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Dry Creek Vineyard

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Address: 3770 Lambert Bridge Rd, Healdsburg, CA
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+1 707-433-1000
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Award Winning Family Owned Winery: beautiful picnic grounds, tasting room,...

Award Winning Family Owned Winery: beautiful picnic grounds, tasting room, private tastings, free Wi-Fi, a wide selection of wines including rare single-vineyard wines. David Stare founded Dry Creek Vineyard in 1972. Winemaking emphasis is on grapes from select Sonoma County vineyards, chosen for quality and character. Fume Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel, Dry Chenin Blanc, Reserve Chardonnay and Meritage are produced. Dry Creek has received over 1,000 medals for wines in 40 years.

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Friendly and inviting atmosphere

No crowd but set up would accommodate large groups. No appointment needed. Nick was very knowledgeable and made us feel at home.

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

No crowd but set up would accommodate large groups. No appointment needed. Nick was very knowledgeable and made us feel at home.

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Bozeman, Montana
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our favorite places in wine country. Excellent wine in a beautiful setting with super friendly staff. Can't wait to go back. We joined the wine club which is very reasonable. Our first shipment came last week and we couldn't be more pleased with the winery's service.

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Brooksville, Florida
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a private tasting and did a Meritage blending seminar. Impressed enough that I joined their wine club. Would highly recommend a visit to this winery

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, what a wonderful experience for the four of us. We started in the tasting room and with our host Darren Abel. Darren started us off with a tasting of Dry Creek Vineyard's flagship Fume Blanc. While Darren explained the history of Dry Creek we were introduced to an amazing lady President Kim Stare Wallace. She greeted us to the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

So... my wife and I are really into wine. It is Sunday evening as I am typing these words and I am already planning which bottle would complement next Saturday's dinner the best (we don't really drink during the week)... Our last three night trip to Sonoma and Napa had us visit a total of 12 wineries, some of which... More 

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Sonora, California
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

I've been coming here since the 80s and they still have their game on. They make some of the best Zinfandels in the Dry Creek Valley -- arguably THE place to experience the best Zinfandel.

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Thank William F
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful grounds, outstanding people. And outstanding wine. Highly recommend all the wines but Cabernet Sauvignon is our favorite.

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McLean, VA
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Find the entrance right across of the Dry Creek General Store. $15 tasting, but you can mix and match with your spouse to taste near the full list. It's hard to believe, but we liked everything and joined the wine club. The Sauvignon Blanc and Zins were especially good. Friendly staff, nice garden with tables. We went in February and... More 

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Healdsburg, California
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Dry Creek Winery has been a consistently special experience for me for over 20 years. The lawn and picnic area are lovely, and the folks that work there are friendly and knowledgable. Bring a picnic on a nice day, buy some wine to enjoy with it, and expect to relax and enjoy the good life!

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Well I must say that we had the best and most educational tasting session ever at the Dry Creek Vineyard! It even included tastings from their red wine 95+ year old vines and their 135 year old vines. We had the best experience ever! The winery also offers a reasonable priced wine club and ships nationwide.

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