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“Small Winery with great grounds”

Turnbull Wine Cellars
Ranked #1 of 1 Tours in Oakville
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Turnbull produces exceptional quality Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, dirt to bottle, from our 100% estate grown vineyards in Oakville and the Napa Valley. We are known for our small production bottlings, most only available exclusively at the winery. We are a hidden gem, an authentic and approachable winery experience where you can taste our honest and true wines at their source. We offer private tastings by prior appointment, and gallery tastings open to the public seven days a week. We believe in the opportunity to pause, explore, and discover something new every day, and for us, wine should be no exception. Other highlights: Pairing Garden - Planted with edible produce and flowers that offer perfect pairings with our wines, this is also a great spot to relax with friends in front of the fire and taste wines. Photography Gallery - Turnbull has one of the largest private black and white photography collections, and twice yearly we curate a show in our Gallery Tasting Room, featuring a plethora of famous artists, including such notables as Berenice Abbott, Ansel Adams, Jock Sturges, Dorothea Lange, Herb Ritts and more. History Established in 1979 at the original estate site where the winery is today, Turnbull has been rooted in the culture and history of the Napa Valley for more than 35 years. We are a small, family-owned, multi-generation business building on a legacy.
Truckee, California
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175 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Small Winery with great grounds”
Reviewed August 21, 2012

we enjoy the old bull red and I have only ever found it at the winery. The grounds have a self guided art tour/display. When I went they were having an open house with ribs. The ribs paired so well with the wine that we asked to speak to the chef. They gave us the recipe, no problem. When I was last there, Turnbull was displaying a local photographer. The tasting room is small, the grounds are enjoyable (think secret garden), and the wine is good.

Visited October 2011
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New York City, New York
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79 reviews
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“Art collection too”
Reviewed August 5, 2012

Good wine, friendly staff, And an art collection of the owner's bird prints from the past 300 years.

Visited August 2012
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Calistoga, California
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13 reviews
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“18th Century Bird Prints are amazing”
Reviewed May 17, 2012

Turnbull Wine Cellars currently has an exhibit of 18th century bird prints (hand colored etchings and lithographs)...many by John James Audubon. They are beautifully framed and displayed. If this was at the Legion of Honor in SF there would be a fee and lines. A temporary exhibit well worth the visit.

Visited May 2012
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Santa Ana, California
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111 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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“One of the Best”
Reviewed May 11, 2012

Excellent wine, Very friendly and informative presentation. Easy to enjoy.

Visited May 2012
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springfield, IL
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54 reviews
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“Great first stop on visit to Napa.”
Reviewed April 22, 2012

This place not only has great wine but very knowledgable staff. The photo gallery is a great touch. We love this place.

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