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Joseph Phelps Vineyards

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Address: 200 Taplin Rd, St. Helena, CA 94574-9544
Phone Number: 707 963 2745
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Class and beautiful vistas meets delightful wines

Spectacular wines abound at this household name winery. The facilities are beautiful, the staff knowledgeable. Tastings are relaxed and you aren't rushed through the tasting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
Trevor B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Spectacular wines abound at this household name winery. The facilities are beautiful, the staff knowledgeable. Tastings are relaxed and you aren't rushed through the tasting. Really enjoyable!

Thank Trevor B
Danville, California
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The newly remodeled tasting room is spectacular. We enjoyed all the wines, especially the Sauvignon Blanc and Freestone Pinot Noir!

Thank dgurela
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent a long weekend in Napa, and saved Joseph Phelps for our last stop. We are not club members, so the terrace tasting was $75 pp (advance reservations needed). Our host took us through some of the welcome center before seating us and serving wine. The tasting was generous and included Insignia and Backus. The terrace... More 

Thank Leigh B
Carbondale, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are members of the Phelps wine club and our favorite wine was their Insignia. So a visit and private tasting was a must. Beautiful day, beautiful place. The hostess was wonderful and very knowledgeable. The big new for us.. there is no finer Cabernet than the Phelps Backus.

Thank johnbwoodmd
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I read reviews of others and want to begin by saying that our Joseph Phelps experience was outstanding and not pretentious. We chose the very expensive $100/person tasting because that was all that was available for our time. It was worth it and superior to our experience at 5 other fine wineries. We were warmly greeted and then our first... More 

Thank Susan L
Phoenix, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been fans of the wines of Joseph Phelps since about the release of the 1985 vintage, and my vertical collection of Insignia spans almost 20 years. During that time, we have done many tastings at the winery, plus attended a dozen wine tastings/dinners with them, going back to several anniversary dinners with Mr. Phelps. Recently, we attended two... More 

Thank Bill_Hunt_AZ
Edgewater, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This location was one of the most beautiful places we visited in Napa. The wine was exquisite but not inexpensive. Our wine tasting was $75 a person, which for Napa was steep, and I would go back, however our wine guide was a bit pompous. He served us wine and then walked away to go talk to the other servers.... More 

Thank dianebonvoyage
San Diego, Cal.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tasting is by reservation only and $75pp. They start with a tour of their lovely building and the history of Joseph phelps . The wines are gorgeous as is the view from terrace but we were not made to feel welcome. There were 6 of us and we had been buying a lot of wine during out trip and... More 

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Andrews, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting Joseph Phelps winery in St. Helena, my wife and I were left spoiled and generally underwhelmed at the other wineries we visited. While it may seem a bother to have a scheduled appointment, the attentiveness of a dedicated staff and the serenity of your own spot in the beautiful property's terrace is worth the planning. The price is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's kind of irritating to have to schedule your vacation day around a reservation time, and it's pretty pricey, but it was the only tasting we did that we felt we gained some knowledge and really enjoyed. The wines and the view from the terrace are outstanding. They keep you on a time track, but we never felt rushed or... More 

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