Friday, August 2, 2013

Wine Country: Glen Ellen, Benziger Family Winery


Benziger Family Winery  1883 London Ranch Rd., (888) 490-2739, (707) 935-3000.  Tasting daily 10-5; self-guided tour daily; tram tour daily 11-3:30, on the half-hour, $20, under 21 $5.  Just up the hill from the little crook in the road that is Glen Ellen and just down the hill from Jack London State Historic Park, this family-operated winery operates a 45-minute tram tour through their biodynamic vineyards that provides hands-on experience with vines, grapes, and trellising techniques.  The tour is followed by tasting.  Additional diversions include caged peacocks and extensive picnic facilities as well as an open-air cafe.

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