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VGS Chateau Potelle

1200 Dowdell Ln, St. Helena, CA 94574-1407
+1 707-255-9440
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Definitely worth the stop!!

I live in the Bay area and it took me a little while to find this absolutely darling winery! So... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Francisco, California
Superb Food and Wine Tasting - VGS

We had an amazing time at VGS. Anthony told us about the history of the winery, about the owner... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
Fremont, California
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VGS Chateau Potelle offers two different visitor experiences. At our Tasting House & Garden in St. Helena, visitors enjoy a seated tasting of 4 wines, each in their own Riedel glass, paired with food bites from Michelin star rated La Toque Restaurant. Open year-round daily 10AM-5PM; $45 per person. Reservations are strongly recommended. "Lunch Above the Clouds" is available only to Chateau Potelle Wine Club Members. This unique vineyard tour, wine tasting and 5 course lunch on our mountain vineyard is an outdoor experience available April-November only. Reservations are required 48 hours in advance; valued at $185 per person.
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“food pairings” (24 reviews)
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1200 Dowdell Ln, St. Helena, CA 94574-1407

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in the Bay area and it took me a little while to find this absolutely darling winery! So home-like, the food and wine pairings spectacular, and oh my gosh the staff is amazing too! Stop by, it is one of my ALWAYS go...More

Thank cmccabenc1
Jean-Noel-owner, Owner at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review. I agree with you, we are definitely worth the stop :) Everyone at VGS Chateau Potelle is dedicated to making everyone's visit memorable...and then there's the wines, we call them VGS for a reason!!! Please come back...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017

We had an amazing time at VGS. Anthony told us about the history of the winery, about the owner, and about the wine. Anthony is one of four staff members and did a stellar job. The food recipes are from La Toque, They do the...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We visited in September and Anthony could not have been a more friendly or informative guide to our tasting. The food pairings made it a 5+, although the wines would easily stand up on their own. Their Mt. Veeder vines are distinctively flavorful and we...More

Thank OliviaLCB
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The hospitality and passion of Anthony from VGS was extraordinary. We thoroughly enjoyed the time we spent at the tasting learning about the history of VGS while sampling the wonderful wines and the food pairings that were prepared. We even stayed on afterwards to relax...More

Thank martyloaz
Reviewed 5 October 2017

My husband and I were lucky enough to have this lovely place recommended to us by our limo driver on our visit to the Napa region last year. We had such an amazing time, we were sure to put it on our list of places...More

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 28 August 2017

you need to book in advance, but tasting through 6 of their wines outside on the patio was very pleasant, and Todd was a great host. We exchanged lots of experiences and wine information.

Thank Jlsellers
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We had an early morning tasting at Cakebread up the street and asked the staff there where we should go for a bit of a food tasting with wine and they didn't hesitate to recommend this place. So glad we asked!!! Anthony sat with us...More

Thank Lance E
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Super nice people work there and very accommodating! The tasting room and outside patio area are super cute! The wine is fabulous! Literally every wine they have is delicious! I've been three times and their Sauvignon blanc is my favorite!

Thank Lindsay R
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I've been to other food pairings and I've been to many wineries, but I give them credit they certainly did this right. We enjoyed every wine that we tasted, and the Exquisite food they paired it with was awesome. The courtyard was nice and Tony...More

1  Thank Hockeylover59
Reviewed 21 June 2017

What an incredible, personalized experience! We LOVED our time with Tony (the famous, or infamous? Tony!). All of the wines were delicious and we can't wait to purchase more. Chatting with him about the experiences he has had and our lives was so very enjoyable!...More

Thank aodell123
Jean-Noel-owner, Owner at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thank you for your thoughtful review. Tony is famous and he is fabulous, so glad you enjoyed your time with him at the VGS Tasting House & Garden. It always brings a smile to may face when I read these reviews-our entire VGS team dedicate...More

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