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Buena Vista Winery

18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-4840
+1 800-926-1266
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Raymond Members trying sister prperty

As faithful Raymond members, we thought we'd try Buena Vista on our next trip to Sonoma/Napa. What... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
via mobile
New favorite winery

This was our first stop in Sonoma. This was by far the highlight of the day. The service (Juan... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
via mobile
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A recommended wine-tasting venue in Sonoma Valley.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting room” (44 reviews)
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18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-4840
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

As faithful Raymond members, we thought we'd try Buena Vista on our next trip to Sonoma/Napa. What a surprise! JCB continues to raise the bar. What history! What fun! What wines! Highly suggest booking the Historical tour and a Bubbles lounge experience. Note: I converted...More

Thank Makattack9
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This was our first stop in Sonoma. This was by far the highlight of the day. The service (Juan), wine, and atmosphere were all incredible. We ended up joining the wine club and can't wait for our shipment! This is the oldest winery in the...More

1  Thank kaecher
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

As we were staying at Macarthur Palace we were able to visit here free of charge, so we hired a couple of bikes and went along. As we had already experienced a few tastings already we were pleasantly surprised just how good these wines were...More

Thank Deano1957
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The ride into this historic winery is tranquil and beautiful. There is a lot of history here and the staff will answer any questions you may have. Our wine host was knowledgeable on the wines, giving us a story behind each one. He even gave...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This was the first winery we went to on our stay in Sonoma and it turned out to be our favorite. We only did a tasting as the tours were all booked (reserve early!) but it was wonderful. Ali spent a lot of time with...More

Thank NHGIRL03
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This was a wonderful place to experience! The tour was long enough to enjoy the sites but not too long where you would get bored. The wine was amazing (our group ordered a case to send home) and our tour guide was delightful! We packed...More

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

A few short miles from the main road through Sonoma you'll find this gem of a place. The buildings and surroundings are beautifully maintained and refurbished, and the staff will tell you all about it if you ask. They have several kinds of tours and...More

Thank InaMP
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We have visited Buena Vista a number of times. For me, just OK wines, but a beautiful setting. This time, we went in the evening to see Shakespeare Under the Stars. The play, A Comedy of Errors. It was wonderful. It was outside around the...More

Thank Lissa W
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I was in charge of selecting the wineries for our visit to Sonoma and this winery came highly recommended but I have to say that my internet research on Buena Vista DID NOT do it justice. It was far better than what I found online....More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Tour was more of a show not educational at all and current owner has some strange taste at least for me.

1  Thank johnhiser
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Jan K
11 August 2017|
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Response from Shaquana F | Reviewed this property |
You can do a tasting or buy a bottle and relax here. I would bring my own picnic rather than purchase there.
Debi B
13 February 2017|
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Response from JmJay75 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you would need to call the winery directly for that info.
7 December 2016|
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Response from MissSophieMay | Reviewed this property |
We did. The Count was great. There were eight of us and we all enjoyed this a lot. We plan to take friends next month so they, too, may enjoy this fun, informative experience.