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Tours and Tastings

Welcome to Chateau St. Jean


Since 1973, both our iconic home and our iconic wines have given people around the corner and around the globe a chance to experience the richness, nuance, and joy of Sonoma’s winemaking tradition. We invite you to make yourself at home in our chateau and gardens at one of our tasting experiences.

Business Hours

Walk-ins welcome. Appointments encouraged.

We are open 7 days a week from 10:00am – 5:00pm with the last seating at 3:30pm. Review our Wellbeing Page to address any COVID-19 safety questions upon visiting the property.

50th Anniversary Library Tasting

Throughout 2023 we’ll be celebrating fifty years of winemaking by opening our library wines and offering a vertical tasting of the Bordeaux varietals that brought Chateau St. Jean and Sonoma to the attention of the wine world. Wines will be expertly paired with small bites selected by our chef and, for an added historical perspective, served in private rooms on the second floor of the chateau that are rarely open to the public.

$180 per person | 90 minutes | 1-8 people

$125 for Club Members, $145 for Partner Wineries. No outside food or beverages are allowed. Advanced reservations are highly recommended, as walk-in seating is limited. Your reservation should account for all guests in your party, and only guests participating in the tasting will be accommodated at the table..

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Chateau Experience

Enjoy a seated tasting of our limited Reserve and winery exclusive wines in the elegant surroundings of our 1920’s chateau. Your wine educator will expertly guide you through a flight of five (5) varietal selections while you take in the sweeping vineyard views off our patio or enjoy the richly wood-paneled rooms in the chateau. This experience is 21+ Only. Complimentary for Chateau St. Jean & Connoisseur Club Members and up to 3 guests.

$60 per person, reservations required | 90 minutes | 1-6 people

For reservations of 7+ guests, please inquire here. No outside food or beverages are allowed. Advanced reservations are required. Your reservation should account for all guests in your party, and only guests participating in the tasting will be accommodated at the table. The Chateau Reserve tasting is complimentary for Chateau St. Jean Wine Club Members & Connoisseur Wine Club Members only. Foley Food & Wine Society sister winery club members will be charged the full price.

Belle Terre Experience

Discover the range and style of our wines in a flight of five (5) winery exclusive selections from premier Sonoma County vineyard sites. Hosted by a knowledgeable educator, you’ll enjoy beautiful rose garden views during your seated tasting experience. Complimentary for Club Members and up to 3 guests.

$40 per person | 70 minutes | 1- 6 people


For reservations of 7+ guests, please inquire here. No outside food or beverages are allowed. Advanced reservations are highly recommended, as walk-in seating is limited. Your reservation should account for all guests in your party, and only guests participating in the tasting will be accommodated at the table.

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Chateau St. Jean Club Member Tasting

Our wine club members are invited to enjoy a seated tasting of five wine club-exclusive selections on our beautiful Wine Club Patio, available exclusively for Chateau St. Jean & Connoisseur Wine Club Members. Relax on comfortable lounge furniture while our Wine Club Ambassador informs your tasting experience.

Duration: 90 Minutes
Complimentary for Chateau St. Jean & Connoisseur Club Members and up to 3 guests.

For reservations of 7+ guests, please inquire here. No outside food or beverages are allowed. Advanced reservations are strongly recommended, as walk-in seating is limited. Your reservation should account for all guests in your party, and only guests participating in the tasting will be accommodated at the table. Your reservation must be booked with the email address that is on file for club membership.

Chez Nous Reserve Tasting

Make yourself at home in the chateau’s dining room with a sit-down, private tasting for your group of 7-15 guests. Your wine educator will expertly guide you through a flight of five (5) varietal selections in a setting that will transport you to the elegance of another time. This experience is intended for guests 21 or older.

$85 per person | 90 minutes | 7-15 people

Complimentary for Chateau St. Jean & Connoisseur Club Members and up to 3 guests.

No outside food or beverages are allowed. Advanced reservations are required. Your reservation should account for all guests in your party, and only guests participating in the tasting will be accommodated at the table. Guests must be 21 or older for this experience. The Chez Nous Reserve Tasting is only complimentary for Chateau St. Jean Wine Club Members & Connoisseur Wine Club Members only. Foley Food & Wine Society sister winery club members will be charged the full price. Reservations for this experience are only available Friday – Sunday with 2 seatings at 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Please inquire for availability outside of the regularly scheduled tasting days for this experience.

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Bocce, Bordeaux & Burgundy Experience

Relax with friends and take in our beautiful Sonoma Valley setting as you enjoy wines by the bottle in a private outdoor area reserved just for your group and equipped with bocce ball, lounge furniture and picnic tables.

$50 per person | 2 hours | 10-12 people

No outside food or beverages are allowed. This outdoor experience does not include a host, is limited to group sizes of 10-20 people (including persons under 21) and is available weather permitting.

Optional Culinary Add-Ons

Cheese & Charcuterie Board – Fall & Winter Edition

Enjoy a French-inspired cheese and charcuterie assortment served with two warm baguettes.

Charcuterie: Soppressata, Finocchiona, Garlic Sausage

Fromage: Clothbound Cheddar, Gorgonzola, Camembert, Gruyere Grand Cru

Accoutrements: Quince Paste, Black Mission Figs, Honeycomb

Wine Club $55 | General Public $65

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Deli Selections

Sonoma-fresh, French-inspired salads and sandwiches are available in our Visitor’s Center Deli. Chips and macarons are included with all sandwiches.

French Onion Soup – $15 (With 1/2 Sandwich – $22)

Niçoise Salad – $18

Harvest Salad – $20

SANDWICHES – $25

Choose from Pan Bagnat, Jambon-Beurre, Croque St. Jean, Croque Monsieur, Sandwich aux Légumes

Chateau St. Jean Wine Club Members receive 10% off all deli items.