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Good value and good tasting

Not many places near Sonoma Plaza offer excellent outdoor no cost tasting. As a local, we can drop... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BoulderNut
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Sonoma, California
via mobile
Best place to start!

So my husband and I are in town for 2 ½ days...we had no idea what to do or where to start and we... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
Buff_1021
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Cumming, Georgia
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Indoor & Outdoor Wine Tasting Bars, Shaded Garden Patio & Outdoor Fireplace, Daily Barrel Tasting
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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122 W Spain St, Just Off the Northwest Corner of Sonoma Square, Sonoma, CA 95476-5616
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+1 707-935-7115
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a surprise to have to pay for tastings. The area out he front is pleasant and the person who served the tastings was knowledgeable and pleasant. If you are staying in Sonoma it seems they offer a 2 for 1 tasting.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jen-JMelb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not many places near Sonoma Plaza offer excellent outdoor no cost tasting. As a local, we can drop in on a nice afternoon, purchase a couple glasses after tasting a few, and relax in the sun or shade. This is very good wine too.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Not an event friendly winery because making arrangements with these people are impossible! All they are interested in is making money off of the tourist and ignoring those once after who join their wine club. We are discontinuing our membership for a winery that cares...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roam65236058864
Carrie R, Manager at Roche Winery, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

We're sorry to hear you had such a bad experience at our tasting room! Please contact our tasting room manager, Kyle, at kyle@rochewinery.com. We would like to know more about what happened so we can educate our staff better on how to provide the best...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

So my husband and I are in town for 2 ½ days...we had no idea what to do or where to start and we were just wandering around downtown at this point. Neither of us are huge wine people (don’t judge us, Sonoma is Beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Buff_1021
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

We were in Sonoma for one night and were recommended to go to Roche and thank goodness we were able to fit it in! This great little spot offered many wine varieties and the service was simply outstanding - cannot say enough about this charming...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christiane_Jewer
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We had a simply great time. Family of 6 adults, we were welcomed with open arms and looked after very generously. Excellent wine, expert explanations and simply great fun. On top of that really good value.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JohnandCarolineUK
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Roche family Ranch so since the new winery doesn’t open till Nov 2018, we were treated to a tasting at the quaint downtown Sonoma location at 122 w Spain St. What a great place to taste then go two doors down...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nobatesmotels
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

I live in Sonoma and am fortunate enough to be a member of this awesome winery. Jean helped us today and she had excellent customer service and such fun to visit with!! The wine is delicious the quaint patio with fire pit is so comfortable.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tlrice66
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

I accidentally heard about the Roche Winery when I was searching for a traditional buttery white wine. We walked across the square and found this outdoor wine tasting faculty. Truly amazing as it reminds me of how wine tasting was 30 years ago. Excellent wines,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank skm19612015
Carrie R, Manager at Roche Winery, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Cheers! Thank you for the kind words and we're happy you enjoyed our wines. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 19, 2018

What a surprise, Roche Winery Tasting room which is just off the square in Sonoma was such a refreshing experience. You can sit down at a table in their outside tasting area under the shade of trees and umbrellas and the winery people come around...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tmj1960
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