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.

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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 four of our current release wines

Current Release Tasting

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Current Release Tasting

Tasting Fee

$25.00 per person (CA sales tax included)

Reservation Requirements

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

All attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

Cancellations require a minimum of 48 hours.

Details

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.

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Reserve Tasting

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Reserve Tasting

Tasting Fee

$65.00 per person (CA sales tax included); $40.00 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.

Cancellations require a minimum of 48 hours.

Due to limited availability and space, all guests of this seated tasting experience must be at least 21 years of age. Our apologies, we are unable to accommodate split tastings or non tasters in this experience.

Details

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 10:30am and 2:30pm, 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 Lionel Freitas at lionel@cakebread.com.

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Red Wine Tasting

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Red Wine Tasting

Tasting Fee

$40 per person (CA sales tax included); $25 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.

Cancellations require a minimum of 48 hours.

Due to limited availability and space, all guests of this seated tasting experience must be at least 21 years of age.

Details

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.

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Wine & Food Pairing

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Wine & Food Pairing

Tasting Fee

$55.00 for person (CA sales tax included); $30.00 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.

Cancellations require a minimum of 48 hours.

Due to limited availability and space, all guests of this seated tasting experience must be at least 21 years of age.

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 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.

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In-Depth Educational Tour & Tasting

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In-Depth Educational Tour & Tasting

Tasting Fee

$35.00 per person (CA sales tax included); $25.00 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.

Cancellations require a minimum of 48 hours.

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.

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.

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White Wine Tasting

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White Wine Tasting

Tasting Fee

$35 per person (CA sales tax included); $25 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.

Cancellations require a minimum of 48 hours.

Due to limited availability and space, all guests of this seated tasting experience must be at least 21 years of age.

Details

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.

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Group Tasting of Current Release Wines

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Group Tasting of Current Release Wines

Tasting Fee

$50.00 per person (CA sales tax included); $35 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.

Cancellations require a minimum of 48 hours.

All attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

Details

We are pleased to offer a group tasting for 8 - 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 Lionel Freitas by email at lionel@cakebread.com or by phone at (800) 588-0298 x1434.

Estate Tasting

Estate Tasting

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Estate Tasting

Tasting Fee

$40 per person (CA sales tax included); $25 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.

Cancellations require a minimum of 48 hours.

Due to limited availability and space, all guests of this seated tasting experience must be at least 21 years of age.

Details

Our Estate tasting is a fun way to discover a selection of winery-only wines we produce from some of our special estate-grown vineyards throughout the Napa Valley.

Offered daily at a variety of times. Please call our Guest & Member Services team to inquire.

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.

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Family Tasting

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Family Tasting

Tasting Fee

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

Reservations

Please call the winery at (800) 588-0298 to make your reservation.

Details

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.

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You must confirm that you are at least 21 years of age before entering the site.

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