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“By far not the best place in Napa”
Review of Cakebread Cellars

Cakebread Cellars
Ranked #7 of 27 things to do in Rutherford
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This winery specializes in producing wine to go with particular types of food and sells most of its wines to restaurants throughout the world.
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Recently went to Napa/St Helena area for the first time. Friends recommended that we stop here. Paid for the tour and "tasting". Tour guide was not friendly or fun to talk to at all. Pretty boring and monotone. I didn't learn anything because I just wanted it to end. On top of that, her pours were SO small. For the money, I was disappointed. The wines were good but only average or below for Napa standards. I couldn't believe when they were turning people away on a Wednesday afternoon in February because there was only a handful of people there! Skip this place!!! Went to Halls and Sequoia next door and the wine was phenomenal and the atmosphere/bartenders were fun.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We were guided by the multitalented James Scott who truly made the pairing a VERY memorable experience! All of the wine pairs were wonderful.. My favorites were the Desert Blanc with the biscotti and the Cab and Blue cheese combo.
Beautiful estate and would do again!

Thank H Dean H
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

You can find Cakebread Chardonnay on wine lists all across the country but you’ll need to visit the winery if you want to discover all of their wines. Not to be missed are small production Cabs: Benchlands and Dancing Bear will blow your mind. Excellent and informative visit, beautiful views, incredible wines.

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Came here by appointment, you will need one for a tasting. We were at the Meritage and rode Uber. Was on time and enjoy a few splashes of wine before the tasting. Our guide came on time and rounded all the troops up. We tasted 5 more wines as she described the property and told the history of Cakebread. We had a great visit while enjoying the tastings. We were the only couple from Texas. One woman was from Brazil, she was there with her California honey. Everyone else was California folks. We saw a hawk while visiting the vineyards. It was fun and informative while there. We have many friends who enjoy Cakebread Wine, was nice to see the facility and understand the process. The garden was great. They have there own Honey and Olive Oul from the vineyards. They recycle water and are organic.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Sadly disappointing. This was a visit we were truly looking forward to I anticipation of tasting some exceptional wine. I doubt that we will be returning.

Thank slm81
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