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Benziger Family Winery Video Tour

Benziger Family Winery

1883 London Ranch Rd.
Glenn Ellen, CA 95442
(888) 490-2739

Tasting:   Open daily 10 to 5pm
$5 tasting fee
5% discount on 6-11 bottles, 10% on case, 15% on two, 20% on three
  Scheduled Tours
Biodynamic Vineyard Tram Tour & Tasting
  Extensive wooded grounds with gardens, aviary & patios.
Price Range:   $13 to $80 per bottle
Established:   1981
Vineyards:   85 acres certified Biodynamic vineyard
VIP Tasting:   Yes

Benziger Family Winery Description

If you are looking for a exciting and interesting wine tasting stop you must not miss all that happens at Benziger family winery in Sonoma. Amidst a wooded property is a first class winery with a family tradition of producing quality wine from their expertly grown vineyards.

Their 85-acre, certified Biodynamic Sonoma Mountain estate has become a research and teaching center for the cultivation of grapes with more flavor, intensity and site-specific vineyard character. The family shares its farming knowledge and experience with their longtime grower partners throughout Sonoma County.

Biodynamic farming is the highest form of organic farming. It goes beyond the elimination of all chemical inputs. It incorporates the environment in and around the vineyard and works with nature to apply the knowledge of life forces to bring about balance and healing in the soil.

The property lends itself to exploring with pathways, gardens, an aviary, wine caves, terraces, patios and a great tasting room and gift boutique.

Benziger has a number of interesting tour options including their vineyard and tram tours. Enjoy a close-up look at their Biodynamic vineyards, visit the fermentation facility, crush pad and walk through the barrel caves. The tour is approximately 45-minutes, including a special tasting of their Biodynamic and other award-winning wines.

Benziger Family Winery Features

Ambiance Types of Wine Amenities
Resort Like
Kid Friendly
Off the Beaten Path
Family Run
Country Charm
Casual & Relaxed
Cabernet Sauvignon
Pinot Noir
Gift Shop - Special
Tours Available
Private Tasting
Food Available
Picnic Sites- Superior
Wine Caves
Event Space
Wine Education Seminars
Tours - Regularly Scheduled
"Green" Technology
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Benziger Family Winery Reviews

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drdan, Port Orange
Excellent stop. Well worth the time. Knowledgeable and friendly staff.

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What a great place to visit
Stevie123, San Diego
My friends and I loved this winery. The wine was great, the staff were friendly and the grounds are gorgeous. A must see in Sonoma.

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Great tour for first timers!
susanb32, Sacramento
I recently stopped by Benziger with a group of girlfriends who had never been to Sonoma before. They were blown away by the tram tour and really enjoyed getting to see the vineyard and wine production facilities up close. The reserve tasting at the end definitely didn't hurt either. I picked up a case of their Carneros Chardonnay and will be sharing it with my friends back home. They even gave us a free tasting card to be used at Imagery Estate down the road. Overall a great way to show first timers what really happens at a winery.

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