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“Commercial feel”
Review of Cakebread Cellars

Cakebread Cellars
Ranked #3 of 26 things to do in Rutherford
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This winery specializes in producing wine to go with particular types of food and sells most of its wines to restaurants throughout the world.
Reviewed November 12, 2013

While Cakebread is beautiful like everyone other Vineyard in Napa, it has quite a commercial feel. The guides read from scripts and it is not as authentic as the other vineyards as it has become so commercial.

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Reviewed November 5, 2013

I have been a member of the Cakebread wine club for almost 40 years. Their wines are exceptional (be sure to try the Dancing Bear Cabernet), but they have become pretty pricey. The winery is worth a trip if you are in the Napa Valley, but be sure to call for reservations (even if it's only a few minutes in advance). You can always count on their wines to be consistently good, the winery staff is friendly and helpful, but be aware that they don't have a sign! They seem to take some pride in the fact that their fans will find them with only the large black mailbox that says Cakebread. For what it's worth, they are immediately north of Turnbull Winery on Highway 29 north of Oakville.

Thank Randi442
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Reviewed October 28, 2013

We made a reservation a couple of days in advance. We arrived before our time and were treated to a glass of wine to enjoy while we waited for the tasting to start. We were taken to a nice shady spot with places to sit. We were then entertained by our pourer. The six in our group had a wonderful time. We love their Chardonnay and Zin.

Thank Deb W
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

Loved the tasting tour and the wine. Will definitely be coming back for a cooking class. Highly recommended.

Thank Kirsten B
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Reviewed October 18, 2013

My husband and I had been to several wineries and had decided to ask about sharing a tasting, as to not be in danger of being over served. The woman at the desk laughed and said one of us could do the tasting while the other of us waited outside. Really?

Thank Valerie M
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