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Here you'll find a list of area wineries that I've been to in the last few years. The KEY to the symbols in each review can be found below. This is not a comprehensive list. I have visited almost every winery in the region, but am trying to keep my reviews as current and accurate as possible. My focus is on the smaller producers and finding hidden gems. Anyone you can buy in your grocery store will generally not be represented here.

DISCLAIMER: I do not tell anyone I have my own website and am reviewing their winery. I want to get the true experience of a place and their wines. Granted my knowledge may get me special treatment, but that's mostly because I show interest. Show you care, they may as well.


EXPLANATION OF SYMBOLS:
Type (of Tasting Room): R=Rustic, A=Average, F=Fancy
Size (of Tasting Room): S=Small <10ppl), M=Medium (10-20ppl), L=Large (20+)
Price (of Wines on Average): $=Under $22, $$=22-32, $$$=32-45, $$$$=45+
W-Rating (Quality of Wines): Drinkable, Enjoyable, Very Good, Great
E-Rating (Tasting Room Experience): Rude, Hit/Miss, Ordinary, Friendly, Fun
Name*: Links to Winery Website


Bent Creek Winery*Open Weekends
Type Size Price W-Rating E-Rating Specialties
R S $$ Enjoyable Friendly Bordeaux
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Cedar Mountain Winery*Open Daily
Type Size Price W-Rating E-Rating Specialties
A S $$ Drinkable Ordinary Bordeaux
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La Rochelle Winery*Open Daily
Type Size Price W-Rating E-Rating Specialties
A M $$$ Very Good Friendly Pinot Noir
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Page Mill Winery*Open Weekends
Type Size Price W-Rating E-Rating Specialties
A S $ Very Good Fun Bordeaux/Zin
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Steven Kent Winery*Open Daily
Type Size Price W-Rating E-Rating Specialties
F M $$$ Very Good Ordinary Cab/Rhones
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Stony Ridge Winery*Open Weekends
Type Size Price W-Rating E-Rating Specialties
A M $$ Enjoyable Friendly Bordeaux/Zin
Lunch Available in onsite restuarant
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Wente Vineyards*Open Daily
Type Size Price W-Rating E-Rating Specialties
F M $$ Enjoyable Friendly Bordeaux/Rhones
Great restaurant and amazing golf course on the premises.
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