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Chateau St. Jean

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Address: 8555 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452-9026
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+1 707-257-5784
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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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Great wine, great people

I just love knowledgeable people. Sincerely, the wine was great! The knowledge of their plants and grapes, off the charts. Great place to visit and sample. Please do visit and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
ChuckLoonz
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Waco, Texas
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Waco, Texas
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just love knowledgeable people. Sincerely, the wine was great! The knowledge of their plants and grapes, off the charts. Great place to visit and sample. Please do visit and check them out!

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Thank ChuckLoonz
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to stop along Highway 12. Large welcoming tasting area, nice selection of wines. Outdoor area pleasant year around.

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Chateau St. Jean is a very beautiful winery with truly palace-like grounds. We went here for a slightly more expensive “reserve” tasting, which is held in a lounge overlooking the vineyard.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

We have enjoyed wonderful tastings all over Napa and Sonoma but not here. The buildings and garden are beautiful but the way the people behaved was unfriendly and unhelpful.

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Belmont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Excellent wines, wonderful experiences and a stop to seriously consider on your next wine tasting trip in the Sonoma Valley.

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Thank Dennis Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

The winery is beautiful, you can have a picnic there. The wines are really good specially the "cinq cepages". It's a good wine and it's not that expensive. You can take a tour of the winery. I think they also rent it for events like weddings ans such. If you are planning to go to Sonoma, you must come here... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

The grounds was beautiful, seating area outside was so relax beautiful setting and the staff was amazing! The tasting was very good and each wine was explained by a young lady which was busy with a few people but seem to have all the time for you. The wine was very good and yes it's one of those places that... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

I loved this winery. Perfect garden spots for a picnic. I believe you can take your own food or buy picnic supplies from them (we purchased a cheese platter). The wine was very good too. The staff were friendly and very helpful. This is a brilliant spot, and the kids could respectfully play on the lawn.

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Thank sophster78
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

A few minutes from the Fairmont Sonoma Inn, along the Sonoma Highway, is the renowned winery of Chateau St. Jean. The entrance is lined with grape-laden vines, begging us to enter. There is plenty of parking and the entrance to the gardens beckons the visitor. We enjoyed walking around the entire grounds before actually making our way into the Visitors'... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite wineries mainly because of how beautiful the grounds are. We did a tasting and the service was amazing. Definitely a favorite

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