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Robert Biale Vineyards

4038 Big Ranch Rd, Napa, CA 94558-1405
+1 707-257-7555
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Poor Guest Service

Unfortunately this trip the guest service was very poor at the tasting that we had arranged via... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dallas, Texas
Great Zinfandels

Our group made a reservation for a Private Library Cellar tasting at Biale which allows us to... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Ron F
Powhatan, Virginia
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Biale is the premiere House of Zinfandel.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“great zins” (10 reviews)
“black chicken” (34 reviews)
“petite syrah” (4 reviews)
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4038 Big Ranch Rd, Napa, CA 94558-1405
+1 707-257-7555
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately this trip the guest service was very poor at the tasting that we had arranged via email prior to our arrival. When we arrived my husband went inside to see about where we were sitting. I walked my mom (77 yrs old) and my...More

Thank staceyjane917
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Our group made a reservation for a Private Library Cellar tasting at Biale which allows us to compare vintages and sample numerous wines. As it was a beautiful day we were seated outside on the porch immediately adjacent to the vineyards. Our host spent over...More

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My husband and I have really been enjoying Zinfandels lately and heard Biale had some great ones. Appointments are required and it's quite easy to make one by emailing the tasting room. We decided to do the Valley Vista tasting. We arrived to find a...More

Thank Karsy68
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We have met Robert Biale during a local wine festival. As the owner himself, he is one of the most genuinely nice, down to earth, friendly and overall the nicest guy. His staff are super friendly and they made us feel like we were apart...More

Thank LuluIntan
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Alina was an awesome host. She poured us great wine after great wine. Told us the story of the Black Chicken. The blackboard with our names on it was a great touch, made us very welcomed.

Thank Craig030
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I had a reservation, so I knew I would be welcomed, but was surprised to see a chalkboard with my name on it waiting for me at a beautiful table overlooking their vineyards. The wines were great, the tasting room staff was very conversational and...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is a great place to bring friends or family for a real taste of what a Napa winery should be like. Its not this commercialized winery where you have buses pouring in with boat loads of people. Its a quiet setting with with a...More

1  Thank james k
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Biale is a winery specializing in Zinfandels. Our host Pat was incredibly! He was friendly, educating, and wanted us to have an enjoyable time. My dad owns a restaurant and Pat recently sold his so they hit it off talking shop. Pat knows and understands...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 13 December 2016

While most of Napa tore up their Zinfandel vines in the 80's after they learned they could make cabs and charge a lot more for them, Biale stayed the course. As a result of this, you get a vineyard that is uniquely different than most...More

2  Thank Steve_Shoeless
Reviewed 6 December 2016

First time visiting this area! This was my VERY FAVORITE winery. Our host was very friendly and answered every question about the location, the wines and the history of the winery. Wine was good...Ask about the Black Chicken wine...Where the name came from??? Very interesting...

Thank Sussy H
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Jennifer O
7 April 2016|
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Response from FrequenTraveler123 | Reviewed this property |
I would also allow 60 to 90 minutes, but they will certainly be flexible and I am sure try to accommodate your schedule. I am sure you'll have a great time as long as you enjoy great Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and other reds... More