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Address: 1991 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, CA 94573 (Formerly Rubicon Estate)
Phone Number: +1 707-968-1100
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Inglenook legacy began in 1879 when Gustave Niebaum, a Finnish sea...

The Inglenook legacy began in 1879 when Gustave Niebaum, a Finnish sea captain, wine connoisseur and entrepreneur, came to Rutherford to build a wine estate that would rival Europe's finest. When Niebaum's grandnephew, John Daniel, Jr. inherited the chateau and vineyards in the 1930s, Inglenook had already earned international acclaim. Francis and Eleanor Coppola purchased the property in 1975 and have spent forty years reuniting the original vineyards, returning winemaking operations to the chateau, and restoring Inglenook's illustrious heritage with the help of renowned wine consultant Stephane Derenoncourt and Managing Director and Winemaker Philippe Bascaules. In honor of this estate and its historical significance, we have restored the name, Inglenook.

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An OK tour, minimal wine tasting, no incentive to buy

We did the Inglenook Experience. An overpriced mini tour and story of the property. When I inquired if we joined the Wine Club would we be able to get the Tour? NO, membership... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Inglenook Experience. An overpriced mini tour and story of the property. When I inquired if we joined the Wine Club would we be able to get the Tour? NO, membership doesn't take effect until the next day, so very little incentive to join today, then. Even making a purchase doesn't offer a discount on the tour. The... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Estate was remarkable. History is fun. Wine was average. The entire experience was a bit stuffy for the quality. Host as excellent, fin and knowledgeable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took our wedding party to Inglenook for their tasting. We arranged for out tasting prior to our trip. We have done tastings at other wineries in and out of the US. Inglenook has been by far one of the best tastings. They brought us into the winery, seated us at a table. They served several types... More 

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a group of eight friends come visit this winery as part of a tour of Napa Valley. The property is beautiful, our guide was fairly good, and the wine very drinkable. However The experience tour was sold out so we needed to do a private tour at $75 per person. Compared to all of the other wineries that... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Owned & operated by Frances Ford Copolla a must see while in Napa Valley! Suggest going on guided tour but if not the main building is full of cool artifacts & free to tour. Also one of the most beautiful views of the valley!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Inglenook was a great historical winery to visit with a wonderful tour of beautiful sites and great wine! It's worth a good 2 hours scheduled into your day!

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Greenwood, Ind.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Don't miss this winery and gift shop. Elegant, tasteful, gorgeous are understatements. You enter a "cave" and the gift shop, tasting rooms, and bistro emerge. Private tours and tastings available. And darned if their Riesling wasn't delicious. Even the driveway is worth seeing. It's location is near the center of the Napa Valley for easy access to vineyards, but plan... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We had a "take out lunch" in the tasting room. They have a fine list of cheeses - ours was "horse feathers cheese" and "Lionza cheese" with dry Italian salami and a fresh baguette. With a glass of an Inglenook wine. Toward the end, the room was empty except for us and a fun conversation started up with the bar... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I am not a wine enthusiast, but came to Napa with my fiancé to discover its beauty. We were looking for vineyards and wineries that pleased the senses as well as the palate. After driving into at least 5 wineries and staying only to get a glimpse of our dissapointment, we arrived at inglenook. It was absolutely stunning, and was... More 

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Andover, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful tour guide; Cara. Very informative delightful and enthusiastic. Inglenook is an absolutely stunning place well worth your time and NOT to be missed in Napa. Tip; call ahead for reservations everyone there is happy to help.

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