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Address: 425 Main St., Murphys, CA 95247
Phone Number: +1 209-605-7111
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We have been members of the Hatchery wine club for several years. The wines are excellent and represent a nice cross section of the best varieties in Calaveras County. The tasking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 July 2016
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San Carlos, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived half an hour before closing and were told they were closed. The owner was very rude and inebriated. His dog attacked our dog for no reason! Disappointing and unpleasant experience - will not even bother trying their wine.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Their wines are exceptional, but the guy who works there is less than exceptional. Both times I've been there I've found him extremely rude. Not what you would expect.

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San Carlos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We have been members of the Hatchery wine club for several years. The wines are excellent and represent a nice cross section of the best varieties in Calaveras County. The tasking room is literally very 'cool' and cave-like. Check it out!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We only had an hour to explore Murphys and managed to taste at five wineries. I wish we'd gone to Hatcher first. We especially liked the Voignier. But what I really liked was what we learned from the super knowledgeable staff about producing wine in the Sierra Foothills. If we return, we'll know more about how to navigate. This winery... More 

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Angels Camp, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We tasted wine for $8 per person. Wouldn't call this place fun but an average experience. The server rambled and had difficulty understanding him. Felt it was all business.....usually when we wine taste, servers are outgoing. But glad we came as we learned what wines we like and which ones we didn't.

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Murphys, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

The tasting room is fun, but don't miss the zins! As locals, we always send our visiting friends here. Super friendly and such excellent reds.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

Even though this tasting room is tucked away under a building and off of Main street, it's one of the busiest. They are consistent with their Zinfandel but they have one called "Sewell", named after the owner. EXCELLENT full bodied red. Tasty with a great finish. Start with Hatcher first to set the benchmark high.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

We've enjoyed hatcher wines in the past. We even went to a Yosemite Vintner's Holiday so that we could support their wines! Now we came back to add more bottles to the wine cellar. It's a little hard to find, just walk down Main Street and take the stairs to the lower, back area. Cozy tasting room.

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Hollister, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014

My date and I were in Murphy's for few days and we happened upon Hatcher. I love Red Wines and my date enjoys Ice Wines and Ports. While the man offering samples resembled the Soup Nazi's brother (Wine Nazi) the wines were amazing. Deep full flavors. I left with a Malbec and my date with Ice Wine. It was actually... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2013

We spend a fair amount of time in Big Trees and had been frequenting the Murphy's wineries, but when we discovered Hatcher, it was like all other wine was just blown away. We love big reds, and there is just something special with the Hatcher wine that I can't adequately describe here, but it's a unique taste and depth. Frankly... More 

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