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Van Ruiten Family Vineyard

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Another Lodi Gem.

Happened in on this winery last year for the first time and am back for periodic wine club pickups... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Stockton, California
via mobile
Great Wine Tasting & Music

This was a very fun winery on our wine tasting day. My husband was thrilled that they serve... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Liz A
Western, MN
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Happened in on this winery last year for the first time and am back for periodic wine club pickups. A smallish tasting room is made larger with the adjoining outdoor patio type area. As with many area wineries there is often weekend music. Check ahead....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

This was a very fun winery on our wine tasting day. My husband was thrilled that they serve Gelato. I was thrilled with the number of wines to taste. Very good wines, friendly staff. The day we were there they had music out on the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Liz A
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Van Ruiten Winery, on Hwy. 12 right outside of Lodi, is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon. The staff at the tasting room knows their wines and they are able to explain the complexities in a straightforward way. They are also friendly and make...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Corvettesue322
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I want to give a huge shout out to Gary! He was so funny and really made our tasting experience wonderful! He gave us a lot of information about the wines and let us “revisit” several of our favorites. Not to mention the wines were...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank MelissaBL88
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite things to do when I'm in Lodi is to spend Sunday afternoon on the patio at Van Ruiten listening to live music and sipping their wines. I lean toward their sparkling wines on a warm afternoon. The tasting room is staffed...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank GayleM72
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This is always a stop on my trips to Lodi! The tasting room is inside and outside! Perfect for our California weather. The staff is friendly and attentive.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank 91brandil
Reviewed 9 November 2017

All the wineries went to were great and friendly . we were basically the only ones they dealt with. This winery is a small one. wines were nice .

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank THEBigGator
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 15 so they allowed us to sit out on the patio and do our tasting. Their Zin is fab.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 91brandil
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We started our winery tour here. The staff were very friendly and engaging. They gave a great spot outside under an arbor that was cool despite temps in the 90's. While we had a wonderful tasting, the "Sideways Zinfandel" is phenomenal. I haven't really liked...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank celticdoc
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We entered the winery and viewed the list of wine flights offered for tasting. We weren't sure this was exactly what we wanted, so our server offered an assortment to fit our desires. She wasn't bothered with holding us to the specific number of tastes,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Terri H
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