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A. Rafanelli Winery

4685 W Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448-8124
+1 707-433-1385
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Tough to rate

We had tried a bottle of the zin on a friend's recommendation at a restaurant before we came to the... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2013
Burlington, Canada
Mostly Pleasant Experiences

As an annual visitor and long time buyer of Rafanelli wines, I have experienced both the best of... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2013
Clayton, California
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  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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4685 W Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448-8124
+1 707-433-1385
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Reviewed 8 April 2013

We had tried a bottle of the zin on a friend's recommendation at a restaurant before we came to the winery-and loved it. We dropped in on a Sunday afternoon - they weren't sure they could let us try any wine, and the Zinfandel was...More

Thank SLT1962
Reviewed 1 April 2013

As an annual visitor and long time buyer of Rafanelli wines, I have experienced both the best of times and the worst of times noted by other reviewers. Fortunately, almost all of my visits have been in the former category. Wines, all reds, are all...More

2  Thank Mikeview
Reviewed 28 January 2013 via mobile

This winery is fantastic!!! They are known for their zinfandel the cabernet is fantastic. Love the home feel to the winery we meet the owner who gave us a little of the history of the winery and answer everyone questions. Overall a very good experience...More

Thank rodolfo m
Reviewed 11 December 2012

The guy working in the tasting room ( rick ? ) was great and real friendly. He spent a lot of time with us and we booked our tour ( appointment only ) an hour before we went. We ended up staying with him probably...More

Thank MJMaher
Reviewed 19 October 2012

Appointment only, but if you have the chance to either meet Dave the owner or his daughter the winemaker, it will be a worthwhile trip. The wines are very good, as they only make a merlot, a zin and a cabernet sauvignon, but they are...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 19 October 2012

These folks have been around a long time and they still do zin better than anybody. No gimmicks. Just a great quality fruit made in to a world class wine. Make sure to call before you visit, but make sure you don't pass them up...More

Thank jcharv60
Reviewed 13 October 2012

Frankly, just a beautiful winery, with excellent views and trememndous wine. Staff there warm and charming too, and it's a real "homey" feeling. Limited space when it comes to tastings, which makes it all the mor wonderful tasting in the barn. Call in adavnce to...More

1  Thank FreeholdNewJersey
Reviewed 5 October 2012 via mobile

This is a winery you here a lot about but, you find over time not getting to them often. You need an appointment to gain access. Do not let that deter. The small winecellar is so worthy of a visit. Yummy Zin, Merlot and Cabernet...More

Thank JJV3
Reviewed 24 September 2012

We visited 18 wineries on our trip, and this was our favorite one. The setting was magical, the people were so friendly, and their dog welcomes everyone!

Thank Karen835
Reviewed 16 September 2012

The wine is spectacular and the Customer Service is above what is expected. Pattie and David are "Classy" Hard working Hosts!!!

Thank Robert B
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