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Matanzas Creek Winery

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Address: 6097 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-8570
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+1 707-528-6464
10:00 - 16:30
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Matanzas Creek Winery is a destination to enjoy the best of both rustic...

Matanzas Creek Winery is a destination to enjoy the best of both rustic country charm and refined quality. Experience Bennett Valley AVA Chardonnay, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Come to taste the unique Bennett Valley wines but stay and relax at our captivating estate grounds for the day. The spacious estate features an eclectic blend of native grasses, delicate olive trees, exotic perennials and our famed lavender fields. Tucked away from the noise but close enough for an afternoon jaunt. Bocci, picnic and self-guided tours.

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Fantastic pairings!

Came here on a Monday afternoon for wine & cheese pairing. ($25. each) Very lovely! Wines were really good but putting them with the cheeses and sides was another culinary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oakville, Canada

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Oakville, Canada
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here on a Monday afternoon for wine & cheese pairing. ($25. each) Very lovely! Wines were really good but putting them with the cheeses and sides was another culinary experience! Didn't think I could love it as much as I did! We came a little early than we should have to have seen the lavender field in bloom. If... More 

Thank Yvonner8r
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

This is a gorgeous place with really, really nice people serving great wines! This was our favorite in our Napa/Sonoma tour so far. We love to have food with our wine, and they did a great job pairing cheeses and other accompaniments with the wines. We tried 8 in all! We are familiar with Matanzas Creek as we can get... More 

Thank ckmielke
Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

First, let me say that Santa Rosa is one of my favorite cities. It was a treat to go to Manatazas Creek Winery in that city. My first impression was the beautiful lavender that is there (They grow it!). The winery hosted a large group of us with a tasting. The presenter was top notch. In response to several questions,... More 

Thank smitty237
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent wines in a gorgeous, laid back atmosphere. Much better ambiance than some of the bigger wineries. Paul was super helpful and knowledgeable!

Thank Mallory C
Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We stopped in on the recommendation from out Innkeeper & were glad we did. On the random Wed Feb 1 the tasting room was not bustling for sure & we had a great conversation with the woman pouring for us. Very knowledgeable about the wines & did a great job of reading when we wanted to chat among ourselves &... More 

Thank CLK_11
San Marcos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Excellent wines and a really nice venue. Raining when we were there, but did not deter our enjoyment of the winery. We were here a few years ago in the spring when the Lavender was in bloom. I think that that is the best time to visit. Rain or shine it is still worth making the drive to the winery.

Thank csarchibald
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We stopped here on a whim but we had a great time and ended up joining the wine club. We did the tasting with the food pairing since we had skipped dinner and it was decadent in flavor and well done! I wish I could remember the name of the woman who helped us because she was a total gem.... More 

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The wine was wonderful, grounds were beautiful and the service was amazing! Judy was very informative and entertaining...we had a great time!! And the bonus was the lavender products!

Thank JMB2770
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent wine, wide variety great products, and great staff. Judy was was very friendly and helpful. Will definitely go there again.

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Libertyville, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We went with club members and got treated to a wonderful experience! We tasted MANY wines and enjoyed the store and grounds. We hope to come sometime when the lavender is in bloom! Hard to find, but worth the trip!

Thank Nancy A

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