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Two great experiences

We knew we liked the wines because Ozzie at Nielsen's pointed some out to us and we had tried the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Jane H
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Laguna Beach, California
Awesome and Casual Vibe, Great Grenache, and a Slice of Hawaii!

Kaena is an awesome tasting room with a distinctly local Hawaiian story to it. My wife and I were... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Steven K
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We knew we liked the wines because Ozzie at Nielsen's pointed some out to us and we had tried the Grenache. So Easter weekend we tried the tasting room, which was a positive experience, but a little busy. We went back toward the end of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jane H
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Kaena is an awesome tasting room with a distinctly local Hawaiian story to it. My wife and I were recommended to visit Kaena, which is a few doors down from the Fess Parker Inn where we were staying. As soon as you walk into Kaena,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Steven K
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Masterful Grenache and blends. Consistently good and food friendly. Trevor was a knowledgeable and friendly server. Worth tasting here.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank steve b
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Located in downtown Los Olivos on Grand Avenue. Tasting fee of $25 was higher than most of their competitors. The server poured a number of Grenache wines that I thought were just all right. Grenache is not my favorite red. I settled on the 2013...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our tasting with our enthusiastic sommelier, Chloe. Interesting and unexpected wines from this passionate wine maker.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank dvalella
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Traveling through wine country with friends from Boston they wanted to try a few wineries. I know nothing any more so I called a friend and while I waited for a response checked the internet. There it was Kaena Wine Company, second best in the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank CWS55
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is your average tasting room. The atmosphere was nice enough, what I would call tasteful Hawaiian, but it wasn't anything that wowed me. It is your average tasting room experience. Our hostess was knowledgeable about the wines and friendly. The wines were good, but...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank John B
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This winemaker and his wife pour not only great Rhone varietals but their heart and soul into their operation. Their rose rocks and try the Hapa too. My favorite winery in Los Olivos!

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

We loved this place and the wines were some of the best reds we've tasted in Los Olivos. Plus we were provided with the history of Kaena and the process by the wonderful wife. We went with friends and we all had a great time....More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Emmanuel B
Reviewed 13 July 2015

we visited the Kaena winery and really enjoyed ourselves. The rose was phenomenal...truly a master of granache... also tried the hapa which I ended up buying a ton of. Coming from Hawaii, I had to try the only winemaker from Hawaii.

Date of experience: July 2015
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