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Address: 31955 Pine Mountain Rd, Cloverdale, CA 95425-8509
Phone Number: +1 707-894-4812
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The highest winery in all of this area, and the only winery on Pine...

The highest winery in all of this area, and the only winery on Pine Mountain, at 2000 feet above the Russian River and Alexander Valley, overlooking all of Northern Sonoma County from the coast range to Napa and Mendocino Counties. We specialize in personal vineyard and winery tours, very educational and tasty, with the goal of making our guests a better informed consumer on all things wine. BobDog Wines is home at Sky Pine Vineyards, and welcomes you to reserve your personal tour and tasting; a truly unusual and unique wine country experience. Contact us to make a morning or afternoon appointment.

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Wonderful education about wines and a beautiful setting

Thanks to Tim and Kandy, we are graduates of the Bobdog school of wine sensing. They spent much time with us and let us roam around their vineyards. The drive to the winery was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Kevin C
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Thanks to Tim and Kandy, we are graduates of the Bobdog school of wine sensing. They spent much time with us and let us roam around their vineyards. The drive to the winery was beautiful as well, although you must pay close attention to their directions. Bravo!

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Lutz, Florida
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Auberge on the Vineyard on our recent trip to wine country, and Roxanne, our hostess, helped set up a wine tasting appointment with BobDog. My husband and I have been visiting wine country for years, and this was one of the most personal and enjoyable experiences we have had! The only negative I have is that the... More 

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timwbobdog, Cellar Rat at BobDog Winery, responded to this review

Congratulations Heidi, you have now graduated from the BobDog Wine Sensing academy, unlike those other wine bars which most people experience. Thank you for your kind words and appreciation for what we are attempting to do here. As far as the steep road is concerned, my mother at 92 drove here T Bird up it frequently without any issues, so... More 

South Florida
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While having a love for Bordeaux style wines really helps enjoy this winery, the visit is educational as well as enjoyable. Truly more a wine "sensing" than tasting, although several pours are paired, it is an engaging almost two hours that just seem to fly by. Relatively small selection of wines but with a couple of surprises in single varietals,... More 

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timwbobdog, cellar rat and grape farmer at BobDog Winery, responded to this review

You now have graduated from the BobDog Wine school of wine "sensing". So much more than just the wine bar tasting room experience. Thank you for your appreciation of this new direction we are pioneering in the wine business. And come back soon for the full Bordeaux Panel which will start in December and run through the first of the... More 

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We found BobDog on Trip Advisor and can tell you the reviews are correct. Tim was a brainiac as far as wine was concerned. We learned so much from our visit. We now know more about wine and our palettes that will drive our future wine purchases. Could not leave without a Malbec and port. The hardest part of the... More 

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timwbobdog, Cellar Rat and Dirt Fafmer at BobDog Winery, responded to this review

As one of the newest graduates of the BobDog Wines school of wine sensing, we are happy to hear your education was started correctly. Now you can go forward into that great and sometimes daunting world of wines, without intimidation and a skill set that will allow you to use ALL of your senses when considering your next vinted liquid.... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We learned more about wines from Tim than we've learned in 15 years of visiting other Sonoma wineries. Loved the experience, the wines and the beautiful setting. Thanks Tim!

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timwbobdog, DIRT FARMER at BobDog Winery, responded to this review

It is great when two lovely ladies from Utah venture to our little location on Pine Mountain, and take advantage of the views and tasting experience. And to the bring their own SUV in order to load up on Sonoma County wines...now that is fantastic planning and foresight. Look forward to seeing both of them again on their next journey... More 

Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Gosh I learned so much about noble wines and Cabs! What a great experience and truly we felt this was the highest value tasting of our visit to upper Sonoma and the most unique. We spent hours there, meeting two other nice couple and learning about the ways one makes and tastes noble wines. I really enjoyed this, what a... More 

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Conneautville, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Tim was a very gracious host once you get up that mountain. Whew! We really enjoyed our time there. You know it's good when you learn without even noticing that you are being taught.This was by far the best educational experience on Red wines we had our entire week in California.A visit to his vineyard is well worth the climb... More 

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Nevada
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

I booked a tour with Tim after reading all the reviews and looking at their web site and knew this was the winery I wanted to spend time at to celebrate our birthdays. Tim was great, he returned my emails promptly and provided detailed driving instructions for us. When we arrived Tim and surprised me with birthday balloons, which was... More 

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Roseville, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Tim and Kandy blew my mind by educating me about Bourdeux (red) wines. I'm into sweet wines and thought reds were nasty, until they educated me on the HOW and WHY of wines. I found out that I am a "food with wine" taster. I need to have food when I drink my wines. Thank you again Tim and Kandy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had the best experience ever! The owners gave us the most personalized and educational experience! We both learned so much about tasting wine and pairing, more than we ever expected! Everyone should visit BobDog!

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