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Address: 2030 Barlow Ln, Sebastopol, CA 95472-2555
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+1 707-823-2049
11:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 16:30

The term “garagistes” originated in Bordeaux in the 1980’s and referred to...

The term “garagistes” originated in Bordeaux in the 1980’s and referred to a group of innovative winemakers who produced exceptional wines in their garages rather than in grand chateaux. Since 1979, we have carried on the garagistes tradition of innovation and excellance in a chateau alternative locale.Taft Street Winery continues in the garagistes traditions to this day, producing limited production, handcrafted wines from select Sonoma County vineyards.Our goals have not changed. We make great wine; make it available at a fair price; and, most of all, have fun in the process.

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I love this tasting room and their wines. The staff is always friendly and attentive. I love the variety of wines as well. This region is known for it's Pinots so it's great they... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Sandy, Utah
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Sandy, Utah
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I love this tasting room and their wines. The staff is always friendly and attentive. I love the variety of wines as well. This region is known for it's Pinots so it's great they offer Syrahs and Merlots as well and the prices are reasonable.

Thank ADeckerCampbell
Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Stopped by today on our first day in the Russian River Valley for a long weekend of wine tasting and tours. Had read about Taft and have tried some back home, but the ones we tried in at the vineyard were limited runs and much better. I forget the host's name, but she was extremely friendly and helpful. Very informative... More 

Thank Michael B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Stopped here on a sunday afternoon and enjoyed sitting outside and listening to the Bootleg Honeys live. The band was great! Nice shaded area to sit with a bottle of wine and enjoy the music.

Thank ljohns27
Fremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Staff is friendly and helpful. Wines are varied and overall they are good. A nice place to visit as you visit wineries in Sebastopol.

Thank Jim H
Peoria, Illinois
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Reviewed 5 February 2016

Whenever I am in town I visit the Taft Street Winery. They are down the road from were a good friend of mine lives. We have fun tasting the wine and visiting with the people who pour at the winery. They are always friendly and helpful in selecting the wine to taste.

Thank KatK719
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Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

We stopped by recently after visiting a friend working at a winery at the Barlow. We weren't very familiar with the area but we were given a good education by our hostess at our tasting. Nice afternoon stop.

Thank Tina S
Coral Springs, Florida
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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

We had a great time tasting wine and chatting with the staff. We did not go on a tour of the facility. Thank you for giving us info on places to visit. We loved the chowder at Spud Point and really enjoyed Bodega bay . Wine was good too.

Thank opichardo
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

Great tasting experience; loved the room the grounds and the service! The price point of the wines is VERY reasonable and a great way to get introduced to all the Russian River Valley has to offer. I only wish I had come on a Sunday to enjoy their summer outdoor music series! Be sure to mention if you have a... More 

Thank Ariel M
Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

We had a great visit at Taft. We went on a Monday afternoon (tastings are $5 but waived with purchase) and had the place to ourselves. Super friendly staff and good wines. We purchased the Medley and went out back and enjoyed a game of bocce. An intimate and urban setting was a welcomed change from the typical tasting room.... More 

Thank meredithspear
Goleta, California
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Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Visited here with my friend who is a club member. Nice quiet Friday. It's a fun little winery, founded in a garage in Oakland, they are now in rural Sebastopol in a nice setup. The white wines are nice and light and reasonably priced. Enjoy!

Thank Cathy M

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