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Lava Vine Winery & Tasting Room

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Address: 965 Silverado Trl, Calistoga, CA 94515-1128
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+1 707-942-9500
10:00 - 17:00
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Merging with Von Strasser, good move for both!

Only $15 for tasting and I was a walk in. They are merging with Von Strasser who makes great Diamond Mtn Cabs. Of the Lava wines, I found the Cab Franc to be one of the best Cab... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fort Collins, Colorado

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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259 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only $15 for tasting and I was a walk in. They are merging with Von Strasser who makes great Diamond Mtn Cabs. Of the Lava wines, I found the Cab Franc to be one of the best Cab Francs I have ever had, bought one of those and an entry level Von Strasser. Recommend as you can almost walk there... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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357 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had been to Lava Vine once before and wanted to stop in to see how things were going. Since our last visit, the von Strasser winery bought Lava Vine, and was moving its operations from Diamond Mountain over to the Lava Vine location, so there was a good amount of work going on on the property. That didn't distract... More 

Thank JWK1969
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We arrived just as they opened and Keegan announced we must be ready for the "breakfast of champions"! We spent some time looking around speaking to Keegan about the area and drinking delicious wines. My husband and Keegan began to share musical interests, and next thing you knew, it was lunch time. He turned us on to a local taco... More 

Thank LisaKTTexas
Millbrae, California
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Went here after someone in another winery recommended them. The people were nice and the wines were not bad. If you like unpretentious wineries, this is a place to go. The guys there even recommended places to eat which was nice.

Thank cricoerb
Brooklyn, New York
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160 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

One of the few wineries in Napa valley where you can get tastings poured outside on a nice day. The staff is super friendly, the place has a much more laid back / hip vibe than other wineries we visited and their wines were actually really good. Absolutely worth it if you're looking for a laid-back tasting experience that doesn't... More 

Thank Phil A
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This tasting room was suggested by a local. We enjoyed the wines & the host ! We a got a little history on the winery as well as an idea of what's in its future. It was recently sold.

Thank Karen937OH
Rhode Island
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111 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stopped here because it was small and not a gigantic tourist trap. The two guys working obviously love their jobs and their wines . Wine was tasty, Cute doggie!!!

Thank am420jeep
Hartford, Wisconsin, United States
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78 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Of course wine is something that is very individual, each persons taste is unique, and you might not like what I do. So let's talk about the experience. The tasting room is clean, comfortable and laid back. No pressure to buy, fun and friendly host. As a matter of fact he recommended other vineyards we might like to try and... More 

Thank Fred W
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My fiance and I stopped in here because it was a short walk from our hotel. We were so happy that we did! Each staff member was kind, down to earth, and went out of their way to give us a great experience. We had a lot of fun tasting a wide variety of delicious wines. We will definitely be... More 

Thank Zee E
Mexico City, Mexico
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This place is great! I have been to many wineries in the valley and this one is a unique and fun experience... First things first, the wine! If you like fruity wines their Petite Syrah and Riesling Sweet Wine is great! Well worth to buy one bottle of each after doing their wine tasting, as in many other they will... More 

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