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Loxton Winery

11466 Dunbar Rd, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9673
+1 707-935-7221
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Fun visit!!!

Super fun winery to visit and get a tour/tasting from the owner, Chris, himself. The wines were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Taylor C
Small, local winery in quaint setting

The wine maker owner Chris Loxton is an Aussie who makes wines in both Sonoma County styles and... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Claudine S
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11466 Dunbar Rd, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9673
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+1 707-935-7221
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super fun winery to visit and get a tour/tasting from the owner, Chris, himself. The wines were great and affordable, and Chris made the tour super enjoyable with his fun sense of humor:)

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

The wine maker owner Chris Loxton is an Aussie who makes wines in both Sonoma County styles and Australian style.

Thank Claudine S
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

This is a small unpretentious winery, with great wines. Make the time for a visit. Chris Loxton is the owner, grower, and winemaker and he is passionate about his product. The emphasis at this winery is on syrahs. If you are lucky enough to take...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Loxton Winery is a very small but quality winery in Glen Ellen. A must stop, as we have done for years, when visiting the Sonoma Valley. Chris Loxton only sells his wines from the winery and they are wonderful. Stop by and say hello to...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

We stopped in as my partner loves Syrah, and we weren't disappointed. The winemaker himself did our tasting session and it was fascinating to hear about his journey from Australia to his winery today. The wines were delicious, and it was so interesting to see...More

Thank Chloe J
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

If there is a better small winery in the area then I want to know where it is. Chris Loxton and his small staff do it all - pruning, picking, barreling(!), bottling, and selling. And they do it all with a smile. Chris is a...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Sonoma county really needs people to come back to visit. Chris' walkabout tour is the absolute best! He grew up in hid dad's vineyards in Australia and has a PhD from Davis. Chris is just terrific and will teach you all about the ways he...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Not like the bigger and more established wineries, this place is not as decorated as others but a working place. Floors are sticky with wine but the staff is great and the wines good. We enjoyed the direct contact of the people who work there...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

During our honeymoon to the States, I booked this trip as a surprise for my wife as we travelled between places. I had contacted Loxton Winery prior to our travels and was very pleased to find that they had a range of experiences available. I...More

1  Thank Tom N
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The owner, Chris Loxton is also the winemaker. He gives a personal tour of his property. We learned a lot from him and he’s quite charming and funny! The tour is about 40 minutes followed by a visit to his tasting room. If you go...More

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susan r
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I believe it was $15 per person and you had 4 different wine tastings. They forgive the charge if you buy a bottle of wine. Now we were on a platypus tour bus 🚌 so I don't know if the policy differs for drop ins. Chris, the... More
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