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Cakebread Cellars

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Address: 8300 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, CA 94573
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+1 800-588-0298
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This winery specializes in producing wine to go with particular types of...

This winery specializes in producing wine to go with particular types of food and sells most of its wines to restaurants throughout the world.

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Great wine and venue - well worth the visit

We chose the red flight which was delicious. The staff were very knowledgable and shared some great back stories on the founders and their links with Ansel Adams. New for me was... read more

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Nigel B
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We chose the red flight which was delicious. The staff were very knowledgable and shared some great back stories on the founders and their links with Ansel Adams. New for me was they originally were known for their whites (and they're still very good) but their real strength is their Cabernet Sauvignon although I suggest you check prices as we... More 

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Minnesota
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cakebread, what an awesome last name. They offer 5 different types of tastings. We did the Red Wine Tasting ($30/pp). We were greeted with a tasting of rose while we waited for our group to gather. James was our host. He used to be a wine maker and was very engaging and informative. We tasted 7 different reds. James went... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Under construction so hard to judge the layout. We were taken to a warehouse for a private tasting by appointment and stood on a concrete floor for the duration. The extremely informative and enthusiastic host offset the drab surroundings as did the exceptional wine. At $15 it was the best value for a tasting we had on our visit.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I thought that I had made a reservation for a white tasting, but it was not in the system. They were very gracious and took us anyway on a busy Sunday. We really enjoyed the tasting. Very informative with no big sales job to join the club of buy wines. We also got an extra pour of a red as... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We made our reservation that day, they were able to squeeze us in. Our "flight" was with a few groups. Which we didn't mind. The actually tasting is conducted in w/the barrels. Which was very nice. We were told about the history of the property, how the wines are made, which grapes are used, etc. It was great. When we... More 

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Granville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cakebread is a solid vintner with a good selection of quality chardonney and cab along with other varieties. They have the wine tasting/tour business down pat. With their new tasting area and outside patio for club members, the gardens are beautiful. The "hosts" are energetic and well trained. The aren't gouging the consumer with $40 tastings and do offer a... More 

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Thank lindacrick
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a pretty location and Pam was a lovely host. We changed our reservation the same morning to accommodate our visit to the redwoods. I wish we could have seen more of the grounds and storage but not sure if they do that for an average Joe.

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party of 4 did not care for their wines. Pretty disappointing tasting. There are many other wineries I would recommend visiting.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was great, enjoyed the wine. The tasting offered about 4-5 selections. The wine was moderately priced. Recommend their blends.

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Stoughton, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A cooking class at Cakebread was a special treat. We worked with Chef Brian Streeter "whipping up" a 5-star lunch. Once lunch was prepared with were poured a glass of their delicious Chardonnay and enjoyed a tour of the winery. Lovely staff, gorgeous property and world class wine! What an enjoyable day!

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