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Elizabeth Spencer Winery

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Address: 1165 Rutherford Road, Rutherford, CA 94573
Phone Number: +1 707-963-6067
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Elizabeth Spencer Winery, located in the heart of Napa Valley in...

Elizabeth Spencer Winery, located in the heart of Napa Valley in Rutherford, is an artisan producer of varietal wines from some of the best wine regions in Northern California. The belief of Elizabeth Spencer is that wine should be delicious and representative of its appellation of origin. We make wines to drink - inviting wines that we, our friends and our customers truly enjoy. Elizabeth Spencer wines are characterized by intensity and purity of flavor.

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We LOVED this winery!

We visited 13 wineries in our five days here and this was one of our favorites. Kathy was an amazing hostess and shared so much information regarding the winery and the wine. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Luv2KeepTraveling
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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited 13 wineries in our five days here and this was one of our favorites. Kathy was an amazing hostess and shared so much information regarding the winery and the wine. We sampled five wines and loved every one, which did not happen at another winery. We returned later in the day, had great service from Geremy, bought another... More 

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Mattoon, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This was our first stop on our winery tour in Napa. My wife and I prefer sweeter wines, and still very much enjoyed our tasting. We opted for the charter tasting. Even the Merlot was tasty! The scenery was beautiful; we had a view of several Meyer lemon trees. The next day, we went back just to purchase a bottle!... More 

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Graham C, Manager at Elizabeth Spencer Winery, responded to this review

Hi Lauren, Thank you for visiting us and writing such a nice review. I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us and that we were able to start your tour of Napa Valley on the right note! Hopefully the rest of your trip was just as enjoyable. Come back and see us soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Our second stop of the day was spent at Elizabeth Spencer. We had Levi as our guide, and he was fantastic. We were scheduled for an hour, but stayed for two as he educated us about the wines and the valley. I preferred other locations more, as the courtyard where you taste the wine is next to a moderately busy... More 

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Graham C, Manager at Elizabeth Spencer Winery, responded to this review

Hi Alex, Thank you for visiting us yesterday. I'm glad you had such a great time. We very much appreciate your business and the great review. It's really great to get positive feedback and it's even better when we get to recognize a member of the team for a job well done. I'll pass your kind words on to Levi.... More 

Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Levi was AWESOME! He taught us so much about wine and where the different grapes grow in Napa and Sonoma. Loved that he even brought out maps to help demonstrate his point. You could tell he loved his job and knew what he was talking about. Even though we aren't big on wine, he still took time to chat with... More 

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Graham C, Manager at Elizabeth Spencer Winery, responded to this review

Hi Haley! Thank you for the excellent review. We especially love it when we get such glowing reviews about our team members. We think Levi is AWESOME too, but hearing it from you means a lot. In fact, we called him out in this morning's tasting room meeting and he blushed a little when we read your review! Thank you... More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I really cannot say enough good things about our experience at Elizabeth Spencer. Even though I'm a Norther California native, it was my first trip to Napa. We mostly stuck to tastings at large vineyard properties, but a friend of my mom said Elizabeth Spencer was not-to-be-missed, and I'm so glad she did. You should know it's a very small... More 

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Graham C, Manager at Elizabeth Spencer Winery, responded to this review

Hi Nic, Thank you for spending part of your trip to the Napa Valley with Elizabeth Spencer. We really appreciate you taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Tracy is one of a kind and we're very lucky to have her on the team. Please thank your mom's friend for the recommendation, and don't be a stranger next... More 

San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I made a special trip to this winery after tasting a white wine from this label while in Ventura. It is not a flashy winery but a wine tasting room. The owners buy grapes and make some of the best wine in the Valley. I called the winery and asked them for a recommended place to stay. Instead of rattling... More 

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Thank you very much for the wonderful review. We sincerely appreciate the kind words and the time you took to share your experience. Helping you with a little inside knowledge is the least that we could do, regardless of member status. We're happy that you thought of us and took the time to make the trip. Hopefully, you'll join us... More 

Kerman, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This was an impromptu stop and we were glad we did. Instead of being crowded in a room, they have a large patio area with seating and shade. Tracy was our host and provided an in depth description of each poor. A must stop in Rutherford.

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We're glad you stopped by, too! Thank you for coming in and for a great review. We sincerely appreciate it. More 

Spanish Fort, Alabama
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We stopped by Elizabeth Spencer quickly on our way out of Napa but we thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Levi was our host and he did an amazing job sharing his knowledge of the wines and the process used to produce them. I highly recommend stopping for a tasting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Our driver recommended this winery to us as we were driving between scheduled appointments. Nicole served us, and did a great job. The area was very well kept, and was gorgeous outside. The wine was very good, with a good variety of grapes compared to some of the bigger wineries.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

I am a fan of smaller, family run wineries. Elizabeth and Spencer epitomizes this. The patio area is a perfect place to sample good wine. I especially liked the signature Cab.

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