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Great customer service!

We stopped there, bought wine, served it last night to guests (Zinfandel ). It was a huge hit... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2015
Alameda, California
Great Wine to go with a Great Name

With an overwhelming number of wineries to visit in Napa & Sonoma we chose this nice small one in... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2012
New York City, New York
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22 Mar 2015
“Great customer service!”
11 Oct 2012
“Foley Johnson Winery?”
For years, Bill Foley and his wife Carol Johnson Foley had the desire to open a winery bearing their name in Napa Valley. In addition to appreciating the grandeur of Napa's scenery and the rhythm of its lifestyle, the couple has always enjoyed the...more
8350 St. Helena Hwy., Rutherford, CA 94573
+1 707-963-1980
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Reviewed 23 March 2015

We stopped there, bought wine, served it last night to guests (Zinfandel ). It was a huge hit. Guests wanted to know where the winery is located. We told them. A find for us!

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Reviewed 11 October 2012

I am so disappointed that the folks that purchased Sawyer Cellars changed their name. In fact on my last visit right after the acquisition I was assured by our host that the winery would always remain Sawyer Cellars. I guess he was not being truthful...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2012

With an overwhelming number of wineries to visit in Napa & Sonoma we chose this nice small one in St Helena. The curiosity was driven by the name -- a family name. The wine is great and more than honors the family name. Candace was...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2012

Friends recommended Sawyer. It was appointment only, but we just called from the road and made a last minute appointment. It was a nice relaxed visit.

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Reviewed 29 April 2012

So the only reason we stopped by here is this is my last name. So we went in to see my new favorite rich uncle, I wish. Very nice people and the owner was there tasting with another couple. Small compared to some of the...More

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 29 December 2011

We had a detailed plan for a week of wine tasting. Things were scheduled and we were ready to go. Our B&B had a wine tasting each evening for the guests and one evening a group said they visited Sawyer Cellars and had a great...More

Thank BobNaperville_IL
Reviewed 14 October 2011

Made an appointment for a tasting - wonderfully accommodating; we didn't have to wait at all. Every wine we tasted was delicious, and they even threw in a few extras that were even better. One of the most friendly and definitely the most reasonable vineyards...More

Thank traveller2332
Reviewed 17 August 2010

What a great winery with some awesome wines. This was our second trip to Napa and we couldn't leave without a return trip to Sawyer. Unfortunately, Charlie Sawyer, the owner was not around this visit, but we enjoyed it all the same. Great wines! Love...More

Thank yogamaa
Reviewed 11 June 2008

Stopped for a tasting at this little winery June 8th. Great personal attention and fantastic wine. With so many wineries on this main drag it seems Sawyer gets overlooked. Good for anyone who happens to make it there - no crowds, personal attention and some...More

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