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August Briggs Winery

1307 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515-1701
+1 707-942-4912
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Very impressive wine.

My wife and I went here and it was very impressive. I'm a pretty good judge of wine and I must say... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Winter J
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Great Wine

Recently visited the tasting room, and it is always a pleasure to try the different varietals from... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
jdjay
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“wine club” (4 reviews)
“tasting room” (11 reviews)
“great wine” (4 reviews)
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1307 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515-1701
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went here and it was very impressive. I'm a pretty good judge of wine and I must say their wine is a solid 90. Very very good.

Thank Winter J
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Recently visited the tasting room, and it is always a pleasure to try the different varietals from different soil types. If you make an appointment, they go out of their way to make you feel special. The staff is very knowledgeable about the wines. Our...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

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 19 February 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 29 January 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

Thank Kayla R
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Reviewed 17 January 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

Thank Edward C
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Reviewed 17 November 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

Thank Albywon
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Reviewed 17 August 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

Thank wrengineer
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Reviewed 15 April 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

Thank David20130609
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Reviewed 26 October 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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