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Chateau St. Jean

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Address: 8555 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452-9026
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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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Friendly staff, beautiful grounds..

This is a very pretty vineyard.. we had a coupon for buy one tasting get one free from our resort. It was a nice large space for tasting. Plus they also has tasting in a tent... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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arkansastraveler74
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very pretty vineyard.. we had a coupon for buy one tasting get one free from our resort. It was a nice large space for tasting. Plus they also has tasting in a tent connected to the building.. staff was nice and friendly. We had a fun time here!

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Locust Valley, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visit Chateau St. John as our first winery in Sonoma County. It was very uninspiring. The grounds are beautiful. We tasted the reserve tasting wines. The building was beautiful and overlooked the Vineyard, however the server was very unattentive and disinterested. With each pour we had to ask him to describe the wine for us. Certainly not worth the... More 

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Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I just love knowledgeable people. Sincerely, the wine was great! The knowledge of their plants and grapes, off the charts. Great place to visit and sample. Please do visit and check them out!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to stop along Highway 12. Large welcoming tasting area, nice selection of wines. Outdoor area pleasant year around.

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Chateau St. Jean is a very beautiful winery with truly palace-like grounds. We went here for a slightly more expensive “reserve” tasting, which is held in a lounge overlooking the vineyard.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We have enjoyed wonderful tastings all over Napa and Sonoma but not here. The buildings and garden are beautiful but the way the people behaved was unfriendly and unhelpful.

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Belmont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

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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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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