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Mayo Family Winery

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Address: 13101 Arnold Dr, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9446
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+1 707-938-9401
10:30 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 18:30

We are a small family owned winery located in the heart of the Sonoma...

We are a small family owned winery located in the heart of the Sonoma Valley. We believe that single vineyard wines make for the most interesting and satisifying drinking! Since the early 1990's we've constantly looked for those vineyards that provide a great match between terroir and varietal. The result is an array of small batch, single-vineyard wines that meet our criteria. Whether the vineyard is in Sonoma or Napa, or our own estate, our pledge to you is that we will produce a collection of wines that are always interesting, always compelling and always delicious. Making over 20 varitals of wine there is always something you can find that fits your taste here at Mayo!

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Nice little winery find on a busy road!

My husband and I just happened to stop here because they were open later than all the other wineries and we were at the end of our day LOL! It was a nice surprise :-) fun... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
Wendi C
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Lester Prairie, Minnesota
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a stop we will certainly not return to again. The first time we stopped and received subpar service we chalked it up to being late in the afternoon and the host wanted to go home. The second time we stopped was late morning and we received the same terrible service. Both times the hosts just slopped the wine... More 

Thank Bob R
Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't know what to expect when we entered Mayo's Reserve Room. The venue was small and the decor wasn't fancy, but after meeting Executive Chef Samuel Frumkin, tasting the wine with his custom menu, and listening to him describe the food and wine pairings, we were enthralled and delighted. This was a wonderful experience and a great value for... More 

Thank sqhwood
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped into this fun winery on a rainy Friday evening and were treated to a great night. The wine hosts were pleasant, knowledgeable and friendly. The wines were very good and we struggled to determine which ones to purchase. A great find off the main road.

Thank eagleroady
Westborough, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

On a recent trip through Napa and Sonoma wine country, we tried to avoid the big commercial wineries and focus on finding small wineries with exquisite offerings. Mayo is right up there at the top of the list. Very friendly staff, nice location and some great wines.

Thank 1oldgoat70
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just happened to stop here because they were open later than all the other wineries and we were at the end of our day LOL! It was a nice surprise :-) fun atmosphere, great wine and very attentive tasting room ladies. I recommend this as a stop in the Sonoma wine country!

Thank Wendi C
Brockville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A boutique winery in Sonoma, our tour guide was a retired schoolteacher but very funny. We laughed and learned a lot. The Zinfandel and the Pinot were excellent. If you're doing a wine tour in Sonoma don't miss this one.

Thank 1000islandsdude
Portland, Maine
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We went to the winery at Glen Ellen, so I do not know if the Reserve Room has different wines or not. The wines were not to our taste and they served a few one the tasting from another winery, just because.... Staff was very friendly but not as knowledgeable as some of the other wineries we visited

Thank chrisK519MO
Casselberry, Florida
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I am embarrassed to say how we stumbled upon this family winery. There were no bathrooms in sight so we pulled in out of necessity. Next thing I know they were staying open late for us so we could do a tasting. Their wines are really good and they are so personable. So glad we just had to stop...don't miss... More 

Thank Lisa S
Waukee, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Mayo with another couple. We hired a driver to take us to four wineries that day for tastings, and our experience at Mayo was the most fun! Samuel was so knowledgeable and entertaining, and he gave healthy pours! Haha! The wine was very good too - there wasn't a single one we didn't like. Great experience.

Thank Becky Z
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237 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Great wine! Friendly knowledgeable staff. Nice ambience. Dog friendly. Great location. Open late. Don't miss. Pleasant outdoor tasting area. Try their Zins.

Thank deepchi

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