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Schug Carneros Estate Winery

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Address: 602 Bonneau Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-9749
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+1 707-939-9363
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Friendly, personable place topped off with GREAT wine!

A small group of 3 of us decided to drop in on our way into wine country and are so pleased that we did! Small tasting room, but the staff was incredibly friendly and the wines... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 7, 2016
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

A small group of 3 of us decided to drop in on our way into wine country and are so pleased that we did! Small tasting room, but the staff was incredibly friendly and the wines were fantastic! My husband and I had actually just gotten in from Chicago. They recognized that it was "Cubs Day" back home while the... More 

Thank saenzl18
Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

We were there a few days ago and met a lovely lady named Kate who was working the tasting table. Turns out Kate lived in Cincinnati, our hometown. She was a real pleasure, very easy to talk to and very knowledgeable. We enjoyed the tasting of the newly available 2015 Pinot Noir as well as the 2014. The only disappointment... More 

Thank jimdugan0228
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Went there last Saturday for wine tasting. As we parked, a young lady in a Schug vest told us not to bother getting out of car as they were having a special event. We were told to go any other winery; weren't invited to stay for event, nor return at any future time. Staff needs anger management classes. I have... More 

1 Thank MADD0G62
San Jose, California
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181 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Walter Shug started this place to make wine. He did a great job. Wines made in the European style. Great history and wine. They do a very nice Pinot and a good Chardonnay. Small friendly place to taste wine.

Thank daveb914
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114 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Schug Carneros Estate goes to great lengths to make a quality Pinot Noir, and their efforts are your reward. The winery tour & visit has never been the focus of the estate, but now that the heirs of the estate have worked out their differences, you'll see an improvement in that part of the business. What you'll find today is... More 

Thank FinFanAtl
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Our last vineyard stop, we were more interested in their self-guided tour through the vineyards, but be prepared for extreme heat and sunshine! The bartender was super fun; there was no push for buying anything (unlike most other vineyards). We got to try a late harvest chardonnay that was delightful!

Thank MadameB85
Concord, Ohio, United States
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic find. Recommended by Didi at Meadowcroft wines. Great Chardonnay and Pinot Noir Wonderful hosts with helpful suggestions. Well worth the visit.

Thank Patricia K
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

It was the smallest of the tasting rooms we visited on a busy Saturday, but very enjoyable because of that. We were able to take our time and the person pouring for us that day let us taste a few things not on their normal tasting menu which I loved. They did have a $10 tasting fee which we didn't... More 

1 Thank dd-bionic
Atlanta, Georgia
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

This was a must visit for me because I'm a big fan of their Pinot Noir. The tasting room was small for the 10 of us but we went early enough and we were the only ones in it. Not sure anyone else would be able to fit. They did tell us that they were in the process of building... More 

Thank Ali D
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

We found this place only by recommendation. It's a cute little winery hidden up the mountain a bit and off the beaten path. I highly recommend you stop in. Great Pinot niors and Chardonnay!

Thank Suzie F

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