Tours & Tastings

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Hours

We are open daily, by appointment, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., except for New Year's Day, Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.

Location

We are located between Oakville and Rutherford on Highway 29 (St. Helena Highway), on the east side of the road, approximately ¾ of a mile north of Oakville and about ¾ mile south of Rutherford. We do not have a sign on the road; please look for our black mailbox that reads "Cakebread Cellars".

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Cakebread Cellars wine club members enjoying six of our current release wines

Select Tasting of Current Release Wines

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Select Tasting of Current Release Wines

Tasting Fee

$15.00 per person.

reservation requirements

Please call (800) 588-0298 to place your reservation.

All attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

Details

Enjoy a sumptuous sample of six of our current release wines. This tasting features both white and red wines, and is conducted in a small group format. Our visitor center staff will guide you through our history, wines, and our unique place here in the Napa Valley.

Daily 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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In-Depth Educational Tour & Tasting

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In-Depth Educational Tour & Tasting

Tasting Fee

$25.00 per person; $15.00 per person for Wine Club members.

reservation requirements

Please call (800) 588-0298 to place your reservation.

Credit card payment is required at the time of booking. All attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

Details

An opportunity to learn about winemaking, from the vine to wine.

An introduction to Napa Valley viticulture while strolling through our winery and adjacent vineyard including a discussion on what’s currently happening in the vineyard.

A summary of how Cakebread Cellars was birthed from a photo shoot to a world-class brand.

An overview of the winemaking process, winemaking techniques and other current day focuses such as culinary programs, Dolores’ garden and green winery practices.

A guided tasting of our celebrated wines in a casually elegant sit-down venue.

Tours leaving daily at 10:30 am.

Maximum of 6 person per group. 12 people total.
This experience requires approximately 90 minutes to complete.

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Red Wine Tasting

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Red Wine Tasting

Tasting Fee

$30 per person; $15 per person for wine club members.

reservation requirements

Please call (800) 588-0298 to place your reservation.

Credit card payment is required at the time of booking. All attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

Details

Our guests will taste five fantastic red wines. This tasting is an ideal experience for red wine enthusiasts… don’t miss it!

Offered daily at a variety of times, please call our Guest and Member Service team to inquire.

Maximum of 4 persons per appointment, 8 person event maximum.

Cakebread Cellars Reserve Tasting

Reserve Tasting

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Reserve Tasting

Tasting Fee

$40.00 per person; $20.00 per person for wine club members.

reservation requirements

Please call (800) 588-0298 to place your reservation.

Credit card payment is required at the time of booking. All attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

Details

Do you have a passion for single vineyard and reserve wines? If you do, then don’t miss this opportunity to taste all four of our reserve level wines in one tasting. We’ll be pouring our Chardonnay Reserve, Carneros; Benchland Select Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley; Vine Hill Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville, Napa Valley; and the elusive Dancing Bear Ranch hailing from the Howell Mountain AVA. We may even sneak a library wine into the tasting.

Offered daily at a variety of times, please call our Guest and Member Service team to inquire. This tasting requires approximately 50 minutes.

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White Wine Tasting

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White Wine Tasting

Tasting Fee

$25 per person; $15 per person for wine club members.

reservation requirements

Please call (800) 588-0298 to place your reservation.

Credit card payment is required at the time of booking. All attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

Details

Guests will taste an exciting array of our wonderful white wines, including our Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Chardonnay Reserve, and a selection from our Chardonnay Library. This tasting is the ideal experience for white wine lovers… don’t miss it!

Offered by appointment on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11am and 2pm. Please call our Guest and Member Services team to book your tasting.

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Wine & Food Pairing

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Wine & Food Pairing

Tasting Fee

$45.00 for person; $20.00 per person for Wine Club members.

reservation requirements

Please call (800) 588-0298 to place your reservation.

Credit card payment is required at the time of booking. All attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

Details

We begin with a brief tour of the winery then seat our guests for an interactive wine food pairing. Our Resident Chefs create four fabulous recipes each season, using the freshest ingredients from our very own Cakebread garden. Guests are guided through four wine & food pairings, with a discussion relative to the components of the wine and food and how they create epicurean harmony. This understanding will allow you to fully appreciate and enjoy the characteristics of our wine.

This event takes place Thursdays and Fridays at 11:00 am for approximately 90 minutes.
Beginning in June, we offer Mondays as well. August through October, the Wine & Food Pairing occurs Monday-Friday at 11:00 am.

Please call (800) 588-0298 to place your reservation.

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Group Tasting of Current Release Wines

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Group Tasting of Current Release Wines

Tasting Fee

$25.00 per person; $15 per person for wine club members.

reservation requirements

Please call (800) 588-0298 to place your reservation.

Credit card payment is required at the time of booking. All attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

Details

We are pleased to offer a group tasting for 7 - 12 people. This group tasting lasts approximately one hour and is a private group tasting event with a wine educator that will lead you through a terrific tasting of six of our current release wines.

Tastings occur daily at 10:15 am (Additionally at 1:30 pm Monday through Thursday, November – June).

For groups desiring a specialized private tasting, we’d love to speak with you about your group needs, interests and budget. Please contact Laurie Gepford at (800) 588-0298.

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