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Trefethen Family Vineyards

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Address: 1160 Oak Knoll Ave, Napa, CA 94558-1303
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+1 707-255-7700
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One of Napa's classic wine estates, Trefethen is a hidden gem. Easy to...

One of Napa's classic wine estates, Trefethen is a hidden gem. Easy to find, but only if you're looking, our entry is on Oak Knoll Avenue, tucked away from the crowds of Highway 29. John Trefethen used to land his plane on the driveway during runs through the middle of our vineyard, over the ground we have tended for over 40 years. Located at the grand entrance to Napa Valley, we are one of Napa's classic family wine estates. Stunning valley and vineyards vistas surround guests as they sample distinctive hand crafted estate wines. (Reservations required). We look forward to welcoming you.

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Absolutely the Best - 2nd to None

We showed up unannounced not knowing the protocol of Wine Testing ( Appt. Only). Not only were we accommodated immediately - No other winery we visited: Took the time; Showed... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We showed up unannounced not knowing the protocol of Wine Testing ( Appt. Only). Not only were we accommodated immediately - No other winery we visited: Took the time; Showed the interest and enthusiasm; Explained as much in detail; Genuinely appreciated our visit - and Treated us as welcome guests as did Angie and the folks at TreFethen. First class... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The staff here were knowledgeable and friendly. Our group unanimously decided this was the most delicious wine of all our many tastings. It was all lovely and the scenery was beautiful!

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Thank Lynn H
Camarillo, California
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A top winery to visit in the area! We were given the recommendation at Andretti's and so we took a chance, despite not having a preferred reservation. They were wonderful, and served us, then took us on a stroll around the winery. Besides having some incredible wines, they were also hit the hardest with the earthquake of 2014. Interesting to... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful tour at Trefethen winery in January 2017. I would recommend this beautiful, family owned winery to anyone. They were hit hard from the earthquake and are still fixing up the old building. But the house was made into a fantastic tasting area and I recommend trying several of their wines.

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Thank Carrie B
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Hi Carrie B, thank you so much for the visit and for the wonderful review. Your words mean a great deal to us. We hope you can return with the historic winery opens in May. Cheers! Team Trefethen More 

Laguna Hills, California
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful drive through the vineyard as you approach the tasting rooms. Be prepared for 5 generous tastings and to learn the history of the winery. A notable list of medals and lovely wines makes this winery one you will want to leave with some souvenir bottles. I took the Dragon's Foot for my birthday. celebration. On a sunny day dogs... More 

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Thank Nancy D
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Nancy D - Thank you for the visit and for the thoughtful comments on your experience. They mean the world to us! You have very good taste as Dragon's Tooth is a staff favorite. We hope to see you again. Happy New Year! Team Trefethen More 

Las Vegas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

My husband and I have been visiting Napa for several years. I might say we are slightly disappointed in how Napa has changed over the years. However, Trefethen has not. They truly get it and know how to create a magical experience and make great wine! Trefethen has been one of our favorites and continues to be. Shannon assisted us... More 

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you! We greatly appreciate your wonderful comments and the five-star review! You have exceptional taste in wine as HaLo and Dragon's Tooth are our staff favorites. We wish you many blessings in the New Year! Cheers, Team Trefethen More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Trefethen's care about their wine and care about the people who visit, maybe this is why they are one of the oldest family vineyards in Napa. The place is amazing but you will need to make an appointment. One word of caution - this is a classic winery so not a family visit place.

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Thank MrBoydPurser
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for making our year even more special with the five-star review. We greatly appreciate the kind words and for the passion for Trefethen. Happy New Year! Team Trefethen More 

Owasso, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This was one of our favorite places during our 10 day trip to Wine country. Michael was our wine host/educator and he did a fabulous job. Very friendly and knows his wine! My husband and I enjoyed it so much that we are already planning to return with some other friends.

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind comments and the five-star review. Michael was also thrilled to read that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to your return especially once the historic winery re-opens in May. Happy New Year from Team Trefethen! More 

Vista, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

One of the older Napa wineries and well worth the visit if for nothing else to see the "family" home. The original tasting room was damaged in the Napa earthquake and we nothing else available tasting was moved into the very lovely Craftsman house. This alone is worth the fee. The architecture and materials are superb. We had our tasting... More 

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MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

This is a long overdue thank you for the awesome comments and your five-star review of Trefethen. You made our year even better! We are glad you came to visit and we hope you will join us again when the historic winery opens in May. Happy New Year from Team Trefethen! More 

Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We are wine club members but showed up without a reservation at a time when the tasting room was very busy. They were great at accommodating us. Their staff are really nice. Their wines are fabulous. They are currently in temporary tasting space as their original space was damaged in the earthquake 2 years ago and they are rebuilding.

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Thank Snoopydog01
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you making our 2016 even more special with your five-star review of Trefethen. We greatly appreciate the support and your passion for our wine. Happy New Year! More 

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