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Address: 3339 Hartman Ln, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-3952
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+1 707-921-1040
10:00 - 15:30
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Small family owned winery producing hand-crafted single vineyard Pinot...

Small family owned winery producing hand-crafted single vineyard Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel with exquisite balance and finesse in the heart of the Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California. Tastings done by appointment daily except major holidays in a beautiful wine farm setting.

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Relaxing, Informative Experience.

We tried this winery on a whim looking for pinot houses and made a reservation, we walked into a home style room with a beautiful fireplace. It was cold and rainy but really... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 November 2016

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We tried this winery on a whim looking for pinot houses and made a reservation, we walked into a home style room with a beautiful fireplace. It was cold and rainy but really pretty nonetheless. I loved the rose, and all the information provided with the experience. Really awesome.

Thank cactusflower89
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81 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited during the crowded Labor Day weekend. We were the only pair during our hour tasting. We ended up tasting 6+ wines. The property is beautiful and these are wonderful Russian River Valley wines. Since the were in the middle of harvesting we even got to taste grape juice from the day before.

Thank Julie S
Atlanta, Georgia
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477 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We went to this winery today based on a recommendation from another winery. They require appointments, but they were very kind and let us sit outside. It was a beautiful weather and the views were great. The wines were excellent. Three Chardonnay and three Pinot noir. The staff were very friendly and nice to us. I would recommend this to... More 

Thank Jim_atl
Green Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Open since the early 2000's, Benovia is making some great wines. You need a reservation for a private one hour tasting but it's worth it. The Pinots are very well made and complex, with several from newer vines and one from older ones near the coast that were planted in the 70s. The Chardonnays are also well done and avoid... More 

Thank WineEng
Norcross, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

We recently revisited Napa and Sonoma, being one of our favorite trip destinations that we have returned to at least once a year. We tried a new winery on this visit, Benovia, and were very pleasantly surprised with our new find. A quaint winery somewhat off the beaten track in Santa Rosa, and well worth the trip through the countryside.... More 

Thank CathynDan_GA
Norcross, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

We made an appointment for a tasting based on a "Prince of Pinot" article just to check a new winery out when making one of our regular visits to Napa/Sonoma. Delightful tasting with our very knowledgeable and personable host, and we were introduced to some incredible Pinots as well as Chardonnays. We came away with great anticipation for receiving the... More 

Thank DanOhMite
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

At Benovia we tasted some great wines and met some great people. Bob Cooley showed us around and even let us taste some grapes right out of the harvest bin. Don't pass up this great vineyard and winery.

Thank denver007007
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

Loved our visit to Benovia. We did a private tasting and enjoyed and hour of tasting their Pinot Noirs and talking about their winery. Great host who took the time to explain their processes which we really enjoy. If you like great Pinots, and a nice variety of styles, highly recommend this winery. Would also be a nice spot for... More 

Thank Dolphinfan
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

Four of us arrived for our tasting at Benovia about a half-hour before our appointed time. We were immediately greeted with apologies as the prior groups had arrived late and were in the midst of their tastings. It did not faze us at all as we were in no rush and were led to a table on the terrace with... More 

Thank Jane S
Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

Tastings at this winery are by appointment, and now I'm spoiled for any other kind of tasting. Our group sat at a beautiful table overlooking the vineyards, while our host Roger Carrillo poured several wines for us to experience. He has a passion for great wines and his enthusiasm is contagious. Highly recommended!

Thank JK P

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