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August Briggs Winery

1307 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515-1701
+1 707-942-4912
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Varying from the tasting menu to compare three Zinfandels

This is a fun tasting room. Our host -- we think her name is Bonnie -- provided everything on the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
quiinc
,
ohio
Good wines at fair price

Nice variety of wines. Charbono and Zinfandels were our favorites. Reasonable price for Napa... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2018
Yesheyozhik
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Lincoln, NE USA
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We are a small employee owned winery. We were established in 1995. We make ~15 small lot wines a year - from Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay to Petite Sirah, Zin., and Cab. Sauv.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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1307 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515-1701
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fun tasting room. Our host -- we think her name is Bonnie -- provided everything on the tasting menu, but as the tasters showed an interest in the 2014 Russian River Zinfandel, she decided to let us experiment. First, she pulled out...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Nice variety of wines. Charbono and Zinfandels were our favorites. Reasonable price for Napa valley. Worth the time. Tasting room staff were helpful.

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Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

My family went to August Briggs yesterday (on a Saturday) wanting to do a tasting. We arrived around 5:55. The hours online say they are open until 7. Thinking we had plenty of time we went in. The lady working was rude. We told her...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2018

We LOVED our visit to August Briggs. We found them through the Calistoga Winter Passport. The wines are delicious - I'm not sure we had a single favorite. The tasting room staff was absolutely incredible - very personable, very accommodating, and VERY knowledgeable!! We had...More

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Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Complimentary tasting as I was staying across the road at Calistoga Inn. This entitled me to six tastings as I was alone. I was served by Dean who was very knowledgeable and friendly and a great ambassador for the area. The $38 2014 Charbono was...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

My friend and I enjoyed this local tasting room as our first tasting experience in Napa. The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating, and we thoroughly enjoyed our experience and the wines here. We also got some great tips on where to go for dinner...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

August Briggs is a small winery with no vineyards. They purchase grapes from various vineyards. August Briggs sold the winery to a couple of employees and his cousin is the winemaker. We have enjoyed the wine previously but this tasting was good. We did the...More

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Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Small but good wine selection, unique varietals as well. Friendly and helpful server! Even stayed past hours, allowed us to enjoy everything without feeling rushed or pressured.

Thank Jessica W
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

We were wandering around the town killing a few minutes. I don't know why I chose to go in this particular business but I'm glad I did. Three tastings for $10 which is waived if you purchase a bottle. I'm a Chardonnay girl but the...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We were late for our appointment and called ahead. They have excellent wines and the staff is so friendly

Thank frank g
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