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Trefethen Family Vineyards

1160 Oak Knoll Ave, Napa, CA 94558-1303
+1 707-255-7700
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Use GPS,get off the highway and enjoy!

We really enjoyed this place, the building has a cool history, the wine was great and I️ liked how... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael V
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Maquoketa, Iowa
via mobile
Great family tasting spot

Our first tasting in Napa. Was excellent! We were able to walk-in and enjoy tasting. Would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gillyd123
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Grimes, Iowa
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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.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“halo” (9 reviews)
“dry riesling” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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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 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
Reviewed 1 week 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.

Thank gillyd123
Reviewed 2 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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
Reviewed 21 September 2017

It's a beautiful drive through the vineyards to reach the winery . Their wines are great. The tasting room has been redone. And the people there are extra helpful not just inexplaining their own wines but they suggested where we could stop by for lunch...More

Thank asiahand1
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Hi Asiahand1 - Thank you for the nice review of your recent visit. We are thrilled to read you loved the restoration of our historic winery. We hope you enjoyed the trip to Napa Valley and we appreciate you taking the time to share your...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017

I love the drive going into Trefethen. It makes me feel like I am in Tuscany. We often come here 3 season in a year during my time in Cali. Beautiful winery, great white wine, and attentive staff. I always had a lovely experience.

Thank Manhattan114
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Hi Manhattan 114, thank you for the many visits and for the great review. Our driveway does offer guests a chance to escape their current realities! We greatly appreciate you sharing your experience and your passion for Trefethen. Cheers, Team Trefethen.

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

A lovely drive through the vineyard makes you reach the elegant tasting room. Prizes are steep, but we did get a lot in return. With three we split two classic tastings and as people in the wine trade we did get extra information plus some...More

Thank Marco N
MimmersWine, Manager at Trefethen Family Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Hi Marco N, Thank you for visiting and for posting a review of your recent visit. We greatly appreciate the feedback and your recommendation of the experience at Trefethen. We love being a "go to" winery to visit! Cheers, Team Trefethen

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