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Valentino Vineyards

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Valentino Vineyards

Had a great time touring the vineyard and learning about wine. I really liked the Port. Vivian was... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2019
Great place

Great wine. Great place to try different wines with friends. Beautiful vinery like your in Napa... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019

Had a great time touring the vineyard and learning about wine. I really liked the Port. Vivian was a delight!

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed March 23, 2019

Great wine. Great place to try different wines with friends. Beautiful vinery like your in Napa. Great tour also by owner.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

We have known Rudy and Viv for several years and each visit is like sitting down with family. They both make you feel relaxed and enjoy the surroundings. I consider Rudy to be a first class wine maker and the wines he produces are excellent....More

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

What an amazing experience. I felt like I was in Italy not Long Grove!!! A family owned and operated buisness. Mr. Valentino and his wife are so hospitable!!!! The tour was given by the owner himself. We then went in to do seminar and wine...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Italiangreekgypsy
Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a wine tasting this past December at Valentino Vineyards. The wine is excellent!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank TripTravelingGal73
Reviewed February 26, 2019

The owner, Rudy and his wife Vivian, are very passionate and knowledgeable. This is an excellent summer activity and not too far from the City. I would definitely do this again!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

The owner’s wife hosted our tasting. She was so welcoming and kind. She was extremely knowledgeable about the various grapes, growing and harvesting, and wines available. She offered wonderful ideas for pairing the wines with dinner options and offered recommendations for gifting wine or taking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank CAEJ0325
Reviewed August 27, 2017

Definitely a great place to visit. Rudy and Vivian are fantastic hosts for the tour and tasting. I've been on tours at other wineries, including Napa, and thought they were good, but after experiencing this I realize the other places were mediocre. It's always good...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Do not go on the vineyard tour. They charged for a "tour" that consisted of the owner of the winery rambling for 30 minutes (or less?) and then abruptly walking back into the house for the tasting. We walked to a group of vines that...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank kathy832
Reviewed November 9, 2015

this is by far the best tour i have ever been on. and being that i am under the legal age to drink i still had a great time learning about how they make wine at these vineyards

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Mitchell K
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