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Fritz Underground Winery

Closed Now: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Pleasant surprise on Dutcher Creek Road

I don't often review wineries, mainly because all you usually see is the tasting room. And as... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
Berkeley, California
Wine well worth the wander

Fritz continues to produce some of the best Pinot Noir in California. All their wines are top... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2017
Albany, New York
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Built in 1979 into the hillside in Dry Creek Valley, our vision was to harness natural efficiencies and unique attributes of a subterranean winery, including cool temperatures. 15 Minutes north of Healdsburg. Open daily 10:30am to 5:00pm, except...more
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24691 Dutcher Creek Rd, Cloverdale, CA 95425-9742
+1 707-894-3389
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

I don't often review wineries, mainly because all you usually see is the tasting room. And as important as the quality of the wine is, it isn't everything. Ambiance, service, presentation count as well. But this little gem of a winery between 101 and Dry...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Fritz continues to produce some of the best Pinot Noir in California. All their wines are top notch and their grounds are spectacular. Get an appointment to go on a Winery tour. The process here is unique and fascinating. The whole underground complex is so...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

A little more pricey on the wine tasting here and you only get your tasting fee back if you buy two bottles instead of just one. You don't really go into the underground area for the tasting but they do have a beautiful location and...More

Thank loonalaska
Reviewed February 8, 2017

Gorgeous winery off the beaten path with a friendly staff. I love how the building was built into the hillside...how can I get myself one of these? Reds and whites were all good, though I was slightly tipsy, so my opinion may not be spot...More

Thank SwingerJ
Reviewed January 20, 2017

We enjoyed the wine flight tasting and also the olive oil. Both good value and very enjoyable. The views across the property are wonderful.

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Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting for an awesome winery. Even with the large number of wineries in Sonoma Valley, the Fritz Underground Winery was our favorite. Very informative staff.

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Reviewed November 10, 2016

Not sure exactly what it was but of all the wineries we visited this was the only one we left feeling disappointed. Just seemed cold and very sales oriented, even to the point of apparently having challenges running my credit cards (multiple) to pay for...More

Thank tafed
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Extremely informative and personalized tour of their facility. Open to any all questions. Small winery.

Thank elnickel
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Owner Natalia was outstanding. She is kind, knowledgeable, made great pairing suggestions and served her yummy olive oil. Her suggestions were spot on. Winery was unique, clean with beautiful views. Pristine!

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed June 29, 2016

This was our last of three stops on our day trip to Healdsburg. We were quickly greeted by the owners son who took us on a tour of the property and the fabulous cave where they store their fabulous wines. It is one of three...More

Thank Steph H
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