on the Wine Train.....thank goodness, because we signed a waver to end our train experience here and skip the Train's dessert on the way back to Napa. Getting off the Train's bus we were met by Brooke....young, energetic, and extremely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

A charming property with great character. Rich in history and glamour (the Coppola connection). Very professional set-up. One of the most interesting wineries I have visited in Sonoma or Napa.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

A stunning property with a very professionally run wine tasting operation. You arrive at the secure gatehouse and then access the property up a long drive to the main buildings. Tasting was very professionally done and the building has film memorabilia from Coppola and more....More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank georgegibbs
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Did the full “Inglenook Experience” with a personable and highly knowledgeable sommelier. Group was a little bigger than I would have liked, but that is only criticism. Enjoyed learning about storied history of winery and property and had a lengthy tasting at end (paired with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank jwills08
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I absolutely LOVED the tasting experience at Inglenook. This is an amazing property with a rich history. The staff could not be better!!! Everyone I encountered made me feel welcomed. The property has such an amazing story, told by top notch educators.This vineyard sets itself...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely property with a cool area to sit near the fountain. Try it for the ambience. However the staff are aloof verging on snooty.

Date of experience: October 2018
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October 3, 2018|
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Response from Bankerwon | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the property and facility is beautiful. They have a huge fountain/pool in front and it’s great for pictures. They even have a little cafe where you can sit outside, have a glass of wine, and enjoy the scenery.
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RedStickTigers
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Please fix my itinerary! (16 Replies)
My SIL and I are taking our MIL on a spur of the moment trip to Napa mid-Sept, and I'm freaking out at how little time I have to plan! Background info: -none of us has ever been to this area, and we know little about wine. MIL says she doesn't care about visiting any particular wineries, but I know she likes sparkling wines, so I thought it would be nice to take her to one of those. -This is a bucket list trip for MIL, so the pressure is on me to make it a wonderful trip. She is not in...More
July 28, 2014|
Response fromarlosmom|
If you're spending 4 nights, you will have ample time to visit both Napa and Sonoma Counties. You'll be able to fit in more wineries than just 3. If you MIL has mobility problems, I would advise calling ahead to the wineries to ask about possible accommodation for her. Some of them, like Domaine Chandon, are gorgeous but have many many many steps; most wineries do involve a bit of walking from the parking lot into the tasting room, and some are on hillsides. Reserve your spa/mineral...More
Paul H
San Diego, California
Tasting rooms & maybe a tour - Napa (7 Replies)
Able to visit last minute this weekend, have two full days Friday and Saturday to taste and eat.. Looking for some must see wineries.. Mostly into Pinot Noirs, Cabs, no whites.. Looking for fun atmosphere, upbeat tasting rooms with quality wine of course. Maybe a must see tour or two.. Originally wanted to see Inglenook, cakebread, Silver Oak but now seeing many suggestions on places we never heard. Knowing what some of you now know, how would that first trip look? Thanks!
September 11, 2012|
Response fromPaul H|
I should add we staying near Rutherford
Nittfan
Bloomsburg
Wine Tour Itinerary, departing from Inverness? (21 Replies)
Hello. We will be staying in Inverness for 4 nights. I am attempting to put together a self-drive wine tour. I am seeking advice if this is too ambitious for one day, and should be made into a 2 day tour: Inverness to Stony Hill / Calistoga. Stony Hill to Inglenook. Inglenook to Trefethen (Trefethen is a must do for me because I love their chardonnay). Trefethen to Benziner. Benzinger to Kenwood. Final stop for dinner at The Vineyards Inn in Kenwood. (We could drop Kenwood off the list if...More
August 18, 2012|
Response fromSonapaoma|
I think you would enjoy this trip much more if you took two days to do it. The drive from Inverness to Stony Hill is two hours. The drive back from Kenwood is an hour and a half. If you did the Napa Valley on day 1 and then drive over to Glen Ellen or Kenwood for the night, you would have the whole next day to explore the Sonoma Valley.