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Fort Ross Vineyard Tasting Room

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Address: 15725 Meyers Grade Rd, Jenner, CA 95450-9757
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+1 707-847-3460
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Fort Ross Vineyard is the closest vineyard to the Pacific Ocean in...

Fort Ross Vineyard is the closest vineyard to the Pacific Ocean in California. This is the first and only vineyard tasting room along the majestic Sonoma Coast in the Fort Ross-Seaview AVA. From the Tasting Room there are panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean framed by tall Redwood forests and golden meadows.

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Nice facility.

Well worth the drive. A knowledgeable staff and pleasant tasting room in a beautiful setting. I recommend their wines, you should visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Well worth the drive. A knowledgeable staff and pleasant tasting room in a beautiful setting. I recommend their wines, you should visit.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

During a driving rainstorm my wife and I trudged our way up the mountain to Fort Ross Vineyard tasting room. It was a trip worth taking. The wines were wonderful and the view, if not for the rain and fog, would have been stupendous. If you're in the area, it's a must see!!!!

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

If you are on Hwy 1 near Jenner, I recommend a brief detour to Fort Ross winery. Tasting room is beautiful and the Pinot Noir wine is exceptional. I am not typically a red wine fan but the Stagecoach was an exception.

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Stopped by after visiting Fort Ross, host was verging on rude extremely calculating on whom he wished to attend to. Highly focussed on how visitors found the winery and lacking on sense of humour. Unlike other tastings you have to buy 2 bottles to have the tasting fee waived. Wines were good but would recommend somewhere like Iron Horse for... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

It takes 10-15 minutes up a winding road to reach the winery. They have chardonnay and pinot noir for the most part for a $15 tasting fee. The wines are in the $45-60 range, though there are some more expensive reserves on offer as well. We found some whites crisp, while others buttery. Some of the pinots were sweet, not... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Outstanding mountain top views and very good chardonnay and pinot noir. Professional and knowledgeable staff. Bring a picnic and enjoy the grounds. Hidden Gem with views and wine and cheese.

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Thank Michael G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Breathtaking view, fantastic host and very good wine! I believe we had Henry, we learned a lot from him that day. He is very well informed and very passionate about their product.

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

We detoured off Hwy. 1 to visit this winery, and it was well worth the trip. They have a beautiful tasting room with a large outdoor deck, where you're welcome to bring a picnic while you enjoy the wines. We liked everything we tasted (a Chard + 3 Pinots) and ended up purchasing two bottles, thus waiving the tasting fee.... More 

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Clinton, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Sitting high above the clouds on a long windy road is Fort Ross Vineyard.We actually turned around the first time because it was sooo foggy and had no clue where we were.Glad we tried again. A nice fellow explained the wines as he poured then ones we had chosen.He also had a list of places to eat afterwards!A nice deck... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

This is a bit out of the way - which, of course, is a large part of its appeal. Drive up a beautiful long, winding road - the drive itself is relaxing and brings you closer to nature. Many of the pictures here were taken before the plants were established - the gardens are lush and beautiful. Wander around -... More 

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