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New Clairvaux Vineyard

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A bit of France

New Clairveaux winery was quite a treat! The chapel is lovely, reminding me of European medieval... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chico, California
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Frankly, it's much more than wine tasting. A lot of history as it could be only in California!

You really can find such crazy mix only in California! To keep it short, back in XIX century, Mr... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
Pleasanton, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

New Clairveaux winery was quite a treat! The chapel is lovely, reminding me of European medieval churches. The tasting room was pleasant and the wine tasty according to my friend. I myself enjoyed the French cheese and got some wine for gifts. We're going back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

You really can find such crazy mix only in California! To keep it short, back in XIX century, Mr. Stanford started a winery here and at some point it was the largest wine making enterprise in the world. Then Mr. Hearst some time later bought...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank heckfy
Reviewed September 3, 2018

New Clairvaux Vineyard located in Vina, California, is a historic land that serves as a place of prayer, work, and home to the monks of the Abbey of New Clairvaux. The monks at Citeaux long ago developed agricultural concepts for wine making that are still...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Glorialaviajera
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We spent an afternoon visting the winery and sampling different wines. Our wines were very nice and made the day quite enjoyable. We took our time and had a great and informative conversation with our pourer. The old building the the wine is stored in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Norb G
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I decided to visit this place as I was mainly interested about the 800-years-old chapter house brought from Santa María de Óvila, Spain. I also thought that there might be some beer related activities as they are brewing the Ovila beers in cooperation with Sierra...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jan R
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Always great!! Chapel opens at 2:30 pm. Great wine and a fun trip for us, given you can have a meal at Lassen Steak House!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank meaton2018
Reviewed May 9, 2018

I visited New Clairvaux recently and was able to get a short vineyard tour with the winemaker as well as taste many of their current wines. They do an amazing job of growing the grapes in such a hot area, and the wines (especially the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank roadtrip_ken_2017
Reviewed April 3, 2018

I'm not going to spoil the surprise about the rich history on these grounds. You'll have to visit to get the impact. And...the winery is so different from the huge places you might be used to. The monastery near the grounds is a popular place...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful vineyard! The tastings were lovely and the grounds exquisite! Wonderful, intelligent staff that regaled us with history of the area, early pioneers, and the wine industry. Can't wait to go back again! Excited to see that they have a woman vintner and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Sherry H
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Above average wine for the area. We go when we are in the area They have olive oil as week Looks like the new church is almost done.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from Gopher-Vol_Fan | Reviewed this property |
Vina California. . . Great olive groves between Vina and I-5 as well.