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August Briggs Winery

1307 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515-1701
+1 707-942-4912
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Small Winery in Calistoga

August Briggs is a small winery with no vineyards. They purchase grapes from various vineyards... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Waunakee, Wisconsin
via mobile
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Small but good wine selection, unique varietals as well. Friendly and helpful server! Even stayed... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
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We are a small employee owned winery. We were established in 1995. We make ~15 small lot wines a year - from Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay to Petite Sirah, Zin., and Cab. Sauv.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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1307 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515-1701
+1 707-942-4912

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

August Briggs is a small winery with no vineyards. They purchase grapes from various vineyards. August Briggs sold the winery to a couple of employees and his cousin is the winemaker. We have enjoyed the wine previously but this tasting was good. We did the...More

Thank David20130609
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Small but good wine selection, unique varietals as well. Friendly and helpful server! Even stayed past hours, allowed us to enjoy everything without feeling rushed or pressured.

Thank ariceli79
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We were wandering around the town killing a few minutes. I don't know why I chose to go in this particular business but I'm glad I did. Three tastings for $10 which is waived if you purchase a bottle. I'm a Chardonnay girl but the...More

Thank TamarindaL
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We were late for our appointment and called ahead. They have excellent wines and the staff is so friendly

Thank frank g
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We had been to this tasting room when we were in the area 4 years ago and I loved the wine (even brought a bottle home) and so I had to come back. The wine definitely did not disappoint! We, yet again, bought a bottle...More

Thank Nathan F
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Conveniently located in downtown Calistoga, August Briggs Winery was definitely a diamond in the rough. We came here on a bicycle tour and it was definitely a highlight of the day. If you enjoy tasting outside the norm, this is definitely a place to check...More

1  Thank caf3969
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I recently visited August Briggs and really enjoyed the experience. They have a small tasting room on Lincoln Avenue in Calistoga and a very nice staff. The organization is employee-owned and they have been in business for over 20 years.They are very serious about their...More

1  Thank Dick G
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Very knowledgeable staff, very friendly. Didn't feel rushed. Really enjoyed it! Tried the vertical flight... Never had that before!

Thank ScottandJamy
Reviewed 27 March 2015

We love a good pinot and A. Briggs has consistently offered the best from several appellations in the region for years. Nominal fee is waived with purchase. Liberal wine club participation. Small tasting room with lots of character and info of the area.

1  Thank roamingnoni
Reviewed 20 February 2015

This place is in Downtown Calistoga! Megan Helped us with the area and told us about the Shuttles. She was very knowledge in the wines and I actually liked quite a few of the wines here. This was one of the best first stops I...More

1  Thank Rosalove7
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