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Big Basin Vineyards Tasting Room

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Address: 14598 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6077
Phone Number:
+1 408-564-7346
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Sun - Mon 12:00 - 17:00
Thu 12:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Our mission is to handcraft wines revealing the complex nuances of the...

Our mission is to handcraft wines revealing the complex nuances of the ocean-influenced, mountain vineyards which inspire them.

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Pleasant tasting room with nice outside seating

A great way to relax and enjoy the local wine. Quiet setting in the village of Saratoga. next to another tasting room and as such they do have live music which adds to the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 March 2016
Saratoga, California
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Saratoga, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

A great way to relax and enjoy the local wine. Quiet setting in the village of Saratoga. next to another tasting room and as such they do have live music which adds to the ambiance.

Thank Linda3468
Tustin, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

This is a small tasting room in downtown Saratoga. The wines are really top shelf. The man who waited on us was very knowledgeable about the wine and the area.

Thank Suzfun60
Saratoga, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

The tasting room lacks a little ambience on the inside, but that is made up for by the amazing wines here. Bradley Brown is one of the top winemakers in the Santa Cruz Mountains, and he isn't afraid to take chances. Though his specialty is syrah (and the Rattlesnake Rock might be my favorite wine on the list), he also... More 

Thank Rachel P
Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2014

The staff is very friendly and quite knowledgeable and enjoyable to talk with. The wine is very nice, some very tasty Pinot Noir wines.

Thank Shaymur
Harrison Township, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

We visited here while in the area, and tried the flight of 5 pours. Didn't like any of them, can't believe people would actually buy a bottle of it or even drink a full glass. That being said, we usually don't drink pinot noirs or syrahs, so maybe that's why we didn't like them.

Thank ivytiger
BigBasinVineyards, Manager at Big Basin Vineyards Tasting Room, responded to this review

While wine appreciation is subjective, we're disappointed someone who says they don't drink the two varietals we were pouring would 'review' them - and no mention of the customer experience or atmosphere. We would like to point to professional reviews of our Syrah and Pinots from some of the most well-known and trusted wine critics who have very high praises... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2012

This is a lovely tasting room with very interesting 3-D enhanced art on the walls and wine labels. Delightful and unique local wines...especially Frenchies Ranch Syrah. Choice of 2 tasting menus ($10 each). Tom was friendly and very knowledgeable about not only Big Basin Wines but many other local winemakers. Be sure to admire the pattern of the redwood fronting... More 

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