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Cakebread Cellars

8300 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, CA 94573
+1 800-588-0298
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Solo visit in between work meetings

I fell in love with Cakebread at first bottle several years ago. As soon as I found out I was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ericSSapp429
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Fort Worth, Texas
via mobile
Some of the best Chard in Napa!

My wife and I chose to visit Cakebread for the first tasting of the day and it was a wonderful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brandon S
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Destin, Florida
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This winery specializes in producing wine to go with particular types of food and sells most of its wines to restaurants throughout the world.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“dancing bear” (17 reviews)
“our tour guide” (34 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION
8300 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, CA 94573
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+1 800-588-0298
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"dancing bear"
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"white wine tasting"
in 11 reviews
"our tour guide"
in 34 reviews
"the reserve"
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"cooking class"
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"great wine"
in 31 reviews
"small group"
in 12 reviews
"wine club"
in 23 reviews
"make reservations"
in 7 reviews
"great tour"
in 16 reviews
"napa valley"
in 27 reviews
"private tasting"
in 16 reviews
"wine educator"
in 8 reviews
"pinot noir"
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"club members"
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"first stop"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I fell in love with Cakebread at first bottle several years ago. As soon as I found out I was heading to Napa for work, I immediately booked a tasting. I opted for the last tasting of the day, which was the Current Release, because...More

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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I chose to visit Cakebread for the first tasting of the day and it was a wonderful experience. We chose to do the white wine tasting and it ended up being a private tasting with just the two of us. Even though...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited on June 7th, 2018 and Barrett was our sommelier. He was amazing! Right from the start we hit it off. Luckily for us tasting group was small - just the two of us. Barrett took some extra time talking with us and we...More

Thank Joel A
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Cakebread_Cellars, Sales and Marketing Assistant at Cakebread Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Joel and Carolyn, Thanks very much for taking the time to share your feedback on your visit to Cakebread Cellars. We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cakebread is just great. The wine, the people, the property. It never disappoints, each time we return we have a great experience and love the wine as well. Highly recommend stopping for a tasting.

Thank Greg M
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Cakebread_Cellars, Sales & Markting Assistant at Cakebread Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Greg Thanks very much for taking the time to review the winery!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cakebread is the best of the best and yet stays intimate. The facility is top notch and the people are even better.

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Cakebread_Cellars, Sales & Marketing Assistant at Cakebread Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your taking the time to share your thoughts on Cakebread Cellars!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The wines, the location and the people all together make this a must visit location when in the area. The special events are unforgettable. The chefs prepare the most tasty appetizers that go perfectly with the wines. The staff can answer in detail all your...More

Thank RayCalifornia
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Cakebread_Cellars, Sales & Marketing Assistant at Cakebread Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Ray, Thanks very much for taking the time to review Cakebread Cellars!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While they do make very good wine - I would not recommend stopping by the winery. Now I will be the first to admit, we did not call and make a reservation for a tasting. But when we stopped at the winery to see about...More

1  Thank Craig M
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Cakebread_Cellars, Director of Direct to Consumer at Cakebread Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your experience – we apologize that you left with a negative impression. We went to a “by appointment” system many years ago because, as a family business, we wanted to provide a smaller, more intimate...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did 4 tastings and 2 tours on our recent Napa trip and Cakebread was definitely one of the best. Our wine educator for the tasting was James Howard and he certainly was qualified as an educator. We spent an hour or so with him...More

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Cakebread_Cellars, Sales & Marketing Assistant at Cakebread Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Bill, Thanks very much for taking the time to review your visit here at Cakebread Cellars. We look forward to hosting you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Buyer beware. The main hostess is quite ride and obviously has no respect for her patrons. We went to celebrate and spend money. Total disappointment. The old lady with the dark hair knew we were military, knew we were celebrating a birthday, and knew were...More

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Cakebread_Cellars, Sales & Marketing Assistant at Cakebread Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We apologize for the way your visit was handled. Please contact Dennis Cakebread (owner) for your next visit so we might ensure it goes according to yours and our expectations.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best wine tasting I had in Napa (even though it was raining all day)! We took a tour and really enjoyed it! I’m not a fan of Chardonnay or Merlot, but really loved theirs! There wasn’t a wine I tried that I didn’t like....More

Thank Courtney C
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CakebreadCellars, Sales & Marketing Assistant at Cakebread Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for coming out in the rain to see us. We appreciate your review!

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Melissa M
17 January 2018|
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Response from CAwinediva | Reviewed this property |
Cakebread is on Highway 29 between Yontville and St Helena. It depends on your budget. Napa is less expensive and a few miles further. Yontville is a lovely little walking town, but more money. St Helena has fewer hotels... More
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