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ZD Wines

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Address: 8383 Silverado Trl, Napa, CA 94558-9436
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+1 707-963-5188
10:00 - 16:00
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ZD Wines is owned and operated by three generations of the deLeuze family....

ZD Wines is owned and operated by three generations of the deLeuze family. Producing world class Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon, ZD Wines is located in Rutherford on the beautiful Silverado Trail. Founded in 1969, ZD's mantra of "(Z)ero (D)efects" is based on founder Norman deLeuze's history in Aerospace - which set the tone for the winery's focus on quality, consistency and style. The ZD style is to craft rich, flavorful wines that reflect the varietal character of the grape. ZD has a strong internal emphasis on ecology. ZD's Estate Vineyards located in Rutherford and Carneros have been certified organic since 1999. The use of an implemented waste reduction program and a water recycling system are in place, and the entire winery is powered by solar, truly reflecting ZD's commitment to the health of the environment surrounding us. The winery welcomes visitors 7 days a week for the seated UnWined Tasting. In addition, special tour experiences are available by appointment, including our Vineyard View Tour & Tasting, Eco Vineyard Tour, Library Selection Tasting and private group tastings. The ZD website provides more detailed information about each of these options.

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Amazing experience

We had such a beautiful experience at ZD winery! The hospitality was amazing along with great wines and beautiful setting. Chris isn't rockstar.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 December 2016
Huntington Beach, California
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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We had such a beautiful experience at ZD winery! The hospitality was amazing along with great wines and beautiful setting. Chris isn't rockstar.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We were greeted by Carson who provided us with a great detailed overview of the wines we were going to taste. He was very knowledgeable and made us feel welcomed at this beautiful winery. We highly recommend this winery and loved the wines :)

Thank Monique T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Great wines and loved the tasting room upstairs. Carson made the tasting such a great experience. Spring for a tasting of Abacus, so worth it. Not far from Napa and I recommend Beau Wine Tours.

Thank WootenLisa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

For those of you who know all the Napa wineries and frequent them on a regular basis, this review is not for you. For anyone interested in the newcomers perspective of a fantastic Napa Valley winery, hopefully this will be helpful. My wife and I were fortunate enough to be able to enjoy a special tasting out on the gorgeous... More 

Thank Rich W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We went here based on our hotels recommendation - said we would really appreciate the scenery. Yes, from the balcony it was a beautiful view. However, I think where this winery really shined was when Rafael greeted us and walked us through a very informative yet interesting wine tasting. He made the visit special and so worthwhile. Cheese and crackers... More 

Thank hiker1964
Folsom, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Did the wine tasting which was exceptional. Great chardonnay and cabs to chose from. Nice tasting room !!!

Thank Mahaloken
Asbury Park, New Jersey, Usa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We just fell into this small winery & were pleasantly surprised. Nice selection of wines very friendly staff & a few photo ops. Although we didn't purchase any wines it was a nice tasting experience

Thank Baileysdad_13
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We came here with 2 other couples and we couldn't wait to join the wine club. We had a private wine tasting but no real tour. The wines were fantastic and the hostess was very knowledgeable on the history and wines which we really enjoyed. It feels like a small family run winery, and it is. If you can, make... More 

Thank KathyK10
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Really nice terrace upstairs overlooking the hills. Staff were extremely helpful and personable. Had never tasted their wines before and found them to be decent. They provide a complimentary cheese platter for the tasting. No reservation necessary.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

We are consumers of ZD and enjoy their Pinots particularly. First visit to winery was a real disappointment. Without exception, their staff from top to bottom were offhand and unhelpful, queries (including buying or wine club) generally being handled on the "it's on Web" response. Shame reLly as location pleasant, decent (though not exceptional) wines. Undoubtedly we had the lousiest... More 

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ZD_Wines_Napa_Valley, Manager at ZD Wines, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for comments with regards to your recent visit. We take great pride in providing a memorable Tasting and Hospitality experience at ZD Wines, and appreciate the feedback. We apologize if you received anything but our best. I hope you allow us to make amends by continuing to enjoy our wines and by visiting again in the future.... More 

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