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The Real McCoy of Wine Tastings

I had the pleasure of going to BobDog Winery on my last full day of a visit to Cloverdale last... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Mesa, Arizona
High point of a winery

It was our last day in Sonoma and we headed to our reservation to visit BobDog Winery - a small... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Harvey F
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The highest winery in all of this area, and the only winery on Pine Mountain, at 2000 feet above the Russian River and Alexander Valley, overlooking all of Northern Sonoma County from the coast range to Napa and Mendocino Counties. We specialize in...more
31955 Pine Mountain Rd, Cloverdale, CA 95425-8509
+1 707-756-2471
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

I had the pleasure of going to BobDog Winery on my last full day of a visit to Cloverdale last month. It's owned and operated by Tim and Kandy Ward. It is by appointment only. Kandy happily set up my visit when I called, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

It was our last day in Sonoma and we headed to our reservation to visit BobDog Winery - a small, unique, intimate winery. We arrived early and headed up the old "stagecoach" road (Mark Twain and Teddy Roosevelt once took) that leads to the hot...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Harvey F
timwbobdog, Cellar Rat and Dirt Farmer at BobDog Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Harvey: you make our day! Trying everyday to just educate people about the wine, the farming and the life here on Pine Mountain, 2000 feet above the Russian River.

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

im enjoying in here. i love you somuch with view mountain. recommended!!!! perpect and I want back !!!!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This place came highly recommended and it did not disappoint. Tim the owner spent 3 whole hours with us alone going through the vineyard, then onto a wine tasting/education teaching us in a common sense way how to understand what we were tasting. There was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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timwbobdog, Dirt Farmer at BobDog Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you young Irish couple for your comments. Good luck in your next career step Downunder. And come back for a holiday and see us again. And remember you are Graduates from the BobDog Wine "Sensing" school. Use your skills. Tim for BobDog Wines

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We had a private wine tasting the owner Tim was a really nice guy and we learned a lot walked away feeling like we know so much more about wine making and taste. All the wines we tasted excellent we bought some bottles and it...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Tim gave us a great tasting of some amazing wine. We will never sense wine the same! The high mountain vineyards are beautiful. He booked the tour within 15 hours. Advice: make an appointment, make sure you have a car/truck with four or all wheel...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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timwbobdog, dirt farmer at BobDog Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

One of the many joys is the many different people from all over the world and all walks of life that climb the mountain (on a mostly paved road) to experience our little slice of heaven. Besides young techies, retired industrialist, teachers and even preachers...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

If you go be prepared to go up very steep and narrow mountain. Scary! If you go prepare to make reservations. We didn't and they wouldn't let us in! Bummer as we will not go back! DO NOT bring a motor home!More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Dk A
timwbobdog, vineyard manager at BobDog Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

This is a questionable. Our website and ALL public advertising clearly states we are an appointment only winery, meaning call ahead.... As for this individual, we never heard from them, and if we did, would certainly have accommodated them with a tour and tasting. Out...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

The owners are very knowledgeable and know how to explain their wines and the pairings. I would suggest all wheel drive and careful driving!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Claudine S
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Tim was an amazing host. Lots of hospitality and interaction. Pet friendly, Henceforth the name. Lots of room for our hound to roam while we enjoyed the day learning about the Bordeaux family of wines. We will be back.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoy quiet, serene setting, park employees very accomidating. Local. Attractions are numerous. duaine Johnson

Date of experience: February 2017
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The tour and tasting were complimentary. Tim, the owner/vintner/caretaker/handyman and server takes as much time with you as you like. He enjoys explaining the nuances of the wine and helps you along the... More