Napa and Sonoma Sights

Benziger Family Winery

  • 1883 London Ranch Rd. Map It
  • Glen Ellen
  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/06/2016

Fodor's Review

One of the best-known Sonoma County wineries sits on a sprawling estate in a bowl with 360-degree sun exposure, the benefits of which are explored on tram tours that depart several times daily. Guides explain Benziger's biodynamic farming practices and provide a glimpse of the extensive cave system. The regular tram tour costs $25; another tour costing $50 concludes with a seated tasting. Known for Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, and Sauvignon Blanc, the winery is a beautiful spot for a picnic. Reserve a seat on the tram tour through the winery's website or arrive early in the day on summer weekends and during harvest season.

Sight Information

Address:

1883 London Ranch Rd., off Arnold Dr., Glen Ellen, California, 95442, USA

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Phone:

707-935–3000; 888-490–2739

Website: www.benziger.com

Sight Details:

  • Tastings $20–$40, tours $25–$50

Published 07/06/2016

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