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Chateau St. Jean

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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Lake Villa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

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 35 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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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 16 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 23 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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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

After a lot of preliminary research , we had a short list (6) of ''must visit'' wineries in the Sonoma Valley and Château St. Jean was part of it . We were not disappointed by our experience ! The estate is beautiful and worth a good tour of it which we did prior to the wine tasting session . The... More 

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Did the tasting on the patio with a great view of the property. The tasting was reasonable priced with a platter of local cheese and 4 different wines including one wine that had won wine of the year a couple years ago. The explanation of the wines and knowledge of the winery and other Sonoma landmarks made it for a... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Great people working here and introducing you to the wines and the area if you're new to this wine country thing. This was the first place we stopped and probably the best. Also one of the best looking estates I the area.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

It was like we had unintentionally left the best for last! We had visited Napa the day before and tried many places but there was no where else that offered the pleasant experience that Chateau St Jean did. I prefer Sonoma's slower pace, It still has the charm that Napa appears to out grown. The Chateau is beautiful! The staff... More 

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Additional Information about Chateau St. Jean

Address: 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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