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Robert Biale Vineyards

4038 Big Ranch Rd, Napa, CA 94558-1405
+1 707-257-7555
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Great Zins!

Biale is a winery specializing in Zinfandels. Our host Pat was incredibly! He was friendly... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
Amy G
Portland, Oregon
If you don't find a Zinfandel you like here, you probably don't like zins

While most of Napa tore up their Zinfandel vines in the 80's after they learned they could make... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
Austin, Texas
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“We have been on a quest to realize the full potential of California’s historic vineyards - and to create greater understanding about the joyful pleasures and true character of Zinfandel and Petite Sirah. Honoring the wisdom and labors of our forefathers, and keeping the agricultural and social traditions alive that are unique to American wine … it doesn’t get any more gratifying than that in the wine business…” - Dave Pramuk and Bob Biale, Co-Founders, Robert Biale Vineyards
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“great zins” (10 reviews)
“petite syrah” (4 reviews)
“laid back” (7 reviews)
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4038 Big Ranch Rd, Napa, CA 94558-1405
+1 707-257-7555
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Biale is a winery specializing in Zinfandels. Our host Pat was incredibly! He was friendly, educating, and wanted us to have an enjoyable time. My dad owns a restaurant and Pat recently sold his so they hit it off talking shop. Pat knows and understands...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 13 December 2016

While most of Napa tore up their Zinfandel vines in the 80's after they learned they could make cabs and charge a lot more for them, Biale stayed the course. As a result of this, you get a vineyard that is uniquely different than most...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

First time visiting this area! This was my VERY FAVORITE winery. Our host was very friendly and answered every question about the location, the wines and the history of the winery. Wine was good...Ask about the Black Chicken wine...Where the name came from??? Very interesting...

Thank Sussy H
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Some great Zins. We had a private tasting with Jim, great guy very knowledgable.We bought a few bottles and joined there club.Highly recommend a stop at Biale if your looking for some quality wine

Thank jimdink
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We were treated very well on our private, reserved tasting. Biale has a rich and colorful history. We love their Black Chicken signature Zin, now they have a clean and fun chicken coop with black chickens strutting around! Nice shaded outdoor seating within a few...More

Thank divefan
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Vineyard of the Black Chickens! Had a great trip here. Given a wonderful, informative tour and had a family style picnic lunch. A must see vineyard when in Napa.

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Another winery (Donna at Sherwin Family Vineyards) referred us to Biale Vineyards as we were looking for one that produced some nice zins. You do need to make an appointment for a wine tasting. Our tasting host was Bill who was very personable and informative....More

Thank 121lela54
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were recommended to go to this place from Kayla at Elyse. It was like Elyse part 2. Great non Cab wines which is what we were looking for. The Zins were amazing, The petite syrachs hit the spot. We would never have found out...More

Thank TXTraveler728
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Robert Biale not only has a great red called Black Chicken, but they also have a great chef and the best wine tasting event in Napa Valley!! I took my mom there so that she could see where her favorite bottle of red wine was...More

Thank Jynnjynn
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Nothing but glowing praises! Our group of 7 loved this place so much, most are now wine club members! :-) Pat was wonderful...full of knowledge and jokes! We loved every wine we tasted, and the vineyard's history made it that much better. We were able...More

Thank KimRob77
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Jennifer O
7 April 2016|
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Response from FrequenTraveler123 | Reviewed this property |
I would also allow 60 to 90 minutes, but they will certainly be flexible and I am sure try to accommodate your schedule. I am sure you'll have a great time as long as you enjoy great Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and other reds... More