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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
+1 800-926-1266
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All reviews bubble room barrel tour tasting room wine tasting reserve tasting beautiful grounds great history pinot noir wine club great wine wine making lots of history our tour guide buy a bottle sit outside knowledgeable staff different wines
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the very first winery in California, founded in 1857. The new owner, also the owner of Raymond and JCB (also excellent wines) remodeled the buildings and the grounds to celebrate the wonderful history of the winery. Excellent wines, professional and experienced wine servers,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alliesfamily
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This winery is absolutely picturesque. Gorgeous stone buildings with wooden beams on the inside. A lovely babbling brook runs parallel to the entrance walkway. The sound and scenery is beautiful. The wine is excellent. We did a Reserve wine tasting. The employee in charge of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Venice245
Reviewed 1 week ago

Here is your opportunity to learn about the history of wine making in California, see the tools used over the years and taste some great wine. We had a good time here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank brosius
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Alicia helped us and she was very sweet and knowledgeable about the wines as well as the history of the vineyard. This winery was beautiful with a ton of interesting history. Wine was awesome. We love the bolder cabs and petit syrahs which are more...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michelewantstotravel
Reviewed December 22, 2018

Ask for Tim. He is a charmer. He knows his wines. Carry crackers with you. Drink lots of water. Don't drive to this place because you're going to get buzzed. Take a tour of the place for sure.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank redhooloovoo
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

The sight is beautiful and the wines are really amazing! We did the tour that gave us the right to try 5 wines and I do not regret. It was a great experience!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fernanda M
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I bicycles to the winery. There was literally no one there (it had been raining). The wine servers where dressed up in some English fine clothing and maybe their attitudes where supposed to reflect an air of sophistication, somewhat like downtown abbey....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jim M
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Walking up the path from the parking lot to the tasting room, we were greeted with cardboard cutouts of "The Gods of Wine". Figures ranging from men in togas to Thomas Jefferson and a cowboy or two thrown in. "Oh dear" we thought as we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Renee S
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Stopped here for a tasting on a recommendation and really liked the wines and the ambiance. The service was great. Joined their wine club.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gandalfNY
Reviewed November 15, 2018

We dropped in for a tasting, and I just regret not making arrangements ahead for a tour as well. The facility is large, but very casual and friendly. We had a wonderful server who offered to do a hybrid tasting for us off of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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,
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.
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.