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Idle Hour Winery

41139 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-9403
+1 559-760-9090
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Go on an evening when they're having a band

Really nice atmosphere outdoors with a band area and room for dancing. Wine and beer list changes... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Glenda G
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Coarsegold, California
Best glass of wine I've ever had....

This place is a hidden gem on the Fresno River. Sometimes they have live music and I had the best... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Yosemitejenn
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Ahwahnee, California
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We focus on single-vineyard designated wines: Rhone varieties from select Madera County vineyards, Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir and Clarksburg Tempranillo, Petite Sirah and Cabernet Franc. Our wines are produced in small lots. We use sustainably grown grapes and make the wine gently, using native yeasts, gravity flow and other traditional methods. We are located at the Queen's Inn By The River, our quaint 8-room inn and wine bar on the Fresno River.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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41139 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-9403
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Really nice atmosphere outdoors with a band area and room for dancing. Wine and beer list changes and are interesting.

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem on the Fresno River. Sometimes they have live music and I had the best glass of wine I've ever imbibed.... I need to go back and unwind there after work on Friday..... I recommend!

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Queensinn_41139, Owner at Idle Hour Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for your kind review! We are so fortunate to have our beautiful property on the river and to be able to share fine wines and good times with our guests! Anna Marie & Deb

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great little winery, friendly atmosphere and knowledgeable staff. What a kick back atmosphere. We also stayed at the Queens Inn and would definitely recommend both. It was a fun experience. We plan to go back.

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Queensinn_41139, Owner at Idle Hour Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you! We are glad you enjoyed your experience at both our inn and winery! Our staff work hard everyday to make that happen and we appreciate that you took the time to review.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Idle Hour is one of those places, that is like finding an amazing little restaurant down a back alley of some big city. You want to share it, but there is a small voice inside your head that wants to keep it for yourself. In...More

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Queensinn_41139, Owner at Idle Hour Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for sharing! You made my day! We are so lucky to be able to share our property and wines with our guests!

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Ben entertained us with his knowledge of wine and incredible sense of humor . What a great relaxing setting to learn about the wine they create! This was more than just wine tasting...

Thank CCallagh
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Queensinn_41139, Owner at Idle Hour Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2016

Thank you for the kind review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Cute little winery- cool concept. I enjoyed the Pinot Noir and Tempranillo. Bought a bottle and had our picnic lunch down below in the deck- pretty background.

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Reviewed 1 May 2016

Great wines, awesome setting, perfect place to meet friends (old and new) :) The events are always amazing!

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Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

We got to meet Josh and the new "recruit" at the tasting room in Carmel Valley Village and they were a wealth of knowledge. Delicious wines and great conversation. 100% recommend this winery and visiting with the guys in Carmel Valley Village!!

Thank Megan F
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Queensinn_41139, Owner at Idle Hour Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2015

Thanks so much for your kind words! We have a great team in our Carmel Valley tasting room! Its nice to hear you enjoyed our wines too!

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Reviewed 12 September 2015

Just off the beaten path of Highway 41 is a small winery where the pour-ers are also doing the behind the scenes work. It's a great little stop in a city that is the gateway to Yosemite. Stop, taste some wines, and buy a bottle...More

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Queensinn_41139, Owner at Idle Hour Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2015

Thanks for taking the time to post about Idle Hour Winery. It was nice chatting with you and nice to hear you enjoyed the wines!

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Reviewed 9 September 2015

Small local winery that was tough to find but lots of fun once we found it. The person who staffed it informed us of a free concert that would occur that evening, we could bring our wine, sit outdoors and listen for a small corkage...More

1  Thank Gail C
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Queensinn_41139, Owner at Idle Hour Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2015

Thank you for the kind review. We are glad you enjoyed our wines and property!

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