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Dry Creek Vineyard

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Address: 3770 Lambert Bridge Rd., Healdsburg, CA
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+1 707-433-1000
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10:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 17:00
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Award Winning Family Owned Winery: beautiful picnic grounds, tasting room,...

Award Winning Family Owned Winery: beautiful picnic grounds, tasting room, private tastings, free Wi-Fi, a wide selection of wines including rare single-vineyard wines. David Stare founded Dry Creek Vineyard in 1972. Winemaking emphasis is on grapes from select Sonoma County vineyards, chosen for quality and character. Fume Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel, Dry Chenin Blanc, Reserve Chardonnay and Meritage are produced. Dry Creek has received over 1,000 medals for wines in 40 years.

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Lovely Tasting Experience

We had a great tasting experience at Dry Creek, with a very well informed young lady helping us through and absolutely marvelous selection of Zins, plus a fabulous Sauvignon Blanc... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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San Jose, California
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Dripping Springs, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a large group for a wine tasting at Dry Creek Vineyard, and I must admit that the property and grounds are beautiful! Dry Creek Vineyards is a great location for a picnic lunch, which we did after we grabbed a yummy lunch from the Dry Creek General Store. That part of the winery was wonderful. Our tasting was... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great tasting experience at Dry Creek, with a very well informed young lady helping us through and absolutely marvelous selection of Zins, plus a fabulous Sauvignon Blanc and Cab Sauv.... They even helped us with great advice on other places to taste, including a gin/bourbon distiller in Sebastopol. We'll definitely be returning to Dry Creek

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Castro Valley CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The cellar was amazing!! The people that we see here, generally only at holiday times, have become close friends. Kim, the owner of Dry Creek is her steller self -lovely, vivacious and welcoming. Tim, the winemaker, has become very articulate about his vision as he gains confidence in his wines as they've gone out into the world to garner award... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Dry Creek Vineyards is a great location for a picnic lunch. We stopped by the Dry Creek General Store for sandwiches and headed for Dry Creek Vineyards. We first did a wine tasting - treated more like a number than a valued guest. Wines were nice but the service certainly was not stellar and the staff certainly were not welcoming... More 

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had a great time here. Lots of personalized attention and a great server who both entertained and enlightened our group. Oh yea, and the wine is really tasty!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This was another visit to this vineyard of many. We tasted the wines that was offered and enjoyed this event very much. I even joined the VIP club which enables me to enjoy a very special wine crafted only once a year. Still amazing wines, especially the 2013 Endeavor !! Thank you to your amazing staff who are extremely knowledgeable... More 

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Albany, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Just spent a beautiful afternoon at the winery with friends. We had a private tasting in the barrel room. Our hostess was very accommodating and knowledgeable. Our entire party was very enthralled with the selection we were privileged to sample. Our day was highlighted by a rousing game of Bocce Ball in the court among the vines.

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Not sure why this place has such rave reviews but it was throughly average. We didn't find any of the wines above average. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, the property was beautiful and would be good for a picnic. Not for us here but may be fine for different tastes.

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Menlo Park, CA.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Found this place on a bike ride in 2002 and have always stopped there whenever I'm in Healdsburg. First, the staff is always convivial and well-informed. Second, the location is outstanding. Quiet road, picturesque, nice building and grounds. Third, wonderful picnic area. Fourth, electric car chargers. Fifth, and certainly not last, very good wine! Writing a review this time because... More 

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Margate City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

A fabulous informative wine tasting (party of 8) hosted by Ian in a beautiful setting on the grounds of the vineyard while enjoying our lunch provided by Wine Country bikes. The wine club opportunities are not to be missed here with so many options. The Old Vine Zin rocks !

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