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Gustavo Wine

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1021 McKinstry St, Napa, CA 94559-2615
+1 707-257-6796
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I had a remarkably good time here on a random stop while traveling through the area. Lots of history/story telling about the family and the region. We felt welcomed and relaxed and the wine was wonderful.

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Napa Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

true Napa pioneer. wine is AMAZING. there is a touching movie about Gustavo, the title is slipping my mind, watch it. this wine is by far one of our valley's very best. Chardonnay is top notch. do your self a favor and try this spot, walking distance from every where downtown.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

I along with my touristy and curious family found Gustavo Wines as we were wandering Napa downtown. We saw the at first unsuspecting shop that is Gustavo Wines and despite arriving there slightly after closing, we were welcomed with open arms and warm smiles. Laura, the daughter of the skilled wine maker Gustavo himself, was knowledgeable, affable, and took us... More 

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mlopez08, Manager at Gustavo Wine, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming in! We are so glad you enjoyed your tasting experience, and welcome you back any time! Hope to see you again soon! Cheers! Mackenzie Lopez Asst. Tasting Room Manager, Gustavo Wine More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Laura was very personable and friendly. Very knowledgeable about the wines they sell. And loved hearing the Gustavo Wine family history, as well as the history or Napa Valley. And GREAT personalities/flavours in their wines too!

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Thank Mitsi K
mlopez08, Manager at Gustavo Wine, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so glad you enjoyed your time here, as well as the wines! We will be releasing our next wine, a Syrah, this month, so we hope you come back and try that as well! Have a wonderful day! Mackenzie Lopez Asst. Tasting Room Manager, Gustavo Wine More 

Greenville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

We were walking downtown Napa and looking for a wine tasting place We found a great one. Laura the owners daughter was very knowledgable and was fun to converse with. $15 for tasting was even better news. It's a must stop place.

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mlopez08, Manager at Gustavo Wine, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming in and trying us out! We are so glad you had a great experience, and welcome you back any time! Please don't hesitate to call or email us with any questions! Cheers! Mackenzie Lopez Asst. Tasting Room Manager, Gustavo Wine More 

Knoxville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

This tasting room is exceptional. We visited both Sonoma and Napa, many times. I believe that Gustavo wine rank among the top 5% of all the wines we have tried. After visiting it, we decided that, for that day, we would not try anything else because we realized that nothing would compare. We wanted to remember that taste. In addition,... More 

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mlopez08, Manager at Gustavo Wine, responded to this review

Sorry for the late response, and thank you so much for the kind review! We are so excited that you enjoyed our wines and the experience so much! We would love to have you visit again! We have our newest release coming out this month, and hope you can come try it soon! Have a wonderful day! Salud, Mackenzie Lopez,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

When you get to talk to the owner's daughter Laura almost at closing and get to sample four exquisite wines for only $15, you know you have found something special. From one small business owner to another, it was fascinating hearing the family history over several satisfying glasses of beautiful wine. What a surprising great find!

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mlopez08, Manager at Gustavo Wine, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming in! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience so much! We hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Mackenzie Lopez, Asst. Tasting Room Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Just overall good wine at a decent price. We love this little place and Gustavo! So convenient to stop by while dining at the Oxbow Market

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Laura B, Owner at Gustavo Wine, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We love hearing you enjoy the wine, but most of all we're happy to know you love our family. We look forward to seeing you again soon! 'Til next time, Gustavo & JoAnn, Owners More 

Napa, California, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Gustavo's claim to fame is being part of the team at Chateau Montelena that surprised the world in the late '70's by winning a blind taste test by the world's premier connoisseurs in France. For whatever reason, the wines they pour from his latest creation just aren't to our liking. In a valley full of amazing wine and tasting rooms,... More 

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Laura B, Daughter of Owners at Gustavo Wine, responded to this review

Sorry it took us a while to get back to you here! We're very sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the wines you tried, and we hope you'll consider to give us a second chance. This isn't the feedback we usually get, and we know we've got some bottles that'll really wow you. Hope to see you again, Gustavo &... More 

Whittier, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I was the only one in there on a Thursday afternoon so I got all the attention. Great tasting room. The gentleman pouring was quite a bit of knowledge about the wines and the background of this winery. The Cabs were fantastic as was the Syrah. The tasting room is located right across the street from the Oxbow Marketplace. You... More 

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Gustavo B, Owner at Gustavo Wine, responded to this review

We're sorry it's taken us some time to get back to you! It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed the wines, especially the Cabs and the Syrah. We hope we have the pleasure of seeing you again soon! 'Til next time, Gustavo & JoAnn, Owners More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1021 McKinstry St, Napa, CA 94559-2615
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-257-6796
Description
A few decades ago, Napa Valley wine makers were often told that their wines would never stand up to the European elite. Since proving the world wrong in the mid 1970's, Napa valley winemakers have striven to keep up a more American standard of excellence, where great wine is equal parts a result of the best grapes, the best processes, and only the strongest love for the art of winemaking.
Gustavo Wines cherishes this environment, and has grown one owner's extreme love of making wine into an established winery. As a family business, the same processes that landed Gustavo Brambila a spot in the Napa Valley elite are passed down amongst the generations, preserving a rich heritage and art.
Today, patrons are invited to come sample our wines, and hopefully fall in love with them half as much as the owners themselves. Wine tastings run for around $15, but are complimentary with the purchase of a bottle. For our buyers that just couldn't get enough, we've established our very own Wine Club which lets us ship our best wines to your doorstep.
In the words of Gustavo Brambila himself, "Gustavo Wine is a reflection of my passion, heritage and lifetime love affair with wine. Winemaking is an artform and when others appreciate what I love, solidifies myself as an artist!". When done right, winemaking is a beautiful art-form, and we invite you to come experience it for yourself.

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