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BobDog Winery

31955 Pine Mountain Rd, Cloverdale, CA 95425-8509
+1 707-756-2471
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Wonderful education about wines and a beautiful setting

Thanks to Tim and Kandy, we are graduates of the Bobdog school of wine sensing. They spent much... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2016
Kevin C
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San Antonio, Texas
via mobile
Wine Senses Education

We stayed at Auberge on the Vineyard on our recent trip to wine country, and Roxanne, our hostess... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Heidi S
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Lutz, Florida
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The highest winery in all of this area, and the only winery on Pine Mountain, at 2000 feet above the Russian River and Alexander Valley, overlooking all of Northern Sonoma County from the coast range to Napa and Mendocino Counties. We specialize in personal vineyard and winery tours, very educational and tasty, with the goal of making our guests a better informed consumer on all things wine. BobDog Wines is home at Sky Pine Vineyards, and welcomes you to reserve your personal tour and tasting; a truly unusual and unique wine country experience. Contact us to make a morning or afternoon appointment.
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31955 Pine Mountain Rd, Cloverdale, CA 95425-8509
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+1 707-756-2471
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

Thanks to Tim and Kandy, we are graduates of the Bobdog school of wine sensing. They spent much time with us and let us roam around their vineyards. The drive to the winery was beautiful as well, although you must pay close attention to their...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Auberge on the Vineyard on our recent trip to wine country, and Roxanne, our hostess, helped set up a wine tasting appointment with BobDog. My husband and I have been visiting wine country for years, and this was one of the most...More

Thank Heidi S
timwbobdog, Cellar Rat at BobDog Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2016

Congratulations Heidi, you have now graduated from the BobDog Wine Sensing academy, unlike those other wine bars which most people experience. Thank you for your kind words and appreciation for what we are attempting to do here. As far as the steep road is concerned,...More

Reviewed 10 November 2016

While having a love for Bordeaux style wines really helps enjoy this winery, the visit is educational as well as enjoyable. Truly more a wine "sensing" than tasting, although several pours are paired, it is an engaging almost two hours that just seem to fly...More

Thank tafed
timwbobdog, cellar rat and grape farmer at BobDog Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2016

You now have graduated from the BobDog Wine school of wine "sensing". So much more than just the wine bar tasting room experience. Thank you for your appreciation of this new direction we are pioneering in the wine business. And come back soon for the...More

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We found BobDog on Trip Advisor and can tell you the reviews are correct. Tim was a brainiac as far as wine was concerned. We learned so much from our visit. We now know more about wine and our palettes that will drive our future...More

Thank LJVC
timwbobdog, Cellar Rat and Dirt Fafmer at BobDog Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

As one of the newest graduates of the BobDog Wines school of wine sensing, we are happy to hear your education was started correctly. Now you can go forward into that great and sometimes daunting world of wines, without intimidation and a skill set that...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We learned more about wines from Tim than we've learned in 15 years of visiting other Sonoma wineries. Loved the experience, the wines and the beautiful setting. Thanks Tim!More

1  Thank Kim O
timwbobdog, DIRT FARMER at BobDog Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

It is great when two lovely ladies from Utah venture to our little location on Pine Mountain, and take advantage of the views and tasting experience. And to the bring their own SUV in order to load up on Sonoma County wines...now that is fantastic...More

Reviewed 1 August 2016

Gosh I learned so much about noble wines and Cabs! What a great experience and truly we felt this was the highest value tasting of our visit to upper Sonoma and the most unique. We spent hours there, meeting two other nice couple and learning...More

Thank AdventuresofRandR
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Tim was a very gracious host once you get up that mountain. Whew! We really enjoyed our time there. You know it's good when you learn without even noticing that you are being taught.This was by far the best educational experience on Red wines we...More

Thank Lyne_23
Reviewed 20 March 2016

I booked a tour with Tim after reading all the reviews and looking at their web site and knew this was the winery I wanted to spend time at to celebrate our birthdays. Tim was great, he returned my emails promptly and provided detailed driving...More

Thank CHW2
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Tim and Kandy blew my mind by educating me about Bourdeux (red) wines. I'm into sweet wines and thought reds were nasty, until they educated me on the HOW and WHY of wines. I found out that I am a "food with wine" taster. I...More

1  Thank DamianWebber
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had the best experience ever! The owners gave us the most personalized and educational experience! We both learned so much about tasting wine and pairing, more than we ever expected! Everyone should visit BobDog!

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