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“Insider Tasting” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Joseph Phelps Vineyards
Ranked #8 of 112 things to do in St. Helena
Certificate of Excellence
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Santa Rosa, California, United States
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Insider Tasting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

I received the barrel room treatment, ended with the Backus

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Medford, Oregon
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“Beautiful location and great wine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

They have their own lovely valley. Arrange tasting and/ or picnic ahead of time.

Visited January 2012
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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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“Amazing views, great personnel, excellent wines!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

Although I have been here before and am in the restaurant business, we were treated very well, again. This it was a group of 8 instead of 2. We were fortunate enough to get a private tasting and it was great. Claude was a great host and taught me a few more things about wines! Nicole, our POC, set us up nicely! If all the wineries and hotels were this accommadting, I'd come back every year! My group was thorough impress with the whole experience! Thank you Joseph Phelps!

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Sacramento, CA
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43 reviews
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“Absolutely stunning view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

This winery is amazing. The views from the porch are incredible and the wine is equally stunning, albeit pricey. We have been here a couple times, and have yet to find a place with such an amazing view that isn't completely overcrowded. Phelps typically requires a reservation which seems to make the whole tasting much more relaxed as there are not nearly so many people around. If you are a member of their wine club, the tastings are free, otherwise they are in the $40ish range I believe, but you do get to taste wine ranging from $30 a bottle up to their $250 bottle.

Visited January 2012
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Tampa, Florida
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“Would have expected More”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

We of course enjoyed the wine at Joseph Phelps but this is not a review of the wine but rather a review of the visit to the Winery.

We found the staff and the way things are set up to be very stuffy and "Stuck up". Having toured hundreds of Winaries around the United States and Europe this is one of the places I would prefer to not see again.

Visited December 2011
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