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Nicholson Ranch

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Address: 4200 Napa Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-2800
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+1 707-938-8822
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US$ 91.00*
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Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Tour
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US$ 227.55*
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Private Tour: Wine Country Day Trip from San Francisco

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Great Wine and Great Lesson on Wine making

THIS PLACE WAS FANTASTIC! Our guide Debbie took us through the Vinyard and taught me more about the grape growing process than I could imagine. Very smart woman I highly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

THIS PLACE WAS FANTASTIC! Our guide Debbie took us through the Vinyard and taught me more about the grape growing process than I could imagine. Very smart woman I highly recommend this vinyard!!!

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Thank Michael K
Summerville, SC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Solid wines, nice cave tour, friendly staff and great grounds. A worthwhile stop. Plan to spend at least 1-1.5 hours here due to the length of the tour!

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived we were the only people here, (early in the morning) we were met by a happy member of the winery staff named "Beard". He provided samples of his Chardonnay and Pinot Noir which were excellent. But he went over and above by taking us to the vines and explaining how the soil and climate effect the wine... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The scenery at this vineyard is PERFECT. It was a dream!! I could of spent the whole day just sitting there and taking it in. They are known for their chardonnay which I am not a huge fan of, but still enjoyed my visit here. Highly recommend this stop if you're in Sonoma.

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Thank manduh171
Roseville, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used to come here a few times per year to wine taste then buy bottle of wine to drink while picnicking at their tables. This time the manager said they will no longer sell you a bottle of wine. You have to pay 40 to wine taste and can't buy a bottle to take outside with your lunch? He... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I wish we had more time at this hidden gem! From the moment we got there we knew it was going to be great wine. It was a smaller winery than most in the region but was honestly the best out of the three we visited on our tour. The staff were welcoming and lovely, plus we got to meet... More 

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Love the wine, love the view. Small ranch but you need to go here. The house has amazing arquitecture. Don't miss it!

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Thank Rut S
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

We did a tasting at Nicholson Ranch on a recent visit to California. The staff was very friendly and gave us some information about the history of the winery. It has a beautiful outdoor patio if you wish to visit for a while. The wines we tasted were all very good.

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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

One of our many stops in wine country. It is a smaller place, but nice. The wine was so good we ordered some. Clean, incredible views. The tasting was nice as well. Not rushed, friendly server. If you are in the area, stop by...

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time at Nicholson. We got here early in the day and it was our favorite place. Ray "taught us a ton about wine and gave us a bunch of great recommendations of places to go throughout Sonoma and Napa. We are now wine club members and thrilled about it. The wine was excellent, as were the... More 

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