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Nicholson Ranch

4200 Napa Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-2800
+1 707-938-8822
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4200 Napa Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-2800
+1 707-938-8822
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here as a part of a tour. Driver/tour guide made it clear there was a $15 tasting fee. I get it. However, as we arrived we were immediately taken away from the tasting room and up a slope outdoors to a table with wine...More

Thank OCGordon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We toured the Nicholson estate with the Platypus tours where we saw 4 wineries, this was the most impressive as far as the grounds are concerned. The estate was vast with great views. The guide took us through an extensive tour of the facilities with...More

Thank mark s
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I suggest doing the more expensive tasting and getting the two extra glasses of wine and enjoying the tasting outside on the patio. Just do it - you won't regret it. That's what we did, or at least half of us did. And while none...More

Thank Jig1600
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We booked on the Platypus wine tour (reviewed separately), where we visited four locations - and the Nicholson Ranch was the high point, both in terms of the wines we tasted, the commentary from our host (Mike) and the tour of the vineyard and facilities.

1  Thank Richard P
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This was our initial stop of our 2017 Sonoma Wine Trip and our first visit to Nicholson Ranch. We had an enjoyable tasting tour hosted by Chris who was very informative and engaging. We tried 6 wines primarily some interesting Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs but...More

Thank winetravelers2014
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Great knowledgeable tour with Debby. She was a riot and so knowledgeable. Cave tour was great and wines were awesome

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

A very beautiful farm and a winemaker passionate about his wines which are worthy to be compared to the best French wines. To visit absolutely during a stay in San Francisco.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

While tasting the high quality pinot noir and chardonnay wines, we soaked up stunning views of the Sonoma valley. Very classy, well worth a visit. We visited as part of the Green Dream Tours, a day trip from San Francisco. Highly recommend this tour which...More

1  Thank coogee3
Reviewed 29 July 2017

My wife and I were in town for a conference in San Francisco. Unfortunately we weren't able to do a full day wine tour due to our schedule, but we desperately wanted to go to wine country and see a vineyard. I emailed Morgan about...More

1  Thank s2kyle88
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This was our first stop on our Sonoma and Napa Valley wine tour. Beautiful scenery and nice talk - too much emphasis on organic growing and not watering when it was clear that everything was sprinklered! The tasting outside was excellent but when we moved...More

Thank Lisa F
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Response from Jerry L | Reviewed this property |
We were on a tour (just 4 or us) and the operator just took us there. But this was in January, so not crowded either. A call ahead is probably smart if you want to take the tour, which was interesting and educational. And... More