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Address: 9200 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood, CA
Phone Number: +1 707-833-5504
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10:30 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 18:30
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The Reserve Room is a revolutionary concept in a number of ways. In the...

The Reserve Room is a revolutionary concept in a number of ways. In the first place, it's probably the first wine tasting room you've ever been in with chairs, tables and napkins. But more important, the RESERVE ROOM takes you on the ultimate wine country tasting journey unlike anything you've experienced in a wine tasting room before.Each guest takes a seat in our comfortable and intimate room where you can enjoy wine-inspired art, a little music and views of the hillside vineyards of Kenwood located just out our window. You are then treated to a seven-course pairing menu that includes seven Mayo Family Reserve wines crafted by Winemaker Michel Berthoud and seven tasting dishes created and prepared by Chef Max Porter-Elliott to compliment the seven wines. The Mayo Family RESERVE ROOM is our opportunity to take you further into the wine and food experience that defines Wine Country.

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Chef Sam provided an educational and delicious tasting. Much more personal than the "industrial" vibe of the big name tasting rooms. The food and wine were fabulous, and we made... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Chef Sam provided an educational and delicious tasting. Much more personal than the "industrial" vibe of the big name tasting rooms. The food and wine were fabulous, and we made a new friend in Chef Sam. One of the highlights of our Sonoma Valley visit. Highly recommended! Don't let the venue throw you off - it really is on the... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Chef Sam, made our visit fun and special. Came to our table and talked to all of us. Food was ok.wines very good. Since we had been to so many in a week. It rated as a good find. I would recommend.

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New Albany, Ohio
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I arranged a bday meal here for 6 of us. Samuel made a tasting/pairing meal for us. He is a very smart young man.. with a lot of food wine knowledge - that is clear. But the meal was odd.. starting with the location. It is basically in a empty real estate office.. with no ambiance at all. Next the... More 

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Naples
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for over 10 years, and Chef Sam Frumkin has taken this lunchtime tasting room to another level!Assisted by chef Sara, the pairings and presentation of the Mayo wines are served and explained to the visitor in a detailed and friendly manner. They can accommodate special diets if needed. Although the pairings with each of the Mayo wines... More 

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Midwest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Had a delicious wine and food pairing at the Mayo Reserve Room with Chef Sam. He was a gracious host and so knowledgeable about both food and wine!

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We sat at a table overlooking the mountains with grapevines in front of the building on a lovely fall afternoon. The wine was great and the food pairing was wonderful. Especially liked the chicken and corn chowder and the melon, cucumber and basil salad. The chef provided superb service and information about the winery and the wines. We will definitely... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Drove from Napa to Sonoma for a pairing that was reserved a month before. We have been a customer of this winery and have enjoyed the pairings when they had a legitimate chef on site. For this pairing we drove from Napa to Sonoma and were told by the little dude in a chef's jacket (he looked to be all... More 

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Treasure Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had a fantastic food and wine pairing at The Reserve Room of Mayo Family Winery. I can't say enough good about the blend of flavors in the 7 food and wine pairings that were beautifully presented with both professionalism and enthusiasm. Might I add for a great price. The setting isn't in some upscale winery but the small and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I planned an afternoon here, after reading Trip Advisor reviews. We were with a couple who had their own vineyard and were foodies like my husband and me. The building was very small, as I expected. I think it actually added to the charm and feel of finding a local secret spot! It was Sam who made the experience top-notch.... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Food and wine were both delicious - absolutely do the food pairing! Sam Frumkin (the chef and host) was very welcoming and informative. Like many of the other reviews say, the setting isn't spectacular but the views are beautiful and the service/food/wine make up for anything the building lacks. We will definitely be back!!

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