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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
4200 Napa Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-2800
+1 707-938-8822
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Our visit to Nicholson Ranch with Platypus Wine Tour was the best of our entire trip to Sonoma! The sommelier, Jon Smith, showed us around the property, led us through the vineyards, and the wine caves. Jon spent plenty of time explaining their wine-making process...More

Thank Spoonman66
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This is a small boutique winery recommended by our hotel. We loved learning about the different soil compositions in the area, dry farming, and how climate impacts grape growth. Learning about wine storage was also informative. Each wine tasted was delicious; crisp and clear, earthy,...More

Thank hills136
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The grounds of the property are stunning. The staff truly love the wine business. The offer a tasting for any budget. We stopped for a quick tasting and it exceeded my expectations! Wish I had more time to spend here.

1  Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 16 May 2017

THIS PLACE WAS FANTASTIC! Our guide Debbie took us through the Vinyard and taught me more about the grape growing process than I could imagine. Very smart woman I highly recommend this vinyard!!!

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Solid wines, nice cave tour, friendly staff and great grounds. A worthwhile stop. Plan to spend at least 1-1.5 hours here due to the length of the tour!

1  Thank Tiffany P
Reviewed 5 May 2017

When we arrived we were the only people here, (early in the morning) we were met by a happy member of the winery staff named "Beard". He provided samples of his Chardonnay and Pinot Noir which were excellent. But he went over and above by...More

Thank Brian5793
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The scenery at this vineyard is PERFECT. It was a dream!! I could of spent the whole day just sitting there and taking it in. They are known for their chardonnay which I am not a huge fan of, but still enjoyed my visit here....More

Thank manduh171
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I used to come here a few times per year to wine taste then buy bottle of wine to drink while picnicking at their tables. This time the manager said they will no longer sell you a bottle of wine. You have to pay 40...More

1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I wish we had more time at this hidden gem! From the moment we got there we knew it was going to be great wine. It was a smaller winery than most in the region but was honestly the best out of the three we...More

Thank Dani-and-Matt-au
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Love the wine, love the view. Small ranch but you need to go here. The house has amazing arquitecture. Don't miss it!

Thank Rut S
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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