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Chateau St. Jean

8555 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452-9026
+1 707-257-5784
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Visit the winery grounds but skip the reserve tasting room

We visited Chateau St. Jean during our recent stay in Sonoma. I had been looking forward to the... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
TJouer
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Bellbrook, Ohio
Beautiful vineyard, award winning wines ... rude host

The vineyard at Chateau St Jean is very picturesque. My boyfriend and I did the Reserve Wine... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Ann D
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Sydney, Australia
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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 good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“the reserve” (42 reviews)
“cinq cepages” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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8555 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452-9026
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+1 707-257-5784
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Reviewed 11 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

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Reviewed 8 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 12 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

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Reviewed 26 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.

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Reviewed 26 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

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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 21 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
Reviewed 7 March 2017

My beautiful wife took me to Sonoma for my 40th birthday. She knew that the Cinq Cepages blends from Chateau St. Jean from the late 90s to early 2000s were the wines that made me fall in love with wine. So, she planned a surprise...More

Thank TheYesenofskis
Reviewed 26 February 2017 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....More

Thank Arkansastraveler74
Reviewed 25 February 2017 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...More

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