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Sterling Vineyards: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Perched 300 feet above the town of Calistoga, Sterling Vineyards offers panoramic views of Napa Valley. A unique aerial tram carries visitors up to the hilltop winery, whose iconic architecture was modeled after that of the Greek island of Mykonos...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Napa
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1111 Dunaweal Ln, Between Highway 29 and Silverado Trail, Calistoga, CA 94515-9635
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+1 707-942-3344
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Reviewed today

The wine isn't great but the ride up the mountain is fun and the patio is fun to sit on and relax. Worth it to go particularly if you have one of the winery passes or groupon deal. It is a busy place so try...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Al W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We chose to try their platinum wine experience and it was unbelievable. You are treated like royalty to some terrific wines and awesome food pairings. Our server Jade, made it an even better experience as she knew so much about the wines and the region....More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Davelwhite
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The gondola ride up to the winery is an overpriced gimmick, but might be fun for non-skiers. The art collection on display throughout the winery is quite nice and the views from atop the hill are scenic. We dumped most of our wine. Go once,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank B6989UTdonnam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The vineyard is beautiful but busy, you need to get there at a good hour, even though it was busy was a great experience, we got to taste the wines and they were amazing, it has breathtaking views and amazing staff working there, the prices...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TracyHy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I HAVE been able to get to the back yard, THIS WINERY, and I have seen 20 ,55 gals barrels of contents of wine, I have been in KAUAI at Costco and HAVE find $7, ( 750L)BOTTLES of wine MADE from THIS recipe of contents...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Curious316528
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there because we knew their retail product as pretty good and because of the gondola ride to the top looking forward to the views. But we were blown away by not only the views but at the quality of their wines, the generosity...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jamdoug914
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well the day we visited, it was extremely hot, but we managed to stay cool and the tasting was delightful. We each had a big jug of water that we brought along. They have water stations you can fill up. We did the self-guided tour....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Cindy H
SterlingVineyards, Guest Relations Manager at Sterling Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Cindy H, That's a brilliant story! So glad to hear you enjoyed your birthday trip! We are so glad you were well taken care of and yes, the bubbles are a fun part of our wine portfolio. We hope you'll find your way back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very nice, leisurely self guided tour at Sterling! Love the Pinot Gris! Beautiful views and courteous staff! Love the tram ride to the top. 😊More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KellyP935
SterlingVineyards, Guest Relations Manager at Sterling Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear KellyP935, Thank you for your wonderful review! So glad to hear you enjoyed the Pinot Gris - one of our most popular wines! Appreciate the compliment about our staff - they love that! Be sure to stay in touch and visit when your back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed Sterling wines for many years, but when we read the description of the venue we were not sure about it since it seemed a bit touristy for our taste. We decided to go and were glad we did. The gondola ride was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank marksU9938ZM
SterlingVineyards, Guest Relations Manager at Sterling Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear marksU9938ZM, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We are thrilled to hear it was just right for you. The views are incredible from the top - so glad you joined us. Be sure to visit again soon! Take care, Naseem

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can’t begin to tell you what fun (and beautiful) this place is. Everyone was so friendly and kind—especially our greeter, the gondola attendants and Kyle. He was so knowledgeable and took time to explain the wine tasting experience. We are grateful for our memorable...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank P2763CVelaineg
SterlingVineyards, Guest Relations Manager at Sterling Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear P2763CVelaineg, Thank you so much for being such a great guest! We are so pleased you enjoyed the visit and to hear that Kyle took great care of you. We hope you'll make your back when visiting Calistoga again. Our very best to you....More

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jfilipps
27 August 2019|
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Response from giveoccasionto | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, honestly, I'm never in a hurry when tasting wine and visiting wineries. I don't believe it would be worth the money you pay for the Gondola to rush through it for just an hour.
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jfilipps
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