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Matanzas Creek Winery

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Address: 6097 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-8570
Phone Number: +1 707-528-6464
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Matanzas Creek Winery is a destination to enjoy the best of both rustic...

Matanzas Creek Winery is a destination to enjoy the best of both rustic country charm and refined quality. Experience Bennett Valley AVA Chardonnay, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Come to taste the unique Bennett Valley wines but stay and relax at our captivating estate grounds for the day. The spacious estate features an eclectic blend of native grasses, delicate olive trees, exotic perennials and our famed lavender fields. Tucked away from the noise but close enough for an afternoon jaunt. Bocci, picnic and self-guided tours.

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Fantastic afternoon

We stopped here on a whim but we had a great time and ended up joining the wine club. We did the tasting with the food pairing since we had skipped dinner and it was decadent in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
ildiInPDX
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Portland, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here on a whim but we had a great time and ended up joining the wine club. We did the tasting with the food pairing since we had skipped dinner and it was decadent in flavor and well done! I wish I could remember the name of the woman who helped us because she was a total gem.... More 

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Scottsdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The wine was wonderful, grounds were beautiful and the service was amazing! Judy was very informative and entertaining...we had a great time!! And the bonus was the lavender products!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent wine, wide variety great products, and great staff. Judy was was very friendly and helpful. Will definitely go there again.

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Libertyville, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We went with club members and got treated to a wonderful experience! We tasted MANY wines and enjoyed the store and grounds. We hope to come sometime when the lavender is in bloom! Hard to find, but worth the trip!

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Knowledgeable staff for wine tasting. Gorgeous view and great wine. We sat out on the deck with a glass of wine and brought our own picnic eats which was fine with the staff.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

A trip to this winery gives you much more than a wine tasting experience although they do have several Wines that would meet your highest expectations. The lavender fields give me a very uplifting feeling every time I arrive! Totally one of my favs!

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San Clemente, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

My wife and I had been here years ago and returned last week. It was our best experience in a week of visiting many wineries in the area. Our host, Kerie (sp?) was warm, extremely helpful, and very knowledgeable about the area and wine making. We sat at a table and enjoyed a very creative and delicious pairing (kudos to... More 

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Twin Cities, MN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Really pretty here, nice patio and lavender gardens. You can bring a picnic and sit in the picnic area. Nice tasting inside and there is a little shop where you can buy various lavender products. Stop here to taste some wine!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

...as you'll be glad you did. Traffic delayed our arrival into wine country, so with opening hours 'till 6.30pm Matanzas Creek was really our only choice for a 5pm tasting - we lucked out. With special thanks to concierge Steven at the Sonoma Doubletree for making sure it was open and for giving us a 2-4-1 voucher, we spent 90... More 

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Conroe, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I've always wanted to see a lavender field in bloom! This did not disappoint. Some wineries make you pay just to set foot on their property, but Matanzas encourages you to pack a lunch and enjoy their pretty property. We were going to do just this, but we ran across the winery before we did any food. After taking in... More 

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