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Franciscan Oakville Estate

1178 Galleron Rd, St. Helena, CA 94574-9790
+1 707-963-7111
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Could not have been better

Had an amazing and intimate wine tasting and dinner, felt like we were the only 2 people on the... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
K C
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Not very happy with this visit

I reviewed this winery in 2015. It was a great place and we actually joined the wine club when we... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Tina H
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“mount veeder” (4 reviews)
“napa valley” (10 reviews)
“wine tasting” (8 reviews)
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1178 Galleron Rd, St. Helena, CA 94574-9790
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+1 707-963-7111
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Had an amazing and intimate wine tasting and dinner, felt like we were the only 2 people on the planet. The Franciscan rep Agatha could not have taken better care of us.

Thank K C
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

I reviewed this winery in 2015. It was a great place and we actually joined the wine club when we were here in 2015. So being a member and coming back to visit was a must! in 2015 we did the Blending class and it...More

Thank Tina H
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Wines were ok, nothing special. The tasting room was nice, but not a ton of places to sit inside. There was seating outside, but it's all walled in, no views.

Thank ralphy1798
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

My buddy and I chose to let the tour guides do the driving on two different days. This was one of the better quality wine makers on our two days of wine tasting tours; Franciscan's wines were much better than several other stops we made....More

Thank dcaraz
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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Outside of the tasting room was a beautiful harvest display. The wines were fair. The service was poor.

Thank Shelly W
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

My wife and I visited the Franciscan Oakville Estate as the third of four wineries as part of a group wine tasting tour of Napa Valley. First, the grounds of the winery are beautiful and maybe the best of the day. Our host was excellent...More

Thank KBJ278
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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We visited on a sunny October day. The entrance was beautifully decorated with fall harvest. I wish I could remember the name of our wine host because he was outstanding, he talked with so much passion about his wines and his boss the winemaker Janet...More

Thank Ping1965
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

We enjoyed our trip to Franciscan! I've enjoyed their wines for many years so it was nice to see where it all happens! Very glad we stopped!

Thank Lisa L
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent location in Napa Valley. A real experience for the week. Kudos to our tasting guide Kevin Shomura. Kevin Shomura is da man.

Thank Ray T
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Steve did a good Job with our unscheduled wine tasting. Since we like these wines in PA we had an opportunity to buy those that are not available in PA. Unfortunately we could not ship to PA yet we had our shipment sent to a...More

Thank Barry S
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