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Buena Vista Winery

18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-4840
+1 800-926-1266
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We had a wonderful tour of the winery and given the history of the original owner. The "museum" was... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Jaime B
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
via mobile
The only one i could find that caters for the driver !!

I'm not a wine drinker (beer for me) but my girlfriend is...... so I was in charge of the chariot... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Naestved, Denmark
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A recommended wine-tasting venue in Sonoma Valley.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-4840
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful tour of the winery and given the history of the original owner. The "museum" was strange with a hard to follow video. The wines were good but it was strange with a large tasting of the chardonnay and tiny tasting of...More

Thank Jaime B
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I'm not a wine drinker (beer for me) but my girlfriend is...... so I was in charge of the chariot and she did the tasting....... most other places charge $35 or $45 for a tour and tasting even if you do not drink !! Here...More

1  Thank Pfletch88
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Walking up the road, you are met with the history of the region and sense of the passion of the winemakers. The tasting was very good and our server even opened a bottle of a old vintage cab that was delightful. Save time to walk...More

Thank Bill_B4Fun
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We had a large group out for a day of wine tasting, and Buena Vista was one of our stops. I wish we'd allocated more time than we did for this one! First of all, the grounds are gorgeous both inside and out. Our guide,...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 13 September 2017

So looking forward to visiting Buena Vista because it was the first winery in Sonoma, but VIC'S lack of respect towards us, two women, was unacceptable. I was in a walking boot due to a stress fracture in my foot and my friend had to...More

1  Thank debwittmeyer
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Our first visit to Sonoma and we happened up on Buena Vista Winery on our first day. We did the wine tasting and had so much fun we went back for the cave tour and tasting two days later. The staff was friendly and the...More

Thank glehman41
Reviewed 7 September 2017

On a previous visit, we did the "Winemaker for the day" and it was a lot of fun mixing and tasting the concoctions. This time we were with a group and did a tour and lunch outside. You are brought into a large room that...More

1  Thank MamaGal
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

As faithful Raymond members, we thought we'd try Buena Vista on our next trip to Sonoma/Napa. What a surprise! JCB continues to raise the bar. What history! What fun! What wines! Highly suggest booking the Historical tour and a Bubbles lounge experience. Note: I converted...More

Thank Makattack9
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This was our first stop in Sonoma. This was by far the highlight of the day. The service (Juan), wine, and atmosphere were all incredible. We ended up joining the wine club and can't wait for our shipment! This is the oldest winery in the...More

1  Thank kaecher
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

As we were staying at Macarthur Palace we were able to visit here free of charge, so we hired a couple of bikes and went along. As we had already experienced a few tastings already we were pleasantly surprised just how good these wines were...More

Thank Deano1957
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Jan K
11 August 2017|
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Response from Shaquana F | Reviewed this property |
You can do a tasting or buy a bottle and relax here. I would bring my own picnic rather than purchase there.
Debi B
13 February 2017|
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Response from JmJay75 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you would need to call the winery directly for that info.
8 December 2016|
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Response from MissSophieMay | Reviewed this property |
We did. The Count was great. There were eight of us and we all enjoyed this a lot. We plan to take friends next month so they, too, may enjoy this fun, informative experience.