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Buena Vista Winery

18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-4840
+1 800-926-1266
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The Wine!

My husband planned a surprise birthday trip for me to Napa and picked out almost all of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TXGirl2001
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Fort Worth, Texas
Nicely Done!!

I was very impressed with this winery. The care and attention made by Jean-Charles Boisset in his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul K
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A recommended wine-tasting venue in Sonoma Valley.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-4840
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+1 800-926-1266
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband planned a surprise birthday trip for me to Napa and picked out almost all of the wineries we’d visit. He read reviews and looked at websites and came up with a very diverse list of six. Our fifth scheduled stop was Buena Vista....More

Thank TXGirl2001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was very impressed with this winery. The care and attention made by Jean-Charles Boisset in his remaking of this historical winery make this worth a visit merely on this merit alone. But the wines are definitely worthy and I'm looking forward to enjoying a...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of our favorites on this trip to Napa/Sonoma. Plenty of parking, and then there is a walk through the woods, where you are surrounded by cut outs of historical figures with information about the winery. There is also a maze that you...More

Thank jsh44320
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear jsh44320, Thank you for your recent visit to Buena Vista! I am glad you enjoyed our historical walk to the tasting room and got to taste some of our very exclusive wines! We hope to see you again soon on your next visit to...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We went for our honeymoon and got the VIP tour ... it's like a wine museum ... and the history between those walls it's amazing... the attention was greatMore

Thank jaimecr03
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jaimecr03, Congratulations on your recent wedding! Thank you for making Buena Vista a stop on your honeymoon. I'm so glad you got to enjoy a tour of our museum and learn about our rich history. We hope you will visit us again on your...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Tasting room contains history lesson on the "Count" and his quest to make great wines. Tasting experience with Brandon was very enjoyable. A must see in Sonoma.

Thank VanillaAce
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear VanillaAce, Thank you for visiting us last week! I am glad you enjoyed your tasting with Brandon and will be sure to pass along your kind note. We hop to see you again on your next trip to Sonoma! Cheers, Sophie T

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We were treated to a wine tasting tour by members, and it did not disappoint. The tour guide was friendly, informative and witty. You start in a the restored winery, make your way to the wine caves, and learn how the founder was responsible for...More

Thank leom5558
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear leom5558, Thank you for taking the time to send us your lovely feedback! I am glad you got to experience a tour of our historic wine caves and enjoy our exclusive wines. We hope you will visit us again on your next visit to...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful setting. This is the oldest premium wine winery in Ca. The buildings are historic and well cared for. Plenty of space for picnicking and enjoying a bottle of great wine. Child friendly.

Thank Jane A
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jane, Thank you for your recent trip to Buena Vista! I am glad you and your family came to see us and enjoyed our wines and historic property. We hope to see you again on your next trip to California! Cheers, Sophie T

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I heard several positive recommendations, and then our trip to the Winery exceeded expectations. Don was excellent and informative. Ended becoming members and got a lovely tour of the Winery. So much history and such a cool place. The staff was absolutely top notch and...More

Thank CLackattack
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear CLackattack, Thank you for submitting this lovely review! I'm so glad you took the recommendations and came to visit us. I will be sure to pass along your kind note to Don as well. We hope to see you again on your next visit...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

This place is so eclectic and neat! This was a great tour, with an amazing history behind this beautiful winery.

Thank Julie V
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Buena Vista defines itself as California's first premium winery, and the grounds and tasting room reflect that tradition. We were there on a lovely Tuesday afternoon, but the tasting room was not crowded. We had our own "personal sommelier" in Juan. He was knowledgeable about...More

Thank Sue S
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Debi B
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Hi, you would need to call the winery directly for that info.
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OcalaRoadwarrior
7 December 2016|
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Response from MissSophieMay | Reviewed this property |
We did. The Count was great. There were eight of us and we all enjoyed this a lot. We plan to take friends next month so they, too, may enjoy this fun, informative experience.
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Devon O
9 August 2016|
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Response from MidwestWineLover | Reviewed this property |
We attended a special event associated with San Francisco magazine although we were the only couple there at the time which included bubbly with a cheese tasting for $30/per person with Amanda who was with us for an hour... More
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