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Trefethen Family Vineyards

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Address: 1160 Oak Knoll Ave, Napa, CA 94558-1303
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One of Napa's classic wine estates, Trefethen is a hidden gem. Easy to...

One of Napa's classic wine estates, Trefethen is a hidden gem. Easy to find, but only if you're looking, our entry is on Oak Knoll Avenue, tucked away from the crowds of Highway 29. John Trefethen used to land his plane on the driveway during runs through the middle of our vineyard, over the ground we have tended for over 40 years. Located at the grand entrance to Napa Valley, we are one of Napa's classic family wine estates. Stunning valley and vineyards vistas surround guests as they sample distinctive hand crafted estate wines. (Reservations required). We look forward to welcoming you.

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Great Place for a tasting!

Dragon's Tooth. That is all I have to say. Dan Noonan was our Wine Educator and by far the best we experienced during our 4 day stay in Napa and Sonoma. He had a terrific way of... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2014
Jeremiah D
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Columbia, South Carolina
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161 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014

Dragon's Tooth. That is all I have to say. Dan Noonan was our Wine Educator and by far the best we experienced during our 4 day stay in Napa and Sonoma. He had a terrific way of describing complex flavors to those of us with a less sophisticated palate.

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Jeremiah D - Thank you for posting such a stellar review of Trefethen and your experience with Dan. It means the world to our staff to have such great feedback about their presentation. We are thrilled you loved Dragon too! Big thanks for making our Friday here at Trefethen that much more special! Cheers, More 

St.Gallen
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150 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2014

I still believe that Trefethen is one of the better wineries in Napa. They have great (reserve) wines and a very inviting environment. Make sure you take your time once you are there to taste their top wines!

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SF Bay Area
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Living in the SF Bay Area, we make frequent visits to Napa Valley. On our last trip there, we wanted to visit some wineries we hadn't been to before. One of those was Trefethen. It's easy to find; just off Hwy 29 right outside of the city of Napa. A beautiful setting among some really old walnut trees in a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014

My friends and I had a great tour of the winery. This was one of the larger wineries we visited but the tour was still small and intimate. We really learned a lot about the soil and winemaking process from this tour. The amount of grape varietals that are grown here are incredible. You get a really long and scenic... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2014

We visited Trefethen last week while visiting Napa Valley. The red wines were very good but the whites just ok. The tasting experience was ok. It had more of a bar/pub feel than a winery atmosphere. It depends on what you are looking for in a wine tasting experience.

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Mimi G, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, Thank you so much for the visit and for taking the time to write a review. We hope you enjoy some of our red wines back home in Ann Arbor. Cheers! More 

Dallas, Texas
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Wonderful tour! Best value for the money of any of the winerys we went to. Must go if you are in the area!

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for making our day with your comments regarding your recent visit to Trefethen. We truly appreciate the feedback and you taking the time to post such a great review. We hope to see you again at Trefethen! More 

Mount Dora, Fl
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2014 via mobile

We love Trefethen! Three years ago we did the Twighlight Tasting which is a MUST for all Trefethen lovers. Wednesday morning we had the pleasure of meeting Shannon who hosted our 10am tasting. We were moving on three hours of sleep due to plane delays. Shannon was delightful - extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. We joined the Halo Club and were... More 

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Mimi G, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you, thank you! Shannon says you made her week with this great review. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your love of Trefethen and for becoming a member of the HaLo Circle family. We look forward to your next visit and big hugs from Shannon. More 

Los Angeles/Tarzana
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104 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Nice winery. Easy to get to. Friendly atmosphere. They had some nice red wines, many of which are not available in Southern California which is why I bought a bottle of their Cab Franc. I did not like that they did not give credit for tasting towards purchasing their wines.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2014

This was our first stop of the day, and what a cool historical site for a tasting room! If you have anyone in your group that loves Reisling, don't pass this by! The Reisling and Chardonnay will not disappoint, and the ambience is very cool and unique too!

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Mimi G, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for the visit and even more importantly - the great review! We so appreciate you stopping in at Trefethen and thrilled to know you had a great time. Yes, the Riesling and Chardonnay do not disappoint and we are glad to know we have another new fan in you. Cheers! More 

Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2013

This is a wonderful property with great customer service and awesome wines! I joined the wine club on my last visit and have no regrets! You can't go wrong with the merlot, dragons tooth and Halo!

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