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Address: 8555 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood, CA 95452
Phone Number: +1 877-478-5326
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Wine tasting
Description: Inspired by formal estate gardens in the south of France, Chateau St Jean...
Inspired by formal estate gardens in the south of France, Chateau St Jean is the quintessential Sonoma winery that features gracious style and exquisite architecture. Founded in 1973, the winery is a pioneer in single vineyard wines and the home of the iconic Cinq Cepages.
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Arguably, the most beautiful winery in the Valley of the Moon (Sonoma Valley)

Chateau St. Jean is located in the most scenic part of the Sonoma Valley, back-dropped by Sugarloaf Mountain and the Mayacamas Mountain Range. It does look like Provence -- but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Kenwood, California
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Dallas, Texas
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

as we strolled in, the beautiful castle like building caught eyes, but it's not for visitors. To the left was a picnic area where it's reserved to tasting at tables. That had its own set of pricing. Nearby it is a cute little garden where if you just want a glass of wine and just relax there. A courtyard lead... More 

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Kenwood, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Chateau St. Jean is located in the most scenic part of the Sonoma Valley, back-dropped by Sugarloaf Mountain and the Mayacamas Mountain Range. It does look like Provence -- but the winery is pronounced Chateau St. Jeen (not John). The grounds are lovely. The wine is quite good, especially the cabernet. We live close and were members for a time,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Beautiful winery, vineyards, chateau, and grounds.....delightful! We were impressed with the elegance and class of Chateau St. Jean! We actually didn't have time for a tasting, but couldn't resist taking a quick stroll around the grounds and winery! We definitely made a note to go back and partake in a tasting! Even though we didn't have a tasting, the staff... More 

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

France in Sonoma? Definitely do the charcuterie wine pairing on the beautiful patio overlooking the vineyards! Gorgeous views! Stellar photo opp! Super romantic! Our server was extremely helpful and gave us a wonderful experience. He explained the wine and food pairings, as well as the history of the winery and company. A+ experience! HIGHEST RECOMMENDATION!

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Lake Villa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Since we were staying in Sonoma for several days, we could visit a couple of wineries at a time at our leisure. The grounds of Chateau St. Jean are impeccable and beautiful. While we were there a fairly large group of bicyclists enjoyed a post ride time there at shade covered picnic tables. Because we were guests of members, we... More 

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This modern recreation of a french "wine chateau" has multiple tasting rooms. For the peasants among us, there is the standard tasting, which is $15 for a few sips of 5 or 6 different wines that sell for about $20 to $80 a bottle. There is also a "reserve" area for those who need not associate with us riff-raff types... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Upon receiving raving reviews from a family member, we had to experience Chateau St. Jean. And it was absolutely worth the trip. As soon as we arrived, we were greeted by a nice gentleman who worked there, and quickly were seated for our charcuterie wine pairing on the beautiful patio overlooking the vineyards. Our server was extremely helpful and gave... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Visited as happened to be passing and dropped in. The gardens were very well maintained it looked pretty. However all attempts to try the wine were thwarted by the staff. Left without trying a drop in the end. I think they let themselves down a little here.

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Santa Maria, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The other day I posted comments about an unhappy experience at another winery tasting room (“Domaine C-------”), so today I want to write about a completely enjoyable visit to the tasting room and gardens at Chateau St. Jean in Kenwood near Santa Rosa in Sonoma County. The grounds of this winery are beautiful, from the driveway through the vineyards to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

First time for us came to Chateau St Jean. It took about 1 hour 20 minutes to got there quite far from our home. They have big wine garden on the right side and some parking area and some flowers garden inside. There 2 place for wine tasting we went to the right wine tasting and tried 15$ wine tasting... More 

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Additional Information about Chateau St. Jean

Address: 8555 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood, CA 95452
Phone Number: +1 877-478-5326
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Kenwood
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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