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Nicholson Ranch

4200 Napa Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-2800
+1 707-938-8822
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4200 Napa Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-2800
+1 707-938-8822
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

I live in Sonoma and regularly go wine tasting. I had passed Nicholson Ranch many times on my way to Napa and always said I should check it out. My son and his wife were visiting this weekend so we decided to go and check...More

1  Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Let me put it right out there: any winery in Sonoma that charges $20 for tasting and then doesn't waive the fee with a certain level of wine purchase is in the Stone Age. Why go there? This isn't a high end winery that would...More

2  Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We arrived soon after they opened, before the tour buses started arriving. Were taken good care of by the tasting room staff. Got to meet the owner/winemaker as well. Nicholson Ranch produces stellar Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, at reasonable prices. The grounds are spectacular. We...More

Thank A2JetSet
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This was one of my most favorite wineries visited during my weekend trip to Napa and Sonoma with friends. The staff was so incredibly friendly! We did a tour and had Debbie who just knocked it out of the park, she was so informative and...More

Thank jessKels
Reviewed 8 August 2016

My wife and I visited this winery a few months ago. We were part of a group on a full-day wine tour with Platypus Tours. This winery is modern and has been purpose-built for estate wine production. We were given a guided tour of the...More

Thank MikeC_NZ_12
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

As part of a wine tour of Sonoma vineyards we were taken to Nicholson Ranch, it was the final stop and they really did save the best to last. We were given the tour by the fabulous Debbie, who made our experience and our day...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We were a bus full of tourists visiting the Nicholson Ranch. We were well taken care of and shown around the area. We tasted several types of wine, such as Chardonnay, which was very good. The area is quiet and lovely, a very nice experience.

Thank Berit2011
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful spot, an absolutely fascinating tour with a guide who loved his work and was so knowledgeable. The wine was wonderful.

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Wow! Outstanding views, knowledgeable staff, great wine. The flowers added extra pop for our photos :)

Thank tiffani_68
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We took the tasting & cave tour with Platypus Tours and had a great time. The winery is beautiful and we enjoyed all the wines we tasted. Debbie made our tour fun and very educational. The owner, Deepak, is lucky to have her on his...More

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30 May 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