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Chateau St. Jean

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Address: 8555 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452-9026
Phone Number: 17072575784
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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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Beautiful grounds and relaxing atmosphere

Purchased a one bottle of wine and shared with friends while listening to a band on the lawn. Very relaxing experience. The wine tasting was more expensive than other we visited... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
179rebeccah
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Purchased a one bottle of wine and shared with friends while listening to a band on the lawn. Very relaxing experience. The wine tasting was more expensive than other we visited so we skipped this and just enjoyed the music and grounds with a bottle we were familiar with

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

3rd visit to this Wonderful winery with courteous staff .... not "pushy" as we have experienced with other wineries. Beautiful grounds to bring your own picnic lunch. Another wonderful experience!

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Manhattan Beach, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent wines at reasonable prices. Also, a private selection of higher end wines not available outside the winery.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of about sixty people at this property for a business event. It was a cocktail reception and dinner, beginning at 6 PM in early September. The weather was gorgeous and sunny with temperatures in the 90's during the day, which is why you should be warned that no matter how warm it is during the day,... More 

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Magalia, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

A lovely place to visit during the summer warmth, the shaded and well-groomed grounds provide refuge from the sun. Chateau St. Jean always provides a welcomed tour!

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

I visited Sonoma and Chateau St.Jean winery last weekend/August 2016/ It is my most favorite winery,because it has a large space,beautiful gardens,boce place, nice testing rooms and the building looks like a castle.Last time i was drinking Pino gris,very fine wine.My favorite wine is Chardonnay and they really know how to make it.My visit to Sonoma is combined with walking,hiking... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

The massive trees and well-maintained grounds make for a nice cool place to taste wine on a very warm summer day. The tasting was a little less informative and generous than some others in the area, but still nice.

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

We have been longtime Members of Chateau St. Jean. The wine is world class, the grounds are spectacular, and the staff go out of their way to make your visit something you will never forget. Be sure to invest in the Private Tasting Room....nothing better than a Cinq Cépages on a beautiful evening overlooking the Sonoma Valley!

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San Francisco, California, USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Chateau St. Jean is a gorgeous property...and the wines on offer were reasonably good. What was shocking -- the tasting fee does NOT apply to the purchase of 2 bottles...or 3 or 4 or more -- NEVER have I encountered this -- tasting fees are to cover the cost of looky-loos and freebe tasters- people who do not purchase wine,... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We stopped here on the way to the coast. The grounds and the building are very nice. The wines are very good too. There are a couple of different tasting areas as well as the outside. It was well worth the stop.

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