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VGS Chateau Potelle

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1200 Dowdell Ln, St. Helena, CA 94574-1407
+1 707-255-9440
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A Hidden Gem

This is a must stop if you're in Napa. Don't be fooled by "the little house on the corner". The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lee J
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Edmond, United States
Very Good S@@t

Awesome wine and food pairing. Was quiet so we got to talk about a lot of the wines. Make sure you... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2018
Breaking1
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Quincy, Massachusetts
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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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“small bites” (11 reviews)
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“tasting room” (14 reviews)
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1200 Dowdell Ln, St. Helena, CA 94574-1407
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"wine experience"
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"wonderful wine"
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"no pressure"
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"amazing experience"
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"sauvignon blanc"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must stop if you're in Napa. Don't be fooled by "the little house on the corner". The grounds are magnificent and it's a little piece of heaven nestled behind the hedges. Tony was great as he walked us through our small bites...More

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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Awesome wine and food pairing. Was quiet so we got to talk about a lot of the wines. Make sure you get the little book big experience from your hotel or some where in town. You save a lot of money at this winery with...More

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Jean-Noel-owner, Owner at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2018

Thanks for the 5 Star rating Breaking1...so glad you enjoyed your experience at our VGS Chateau Potelle Tasting House & Garden. Come back and see us again soon!

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Reviewed January 10, 2018

I live in the Bay area and it took me a little while to find this absolutely darling winery! So home-like, the food and wine pairings spectacular, and oh my gosh the staff is amazing too! Stop by, it is one of my ALWAYS go...More

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Jean-Noel-owner, Owner at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review. I agree with you, we are definitely worth the stop :) Everyone at VGS Chateau Potelle is dedicated to making everyone's visit memorable...and then there's the wines, we call them VGS for a reason!!! Please come back...More

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Reviewed December 8, 2017

We had an amazing time at VGS. Anthony told us about the history of the winery, about the owner, and about the wine. Anthony is one of four staff members and did a stellar job. The food recipes are from La Toque, They do the...More

Thank mini
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

We visited in September and Anthony could not have been a more friendly or informative guide to our tasting. The food pairings made it a 5+, although the wines would easily stand up on their own. Their Mt. Veeder vines are distinctively flavorful and we...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

The hospitality and passion of Anthony from VGS was extraordinary. We thoroughly enjoyed the time we spent at the tasting learning about the history of VGS while sampling the wonderful wines and the food pairings that were prepared. We even stayed on afterwards to relax...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2017

My husband and I were lucky enough to have this lovely place recommended to us by our limo driver on our visit to the Napa region last year. We had such an amazing time, we were sure to put it on our list of places...More

Thank Donna R
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

you need to book in advance, but tasting through 6 of their wines outside on the patio was very pleasant, and Todd was a great host. We exchanged lots of experiences and wine information.

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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

We had an early morning tasting at Cakebread up the street and asked the staff there where we should go for a bit of a food tasting with wine and they didn't hesitate to recommend this place. So glad we asked!!! Anthony sat with us...More

Thank Lance E
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 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!

Thank Lindsay R
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