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Address: 200 Taplin Rd, St. Helena, CA 94574
Phone Number: 707 963 2745
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Very nice winery

Main house was under renovation so we had the tasting in a temporary area. Our server was very nice, informative, and helpful. Grounds are beautiful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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New York City, New York
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123 reviews 123 reviews
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Main house was under renovation so we had the tasting in a temporary area. Our server was very nice, informative, and helpful. Grounds are beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We really enjoyed tasting the wines the Joseph Phelps has to offer. However, from the get go I was just focused on getting to the Insignia. While I have had if before and enjoy it, it was above and beyond all other wines they have to offer. Undortunately the winery is undergoing a rennovation at the time we went and... More 

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Cupertino, CA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Went to taste the Phelps wines in St. Helena on a Saturday and make sure you have an appointment on weekends as they get very busy. While they are famous for their Insignia flagship wine, you will really enjoy their whites and their Pinot Noirs from Sonoma. A couple tips if you can plan ahead or come on a weekday.... More 

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California
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Unlike some of the other wineries that woo you with gorgeous tasting rooms, expansive terraces overlooking lush vineyards, or a lot of what I call "wine rabble rabble," this winery is very laid back and casual. It almost feels like you are at larger than average park in the country hanging out with friends. Despite the casual, go your own... More 

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North Pole, Alaska, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This month marks one year since we were last here. The winery has great wine...especially their Insignia wine. No reservations were needed and the tasting costs were low.

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Beverly Hills
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The two of us do not like to be inundated with worldly in-depth explanation of wine, and this tasting was perfect to be able to do your own thing, and enjoy the scenery outside. In September 2014 they had a temporary wine tasting area set up, which was nicer than some locations' permanent set up. We purchased wine and have... More 

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Parker, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Great place but it is being renovated. We did the Wine and Cheese pairing in a private setting. It was tremendous with cheeses, fruits, nuts, crackers. Fantastic pours of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cab, a white dessert wine and of course the Insignia Blend.

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Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I have been going to Joseph Phelps every 10 years or so for the past 30 years and it does not disappoint. It is a lovely spot with a knowledgeable, friendly staff and a wide range of excellent offerings. My goal this time was to determine whether I could tell the difference between the $70 cabernets and the the $200... More 

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Dardenne Prairie, Missouri, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

They are in trailers and I was bummed I didn't know that previously. With love the wine and always have but it's really not worth going until construction is completed next year.

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New York City, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Currently - tasting on a terrace built around a few trailers. They are trying to be as classy as they can, especially in light of their high-end brand and reputation. The wines are terrific. But right now the trailers detract from the experience. In other words, impressive wine, unimpressive tasting experience. On the brighter side, it does appear that they... More 

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