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VGS Chateau Potelle

1200 Dowdell Ln, St. Helena, CA 94574-1407
+1 707-255-9440
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Fabulous tasting room

Super nice people work there and very accommodating! The tasting room and outside patio area are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lindsayroach
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Calistoga, California
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Damn good

I've been to other food pairings and I've been to many wineries, but I give them credit they... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hockeylover59
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New Jersey
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VGS Chateau Potelle offers two different visitor experiences. At our Tasting House & Garden in St. Helena, visitors enjoy a seated tasting of 4 wines, each in their own Riedel glass, paired with food bites from Michelin star rated La Toque Restaurant. Open year-round daily 10AM-5PM; $45 per person. Reservations are strongly recommended. "Lunch Above the Clouds" is available only to Chateau Potelle Wine Club Members. This unique vineyard tour, wine tasting and 5 course lunch on our mountain vineyard is an outdoor experience available April-November only. Reservations are required 48 hours in advance; valued at $185 per person.
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“la toque” (11 reviews)
“small bites” (10 reviews)
“jean noel” (6 reviews)
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1200 Dowdell Ln, St. Helena, CA 94574-1407
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super nice people work there and very accommodating! The tasting room and outside patio area are super cute! The wine is fabulous! Literally every wine they have is delicious! I've been three times and their Sauvignon blanc is my favorite!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to other food pairings and I've been to many wineries, but I give them credit they certainly did this right. We enjoyed every wine that we tasted, and the Exquisite food they paired it with was awesome. The courtyard was nice and Tony...More

Thank Hockeylover59
Reviewed June 20, 2017

What an incredible, personalized experience! We LOVED our time with Tony (the famous, or infamous? Tony!). All of the wines were delicious and we can't wait to purchase more. Chatting with him about the experiences he has had and our lives was so very enjoyable!...More

Thank aodell123
Jean-Noel-owner, Owner at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your thoughtful review. Tony is famous and he is fabulous, so glad you enjoyed your time with him at the VGS Tasting House & Garden. It always brings a smile to may face when I read these reviews-our entire VGS team dedicate...More

Reviewed June 15, 2017

We were able to sit on the beautiful patio area and taste several great wines that VGS has to offer. Anthony L was very helpful and made the experience memorable! This winery is definitely one worth stopping in while you're in Napa!More

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Jean-Noel-owner, Owner at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience about your recent visit to the VGS Tasting House & Garden. So happy you enjoyed your time with us. I agree with you-Anthony provides excellent service, we are happy to have him as...More

Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

We were able to get a tasting right before closing with Anthony Leo. He was very accommodating and full of information and recommendations. The wine was wonderful and the atmosphere was intimate. We had a great time and I would definitely recommend VGS.More

Thank darcyrdh
Jean-Noel-owner, Owner at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Merci Darcyrdh, Thank you for your review. It's always nice to hear from our guests who visit us. It brings me joy knowing Anthony Leo was able to make your visit to the Napa Valley more enjoyable! Please come back and see us again soon...and...More

Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

This was just the best experience ever! If anyone is coming to St. Helena you must book this wine and food pairing! Soon, you will be so famous, it will be like trying to get a reservation at French Laundry! LOL. Ken Frank is an...More

Thank victorslinda
Jean-Noel-owner, Owner at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2017

Thank you for the nice write up victorslinda...I agree with you wholeheartedly!!! It is always so nice to hear from our guests and that you enjoyed the VGS experience. Please come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed May 14, 2017

We visited the tasting room on May 5, as part of the GEMS program and did the wine/food tasting experience. Shelby was a great host and took a lot of time explaining the wines and also the food bites that were paired with them. The...More

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Shelby M, Public Relations Manager at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor!! We appreciate all feedback, and are so glad that you had a great time with us! Come visit again soon, and thank you again for the complimentary post! :) - Shelby

Reviewed May 12, 2017

This was an outstanding experience. As this was only my second visit to this facility, I continue to be impressed by the quality of the wines and the staff. Shelby did a great job. A must stop for future visits.

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Shelby M, Public Relations Manager at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2017

Thank you so much Art! Had a great time with your family! - Shelby

Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

This was such an incredible tasting room between vineyard tours. Shelby was so fun and knowledgeable...a must stop in St. Helena!!!!!

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Shelby M, Public Relations Manager at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

Thank you Dr. Hall!! We appreciate the feedback, and enjoyed the company. Visit again soon!! Best journeys - Shelby

Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

VGS, the meaning of which may not be appropriate for this review, polite translation could go something like "Very Good Stuff". Once you've tasted the wines and experienced the food pairing, you might go for a more enthusiastic word than "Stuff". Suffice it to say,...More

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Shelby M, Public Relations Manager at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2017

Thank you so much for the review! Tony is a hard worker, funny guy, and overall pretty hilarious. Glad you got to experience VGS with him, and hope to see you return again soon! -Shelby

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