Nestled in the heart of the stunning Sonoma Valley, the Chateau St. Jean estate offers wine lovers an idyllic getaway to soak in the Sonoma wine lifestyle. With incredible vineyard views, a dramatic mountain backdrop, lush gardens and the elegant 1920s chateau, our guests are invited to experience the award-winning Chateau St. Jean wine collection at their leisure, while enjoying the breathtaking ambience of the estate.

The Quintessential Sonoma Winery

Founded in 1973, Chateau St. Jean was conceived as a true fine wine estate in the European style, where wines from individual vineyards were kept separate to fully capture individual character of each site. The wines received immediate critical acclaim, and Chateau St. Jean was soon recognized as a leader in single vineyard designated wines.

Today, our winemaker Margo Van Staaveren calls upon 30 years of vineyard and winemaking expertise at Chateau St. Jean to highlight the stunning vineyards we work with.

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Critically Acclaimed Wines

Year after year, our collection of wines receives high critical acclaim from the wine press. Part of our Icon tier, the Cinq Cépages has twice been included in Wine Spectator’s prestigious “Wine of the Year” listings: the 1996 vintage earning the number one honor while the 1999 earned second place. Margo Van Staaveren has also been recognized for her outstanding skills: she was named one of the 20 most admired winemakers in North America by Vineyard & Winery Management in 2014, and “Winemaker of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast Magazine in 2008.

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Award Winning

Since its first vintage in 1975, Chateau St. Jean has produced consistently elegant, site-expressive wines from some of the best vineyards in Sonoma County. Our portfolio’s 90+ point scores from top wine publications over the years reflects the excellence of our winemaking team, and the quality of our vineyards.

Elegance and Beauty That Exemplifies Sonoma

If you’re touring the Sonoma Valley, a stop by the Chateau St. Jean estate is a must … offering guests a true Sonoma experience. Come discover, taste and savor the many pleasures of our winery and the surrounding Sonoma Valley. We offer a variety of tasting experiences, as well as private group tours. We also host private events and weddings throughout the year.

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