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Trefethen Family Vineyards

1160 Oak Knoll Ave, Napa, CA 94558-1303
+1 707-255-7700
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I'll be honest in that I am not a wine snob but more of a beer geek. Either way, I was doing some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
matt5mn
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Minneapolis
Well worth a visit

There are so many wineries to choose from, so glad we had recommendations from friends. Initally it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
zandc
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Manchester
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One of Napa’s classic wine estates, Trefethen is still a hidden gem. Easy to find, but only if you’re looking. Our entry is on Oak Knoll Avenue, tucked away from the crowds of Highway 29. The driveway John Trefethen used to land his plane on runs through the middle of our vineyard, over the ground we have tended since 1968. On August 24, 2014, a 6.0 earthquake rocked Napa Valley and Trefethen to the core and left our cherished historic winery leaning 4 feet to the west. We have spent 2½ years working on a full restoration, including a modern seismic retrofit. Originally constructed in 1886, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the building is ready to stand sentinel over Napa Valley once again. Please come visit soon! Reservations are not required but are suggested Reservations are required for all groups of 6 or more. At this time we are unable to accommodate anyone under the age of 21, including infants and children.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting room” (41 reviews)
“halo” (9 reviews)
“dry riesling” (4 reviews)
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1160 Oak Knoll Ave, Napa, CA 94558-1303
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+1 707-255-7700
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll be honest in that I am not a wine snob but more of a beer geek. Either way, I was doing some research in finding a god place near Napa that had good reviews of white wines as my wife prefers this over reds....More

Thank matt5mn
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Matt5mn - Thank you for posting the review of your recent visit to Trefethen. A very good point about the GPS. We have been trying to get Google Maps to correct the info on our location but with not much success. It is best...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many wineries to choose from, so glad we had recommendations from friends. Initally it says reservations recommened (but most wineries say this). However we had no problem without one. We did one tasting between the two of us as there was one...More

Thank zandc
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the five-star review! We appreciate the great comments and hope you will come see us again soon. Cheers, Team Trefethen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The vineyards are gorgeous as is the building where the tastings take place. It looks like a fantastic venue for a wedding. Our host, Dan, is enthusiastic about the wine produced at Trefethen. His knowledge and true enjoyment in his job made our visit wonderful....More

Thank TheCulturedPalate
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear The CulturedPalate, Thank you for the visit and for the great review! We appreciate the kind comments on the guest experience on our wines. We look forward to your next visit! Cheers, Team Trefethen

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this place, the building has a cool history, the wine was great and I️ liked how they made the tasting very private for everyone, we had Jorge and he was great!

Thank Michael V
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Micahel V, Thank you for visiting and for the great review. We appreciate the kind words about our wine, staff and our beloved historic winery. Please come visit again! Cheers, Team Trefethen

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first tasting in Napa. Was excellent! We were able to walk-in and enjoy tasting. Would recommend this to anyone! Great story and history.More

Thank gillyd123
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Gilld123, We are thrilled to read we were on the itinerary for your first trip to Napa. Even better to read your five star review! Thank you for the visit and for the kind comments on your visit. We hope to see you again!...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Came here last weekend with friends because of the great reviews and wasn't disappointed. The location is gorgeous and I'm glad we got to see it in the fall when the leaves were all golden in the afternoon light. Tastings are average price for Napa...More

Thank Tamara V
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tamara V, Thank you for the great review of your recent visit. We appreciate you taking the time to share your five-star experience. Even better to read that you loved our historic winery, our location, our staff, and our wines! We hope to see...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

In the past we have had great experiences with Trefethen, they were down to earth, and friendly but not so any longer. Upon going in from the parking lot they have a sign saying that there may be a wait if you do not have...More

Thank MHeilemann
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear MHeilemann, Thank you for posting the candid review of your visit to Trefethen. It breaks our hearts to think we did not exceed your expectations during your recent visit. We never want to disappoint. We have shared your comments with our team in hopes...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This family winery is quite large and the building is from 1880’s. Beautiful setting and large comfortable tasting room. They offer multiple tasting flights from $25-$35. We tried the reds which were good, ranging from Pinot noir to full Cab. Most of their wines are...More

Thank Norine C
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Norine C, thank you for posting the review of your recent visit. We greatly appreciate the kind comments. Cheers! Team Trefethen

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Did not book in advance, just stopped by chance as someone had said Trefethen had nice whites - and they do! We did an all white tasting - nice environment, really nice and informative staff, learned a lot about why smaller grapes is the winner...More

Thank Jan L
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Jan L, Thank you for the spontaneous visit and the great comments on your visit to Trefethen. We hope this is the start of a long relationship with our wines! Cheers, Team Trefethen

Reviewed 23 September 2017

Trefethen is a great safety valve on any wine menu - if you don't know the other wines but see Trefethen, you'll be happy. So after driving past this winery the past few years, we finally booked a tour and tasting. Michael gave a phenomenal...More

Thank Brian M
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