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Chateau St. Jean

8555 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452-9026
+1 707-257-5784
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One of the nicest wineries with some of the best wines in the Sonoma Valley.

Chateau St. Jean Vineyards & Winery is the ultimate place for exclusively grown and harvested wines... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
El Cerrito, California
Beautiful, Too Much to take in.

This is one of the most beautiful we visited. The gardens and buildings make you feel as though you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marlton, New Jersey
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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“the reserve” (42 reviews)
“cinq cepages” (12 reviews)
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8555 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452-9026
+1 707-257-5784
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Chateau St. Jean Vineyards & Winery is the ultimate place for exclusively grown and harvested wines deep in the heart of the Sonoma Valley. Located in the community of Kenwood north of downtown Sonoma and Glen Ellen. The journey to get to Chateau St. Jean...More

Thank jalfong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful we visited. The gardens and buildings make you feel as though you are in France. Bring a camera for memorable photos. The staff was not very welcoming and we did not stay very long but it was very...More

Thank Gcollins1156
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a big winery with beautiful Gardens and an enormous tasting room! There is a smaller tasting room for members only that is quite beautiful with windows overlooking the Vineyard. They also sell food at this winery and you can take what you have...More

Thank Vengel
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We visited Chateau St. Jean during our recent stay in Sonoma. I had been looking forward to the winery, based on having had their wines at home and viewing the site online. The grounds are wonderfully landscaped, with beautiful walking paths, fountains, and statues. The...More

1  Thank TJouer
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The vineyard at Chateau St Jean is very picturesque. My boyfriend and I did the Reserve Wine Tasting in the Chateau's Vineyard Room were we sampled reserve and limited edition wines. As expected the wines were all very good. However Mike, the tasting host's attitude...More

1  Thank Ann D
MICHAEL M, General Manager at Chateau St. Jean, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Ann D. I am terribly sorry for the experience you had at Chateau St. Jean. I so appreciate the feedback and we are looking into this situation. I will be following-up via e-mail to discuss this matter further with you. Sincerest apologies, Mike McNeil

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed ourselves while at Chateau St Jean. It was a beautiful day out and their grounds are very nice. It was very different from other wineries we had been too since they majority of their wine was not grown on the property. That being...More

Thank pddorja725
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This winery is so beautiful. Our wine hostess was very patient with us newbie of wine drinkers. The grounds are amazing.

Thank Stella S
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We were just in the Healdsburg area of California on a wine tasting trip with our adult children and had heard about Chateaux St Jean so decided to drive over to see it. We had one of the nicest tastings of our trip there! The...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

My family scheduled a tasting with Katherine Golden this week. She is very personable, demonstrates exceptional knowledge and experience. We learned a great deal about wine from Katherine and the menu of wine selections is outstanding. I would recommend stopping at Chateau St Jean

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

On a recent visit to Sonoma to visit some friends we stopped by for a tasting and let me tell you, the reserve tasting also more expensive is the way to go. The regular tasting was lack luster. Really the hero of the visit was...More

Thank Heather T
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