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Buena Vista Winery

18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-4840
+1 800-926-1266
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Just Ok

Felt more like an amusement park oppose to winery. The staff was friendly and helpful. As the title... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Shaquana F
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New York City, New York
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Boutique experience with great wines & lots of history

A gorgeous venue. Brandon provided an amazing personalised wine tasting experience on a busy day... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Emma B
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A recommended wine-tasting venue in Sonoma Valley.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • 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 8 May 2017 via mobile

Felt more like an amusement park oppose to winery. The staff was friendly and helpful. As the title said it was just ok.More

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

Dear Shaquana, Thank you for your recent visit to Buena Vista Winery and for taking the time to submit your feedback. We pride ourselves in our rich history with a modern twist and I hope that you enjoyed the wines you were able to taste!...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A gorgeous venue. Brandon provided an amazing personalised wine tasting experience on a busy day. He accommodated our request to try more white wines than on the tasting list & was very knowledgeable about them all. For a big cellar door Brandon calmly served multiple...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting with tons of history. The blonde staff was lovely, but we forgot her name. Wine was pretty good, but not our favorite. We enjoyed the grounds and maze.

Thank Christina342
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The grounds are beautiful and tell the historical story of the winery. The tasting room is elegant. Be sure to ask if you can see the "white" room in the other building. It is very amusing. The wine is excellent. I purchase a few bottles...More

Thank MicheleC106
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear Michele, Thank you for your recent visit to Buena Vista and for taking the time to submit this review! I'm glad you enjoyed the Bubble Lounge and were able to taste our exclusive sparkling wines. We hope to see you again on your next...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

I went here with my sister and husband on a long-weekend trip to casually learn about, and drink wine. :) This spot was super cool but small enough to be very personal -- historical items and placards to read about "The Count" (founder's) life upstairs...More

Thank MLCarwell
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear MLCarwell, Thank you for visiting us and for the lovely feedback! We are so glad you enjoyed your tasting here and got to enjoy the sunshine on the patio! I will be sure to pass along your kind words to Amanda as well. We...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

The grounds are beautiful and well kept. The tasting room includes a section of the cave cellars. Their wines are good and reasonably priced. I'm glad they re-opened the other building where the caves are. That holds a lot of history and is neat to...More

Thank Napoleon M
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear Napoleon, Thank you for your recent visit to Buena Vista! We are glad you were able to see the cellars after our renovation and enjoy some of our exclusive wines! We hope to see you again soon on your next visit to Sonoma. Cheers,...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Such a wonderful experience at this winery. It was our first stay in Napa, and on our last day we decided to visit one winery in Sonoma. I'm so glad that we picked Buena Vista! It certainly surpassed all the other popular wineries that we...More

Thank Zicky629
Reviewed 6 April 2017

A wonderful experience. Professional, knowledgeable staff with a great sense of humor. Elegant, but casual atmosphere.

Thank Jennifer W
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear Jennifer, Thank you for your kind feedback! I am glad you enjoyed your visit here and we hope to see you again soon on your next visit to Sonoma! Cheers, Sophie T

Reviewed 2 April 2017

We scheduled a tour here and it was our first visit to wine country. Amanda was our tour guide and she was great. (You could tell she really loved her job) We got the tour along with the history, tasted some incredible wines and learned...More

Thank WG98
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear WG98, Thank you for the outstanding review! We are glad you were able to enjoy a tour and learn about our rich history. I will be glad to pass along your kind words to Amanda as well! We hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

My best friend and I were visiting Napa Valley and she REALLY wanted to do a wine blending class. She booked one through Buena Vista and I'm so glad she did as it was one of the best experiences we had while visiting the area....More

Thank Yeleny S
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Debi B
What tours are available for 2 people on Friday, February 17th? We are wine club members at Raymond Vineyards.
12 February 2017|
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Response from JmJay75 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you would need to call the winery directly for that info.
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OcalaRoadwarrior
Has anyone done the 'Be the Count' tasting?
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
Hello! How much we're the tastings in the bubble room?
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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