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Sep 20, 2006 10:17 PM

Silver Oak in Alexander Valley

we were going to try silver oak in alexander valley--is it not worth it? what didn;t you like? (not hummer drviers, either, by a long shot!)

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  1. I know this is not why you are going but the woodwork is beautiful.

    1. I actually think the Alexander Silver Oak has been the better of the two wines in recent years. It's also about $40 less than the Napa.

      1. oh all the wineries ive been to in the area I really felt that silveroak was the most pretentious. personally i think their wines are pretty overpriced and you can get just as good if not better for a lot better value.

        1. What exactly do they give you for your $10 tasting fee?

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          1. re: Robert Lauriston

            I used to be able to see the winery out my kitchen window...(sigh!)

            We got a nice wine glass for the $10.

            But I'd agree that the wine seems waaay overpriced, and there's lot's of very good alternative wineries nearby.

          2. It is one of my favorite wineries - and well worth the visit -