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Welcome to Joseph Phelps Vineyards. We offer a variety of wine tasting experiences seven days a week by prior appointment. Please call the winery at 800-707-5789 or email a request to schedule a visit.

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To ensure a relaxing and intimate experience for our guests, we kindly request that all visitors be at least 21 years of age. If you are traveling with infants or small children, please call ahead to discuss private tasting options. Also, please note that only certified service animals are allowed on property. We cannot accommodate pets. Thank you for understanding.


Terrace Tasting

A personalized, seated tasting featuring a selection of our current release Napa Valley and Sonoma Coast wines, including Insignia. Guests may sit on the terrace overlooking our estate vineyards (weather permitting) or comfortably indoors while a Wine Educator guides you through each wine selection. Learn More

Insignia Blending

Play winemaker for a day and learn the art of blending our flagship wine, Insignia. Smell, taste and experiment with blending six Insignia components, then compare your blend with the current Insignia vintage. Learn More

Single Vineyards - A Taste of Place

Discover how the intersection of soil, microclimate, exposure and varietal selection make vineyard-designated wines unique. Guests will taste six single-vineyard Napa Valley and Sonoma Coast wines. Learn More

Single Vineyards - A Taste of Place

Discover how the intersection of soil, microclimate, exposure and varietal selection make vineyard-designated wines unique. Guests will taste six single-vineyard Napa Valley and Sonoma Coast wines. Learn More

Barrel Aging Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Study the role of oak barrels in the development of Cabernet Sauvignon. Taste four Cabernet Sauvignon samples aged in different barrels along with twelve aromas found in barrel-aged wines of different origin and toast levels. Learn More

Barrel Aging Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Study the role of oak barrels in the development of Cabernet Sauvignon. Taste four Cabernet Sauvignon samples aged in different barrels along with twelve aromas found in barrel-aged wines of different origin and toast levels. Learn More

Culinary Experiences

Inspired by Joe Phelps’ lifelong culinary passion, we offer a variety of food and wine experiences ranging from multi-course plated lunches to small-bite pairings all prepared by winery Chef Brian Sutton and his culinary team in our state-of-the-art kitchen. Learn More

Wine Aroma Challenge

Put your nose to the test identifying six white wine and six red wine aromas in this fun and interactive tasting experience. Challenge your friends and sharpen your own ability to identify aromas in wine. Learn More

Wine Aroma Challenge

Put your nose to the test identifying six white wine and six red wine aromas in this fun and interactive tasting experience. Challenge your friends and sharpen your own ability to identify aromas in wine. Learn More

Napa Valley Rocks

The exceptional nature of Napa Valley wines is known worldwide, but what is it exactly that makes Napa such an ideal place for winegrowing? From geology and soils, to climate, elevation, slope and aspect, Napa Valley in a tremendously complex place. Explore the unique attributes and diversity of the region where we produce our flagship wine, Insignia, in this introduction to the essence of the Napa Valley. $100 per person; up to four complimentary tastings for Phelps Preferred members. Additional guests of members will be charged at full price. This semi-private, seated tasting lasts 90 minutes and is offered by request only. Learn More

Napa Valley Rocks

The exceptional nature of Napa Valley wines is known worldwide, but what is it exactly that makes Napa such an ideal place for winegrowing? Explore the unique region where we produce our flagship wine Insignia. Learn More

Insignia: Past, Present & Future Tasting

Experience a six-vintage tasting of our flagship wine, Insignia. This is a rare opportunity to taste 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2013 Insignia along with a barrel preview of a future Insignia release. Learn More

Private Tasting

A seated tasting in one of our private rooms tailored to your visit and conducted by one of our Senior Wine Educators. Guests will be guided through a curated selection of our current release Napa Valley and Sonoma Coast wines, including Insignia and our single-vineyard Pinot Noir. Learn More

Phelps Preferred Visit

Membership in one of our Phelps Preferred wine clubs includes up to 4 complimentary tastings per visit. You may choose a Terrace Tasting, Private Tasting or Exceptional Wine Experience (excludes Wine & Cheese Pairing and Insignia: Past, Present & Future Tasting). Learn More

Phelps Preferred Visit

Membership in one of our Phelps Preferred wine clubs includes up to 4 complimentary tastings per visit. You may choose a Terrace Tasting, Private Tasting or Exceptional Wine Experience (excludes Wine & Cheese Pairing and Insignia: Past, Present & Future Tasting). Learn More

Trade Visit

Direct trade partners of Joseph Phelps Vineyards may request a visit by contacting Nicole Boutilier by email or call 707-967-3721, or contact Caitlin Hettinga by email or call 707-967-3724. We look forward to hosting you soon.

Trade Visit

Direct trade partners of Joseph Phelps Vineyards may request a visit by contacting Nicole Boutilier by email or call 707-967-3721, or contact Caitlin Hettinga by email or call 707-967-3724. We look forward to hosting you soon.

A personalized, seated tasting featuring a selection of our current release Napa Valley and Sonoma Coast wines, including Insignia. Guests may sit on the terrace overlooking our estate vineyards (weather permitting) or comfortably indoors while a Wine Educator guides you through each wine selection.

Terrace Tastings are scheduled beginning at 10:00 a.m. with the last tasting beginning at 3:00 p.m. Monday-Friday; on Saturdays and Sundays, the last tasting begins at 2:30 p.m. Limited to 6 guests per party. $75 per person; up to 4 complimentary tastings for Phelps Preferred members. Additional guests of members will be charged at full price. Please allow at least 60 minutes to enjoy this visit.


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Play winemaker for a day and learn the art of blending our flagship wine, Insignia. Smell, taste and experiment with blending six Insignia components, then compare your blend with the current Insignia vintage. $100 per person; up to four complimentary blendings for Phelps Preferred members. Additional guests of members will be charged at full price. This semi-private, seated tasting lasts 90 minutes and is offered on select days each week at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.


Request Appointment

Discover how the intersection of soil, microclimate, exposure and varietal selection make vineyard-designated wines unique. Guests will taste six single-vineyard Napa Valley and Sonoma Coast wines. $100 per person; up to four complimentary tastings for Phelps Preferred members. Additional guests of members will be charged at full price. This semi-private, seated tasting lasts 90 minutes and is offered on select days each week at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.


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Study the role of oak barrels in the development of Cabernet Sauvignon. Taste four Cabernet Sauvignon samples aged in different barrels along with twelve aromas found in barrel-aged wines of different origin and toast levels. Guests will also taste through a selection of current release wines during this interactive, educational tasting experience. $100 per person; up to four complimentary tastings for Phelps Preferred members. Additional guests of members will be charged at full price. This semi-private, seated tasting lasts 90 minutes and is offered on select days each week at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.


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Learn how different foods and wines interact with each other and discover your preferences. Join us for a guided wine tasting and pairing of cheeses, salumi, nuts, fruit and other delicacies during this fun and educational limited edition experience. $100 per person; Phelps Preferred members receive four reservations at half-price. Additional guests will be charged full price. This semi-private, seated tasting lasts 90 minutes and is offered on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of each week at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.


Request Appointment

Put your nose to the test identifying six white wine and six red wine aromas in this fun and interactive tasting experience. Challenge your friends and sharpen your own ability to identify aromas in wine. $100 per person; up to four complimentary tastings for Phelps Preferred members. Additional guests of members will be charged at full price. This semi-private, seated tasting lasts 90 minutes and is offered on select days each week at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.


Request Appointment

The exceptional nature of Napa Valley wines is known worldwide, but what is it exactly that makes Napa such an ideal place for winegrowing? From geology and soils, to climate, elevation, slope and aspect, Napa Valley in a tremendously complex place. Explore the unique attributes and diversity of the region where we produce our flagship wine, Insignia, in this introduction to the essence of the Napa Valley. $100 per person; up to four complimentary tastings for Phelps Preferred members. Additional guests of members will be charged at full price. This semi-private, seated tasting lasts 90 minutes and is offered by request only.


Request Appointment

Experience a six-vintage tasting of our flagship wine, Insignia. This is a rare opportunity to taste 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2013 Insignia along with a barrel preview of a future Insignia release. $200 per person; Phelps Preferred members receive four reservations at half-price. Additional guests will be charged full price. This semi-private, seated tasting lasts 90 minutes and is offered on the first Friday and third Saturday of each month at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted at time of booking.

A minimum of 12 guests are required for this experience to be conducted. A credit card is required upon booking and will be charged 48 hours before the scheduled tasting. If the 12-person minimum is not secured for that day, Joseph Phelps Vineyards reserves the right to offer the Insignia Blending experience as an alternative. Guests who have made reservations will be contacted and given the choice to accept this change or cancel.


Request Appointment

A seated tasting in one of our private rooms tailored to your visit and conducted by one of our Senior Wine Educators. Guests will be guided through a curated selection of our current release Napa Valley and Sonoma Coast wines, including Insignia and our single-vineyard Pinot Noir. $125 per person; up to four complimentary tastings for Phelps Preferred members. Additional guests of members will be charged at full price. Please contact Nicole Boutilier by phone at 707-967-3721 or by completing the form below to schedule your private visit.


Request Appointment

Membership in one of our Phelps Preferred wine clubs includes up to four complimentary tastings per visit. You may choose a Terrace Tasting, Private Tasting or Exceptional Wine Experience (excludes Wine & Cheese Pairing and Insignia: Past, Present & Future Tasting). Additional guests of members will be charged at full price. Please contact Nicole Boutilier by phone at 707-967-3721 or by completing the form below to schedule your Phelps Preferred visit.


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