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Wise Villa Winery

4200 Wise Rd, Lincoln, CA 95648-8528
+1 916-543-0323
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wine tasting and bistro

We always order the cheese and meat appetizer or steak bites for small plates. Today we split the... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
BonnieAlli
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Roseville, California
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We prepaid through Groupon a tasting for 4 with a tappa for 2. We made the reservation for lunch... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
bodieandkitty
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Lincoln, California
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Wise Villa Winery is one of the top destinations in Northern California! We were awarded #1 winery in California, winning the "2015 Golden State Winery of the Year", by the California State Fair, the oldest and one of the largest and most prestigious blind wine competitions in the United States. Over the past seven years our wines have been awarded over 45 Gold and Double Gold Medals. Setting Wise Villa Winery is set before a backdrop of enchanting scenery amidst breathtaking views of our rolling hills vineyard and the Sacramento Valley. Some say we are a modern day fairy tale nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Others referred to us as an elegant European vacation setting in Northern California. Wise Villa Winery features -Over 20 highly awarded estate wines -House-made sangria -Wise Villa Hard apple cider -VinoBrews (wine and beer creation) -Chef-prepared gourmet small plates, dinners, & desserts -Friday night dinners with Live Music -Special events such as Lucy Grape Stomp, Wine Blending Parties, 7-course paring dinners, Hawaiian Luau, World Malbec Day & Tango Dancing, Harvest Moon Party, Customer Appreciation 50% off wine cases, and more. -Winery Tours -Wine Club Membership -Happy Hour Wednesdays & Thursdays ​ Features -A wedding lawn and gazebo in our vineyard -Wonderful outside patio with upscale seating and tables -A state-of-the-art Winery -Underground barrel room Full Service Tuscan Style Bistro Wise Villa Winery is the only winery in Placer County that has a full service bistro and gourmet chef. Our award-winning Tuscan-style bistro and our beautiful tasting room are at the heart of this internationally themed food and wine pairing experience. The bistro is designed with Tuscan-style architecture and ambiance. It has become one of the most sought after destinations in California for romantic dates, celebrations, full course dinners, wine parties, events, and relaxing moments. Our wine educators provide the ultimate full service experience and our executive chef artfully creates gourmet small plates, dinners, and desserts with the finest ingredients and balances their subtle and varied intricacies of aroma and flavor perfectly with our award-winning wines. ​
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  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“wine club” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 15:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4200 Wise Rd, Lincoln, CA 95648-8528
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

We always order the cheese and meat appetizer or steak bites for small plates. Today we split the shrimp scampi and it was done to perfection! Since we are members, wine tasting is free but 9 bucks for none members and you taste 7 or...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

We prepaid through Groupon a tasting for 4 with a tappa for 2. We made the reservation for lunch and tastings two weeks in advance, checking in at 11:30a with lunch right after with a table reserved for 12:00p. Twice, we spoke on the phone...More

Thank bodieandkitty
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

And it's just in our backyard. Tucked away in a very nice setting. We were here a day after Thanksgiving bringing friends and family from Southern California. We enjoyed the food, wine, scenery and service. Please stay just the way you are.

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

I have been here several times to sample the wine and taste the food. It is a nice place to bring visitors from out of town as the setting is beautiful. Since my last visit the kitchen has expanded its offering and the preparations and...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

I'm so glad that my husband and I discovered Wise Villa Winery through Groupon. We absolutely enjoyed our tour of the vineyard with the owner. All the wines we tasted were spectacular! Yes, they're on the pricey side, but totally worth it! Without a doubt,...More

Thank Wendy B
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Loved the wine tasting - great wines, also stayed for dinner. Everyone's food was unbelievably good. Bought some wine to take home. Definitely a gem of a winery in the placerville area.

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Family members took us to this winery in Placer County for tasting & a light lunch. What a great spot with awesome wine & food. There were 7 of us with no reservation on a busy Sunday. The GM had no problem accommodating us in...More

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

We eat at the Bistro last Friday for dinner. It was delightful. The food was expertly prepared and atmosphere great. I can't wait to come back and eat out on their patio. I'll also come for the small plate happy hour - we arrived early...More

Thank VicksVaporRub
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

If you're in the Rocklin/Lincoln area, this is a must see! Not only was Wise rated the best winery in California in 2015, they also have a very awesome tasting - 7 pours for $7! If you get a bottle (average is $25-35 generally), the...More

Thank lilicedt
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We enjoyed excellent wine and surprisingly good food at this lovely foothill winery. The Tuscan style and vineyard view made this a memorable visit. Well worth the beautiful rural drive to this winery. There are many wineries and breweries in the area so you can...More

Thank Rohdan
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tlgarri
20 February 2017|
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Response from Pam F | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so. We had bought tickets for holiday wine trail event that included wine tasting at any of the wineries on the wine trail so I can't say for sure.
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