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Best Wine Tour in Napa

I agree totally with all the 5 star reviews of Del Dotto. I was with a bunch of heavy hitter VIP's... read more

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Venetian Estate Winery & Caves located in St. Helena opened in 2007. Featuring imported Italian marble from Italy and chandalier from Murano adorning the tasting room and Cave. Offering our Cave Experience & Barrel Tasting daily by reservation only.
1445 Saint Helena Hwy S, St. Helena, CA 94574-9775
+1 707-963-2134
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I agree totally with all the 5 star reviews of Del Dotto. I was with a bunch of heavy hitter VIP's and did barrell tastings with the master, Dave Del Dotto, himself. This vineyard is making the top California Cabs to date. Dave's "Beast" has...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What better to do while avoiding a category 4 hurricane in Puerto Vallarta than to divert the trip to San Francisco and an awesome tour of the Del Dotto winery and caves. Thanks to GoGo Vacations, If you’re looking for a historical experience for the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

There are a couple of Del Dotto sites. This review is for the one on the main St Helena Highway. First, the winery is beautiful. They moved several pieces of art and architecture from Italy to install in the winery so it has a fantastic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daryl C
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We experienced the barrel tasting and cave tour with two couples. I can't begin to describe what an experience of was. Branden was our guide and did an exceptional job. We were joined by David, the owner, for the last half of the tour and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LRD
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This was a FUN tasting experience. First, the estate itself is opulent and like stepping into an Italian palace. Some reviewers have likened it to Vegas - this is Italianate, with authentic marbles imported from Italy (where, by the way, the owners’ family hails from),...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kwagmeister
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Our party of 6 attended Del Dotto's Venetian Extravaganza party and were royally treated. Jeff took excellent care of us (we met him the day before at their Atlas Peak location) escorting us into the main cave area and pouring taste after taste from their...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We have done both of the Del Dotto cave tours. They never disappoint. The tasting was led by Branden who made sure we got to taste what we liked. He was very knowledgeable and entertaining at the same time. We rate Del Dotto wines at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cecil K
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t sure where I was. Was I in a winery or in Vegas??? I’m still trying to figure this place out. Was I part of an interactive show??? What I do know is you better have a designated driver as they pour heavy. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NPC07
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Del Dotto itself is a spectacular view. All of the interior fixtures are flown in from Italy and are authentic. The ambience of the tasting is quite grand as Italian opera music plays in the background. The wine is good, the cheese is delicious, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We had a large family group go to Del Dotto to celebrate a family 21st Birthday. The staff here was super from setting up the reservation, to arrival, and all things in between. Chris was the host of our tour and tasting. This is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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9 October 2018|
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Response from kwagmeister | Reviewed this property |
Yes - and you will taste meats that are locallly produced at that. They are delicious. Try the olive oil, which is produced from olive trees on the property. Two different pizzas are also served, one made with the sausage... More
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Response from Thomas F | Reviewed this property |
I have been to both locations. The st Helena location is very different. It’s like a Tuscan palace, lots of gold, tiles, crystals etc. very elegant. The Napa/atlas peak property is smaller and darker, more intimate and... More