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Address: 1581 Sage Canyon Rd, St. Helena, CA 94574
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+1 707-286-4219
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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One of the Napa Valleys hidden treasures. Chappellet Winery sits in the...

One of the Napa Valleys hidden treasures. Chappellet Winery sits in the eastern hills of the Napa Valley (an area called Pritchard Hill) and produces some of the world's most compelling Cabernet Sauvignons. The tour and tasting experience at Chappellet is consistenly rated amongst the finest in the region.

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Bourdeaux Blends on Prichard Hill

Hard to locate, but what a find. Up a narrow and winding road on the top of Prichard Hill lies Chappellet, which produces some of the best Napa Valley, Bordeaux style wines due... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Falls Church, VA

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Falls Church, VA
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528 reviews
130 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to locate, but what a find. Up a narrow and winding road on the top of Prichard Hill lies Chappellet, which produces some of the best Napa Valley, Bordeaux style wines due to the rocky soils and higher elevations. Certified organic, they do irrigate using a grey water reclamation plant that they built to preserve the waste water from... More 

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Alexa F, Owner at Chappellet, responded to this review

Hi RussellJW, I wrote a response but it disappeared... sorry! Thank you so much for your kind, informative review of my family's winery! I am going to email my mom a copy of your review as she is not very Social Media wise... I know your words will bring joy to my mom as well as the rest of my... More 

South San Francisco, California
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148 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Want to get away from the main tourist areas and taste some good stuff from one of Napa's founding families of the modern era? Make a reservation here. It's a bit of a drive, but it's pretty. Especially the views coming down. Set in the trees of Pritchard hill Chappellet hosts intimate tasting where you get plenty of attention. Our... More 

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Alexa F, Owner at Chappellet, responded to this review

nursedave8, Thank you so very much for your kind, detailed review of your Chappellet experience! We have been farming on Pritchard Hill for 50 years now and for the first 25 years we never even thought of having people up to our home business. Funny how much things have changed but still so much is the same as well. We... More 

Shawnee, Kansas
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89 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this winery per recommendation from a friend and certainly were very happy with our tour and tasting. Bought several different wines to ship home. Beautiful grounds with a great family story

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Alexa F, Owner at Chappellet, responded to this review

Thank you Judy K. We really appreciate the kind words that you shared and so happy you included Chappellet in you visit to Napa Valley. We hope to see you again, all the best, Alexa More 

Kerrville, Texas
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92 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tour of this wonderful operation. They appear to have done everything right. We joined their wine club and then shared a bottle with new friends we met. This should be on the top of your winery list to visit.

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Alexa F, Owner at Chappellet, responded to this review

Stephen, we thank you for sharing your kind words. Our first 25 years we were not open to visitors but the last 25 years we have enjoyed having people like you come see our home and wine operation. Hope to see you again! All the best, Alexa Chappellet Flagler More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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250 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We had a VIP tour and wine tasting by the owners. Winery is family owned. Wines are fabulous, and a great value for the money. Beautiful scenery -- wonderful views.

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Alexa F, Owner at Chappellet, responded to this review

I am so happy you enjoyed you adventure up at our home and wine operation facility! One of my brothers mast have given you a tour and I am glad that you got to meet some of our family. Thank you for enjoying the beauty up her as well! Cheers! More 

Lexington, Massachusetts
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127 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I decided to do this tour based on Trip Advisor reviews and was not dissapointed. We were not dissapointed. The winery is a funky circa late 60's affair. Worth seeing just for the architectural history. Only 4 couples in our tour and we got to know each other a bit. A much nicer affair than Domaine Caneros. If you haven't... More 

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Alexa F, Owner at Chappellet, responded to this review

Hi Charles, I had responded the other day... but I must not have hit save or done... so sorry! I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Chappellet Winery. It is my hope that when you open the wines you purchased that you will taste the hillside and the spirit of what my family (and Father) have been doing... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Chappellet is a well known for their Cabernet Sauvignon, the Pritchard Hill. That's their flagship wine and definitely a good wine. The drive up is not easy but again, worth the effort. Pritchard Hill was the former owner of the property which was later acquired by Chappellet so they decided to name their flagship after the previous owner. We are... More 

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Alexa F, Owner at Chappellet, responded to this review

Hello Eddiesng, Thank you for your kind review of Chappellet Winery and Vineyards. It is my hope that in the wines you have in your future, from Chappellet, you will be able to enjoy and taste the earth and the passion of our family and our great staff! We hope to see you again as each season here is magically!... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We had such a fun visit to Chappellet. The wine was delicious, the facilities were really interesting to see and the tasting room with the artwork was really unique. It's off the beaten path a little bit, but it's worth making your up the hill for some great wine.

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Alexa F, Owner at Chappellet, responded to this review

Hello Travelmom21, I am sorry it took me so long to get back to you! I have kids, horses, dogs, cats, Chameleon, tennis and a life so I try to stay off the computer sometimes! I am so glad you had a good adventure up at Chappellet! We would be happy to have you back again to see a different... More 

Cary, North Carolina
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94 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We love Chappellet Cabernet and were very excited for our tasting and tour. It was top of our list of vineyards to visit during our third trip to Napa; however, we left disappointed. They do not offer any Cabernets on their tasting menu. The wines that they do offer were average, in my opinion, and only available via their wine... More 

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Thank DreamaG
Alexa F, Owner at Chappellet, responded to this review

Hello DreamaG, I am so sad to hear about your experience at Chappellet Winery! We would truly be interested in hearing from you in person as we would like to fix this issues. We would also like to see if we are able, in some way, to make up for your disappointments. Our family is honest about wanting people to... More 

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101 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

You do need to pay attention to the directions you are given in order to get here, but once here you will find one of the better tours I've ever been on at a winery as well as great wines for tasting. I am no expert, but have been to many wineries in a bunch of countries all over the... More 

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Alexa F, Owner at Chappellet, responded to this review

Hello Rappongi27, I am sorry it took some time for me to get back to you. I truly am grateful for your stellar review of your experience at Chappellet. Please, please come back on another day when you can enjoy the view, the soils, the vines and so much more! My family and our incredible staff have farmed Pritchard Hill... More 

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