Round Pond Estate
Round Pond Estate
4.5
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
About
Round Pond Estate, owned and operated today by the second generation of the MacDonnell family, is a highly sought-after and respected ultra-premium Cabernet Sauvignon producer, specializing in the creation of pure, expressive wines, artisan foods and unforgettable experiences—all from the heart of Napa Valley.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Jennifer J
Sandy, UT1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Dani Was amazing at organizing a family/friend birthday dinner and made the process so easy and friendly. I highly recommend the winery and the food. the grounds were beautiful and the wine exquisite.
Written March 8, 2024
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DJLJ
Shelby Township, MI43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
This was my favorite experience of the many things we did while in Napa Valley. We had a special gourmet lunch and tasting, and were part of a group of 8. We all hit it off and that made for such a lovely and memorable afternoon! We had a tour of the garden (this is a farm to table establishment) and a multiple course meal, which the chef came out to explain the finer points of. What a nice and humble man! The food was delicious! I will never forget the pork belly or the short ribs! All of the wines were divine. Our hostess (I apologize but I forgot her name) was the icing on the cake. She was fabulous! If you have the chance to try the gourmet garden lunch experience here, DO IT! You will not regret it. You will feel like a queen/king for the day.
Written October 2, 2023
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Toni S
Ohio106 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Gravel tasting with small bite pairing. The winery is beautiful, we choose to sit inside since the temperature outside was 100 degree. The all Cabernet pairing with 3 small bites was a little disappointing for $330.00 (2 people) . The small bites were a piece of bacon, duck breast with a crostini and a piece of blue cheese, in my opinion they bites lacked flavor and were disappointing. The Cabernets were decent.
Written August 18, 2023
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snpcab
Napa, CA13 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
We had booked the Il Pranzo culinary experience. We arrived five minutes early to a very rude welcome. We were rushed upstairs with the others joining the group. We were early but made to feel like we had arrived extremely late. Once we sat down the host was still setting up, putting the silverware and glassware in place. The group took the initiative to introduce ourselves and my husband handed out the booklets that were piled up by where he was sitting. It was 10 minutes before we had the first wine. The glasses were not buffed and one was not really that clean. The host was quite knowledgeable about the wines and explaining the differences in their vineyards. The food was great and paired well with the wines. Their website said we would tour the gardens but there was no tour. I felt like the table was in a hallway with the hosts always walking by to get to the terrace. Really disappointed.
Written June 27, 2023
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Mark C
Dallas, TX55 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Round Pond was the first of six different tastings/tours throughout Napa and Sonoma. The setting, raised covered patio overlooking the vineyard with backdrop of the mountain range on either side, is just beautiful. When it comes to wine, I prefer fully embodied reds. The 2019 Louis Bovet Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the best I’ve tasted and was absolutely the best of any Cab’s
we sampled in Napa and Sonoma. Definitely a “must add” to your Napa/Sonoma tour list.
Written June 19, 2023
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johnsoj2
Coconut Creek, FL28 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
I visited nine wineries when I was in the Napa area, and this was my favorite visit. The setting and grounds are beautiful, the food and wine are delicious, and their story is wonderful. It's a family-owned winery, and members of the family still live in a home on the estate. They produce wine, they have an olive mill, they have their own beekeeping, and they have gardens in which they grow most of the food you see on the plate in my picture. They donate a portion of their proceeds to support Alzheimer's organizations, due to the fact that one of their patriarchs suffered from it. The setting for what I did - Taste of the Estate - was just spectacular, and my guide Victoria was superb. She was friendly and informative without being overbearing: she answered questions when I had them, and left me to enjoy the food and wine when I wanted that. Make this winery one of your Napa-area stops!
Written May 31, 2023
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Martha M
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Beautiful setting. Friendly, informative sommelier and delicious wines. Outstanding charcuterie to accompany tasting.
Written April 28, 2023
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Curt P
Boise, ID7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
I am very happy that we made the time to visit Round Pond. Based on our scheduling, we just opted for a run of the mill wine tasting. Scott was our sommelier, and he really takes a routine tasting to the next level. We learned a great deal, and he spent a lot more time with us than we anticipated (which was awesome). We have plans to go back next year, we will schedule one of the tasting experiences in advance (and hope to see Scott again).
Written March 21, 2023
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bforbes70
Willoughby, OH69 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Couples
Round Pond had everything that we were looking for in a group tasting. We were there at 10am on a Friday and started inside but moved to the patio as the sun began to warm it up outside. Josh walked us through our tasting and he did an amazing job. We could not stop talking about how fantastic he was. The wine was fabulous and his knowledge and passion made the experience that much better. The entire atmosphere at Round Pond was perfect for our group.
Written January 30, 2023
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Maggue
Gloucester, VA32 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
Experience a great meal and wine tasting on September 25, 2022. Our sommelier
had 40 or more years experience in the wine industry. He was very knowledgeable
and was able to educate us on grapes, growing processes etc. The four course lunch was delicious and served with appropriate wines. The grounds are beautiful and worth some time to walk.
Written October 10, 2022
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