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Saddleback Cellars

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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As a local, this is the place I recommend to my friends

If you want to NOT deal with the Disney land part of Napa, go here. This is a very quiet... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
San Francisco, CA
Quiet cozy gem

Went here on a recommendation. Glad we did. Michelle was awesome. She explained all the wines and... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Brandon L
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Saddleback Cellars, established in 1982, is a small, rustic winery located in the heart of the Napa Valley in the Oakville appellation. Its estate vineyard produces Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio and Zinfandel...more
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7802 Money Road, Via Silverado Trail or Hwy 29, Oakville, CA
+1 707-944-1305
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to NOT deal with the Disney land part of Napa, go here. This is a very quiet, comfortable, friendly winery with many varietals, a small barn-like tasting room and a pretty picnic table setting to sit back, relax and enjoy what a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Went here on a recommendation. Glad we did. Michelle was awesome. She explained all the wines and history in detail. The have picnic tables that overlook the vineyard. Awesome views. Best of all? Every wine we tried was outstanding! The prices weren’t inflated like many...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brandon L
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

The best part of this winery is that they allow you to picnic on their property. The wine was average, but the sauvignon blanc and the Zinfandel were pretty good. The hostess was a bit surly (in a kind way) but not offensive. Once you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Saddleback Cellars is across the street from Silver Oak Cellars. We visited Saddleback when both wineries were holding release parties. Our party of 14 people were very glad we chose Saddleback that day for the personal touch, the relaxed atmosphere, he fabulous barbecue, and the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Colin M
Reviewed 17 January 2018

My wife and I were referred to Saddleback from our guide at Del Dotto. We didn't realize we needed to book an appointment, so we just showed up. Fortunately, the staff welcomed us anyhow and we shared a nice tasting of 4-5 wines. All were...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Randy B
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Easy to find off of Hiway 29 between Oakville and Rutherford. It is a small unpretentious winery with comfortable outside seating and inside seating with John Wayne memorabilia on the walls. Here its about the wine and Bob who handles wine pouring duties and has...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Saddleback Cellars. Of all of our tours this was the one of the most relaxing. We sat outside at a picnic table and enjoyed our tasting right next to the Vineyard that produced the wine. We were sadden that...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Approachable, friendly, practical and enjoyable. Our driver said "this is my Napa" and he was absolutely right.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank xman92905
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This was one of our favorite spots of the whole trip. Our tasting was perfect! We loved the wines, the beauty and simplicity of the vineyard, and the service.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank JenDecatur
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This was our first exposure to Saddleback wines. Wow! The wines were great! Actually unbelievable! The Chardonnay is so crisp and light bodied. It was creamy but not heavy. It was delicious. We bought some!! The Cabernet Sauvignon was sooo smooth. We bought some! The...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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18 June 2017|
Response from SaddlebackCellars | Property representative |
Oh my! We are wine experts, not so good with social media. What a delay in reply... BUT, in case it helps others. We can offer two tastings, one ALL REDS at $35 and a 6-wine mixed reds/whites tasting (the usual one) for $30... More