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Hated it

We slavishly followed our gps to get from Sonoma and Napa via Trinity Rd and then Oakville Grade... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
flyalot
,
Garden City, New York
via mobile
A fun ride in our Miata

Hadn't driven this road in years. Drove it this week in our Miata MX 5 and it was a blast - much... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
mfags
,
Oakland, California
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
15 Oct 2016
“Hated it”
23 Aug 2016
“A fun ride in our Miata”
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west of Rte. 29, Oakville, CA
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We slavishly followed our gps to get from Sonoma and Napa via Trinity Rd and then Oakville Grade. Trinity Rd is both curvy and graded so that your car slants toward huge drops. We were in a rental that did not handle well in abnormal...More

3  Thank flyalot
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Hadn't driven this road in years. Drove it this week in our Miata MX 5 and it was a blast - much better condition than I had remembered, not as dangerous but still lots of twisty turns. Saw some deer while on the road. Several...More

Thank mfags
Reviewed 10 July 2015

During our visit to the wine valley we stayed in Sonoma. When we plugged our winery into the GPS it routed us over the Oakville Grade rather than back tracking to the main highway. When we turn off Sonoma highway there was a fire truck...More

3  Thank Rocky M
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The drive was quite a thrill for my adventurous husband, the winding road and beautiful scenery were worth my intrepidation

1  Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Not for the faint of heart, the Oakville Grade is something we always look forward to doing while visiting the Napa Valley! The Grade is never recommended for tourists but years ago a local told us about it and we have been driving the route...More

1  Thank moviegal226
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Looking at a map, you may think this an easy and fast way to cross between Napa and Sonoma...NOT! It is a beautiful, winding, mountain road, with a variety of meadows, woods, flora and fauna. Well worth the 30 minutes or so that it takes...More

2  Thank theblackcrab
Reviewed 29 September 2014

The welcome from the staff and customer service was excellent. Its a very relaxed and welcome area, they credit the tasting fee with purchase

Thank earlymorning01
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

The road is narrow with switch backs and steep grades. Don't drive it at not or when wet. I would drive it again as one of the other reviews state. It's a must to get the real feel for the local life.

5  Thank JCSfoodguy
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Not one of those people to talk about "having" to this and "must" doing that but...Oakville Grade is essential! Just back from my fourth trip to Napa and I still needed to find a way to travel Oakville Grade. Planning my fifth trip to Napa...More

1  Thank DianeXit98
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We were going from Napa to Sonoma so we took this route. We did not do it as an attraction but simply the road from point a to be. It takes about 30 minutes to get across. It is not like driving through the mountains...More

2  Thank SCOTT T
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