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Inglenook

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Address: 1991 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, CA 94573 (Formerly Rubicon Estate)
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The Inglenook legacy began in 1879 when Gustave Niebaum, a Finnish sea...

The Inglenook legacy began in 1879 when Gustave Niebaum, a Finnish sea captain, wine connoisseur and entrepreneur, came to Rutherford to build a wine estate that would rival Europe's finest. When Niebaum's grandnephew, John Daniel, Jr. inherited the chateau and vineyards in the 1930s, Inglenook had already earned international acclaim. Francis and Eleanor Coppola purchased the property in 1975 and have spent forty years reuniting the original vineyards, returning winemaking operations to the chateau, and restoring Inglenook's illustrious heritage with the help of renowned wine consultant Stephane Derenoncourt and Managing Director and Winemaker Philippe Bascaules. In honor of this estate and its historical significance, we have restored the name, Inglenook.

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A Wine Tasting with David

Our visit to Inglenook and wine tasting with David was memorable and special! David is so knowledgeable about wines. He took us through the life cycle of the grape from... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Loveland, Colorado

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our visit to Inglenook and wine tasting with David was memorable and special! David is so knowledgeable about wines. He took us through the life cycle of the grape from planting to harvesting. We are members of Inglenook and our tasting with David was private and not hurried. We tasted 5 wines including the very special 2007 Rubicon Cab. The... More 

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Fort Lauderdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today we stopped by Inglenook for a tour and tasting as part of our Napa Valley weekend over Presidents' Day. It was a great way to spend the afternoon. The highlight of the day came shortly after we began the tour when our guide opened the front door and pointed to the vineyards which were being soaked by the day's... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful historic site with a strong educational component provided through the museum displays. Impressive flight of flagship wines were offered to taste, paired well with artisan cheeses. Sebastian was our guide for the tour. He was charming and knowledgeable with great passion for the story behind the winery and the property. A must-see site for wine aficionados.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Inglenook at the recommendation the tour company we booked our driver through. I thought I overhear someone say it was hard to book, but the tour company took care of everything so I'm not sure. We were intrigued by the Coppola name and by what the Inglenook Experience tour included. We started the day here and after experiencing... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful chateau and grounds, great sommelier, good tasting experience! In addition, this is a place with history (let alone the fact that it has been restored and revived by Mr Coppola).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

They always wow us when visiting! Their wines continue to Abarth as their elegance evolves. Their stories are enlightening and educational with an excitement that capture your interest. Everyone there has a gift to bring romance to wine that is spellbinding. A must when visiting Napa.

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Jackson, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Nice place, very beautiful and educational. The wine tasting is expensive but the wines are worth it. Lots of movie stuff, Tucker car to private notes of the godfather movie

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Margaux, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Very special moment at Inglenook. Great 'welcome' by Dominique at the entrance. and then an enjoyable tasting with an expert sommelier in a beautiful environment. Thank you.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

We went last weekend for my dad and mother in law birthdays for a wine tasting. The winery is spectacular. Dominique the concierge was fabulous and Kenton, the wine educator Amazing. They really know what they are doing, are very professional . I will go back again, amazing wine.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Christmas in California wine country is special. There are some wineries with limited hours but a bit of planning makes it a great time to go because you will Not be in a throng. Our visit to Inglenook took us on a tour through the Chateau and grounds while we sipped a lovely Chardonnay. Then we got to the seated... More 

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