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Complimentary Wine Tasting Pass – Purchase one tasting and receive one complimentary tasting.
Of the 16 sub-appellations in the Napa Valley the Rutherford AVA may be the most renowned. Legendary winemaker André Tchelistcheff said, “It takes Rutherford dust to grow great
The Zaninovich family acquired the winery and estate vineyards in 2000, but have been growing grapes and crafting wines for three generations. The winery grounds include a century-old olive grove and an unpretentious, homey atmosphere makes it a peaceful respite in a day of winery hopping. Visitors are welcome to enjoy picnics under the oak trees.
Rutherford Ranch’s full line of award-winning, premium Napa Valley varietals include some wines only available at the winery. Choose from Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Merlot, Zinfandel and Rhiannon, a deep, rich proprietary red blend.
“Our winemaking team crafts elegant, true-to-the-varietal wines with fruit sourced from the two estate vineyards and other select vineyards throughout the valley. The cooler sites yield grapes with bright, rich flavors and tropical fruit characteristics. Warmer sites within the valley produce grapes with deep, intense flavors. Together they provide the winemakers with an unequaled palette of flavor and character and quality.”
All of the wines are available in the tasting room along with Scott Family Estate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from the family’s vineyards in Monterey County. Visitors can also enjoy the winery’s signature Chocolate & Wine pairing – a unique wine experience with local artisan chocolates – and purchase family-produced olive oil and organically grown raisins (a visitor and staff favorite). Take the time to discover these “Wines Worth Knowing.”