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Cinnabar Winery Tasting Room

14612 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6085
+1 408-867-1012
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Likable, cool-looking place, only so-so wine

While the tasting room is chic, especially the deck overlooking the little town, the wines are not... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
sunshine_susan
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Bay Area, California
Great Atmosphere, Music on the Patio on Fridays

As a Saratoga Chamber of Commerce Board Member, we love to support our local merchants. Cinnabar... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
lmbutlar
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Cupertino, California
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10 Feb 2018
“Likable, cool-looking place, only so-so wine”
10 Aug 2017
“Great Atmosphere, Music on the Patio on Fridays”
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14612 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6085
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

While the tasting room is chic, especially the deck overlooking the little town, the wines are not anything to go out of your way for - inoffensive, but generally light on flavor without much complexity. This is not Ridge winery.

Thank sunshine_susan
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

As a Saratoga Chamber of Commerce Board Member, we love to support our local merchants. Cinnabar Winery Tasting Room is located at the end of Big Basin Way, it has a great indoor atmosphere and outdoor upper deck and lower patio. They have music on...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

We went in the evening, when the tasting room becomes a wine bar. Their pinot noir was really good. We purchased some cheese and crackers from their food area (there is no menu for food, just like snacks). They had a live band playing at...More

Thank amyt48
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Slipped by Saratoga and got here by high ratings of the place... The wine tasted great, not much of a tasting though... It was not overcrowded but still we did not get that much of explanation of the wines of our flights. This was our...More

Thank johannajaakola
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We have been enjoying our Friday afternoons at Cinnabar. Glass or bottle of wine, some music on the patio- great way to decompress after work. We even picked up our trawler of Mercury Rising during the release weekend!!

Thank PattiCNS
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Ugh. It started with a lack of warmth on the greeting. Then wine tastings were slung at us like eggs at a diner. No elaborate descriptions. No personality. No love. We were just another $15/person. And to boot, the wines were not even that great....More

Thank Paige H
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Used to be outstanding. Then it got way too popular. Overpriced, too trendy. Can't get service, their knowledgeable wine servers are gone. Too bad they forgot their loyal customers. Dropped their wine club when average price per shipment doubled.

Thank Len F
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

The tasting room is very modern and you can actually sit while you taste. The man who waited on us was very informative about the wines and Levi Stadium. The only food they offer is packaged nuts, crackers and cheese.

Thank Suzfun60
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Reviewed 31 May 2015

There a little bit of heaven in downtown Saratoga when you can sit on Cinnabar's patio, listening to local musicians, with a glass of Malbec to accompany nibbles of cheeses and charcuterie!

Thank Melanie J
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Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

I came in on a random Wednesday afternoon. The bar was full but the rest of the room completely open. I was greeted with a friendly smile immediately. They encouraged me to sit at bar, and they'd ask the other patrons to make room. But...More

Thank AnnaMoC
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