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Mayo Reserve Room

9200 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452-9031
+1 707-833-5504
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A memorable evening!!

Our party of four arrived for the last time slot of the day -- 5pm (and left at 7:30). We had... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Palo Alto, CA
Tasting and food pairing

Really worth a stop! Very nice wines and paired with amazing bites! A chef presents each course... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
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The Reserve Room is a revolutionary concept in a number of ways. In the first place, it's probably the first wine tasting room you've ever been in with chairs, tables and napkins. But more important, the RESERVE ROOM takes you on the ultimate wine country tasting journey unlike anything you've experienced in a wine tasting room before.Each guest takes a seat in our comfortable and intimate room where you can enjoy wine-inspired art, a little music and views of the hillside vineyards of Kenwood located just out our window. You are then treated to a seven-course pairing menu that includes seven Mayo Family Reserve wines crafted by Winemaker Michel Berthoud and seven tasting dishes created and prepared by Chef Max Porter-Elliott to compliment the seven wines. The Mayo Family RESERVE ROOM is our opportunity to take you further into the wine and food experience that defines Wine Country.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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9200 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452-9031
+1 707-833-5504
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Our party of four arrived for the last time slot of the day -- 5pm (and left at 7:30). We had seven food and wine pairings which were brought to our table by Sarah M, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America; she was...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Really worth a stop! Very nice wines and paired with amazing bites! A chef presents each course set out in three presentations. Small venue so if crowded gets extremely noisy.

1  Thank kimventure
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Great young chef that knows his stuff. Pairings and the experience were great. Wine was really good.

Thank Nikeshp1
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We were told about the Reserve Room by friends and we were very thankful for the recommendation. Sam is very knowledgeable about wine and passionate about food. The venue is small enough that Sam has time to explain each small plate and the accompanying vintage...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Chef Sam provided an educational and delicious tasting. Much more personal than the "industrial" vibe of the big name tasting rooms. The food and wine were fabulous, and we made a new friend in Chef Sam. One of the highlights of our Sonoma Valley visit....More

Thank Dennis E
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Chef Sam, made our visit fun and special. Came to our table and talked to all of us. Food was ok.wines very good. Since we had been to so many in a week. It rated as a good find. I would recommend.

Thank 558stephannes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I arranged a bday meal here for 6 of us. Samuel made a tasting/pairing meal for us. He is a very smart young man.. with a lot of food wine knowledge - that is clear. But the meal was odd.. starting with the location. It...More

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for over 10 years, and Chef Sam Frumkin has taken this lunchtime tasting room to another level!Assisted by chef Sara, the pairings and presentation of the Mayo wines are served and explained to the visitor in a detailed and friendly manner. They...More

Thank Burton S
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Had a delicious wine and food pairing at the Mayo Reserve Room with Chef Sam. He was a gracious host and so knowledgeable about both food and wine!

Thank travelingman07ab
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We sat at a table overlooking the mountains with grapevines in front of the building on a lovely fall afternoon. The wine was great and the food pairing was wonderful. Especially liked the chicken and corn chowder and the melon, cucumber and basil salad. The...More

Thank JoAnn h
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8 February 2016|
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Response from BethS1962 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of room to accommodate your party of 6. May reservations in advance and they will have everything set up when you arrive. It definitely is "small bites" but each course was very unique and paired nicely with their... More