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Address: 4685 W Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448-8124
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+1 707-433-1385
10:00 - 16:00
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Wonderful family, super wines. Zin is really great. Nice tasting room, you can get familiar with their excellent range of top quality wine offerings.

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Peter B
Southport, North Carolina, United States
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Southport, North Carolina, United States
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213 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful family, super wines. Zin is really great. Nice tasting room, you can get familiar with their excellent range of top quality wine offerings.

Thank Peter B
Portland, Oregon
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62 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The location is very picturesque and the staff is friendly but we were thought it was a bit odd that we needed a reservation and they only had two wines to try. We sampled and were quickly off to the next stop.

Thank ildiInPDX
san francisco
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I recently returned to Rafanelli Winery after twenty years and found the wine and the people to be just as good as I remembered. Small production of delicious Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel is their specialty as well as producing Merlot and Cabernet. If you are visiting Healdsburg make sure to stop as this wonderful family run winery.

Thank bronxboy
Reno, Nevada
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360 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

If you want to taste the best Zinfandel make an appointment at A Rafanelli. Small, private, friendly, family run winery. Great Zin. Added benefit is the chocolate they serve. No fancy tour, just great Zin tasting.

Thank RobReno
Dayton, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We saw this appointment only winery written up in a book and reserved a tasting. Outstanding Zinfandel, excellent blends, but already sold out of thsi year's Cab. Dave Rafanelli learned it was my daughter's graduation trip after college and he gave her an autographed bottle of his Zinfandel. Outside, this is easily the most beautiful place outside of Tuscany, maybe... More 

Thank lmcorson
Verona, NJ
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This Appointment Only wine tasting is well worth the stop as the views of the vineyard and surrounding area are just spectacular. The tasting room is located in the barrel room and the fourth generation owners make you feel right at home as you sample their cabs and zins. It is truly a family business that will be popular for... More 

Thank BobK973
San Luis Obispo, California
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Love this this place unfortunately all the Cab's sold out but the Zin & Merlot were fantastic they even gave us some free olive oil definitely would recommend you stop by but if you want some Cab's I was told they release them in May... don't be late like me.

Thank bodyman42
Tucson, Arizona
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146 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This family winery is set on beautiful land, with a lovely grocery garden and seating area that looks out onto the vines. Not surprisingly, the reds are delicious, reflecting the planning and hard work that comes from four generations of effort. Our tasting was conducted with great detail. A most memorable stop in Sonoma!

Thank megrey
Grants Pass, Oregon
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201 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Maybe this is not appropriate as I last visited about three years ago. That visit was very memorable. I live in Oregon and rarely get to Sonoma area. The wines we tasted were BIG and beautiful...both the cabs and the zin. I am fortunate to be on the mailing list and order every year...the only way to get their wine.

1 Thank Tom B
Riverside, California
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

I enjoy wine. Whether its Gruner Veltliner in Austria, The Devil's Red Rhine River, the big,complex Turley Zins of Paso Robles, or the consistent excellence of Rafanelli Zins, Cabs, or Merlot. Along with my wine friend and, dare I say, expert, four of us make an annual wine trip. The past two years we've been surprised at the quality and... More 

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