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Buena Vista Winery

18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-4840
+1 800-926-1266
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Historic winery with beautiful garden and delicious wine

A wonderful experience. Professional, knowledgeable staff with a great sense of humor. Elegant... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Jennifer W
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White Lake, Michigan
It was so much more than we expected.

We scheduled a tour here and it was our first visit to wine country. Amanda was our tour guide and... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
WG98
,
Columbus, Ohio
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A recommended wine-tasting venue in Sonoma Valley.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bubble room” (10 reviews)
“tasting room” (43 reviews)
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18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-4840
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

A wonderful experience. Professional, knowledgeable staff with a great sense of humor. Elegant, but casual atmosphere.

Thank Jennifer W
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear Jennifer, Thank you for your kind feedback! I am glad you enjoyed your visit here and we hope to see you again soon on your next visit to Sonoma! Cheers, Sophie T

Reviewed 2 April 2017

We scheduled a tour here and it was our first visit to wine country. Amanda was our tour guide and she was great. (You could tell she really loved her job) We got the tour along with the history, tasted some incredible wines and learned...More

Thank WG98
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear WG98, Thank you for the outstanding review! We are glad you were able to enjoy a tour and learn about our rich history. I will be glad to pass along your kind words to Amanda as well! We hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

My best friend and I were visiting Napa Valley and she REALLY wanted to do a wine blending class. She booked one through Buena Vista and I'm so glad she did as it was one of the best experiences we had while visiting the area....More

Thank Yeleny S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped at Beuna Vista for the history (as it is the oldest winery in Sonoma) and the wine. We got a couple of bottles for the four of us, sat outside at their picnic tables, and enjoyed our prepacked picnic. It was the perfect...More

Thank pddorja725
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is a must stop when your out and about tasting wine. Not your typical tasting room but an interesting historic location with nice wine. Park your car and head down the driveway, stopping at the Maze and follow along to their main wine building....More

Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This was our FAVORITE winery on our visit to Sonoma. Brandon was wonderful in walking us through their wines and Buena Vista's history. The grounds and the buildings are beautiful. While they have a small selection of cheese and sausage, stop off at Vella Cheese...More

Thank Twogr8danes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Pricey wine tasting but that's Sonoma for you. The selection was just O.K. Took awhile to get served and the tasting area isn't suitable for lots of people. Felt crowded with just the ten or so people who were there. Beautiful grounds and easy to...More

Thank Michelle D
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear Michelle D, Thank you for your recent visit to Buena Vista Winery! I am glad you were able to enjoy our lovely grounds. I apologize you weren't served in a timely fashion in our tasting room. We do hope you will give us another...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017

Very impressed, we did a private tasting with a group of about 8. Loved every min of it. Very professions. Loved the Wine. From the whites to the reds, all good. Really did not have a bad taste. Our host was outstanding. We were at...More

Thank Joe M
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear Joe M, Thank you for your visit to Buena Vista and for the lovely feedback! I am so glad you enjoyed your private tour and tasting with your group! I will be sure to pass along your kind words to our tasting room team....More

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful place with so much history! I really wanted to like the wine since the bottles were so cool, however I wasn't a fan... I would definitely go back because it's such a cool place.. plus it was the first winery in California!More

Thank Arkansastraveler74
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear arkansastraveler74, Thank you for your visit to Buena Vista and for taking the time to send your feedback! We are constantly changing our wine tasting menu, so we'd love to have you back to try some of the other wines we have to offer...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the Buena Vista Winery as part of a Segway tour. The grounds and buildings were exceptionally beautiful, the wines that we sampled were very good, and the history of the estate was very interesting.

Thank EJW3
Sophie T, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear EJW3, Thank you for your visit to Buena Vista Winery! I am glad you enjoyed our historic grounds and history, and our exclusive wines! We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Sonoma. Cheers, Sophie T

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Jan K
10 August 2017|
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Response from Shaquana F | Reviewed this property |
You can do a tasting or buy a bottle and relax here. I would bring my own picnic rather than purchase there.
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Debi B
13 February 2017|
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Response from JmJay75 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you would need to call the winery directly for that info.
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OcalaRoadwarrior
7 December 2016|
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Response from MissSophieMay | Reviewed this property |
We did. The Count was great. There were eight of us and we all enjoyed this a lot. We plan to take friends next month so they, too, may enjoy this fun, informative experience.
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