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Gundlach Bundschu Winery

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Address: 2000 Denmark St, Sonoma, CA 95476-9615
Phone Number:
+1 707-938-5277
11:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

As the oldest family-owned winery in California, we specialize in making...

As the oldest family-owned winery in California, we specialize in making distinctive estate-grown wines and sharing them and our property in a warm, fun, unpretentious manner.

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Botique Vineyard, Friendly, GREAT wines

This is one of my favorites in Napa/Sonoma. The staff at Gundlach Bundschu are very friendly, knowledgeable and this winery is typically not overcrowded, even on weekends. Great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of my favorites in Napa/Sonoma. The staff at Gundlach Bundschu are very friendly, knowledgeable and this winery is typically not overcrowded, even on weekends. Great spot to bring a picnic basket and enjoy lunch out on the patio. There are many more scenic locations like Gloria Ferrer, but for overall friendliness, knowledge and the reason I go... More 

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Napa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a 5 minute drive from Sonoma, Gundlach-Bundschu Winery will whisk you back in time to a pre-prohibition era. The tasting room is adorned with black and white photos of family and founders, while a display shows labels as they evolved over time. The staff is laid back, attentive, and super friendly. Our host was the best, very knowledgeable and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First trip to Sonoma was around 1987, have seen lots of changes, napa wineries have gone glitzy and sonoma wineries are now what napa was like 20 years ago. But GB keeps it's rustic roots, love the contrast. Also love the wed price points on their wines, there is something for everyone,

Thank hazelmom
Lees Summit, Mo
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place has good wines and great views. It is rustic but has character and very friendly people that serve you.

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Sonoma, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I live in Sonoma and hadn't been to GunBun in a while, so I jumped on the chance to participate in their new GunBun Underground tasting. The experience, which is a mere $40, started with a splash of their famous Gewürztraminer in the tasting room, which is chock full of memorabilia, winery history, and a gift shop that has some... More 

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Medford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Arrive on a beautiful day and tour the beautiful grounds. Walk around the picnic area, see the vineyards, the valley and pond and then...enter the sampling room. This is a package deal-enjoy the experience, not just the wine. Bring a picnic lunch, if desire. Talk to staff. Our staff guide was Ronnie-ask Ronnie about the pictures of the family posted... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We were there during a rare heavy rain period ... so instead of taking the Pinzgauer out for a tour of the grounds, we ended up on a walking tour (due to the possibility for erosion). It was still wonderful, even if the plan got detoured. We got an awesome walking tour through the caves, and then we were treated... More 

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Gundlach Bundschu is the second oldest winery in California, an interesting winery with its own artistic take on labeling wines. There is a park that can be hiked for elevated views over the vineyards and a small lake. The winery tour in an off-road vehicle is offered once a day, which did not fit into our itinerary.

Thank IlyaBurlak
Libertyville, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The wines here did not knock our socks off, but they had a nice tasting room with a nice retail area. There were also a couple different area to have a picnic overlooking the Sonoma valley.

Thank Kevin T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Every time we visit Sonoma (up to 3 times some years, some years not at all), we visit wineries. Some of them are gone, or have changed hands, or changed quality. Gun Bun is consistent year on year. When we visit other wineries and taste their wines 6 each or so, we like some, love a few, and don't like... More 

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