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Swanson Vineyards

1271 Manley Lane
Rutherford  CA 94573
707-754-4018
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Hours:
BY APPOINTMENT: Salon Tasting Wed. - Mon. 11:00a, 1:30p, 4:00p.
BY APPOINTMENT: Sip Shoppe Thur. - Mon. 10:30a - 3:30p
Tastings/Appointments:
(707) 754-4018


Swanson Vineyards is a family-owned winery established in 1985, and produces 25,000 cases annually. Production is focused on three wines:
PINOT GRIGIO, MERLOT & ALEXIS Cabernet Sauvignon.

Swanson is also known for producing smaller quantities of Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Sangiovese, Petite Sirah, Rosato, Zinfandel and a selection of Sweet Wines.

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  • Open by appointment - call/email
  • Tasting at tasting bar
  • Seated tasting available
  • Tasting fee
  • Indoor tasting area
  • Outdoor tasting area
  • Winery has gardens
  • Winery has unique architecture
  • Winery has art on display
  • Fireplace
  • Romantic
  • Napa Green Certified Winery
  • Napa Green Certified Land
  • Winery practices sustainable agriculture/production
Tasting Room Size

Small

Tasting Room Atmosphere
 Modern/Rustic Atmosphere
 Modern/Rustic Atmosphere
Formal/Casual Atmosphere
Formal/Casual Atmosphere
Lively/Quiet Atmosphere
Lively/Quiet Atmosphere

An intimate, intensely decorated room with coal-colored walls adorned by seventeen coloful paintings by noted Bay Area figurative artist, Ira Yeager. "Every tasting is like a little cocktail pary held in each guest's honor." Catering to the traveler looking for the less attainable.

Music in Tasting Room:  On most weekends during the summer you'll find the handsome Michel Michelis serenading you in our courtyard as you enjoy your tasting. He plays a traditional barrel organ while he sings French classics.

View from Tasting Room:  You really feel like you've discovered something special when you arrive. The walkway is lined with beautiful lemon and orange trees. Our courtyard is surrounded by beautiful gardens. You truly feel like you've escaped to another time and place.

Wine Education: Our knowledgeable and friendly wine educators called Salonnieres will take great care of you while sharing the Swanson story.

Swanson Vineyards Wine Club

Wine clubs are a great way to stay connected to your favorite wineries.

To join the wine club, visit www.swansonvineyards.com or call 707-754-4018.

Swanson Vineyards' Wine Club offers ways to obtain Swanson wines, including winery-only wines, a 10% bottle discount and 20% case discount, complimentary Salon tastings for you & a guest plus invitations to special winery events and parties.

Napa Neighbor

The offer listed below is valid for all Napa Valley residents age 21 and over.

10% discount to local residents on purchases of core wines.

  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Chardonnay
  • Late Harvest / Dessert
  • Merlot
  • Petite Sirah
  • Petite Sirah
  • Pinot Grigio / Pinot Gris
  • Rose
  • Sangiovese
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Zinfandel
  • Napa Valley

The Napa Green program is supported by a wide variety of groups including the Sierra Club, the Audubon Society, and the University of California. The Napa Valley Vintners, along with Fish Friendly Farming, the Napa Valley Grapegrowers, the Napa County Farm Bureau and others developed the Napa Green program. Learn more about the program at napagreen.org.

 

Napa Green Winery

Napa Green Certified Winery

Swanson Vineyards is certified under the Napa Green Winery Program by the Napa County Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Association of Bay Area Government’s (ABAG) Green Business Program and completed all the regulatory components needed for environmental sustainability. These components included developing water and energy conservation methods, preventing pollution, and reducing solid waste. In addition to developing sustainable winery practices, this program is set to become the standard for the state of California.

 

Napa GreenLand

Napa Green Certified Land

Swanson Vineyards is certified under the Napa Green Certified Land Program. Swanson Vineyards has created and implemented a customized farm plan with measured results that addressed all aspects of its property, vineyard land as well as non-farmed land, including practicing soil conservation, water conservation, stable drainage, riparian corridor enhancement, fisheries and wildlife habitat enhancement and long-term improvement and sustainability.

Certification - certification is granted by the Napa County Agricultural Commissioners Office of Pesticide Regulation, the Regional Water Quality Control board, the California Department of Fish and Game, and the National Marine Fisheries Service.

 

Premiere Napa Valley

Once a year the rarest new Napa Valley wines become available under one roof at Premiere Napa Valley. Wineries throughout the Napa Valley are given one task to participate: create a one-of-a-kind wine for this event to be purchased by one lucky bidder. This event is only open to select members of the wine trade and the successful bidder is the sole owner of this unique wine.

Premiere Napa Valley 2016

Swanson Vineyards
Cases: 10
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage: 2014
Release Date: October - 2016
Appellation: Napa Valley

To purchase this wine or check on availability contact:

Total Wine & More
Bethesda MD
www.totalwine.com
301-634-5307

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