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Nicholson Ranch

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Address: 4200 Napa Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-2800
Phone Number: 707.938.8822
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$85*
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Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Tour
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$164*
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Private Tour: Wine Country Day Trip from San Francisco

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A Must-Visit Winery in Sonoma

We arrived soon after they opened, before the tour buses started arriving. Were taken good care of by the tasting room staff. Got to meet the owner/winemaker as well. Nicholson... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
A2JetSet
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Michigan, USA
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Sonoma, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Let me put it right out there: any winery in Sonoma that charges $20 for tasting and then doesn't waive the fee with a certain level of wine purchase is in the Stone Age. Why go there? This isn't a high end winery that would warrant that type of pricing. We have visited several times over the past 10 years... More 

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Michigan, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived soon after they opened, before the tour buses started arriving. Were taken good care of by the tasting room staff. Got to meet the owner/winemaker as well. Nicholson Ranch produces stellar Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, at reasonable prices. The grounds are spectacular. We were quite comfortable on the patio with our wine and panoramic vistas. Go. Taste. Enjoy.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of my most favorite wineries visited during my weekend trip to Napa and Sonoma with friends. The staff was so incredibly friendly! We did a tour and had Debbie who just knocked it out of the park, she was so informative and fun! We visited multiple wineries during our weekend and this was one of the best!... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited this winery a few months ago. We were part of a group on a full-day wine tour with Platypus Tours. This winery is modern and has been purpose-built for estate wine production. We were given a guided tour of the property which included the underground cellars and wine-tasting room. Up above ground there is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As part of a wine tour of Sonoma vineyards we were taken to Nicholson Ranch, it was the final stop and they really did save the best to last. We were given the tour by the fabulous Debbie, who made our experience and our day incredible. We tasted their first Chardonnay on the terrace and were then take through the... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a bus full of tourists visiting the Nicholson Ranch. We were well taken care of and shown around the area. We tasted several types of wine, such as Chardonnay, which was very good. The area is quiet and lovely, a very nice experience.

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Thank Berit2011
College Station, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot, an absolutely fascinating tour with a guide who loved his work and was so knowledgeable. The wine was wonderful.

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Thank Ellen S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Outstanding views, knowledgeable staff, great wine. The flowers added extra pop for our photos :)

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the tasting & cave tour with Platypus Tours and had a great time. The winery is beautiful and we enjoyed all the wines we tasted. Debbie made our tour fun and very educational. The owner, Deepak, is lucky to have her on his team. Good customer service can make a great place even better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We did a tour and had a great time. Chris did a wonderful job - we have never been on a vineyard tour and he answered all our questions and was very personable. We enjoyed the wine a lot and the scenery was beautiful!

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