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Chateau St. Jean

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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...more
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8555 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452-9026
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a great time with Geoff for a scheduled tasting. He was knowledgeable and very friendly. The private tasting room was perfect for our group. The wines were all good and several people considered joining their wine club. The grounds are incredible with lots of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked their pinot and they've got a good sparking for the money. A very good gift shop made the experience even better.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

We stopped here because it was #3 on TripAdvisor. Should be #1 or 2. Gorgeous scenic property, nice wine tasting, enjoyable relaxing spot. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

For a winery with a good reputation - we were not impressed. Cold, impersonal, rushed, and the advisor could not answer any of our questions. Avoid. Go to Kenwood 1 mile south- much better wine and staff.More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank pippakee2016
Flyer23363299078, Culinary Manager at Chateau St. Jean, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2019

We're so sorry you did not enjoy your visit! Thank you for the feedback, we will use it to improve our team. We hope you will give us another chance with our new programs coming this summer - such as a Chefs Table tour and...More

Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

This was a charming estate with wonderful old world ambiance. The grounds were carefully groomed and maintained. We also were able to enjoy above game!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

We paid the extra for the Classic St Jean tasting. It was worth the extra to sit comfortably in the main tasting room overlooking the gardens. Our guide through the tastings was friendly and very informative. Tastings are of 4 wines from a list of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank broadhurstannema
Reviewed March 19, 2019

I spent the weekend in Sonoma with a group of girls for a bachelorette party, and Chateau St. Jean was our first stop. Kathryn was our host for the morning and I can't speak highly enough of her. As one girl put it, She has...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SFerg28
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Went out on a fine winter's day for estate wine tasting with snacks. A list of 8 wines was presented (4 white and 4 red) with a choice of 4. Wines were explained and served along with a nice selection of snacks (cheese, sweet bread,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

We are in NorCal this weekend for the national championship football game and friends recommended that we had to stop at this winery. We booked reservations online and are most grateful we did. The grounds are amazingly beautiful, even in winter. It was rainy and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JerrySusan1973
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

The large tasting room is fine, but I would spend the extra dollars to upgrade your tasting to a sit down tasting in the French chateau. Wide selection of their finer wines to choose for tasting accompanied by several cheeses, dried fruit and olives. It’s...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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