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Nicholson Ranch

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4200 Napa Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-2800
+1 707-210-1965
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely day out with Greendream Tours , we stopped at Nicolson Ranch and Cort was very good introducing the wines and making us feel welcome.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tim J
Reviewed November 15, 2018

We stopped at this winery as part of a winery bus tour. There were 39 people and the winery was well prepared to provide a tasting to a large group. The grounds are beautiful, and the tour included a lot of history about the site...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

One of the first big wineries you see entering Sonoma from the south, which is why we wanted to stop by. Very nice building, from the outside, but not much to see inside. Great views out, but you kind do have to stay inside for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank andreag24680
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Nestled at the crossroads of Napa and Sonoma Counties, this winery sits high and overlooks its beautiful setting. Vineyards surround the building and the grounds boast both a courtyard for relaxed outdoor seating and a terraced area overlooking a pond. We were able to enjoy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CheriV333
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

You can only buy the wine on estate so it felt special to have visited there. They were welcoming. It would have been nice if they had a bit of bread & cheese on site even for purchase at small price as we were hungry...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amylee00
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Stopped in here as part of an organised wine tour in Sonoma. We had a tour of the winery including the wine caves. Our guide was great, probably the best of the wineries we visited in Sonoma. Wine was good (brought one back to Australia)...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Great winery tour with an excellent hostess who was very knowledgeable. Wines were OK but the wine tasting experience was expensive at $40 a head.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David A
Reviewed September 29, 2018

I was at the Nicholson Ranch Winery with 9 other friends and colleagues this Thursday and we had one of the best winery and vineyard tours that I can recall. The wines were amazing and Mike who was our vineyard and cave tour guide explained...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rajnish K
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by based on a recommendation from a friend. We had a very friendly greeting and although it is a modest tasting room, we were encouraged. However, after trying a couple of. Chardonnays (Sonoma Coast and Valley) and the same for two Pinot Noirs,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BHartMich
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I had a stop here on our cruise excursion. We tasted 2 different white wines outside as we listened to the history of the winery. We actually learned a lot. The scenery was beautiful. We learned that most wines from California are dry....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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August 4, 2018|
Response from Richard R | Reviewed this property |
HI. I don't know how to order their wines. Please contact Nicholson directly, or visit their website.
May 30, 2016|
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Response from Jerry L | Reviewed this property |
We were on a tour (just 4 or us) and the operator just took us there. But this was in January, so not crowded either. A call ahead is probably smart if you want to take the tour, which was interesting and educational. And... More