Cakebread Cellars

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Cakebread Cellars
8300 St. Helena Hwy
Rutherford, CA 94573
(800) 588-0298

a FINE site

tours & tastings

All tastings and tours are by prior appointment only.

We offer the following Tours & Tastings:

Current Release Tasting

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Enjoy a sumptuous sample of four 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. This tasting and brief walk around requires approximately 50-60 minutes.

Tasting Fee

$25.00 per person (CA sales tax included)

Event Capacity

Maximum of 4 persons per appointment 8 person event maximum

All tastings and tours are by prior appointment. To make an appointment, please call (800) 588-0298
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Reserve Tasting

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Do you have a passion for single vineyard, library or reserve wines? If you do, then don’t miss this opportunity to taste the best wines we craft. We typically pour our finest lineup of wines, a selection of some of our hard to find and extremely limited reserve or library wines. The wine selection changes often, but rest assured we always have our best wines featured in the Reserve tasting paired with a cheese and charcuterie plate from our culinary team.

Offered at 10:45am and 1:45pm, this tasting requires approximately 90 minutes.

We can accommodate a maximum of 6 people per reservation. For requests of more than 6 people, please contact Guest and Member Services by email at cellars@cakebread.com or by phone at (800) 588-0298.

Tasting Fee

$65.00 per person (CA sales tax included); $40.00 per person for wine club members.

Event Capacity

Maximum of 4 persons per appointment 8 person event maximum

All tastings and tours are by prior appointment. To make an appointment, please call (800) 588-0298
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Red Wine Tasting

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Our guests will taste four fantastic red wines. This tasting is an ideal experience for red wine enthusiasts… don’t miss it! Offered daily at a variety of times

We can accommodate a maximum of 6 people per reservation. For requests of more than 6 people, please contact our Guest and Member Services team at (800) 588-0298.

This tasting requires approximately 50-60 minutes.

Tasting Fee

$40 per person (CA sales tax included); $25 per person for wine club members.

Event Capacity

Maximum of 4 persons per appointment 8 person event maximum

All tastings and tours are by prior appointment. To make an appointment, please call (800) 588-0298
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Wine & Food Pairing

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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 Cellars 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.

May through October, our Wine & Food Experience takes place Monday through Friday at 10:30 am for approximately 90 minutes. Beginning in November, it is offered on Thursdays and Fridays.

Please call (800) 588-0298 to inform our chefs of any food allergies, we are happy to accommodate.

Tasting Fee

$55.00 for person (CA sales tax included); $30.00 per person for Wine Club members.

Event Capacity

Maximum of 4 persons per appointment 8 person event maximum

All tastings and tours are by prior appointment. To make an appointment, please call (800) 588-0298
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White Wine Tasting

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

Offered selectively during the week by prior appointment.

Maximum of 6 tasters per appointment. For requests of more than 6 people, please call our Guest and Member Services team at (800) 588-0298.

This tasting requires approximately 50-60 minutes.

Tasting Fee

$35 per person (CA sales tax included); $25 per person for wine club members.

Event Capacity

Maximum of 4 persons per appointment 8 person event maximum

All tastings and tours are by prior appointment. To make an appointment, please call (800) 588-0298
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Group Tasting of Current Release Wines

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We are pleased to offer a group tasting for 9 - 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 four of our current release wines.

For groups exceeding 12 people, please contact Guest and Member Services by email at cellars@cakebread.com or by phone at (800) 588-0298.

Tasting Fee

Please call 800.588.0298 for pricing information.

Event Capacity

Maximum of 4 persons per appointment 8 person event maximum

All tastings and tours are by prior appointment. To make an appointment, please call (800) 588-0298
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In Depth Estate Tour and Tasting

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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 great opportunity to discover a selection of winery-only wines we produce from some of our special estate-grown vineyards throughout the Napa Valley.

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

Tours leaving daily at 10:15 am and 2:00pm.

Maximum of 6 person per group. 12 people total.

This experience requires approximately 90 minutes to complete.

Tasting Fee

$40 per person (CA sales tax included); $25 per person for wine club members.

Event Capacity

Maximum of 4 persons per appointment 8 person event maximum

All tastings and tours are by prior appointment. To make an appointment, please call (800) 588-0298
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Family Tasting

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This tasting experience is perfect for anyone with kids. Lasting around 45 minutes, coloring activities will get the kids creativity flowing while you sample three of our Current Release wines.

Tasting Fee

$25 per adult over 21 years of age (CA sales tax included)

Event Capacity

Maximum of 4 persons per appointment 8 person event maximum

All tastings and tours are by prior appointment. To make an appointment, please call (800) 588-0298
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To make an appointment, please call us at (800) 588-0298 or Send us an email. Please note that a credit card payment is due at the time of booking.