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VJB Cellars

60 Shaw Ave, Kenwood, CA 95452-8036
+1 707-833-2300
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.Great place to visit!

Wonderful and informative staff and beautiful grounds. The tasting room provided a very good sample... read more

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Reviewed 20 April 2017
PhilipP47
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Ferndale, Washington
I didn't think I liked Italian style wine!

I went for the Pizza and thought I would try the wine while I waited. I've never been a fan of... read more

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Reviewed 20 April 2017
Conde1967
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Atyrau, Kazakhstan
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“pizza” (122 reviews)
“gelato” (52 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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60 Shaw Ave, Kenwood, CA 95452-8036
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Wonderful and informative staff and beautiful grounds. The tasting room provided a very good sample of the wines that are offered. We were so impressed we joined the wine club. Amazing considering we live in Washington state where we also have some great wineries.

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Philip, that you for your review. Welcome to the family! We appreciate your visit, looking forward to your next visit to Sonoma. Enjoy the wines back home. Cheers, Henry Belmonte Owner

Reviewed 20 April 2017

I went for the Pizza and thought I would try the wine while I waited. I've never been a fan of Italian style wines...or so I thought. Not only did i try the wine we joined the wine club and we loved every wine we...More

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your amazing review and welcome to the VJB family! So happy to hear you enjoyed all of our Italian varietals even though in the past you've never been a fan. Enjoy your VJB wines back home and let us know when you...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were on a whirlwind wine tour (1 week - 12 wineries) This was our favorite by far. We had the tasting and became members on the spot. I love big reds and they did not disappoint.

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow, favorite by far! Thank you for not only visiting our family winery but also for taking the time to review us. Welcome to the family! Cheers, Henry Belmonte Owner

Reviewed 29 March 2017

We have been to Napa and Sonoma several times before, and have long agreed that we would not join any wine clubs, but this winery had so many amazing reds, and such a heart felt history that we couldn't resist.... so happy we did. Just...More

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Welcome to the family Stacey! Love hearing that you made an exception for our wine club. Enjoy the wines back at home and let us know next time you'll be visiting us again! Cheers, Henry Belmonte Owner

Reviewed 29 March 2017

It is always an absolute pleasure, great food, wonderful staff and setting. We have a great time every year.

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Clifton, thank you for your review! Always a pleasure to hear that guests come back year after year. Cheers, Henry Belmonte Owner

Reviewed 29 March 2017

The wine and pizza were amazing! Great wine tasting atmosphere and the staff are fun and knowledgeable. Definitely a must do when in Sonoma.

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review on our small family winery! Happy to hear that you not only enjoyed the wine and my mother's pizza but also our staff. Cheers, Henry Belmonte Owner

Reviewed 29 March 2017

We loved this winery so much it's the only one we joined as members after our first tour of the Sonoma area. Everything we tried was outstanding and so reasonably priced, and we can't wait to try their Aglianico once it's available. You can't go...More

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, Geoffrey. Welcome to the VJB family! Love hearing that you enjoyed all of our wines and my mother's cooking. We look forward to your return visit in the future! Cheers, Henry Belmonte Owner

Reviewed 29 March 2017

We actually didn't visit the winery itself, instead ordered some bottles of the Barbera after we had some at a dinner party. It's deliscious!!!

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thank you for reviewing our Barbera! It is one of our most sought after red wines. You'll have to plan a trip out to Sonoma to take through more of our Italian varietals. Cheers, Henry Belmonte Owner

Reviewed 28 March 2017

What a fantastic winery, great pizza and sandwiches in a scenic setting. Genuinely friendly knowledgeable staff who are warm and fun people. Oh and the Vino- it's versatile and very enjoyable.

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Howard, thank you for your review! Glad to hear you not only enjoyed my mother's food but also the ambiance and wine. Hope you visit us again next time your in Sonoma! Cheers, Henry Belmonte Owner

Reviewed 23 March 2017

I'm from Shreveport, LA. This was my first time visiting and I absolutely loved everything about this place. Great wine! And beautiful scenary!

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Henry B, Owner at VJB Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Sarah, thank you so much for your glowing review! Greatly appreciate your visit to our family winery as there are so many choices in Sonoma. Let us know if you need any VJB wines back home in LA! Cheers, Henry Belmonte Owner

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Kelly-Lexi
Hello, what is your schedule for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day? Thank you
27 December 2016|
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Response from Henry B | Property representative |
Thank you for thinking of our small family winery for your New Years celebration. We are open New Years Eve from 10am-4pm and will be closed New Years Day. Cheers!
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Are you open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day? Thinking of spending Dec. 22-27 in Sonoma valley, but looking for things to do that week, especially the 24th and 25th
16 July 2016|
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Response from Henry B | Property representative |
Hi! We are open until about 3pm on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day to spend it with family. We hope to see you that week! Cheers, Henry
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Pubmeister
How should I dress for a Saturday event at VJB?
23 May 2015|
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Response from bretdb | Reviewed this property |
It's more a mixture of casual dress and summer wear. If it's a special event I would lean more towards business casual.
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