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Chateau St. Jean

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Address: 8555 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452-9026
Phone Number: +1 707-257-5784
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Inspired by formal estate gardens in the south of France, Chateau St Jean...

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 the iconic Cinq Cepages.

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Excellent wines, wonderful experiences and a stop to seriously consider on your next wine tasting trip in the Sonoma Valley.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Belmont, California
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Belmont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent wines, wonderful experiences and a stop to seriously consider on your next wine tasting trip in the Sonoma Valley.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The winery is beautiful, you can have a picnic there. The wines are really good specially the "cinq cepages". It's a good wine and it's not that expensive. You can take a tour of the winery. I think they also rent it for events like weddings ans such. If you are planning to go to Sonoma, you must come here... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The grounds was beautiful, seating area outside was so relax beautiful setting and the staff was amazing! The tasting was very good and each wine was explained by a young lady which was busy with a few people but seem to have all the time for you. The wine was very good and yes it's one of those places that... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I loved this winery. Perfect garden spots for a picnic. I believe you can take your own food or buy picnic supplies from them (we purchased a cheese platter). The wine was very good too. The staff were friendly and very helpful. This is a brilliant spot, and the kids could respectfully play on the lawn.

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Thank sophster78
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A few minutes from the Fairmont Sonoma Inn, along the Sonoma Highway, is the renowned winery of Chateau St. Jean. The entrance is lined with grape-laden vines, begging us to enter. There is plenty of parking and the entrance to the gardens beckons the visitor. We enjoyed walking around the entire grounds before actually making our way into the Visitors'... More 

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Thank Jufrafay
Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite wineries mainly because of how beautiful the grounds are. We did a tasting and the service was amazing. Definitely a favorite

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Libertyville, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The mansion and grounds are beautiful. We felt rushed through the tasting process, and we weren't that impressed with the wine. There are other wineries just as beautiful with wines we were much happier with.

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Purchased a one bottle of wine and shared with friends while listening to a band on the lawn. Very relaxing experience. The wine tasting was more expensive than other we visited so we skipped this and just enjoyed the music and grounds with a bottle we were familiar with

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Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

3rd visit to this Wonderful winery with courteous staff .... not "pushy" as we have experienced with other wineries. Beautiful grounds to bring your own picnic lunch. Another wonderful experience!

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Manhattan Beach, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Excellent wines at reasonable prices. Also, a private selection of higher end wines not available outside the winery.

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