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Korbel Champagne Cellars

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Fun and beautiful

The grounds of this vineyard are stunningly beautiful. This happens to be my favorite champagne, so... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
G9295ZBlisac
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Ijamsville, Maryland
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Champagne

Staff is very attentive and informative. Good selection of items to try. I enjoyed trying these as... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Jana H
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The grounds of this vineyard are stunningly beautiful. This happens to be my favorite champagne, so a tasting here was must for us. The tasting room staff is personable and the environment is festive!

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Staff is very attentive and informative. Good selection of items to try. I enjoyed trying these as it's a will known Champagne for every day mimosas or other options. I'm not a wine/Champagne conisour so this was great to learn the options.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jana H
Reviewed 4 September 2017

As another reviewer wrote, this is a great stop to plan in conjunction with a hike in the Armstrong Woods redwood forest nearby. It's amazing how much we often don't know what we don't know, and the making and bottling of champagne is one of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We did the free tour. There's a short video of the history of the winery followed by a tour of some wine cellars, the first of which is essentially a museum of 19th century winemaking and industrial artifacts, including many innovations that were made at...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jefftesla
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Sonoma and Napa are full of wineries and a lot of them look alike, so Korbel is an interesting exception. They focus on California Champagne (yes, they can legally use that name if you have that question!) - that is different. The history of this...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank heckfy
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

A nice tour of the facility is available, with free champagne tasting afterwards. I was told its the only place outside of France that can legally call its product champagne. A nice little visit doesn't take long.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank greenbandanaguy
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is a lovely stop in wine country! Ask for Desmond for your tour guide. He's very knowledgeable and funny too! Nice to visit a winery that offers free tastings and caters the tastings to your individual palate. (Wineries in southern CA charge for tastings!)...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank RosyRJ
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We are Champagne and Brandy Club members, so we visit the Champagne Cellars several times per year. This year we added their "Taste of Spring tour and tasting event to our visit. What fun! We started with some light snacks and a several "champagne" tastes...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Kate3124
Reviewed 5 July 2017

but we were once again on the hunt for sparkling reds .... especially one at a reasonable price ...... at 10 am (hey, it's never too early for bubbles !!), the tasting room was not too crowded, esp since the first tour, I believe, is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank JKD
Reviewed 30 June 2017

After a nice hike at Armstrong woods we went to the noon tour and tasting at Korbel. The tour was more historical and filled more with feel good marketing than information about the actual champagne. It reminded me of the Miller brewery tour in Milwaukee...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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16 November 2015|
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Response from Wise14u | Reviewed this property |
Depends on your kids. It's a walk around and listen tour some sitting and video some standing and listening. You know your kids best. Will they be patient and quiet or fussy and fidgety. Thinking back to when my kids were... More
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calidreamin43
22 February 2015|
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Response from jscoops | Reviewed this property |
The Wine Shop and Tasting Room are open daily from 10am to 4:30pm. The Deli is open daily from 9am to 4:30pm
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