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Paradise Ridge Winery

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Address: 4545 Thomas Lake Harris Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95403-0108
Phone Number:
+1 707-528-9463
11:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Nestled on a 156-acre estate in the heart of Sonoma County wine county,...

Nestled on a 156-acre estate in the heart of Sonoma County wine county, Paradise Ridge winery offers spectacular natural vistas overlooking the Russian River Valley. Expansive decks and terraces open to panoramic landscapes. Visitors can sample handcrafted wines seated on the veranda or from our tasting bar. This stunning wine country property was discovered in 1977 by Walter Byck & Marijke Byck-Hoenselaars. The winery was founded in 1991 and is family owned & operated. Every attention to detail is personally overseen to give a complete wine country experience. Wander through the outdoor sculpture exhibit in Marijke's Grove, enjoy the Fountain Grove Winery historical exhibit. For those planning a wedding or special event, Paradise offers a romantic & magical setting. Whatever your fantasy, Paradise Ridge Winery is a wine country experience not to be missed.

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Beautiful winery

This is a beautiful winery and tasting room. I will definitely be back. On the grounds, there are many large art sculptures. The grounds are stunning.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Angel L
Fresno, California
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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful winery and tasting room. I will definitely be back. On the grounds, there are many large art sculptures. The grounds are stunning.

Thank Angel L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

My now fiancé took me here last Saturday for a wine and cheese pairing. Facility was beautiful. Employees were beyond friendly. Cheese and wine -= Amazing. After our tasting my soon to be fiancé ordered a snack and bottle of wine to go. Headed down to the love sign, happened to be a memorial so we wandered and found the... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Recent transplants from the northwest . Although we've toured Napa and Sonoma before , we've been intensively touring Sonoma for the last year. Napa is so over the top that it can be overwhelming . Sonoma is what Napa USED to be . Focused on wine certainly , but also a broader range of agriculture and ranching. Love the farmer's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I cannot say enough good things about Paradise Ridge Winery. Exceptional wines and the view at sunset is breathtaking! A totally unobstructed view that cannot be matched by any winery in Sonoma County. The staff is knowledgeable and very happy to discuss each wine as you are tasting them. During the summer there are weekly events with music and food.... More 

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Upland, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

What a great find! Gorgeous property, beautiful sculpture garden, spectacular view, friendly staff and exceptional wines! What more could you ask for? This winery is tucked away in the middle of a residential area, so it's a little confusing at first, but it's definitely worth the drive. Favorite wines were the Sauvignon Blanc, the Pinot Noir & the Rockpile Zinfandel.... More 

Thank Carol C
San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We absolutely love this place! We return time and time again. The wine is stellar, but more importantly, the people are top notch. Do not hesitate to visit!

Thank oregonduckbrad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

This place is called Paradise for a reason. You begin your experience with a greeting "Welcome to Paradise" and then gape at the beauty of their view. You seriously feel like you're on top of the world. The tasting room is on the bottom floor/ ground floor, looks really new although they mentioned they had been around for quite some... More 

Thank cactusflower89
Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Sonoma County has plenty of options for wine tasting. What is special about Paradise Ridge is its sculpture garden and its location overlooking Santa Rosa. We spent a Wednesday evening enjoying their Wine and Sunsets event. What a relaxing and inspiring evening - listening to the band, sipping some good wine and watching the sun slip below the horizon. You... More 

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Woodland, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Visited today & really the only thing worthwhile was the art. Don't know why my husband & I were treated like we were invisible. Did a wine tasting & were continuously ignored as others would walk right up & be helped. To staff, your guests notice when you are favoring others & pouring extra in their glasses when they too... More 

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Sonia B, Owner at Paradise Ridge Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry you did not enjoy your experience at our winery. Our goal is to give each of our guests the best customer service and apologize that did not happen with your visit. We will use your feedback as an opportunity for growth and improvement. More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We were lucky to be traveling through Santa Rosa on a Wednesday, so we could enjoy Paradise Ridge Winery's Wine and Sunsets. There was a food truck with great food, a band, cookies, great wine and a beautiful sunset. It was such a wonderful evening with the hubby. Highly recommend Wine and Sunsets!!!

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