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Buena Vista Winery

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A recommended wine-tasting venue in Sonoma Valley.
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18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-4840
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perhaps the nicest winery we’ve been to. It has a fascinating history that’s worth checking out. They’d get a 5 but for their remarkably chintzy pours in their tastings. $35 bought us 4 very small pours (they have a $20 option). We bought one of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this winery twice since we enjoyed it so much. The first day was to enjoy the wine and the second day was to enjoy the “bubbles”. Diane was most helpful and it was a delight to see her again. Plan a visit here...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Donny W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a couples trip with some friends. It was great, not only was our guide very knowledgeable he was funny and kept everyone entertained. We did the barrel tasting tour and learned so much about the different types of wines. We arrived early...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing renovation made me feel like I was at a vineyard in Corsica. Went with a wine club member for a free tasting of 4 generous and very high quality pours. It was quiet so we sat at the reserve table in a private room...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice wine tasting. Was pretty busy when we went on a Monday morning. Beautiful location and a nice place to walk around and after your tasting have a picnic on their patio.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank rosannac10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The oldest winery in California stands up to its name. The history and the wine were superb. Our host was well versed in the family tree and those who still reside in Sonoma County.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 14, 2019 via mobile

Truly, this place is magical. It’s the oldest premier winery in California. It’s also the first place I went where I liked ALL of their wines. HIGHLY RECOMMEND.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ScottWesley88
Reviewed April 23, 2019

Buena Vista is a beautifully restored winery in Sonoma, close to the plaza. The tour and wine tasting is reasonably priced but not really the best choice for people with a serious interest in wine. Much of the time is spent learning about the history...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Linda E
Reviewed April 1, 2019

Buena Vista has to be on your list if you love wine, history and FUN! This is California's oldest winery and has tons of historical value. Also, the "JCB" effect (the initials of their famous current owner) makes Buena Vista fun and opulent to boot....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

We made a reservation for the wine tasting with a tour. There were 8 of us plus a 20 month old. The tour was very nice. We packed a lunch and this was the perfect place to eat it. There were tables and picnic benches...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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KristinGamble323
September 9, 2018|
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Response from Michelle S | Property representative |
Dear Kristin, Thank you for reaching out. Yes, we do ship blended wines! Hope to see you soon. Cheers and regards,
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Jan K
August 10, 2017|
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Response from Shaquana F | Reviewed this property |
You can do a tasting or buy a bottle and relax here. I would bring my own picnic rather than purchase there.
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Debi B
February 12, 2017|
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Response from JmJay75 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you would need to call the winery directly for that info.
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