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Address: 4685 W Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448-8124
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What a grand ole winery

Their Zinfandel is our favorite and is it ever smooth. Do not miss this winery! The site is just what a winery should be. They are so accommodating and gracious. The zin is the... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2012
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Manakin Sabot, Virginia
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Flower Mound, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2012

We made the reservation, and hated this winery. They didn't inform us of anything, didn't talk about the wine, didn't really care we were there. We hit many a winery... this will NEVER make my list again.

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Manakin Sabot, Virginia
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2012

Their Zinfandel is our favorite and is it ever smooth. Do not miss this winery! The site is just what a winery should be. They are so accommodating and gracious. The zin is the best.

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Thank SWLeeP
Tampa, FL
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2012

Rafanelli is one of if not the best winery in this specific region, in my opinion. wines are consistently strong, love the zins, cabs are good too, this trip the merlot was drinking extremely well too. only faults are it's pricey - i understand they are charging what the market will bear, but i hope they don't escalate pricing much... More 

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Thank doughboy41
Pleasanton
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137 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2012

We were given a personal tour (unplanned) by Dave Rafanelli through the caves. What a great experience!

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Thank notloy
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 July 2012

Specializing in delicious tasing merlot, zin and cab this small family owned winery is a beautiful stop in the Dry Creek Valley. Staff are friendly and knowledgable - a world apart from the crowded commercial venues.

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Thank johiker
London
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2012

Stop by and chat to Dan, lovely guy with a very generous pour...

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Thank TripperLondon
Santa Rosa, California
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2012

Very small winery with fantastic wine. They only serve cabs and zins so if you are a white wine drinker you can skip this one. Last time we went they needed reservations so call first.

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Thank LynchmobMike
Batavia, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 May 2012

The wines are the reason to visit, not the tasting experience.

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1 Thank Gemmasnonna
Forestville, California
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2012

One of the best! Had wine here during many events.

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Thank NancyJ6975
Spicewood, Texas
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307 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2012

One of our favorite Zin's. Couldn't believe you had to write a personal letter to join the club but I did. Make a reservation and ask to taste their Select Trace Cab.

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Thank Number1green

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