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VGS Chateau Potelle

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Address: 1200 Dowdell Ln, St. Helena, CA 94574-1407
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VGS Chateau Potelle offers two different visitor experiences. At our...

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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Completely awesome experience

I had never heard of this vineyard, so i had no expectations but wow what a great time. The wine is simply amazing and the food paring was off the charts.

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never heard of this vineyard, so i had no expectations but wow what a great time. The wine is simply amazing and the food paring was off the charts.

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Shelby M, Public Relations Manager at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this review

Mr. Hennon! Thank you very much for writing the review! I had a great time with your party and can't wait for you guys to return to the tasting house again! Thank you! - Shelby More 

Arrington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shelby did a wonderful job of taking care of our group. Enthusiastic, patient and knowledgeable. The pairings were VGS! :)

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Shelby M, Public Relations Manager at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! I loved getting to know you guys and swapping ideas! I am so hopeful that we get out to Nashville here pretty soon, to visit you! Tell Mr. Kicks hello, and please tell the rest of the team how much of a delight you all were! - Shelby More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the tasting with small bites here. you get 5 wines to taste along with a bite with each one from a great local restaurant. I can't remember the name. The wines were delicious and the bites were yummy. Not enough for a lunch though. We sat in the garden near the fountain. It was peaceful and yet fun.... More 

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Shelby M, Public Relations Manager at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing this review! We can't wait for the weather to get better in the next couple months so we can take advantage of the sun in our garden! We are so excited to welcome you into the wine club family! Hope to see you soon! - Shelby More 

Lees Summit, Mo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place for pairings of wine to food. It is a little pricey but the food and wine was very good. Ask them what VGS stands for?

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Shelby M, Public Relations Manager at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing a review for us on TripAdvisor! We greatly appreciate all feedback, especially when it comes to our pairings and overall experience! Thank you very much, and we hope to see you again soon! - Shelby More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Our host was great! He had a wonderful sense of humor and so friendly. The wine and food pairing was amazing. Its worth the stop!

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Shelby M, Public Relations Manager at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing a review about us! We appreciate your support and hope to host you again! - Shelby Manoukian More 

Akron, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

a first class tasting experience with appetizers to match the various wines. Book ahead to avoid delays.

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Shelby M, Public Relations Manager at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review! We greatly appreciate our guests that take extra time to let us know how their experience with us went! - Shelby More 

San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Food pairings were superb! Our friends enjoyed the experience as well! We've been long time Chateau Potelle supporters.

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Shelby M, Public Relations Manager at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this review

Germaine, Thank you so much for your continued support over the years! Is it always a pleasure to have you and your guests in our tasting house! We hope your holidays are full of Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc! Best, - Shelby Manoukian More 

Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Exceptional wine and Shelby was amazing. My wife and I just stopped in and Shelby fit in in with 5 star attention!

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Shelby M, Public Relations Manager at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this review

John, I would like to personally thank you for the review! It is people like both you and your wife that make my job a dream! Thanks for visiting and please do visit soon! -Shelby Manoukian More 

Weldon Spring, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Our host was charming! The wine was awesome! A great way to start our wine country trip! We will be back.

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Shelby M, Public Relations Manager at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review! We appreciate the feedback and are very happy to hear that your tip was a success. Please do visit us soon! -Shelby Manoukian More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful tasting room in St Helena. We went with another couple and we all thoroughly enjoyed the wines and food pairings. Shelby was a great host. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Shelby M, Public Relations Manager at VGS Chateau Potelle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review! We hope you enjoy the holidays and visit soon! -Shelby More 

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