St. Helena and Calistoga Wineries

Top St. Helena and Calistoga Wineries

St. Helena, known by many as the heart of Napa Valley, and nearby Calistoga (the hot springs resort destination in Napa Valley) offer historic wineries with world-class wines, fantastic restaurants, and friendly, charming communities – perfect for a relaxing weekend getaway. Platypus Wine Tours knows how to enhance your time away by delivering an authentic wine tasting experience. Our Join-In Wine Tours focus on boutique St. Helena and Calistoga wineries that feature hand-crafted wines and smaller, more intimate tasting rooms that can give you a truly special wine country experience. We’re thrilled that our guests consistently rank our Napa Valley wine tours as a Trip Advisor top-rated activity in the region.

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Listed below are some of our favorite St. Helena and Calistoga Wineries (updated Sept 2018):

Ballentine

Owned and operated by four generations since 1906, the Ballentine Family Winery is considered a hidden gem of Napa Valley.
(707) 963-7919
2820 St Helena Hwy, St Helena, CA 94574
www.ballentinevineyards.com

Benessere

Our mission is to produce the finest small lots of Italian-inspired wines in California while celebrating the gracious lifestyle and comfortable pace of wine country.
(707) 963-5853
1010 Big Tree Road, St. Helena, CA 94574
www.benesserevineyards.com

Bennett Lane

Located at the very north end of the Napa Valley, with spectacular views of the rugged Palisades and Mount St. Helena. The home of more than 50 90+ point wines from the leading wine publications.
(707) 942-6684
3340 Hwy 128, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.bennettlane.com

Beringer Vineyards

Beringer pursues the balance between modern technology and time-tested winemaking traditions, resulting in wines of global recognition.
(707) 963-8989
2000 Main Street, St. Helena, CA 94574
www.beringer.com

Castello di Amorosa

Castello di Amorosa winery is a 107 room, 13th century inspired Tuscan castle, offering both self-guided tours and guided tours and tastings.
(707) 967-6272
4045 North Saint Helena Highway, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.castellodiamorosa.com

Chappellet Winery and Vineyard

Chappellet Estate Vineyards on Pritchard Hill have been hailed as “Napa’s Grand Cru” and recognized as one of the world’s preeminent sites for growing Bordeaux varietals – in particular their world-class Cabernet Sauvignon.
(707) 963-7136
1581 Sage Canyon Road, St. Helena, CA 94574
www.chappellet.com

Chateau Montelena Winery

A historical stone castle carved into a hillside overlooking a Chinese garden, lake and vineyards reaching out to the base of Mount St. Helena. History was made when the 1973 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay was announced the winner of the 1976 Paris Tasting.
(707) 942-5105
1429 Tubbs Lane, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.montelena.com

Clos Pegase

Designed in 1987 by acclaimed architect Michael Graves, Clos Pegase produces estate grown and produced wines from four winery owned vineyards.
(707) 942-4981
1060 Dunaweal Lane, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.clospegase.com

Conn Creek Winery

Nearly forty years after its founding, Conn Creek is still focused on what Napa Valley does best: Cabernet Sauvignon and other Bordeaux varietals.
(707) 963-9100
8711 Silverado Trail, St. Helena, CA 94574
www.conncreek.com

Corison Winery

As one of the last old Cabernet Vineyards in the Napa Valley, Corison Winery is one of the few vineyards to have produced world class fruit continuously for more than four decades. Corison’s wines are noted for their consistency and impeccable balance.
(707) 963-0826
987 St Helena Hwy, St Helena, CA 94574
www.corison.com

Duckhorn Vineyards

Founded in 1976, Duckhorn Vineyards has spent more than 30 years establishing itself as one of North America’s premier producers of Bordeaux varietal wines.
(888) 354-8885
1000 Lodi Lane, Saint Helena, CA 94574
www.duckhornvineyards.com

Dutch Henry Winery

Named of of the top 5 wineries to visit in Napa by the Wall Street Journal, Dutch Henry specializes in small lots of handcrafted wines. Organic olive oil is available from estate olive trees.
(888) 224-5879
4310 Silverado Trail, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.dutchhenry.com

Ehlers Estate

Ehlers Estate produces world-class wines that are a reflection of the land from which they come. Operating as a small family farm, Ehlers Estate adheres to a core set of values: quality, sustainability, and community.
(707) 963-5972
3222 Ehlers Lane, St. Helena, CA 94574
www.ehlersestate.com

Fairwinds Estate Winery

Offering elegant wines from four of the finest wineries in Calistoga, all in one tasting experience. Food and wine pairing available in our 22,000 square foot wine cave.
(707) 341-5300
4550 Silverado Trail N, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.fairwindsestatewinery.com

Flora Springs Winery & Vineyards

Founded in 1978, Flora Springs has been a family affair for over three decades, committed to the traditions of fine winemaking and responsible stewardship.
(707) 963-5711
1978 West Zinfandel Lane, St. Helena, CA 94574
www.florasprings.com

Frank Family Vineyards

Voted “Best Napa Winery” seven years in a row, our wines span from sparkling wine to port and everything in between.
(707) 942-0859
1091 Larkmead Lane, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.frankfamilyvineyards.com

Hall

Kathryn and Craig Hall strive to create an unrivalled destination in the Napa Valley – where winemaking excellence meets contemporary design to celebrate life and inspire the senses.
(707) 967-2626
401 St Helena Hwy., St Helena, CA 94574
www.hallwines.com

Hans Fahden

Limited production Cabernet Sauvignon comes from the 100 acre estate located at 1200 feet elevation in the Mayacamas Mountains.
(707) 942-6760
4855 Petrified Forest Rd, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.hansfahden.com

Heitz Wine Cellars

Heitz Cellars strives for the delicate balance between science and nature that allows their wines to express the genuine character of the varietal and to reflect their vineyard’s unique geography within the Napa Valley.
(707) 963-3542
436 St. Helena Highway, St. Helena, CA 94574
www.heitzcellar.com

Kuleto Estate

Located on the eastern edge of the Napa Valley and the town of Rutherford Kuleto Estate produces a small portfolio of exceptional estate grown wines.
(707) 302-2209
2470 Sage Canyon Road, St. Helena, CA 94574
www.kuletoestate.com

Larkmead Vineyards

Originally founded in 1895, the historic Larkmead estate is one of the oldest winery establishments in Napa Valley. Known for a great diversity of soil types, the estate allows the winemaker to create small-lot wines of complexity and nuance based on each soil type.
(707) 942-0167
1100 Larkmead Lane, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.larkmead.com

Laura Michael / Zahtila

Known for extraordinary Zinfandels, Cabernets and Chardonnays, Laura Michael Swanton is zealous about vineyard sourcing and production techniques and it is reflected in the wines.
(707) 942-9251
2250 Lake County Hwy, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.lauramichaelwines.com

Long Meadow Ranch

Long Meadow Ranch produce and purvey wines, olive oil and food from three locations in the Napa Valley. Their sustainably produced wines are renowned for their extraordinary flavors, elegance and balanced style.
(707) 963-4555
738 Main Street, St. Helena, CA 94574
www.longmeadowranch.com

Madrigal Family Winery

Since the 1930’s three generations of the Madrigal family have farmed some of Napa Valley’s finest vineyards through their own vineyard management company, and today they manage over 800 acres. Currently owned by the third-generation Madrigal, Chris creates wines that convey that deep appreciation for the land.
(707) 942-8619
3718 St Helena Hwy., Calistoga, CA 94515
www.madrigalfamilywinery.com

Louis M. Martini Winery

For more than 75 years, the Martini family winemakers have crafted world-class Cabernet Sauvignon wines from the exceptional vineyards of Sonoma and Napa counties.
(707) 968-3362
254 St Helena Hwy, St Helena, CA 94574
www.louismartini.com

Markham Vineyards

Strategically located in several of Napa Valley’s best growing regions, Markham Vineyards selects grapes from several microclimates to achieve balanced and rich wines.
(707) 963-5292
2812 St. Helena Hwy North, St. Helena, CA 94574
www.markhamvineyards.com

Merryvale Vineyards

Merryvale was the first winery built in Napa Valley after the repeal of Prohibition in 1933. The historic family owned winery is located in downtown St. Helena within walking distance of excellent shopping and dining.
(707) 963-2225
1000 Main Street, St Helena, CA94574
www.merryvale.com

Paoletti Estates Winery

All the grapes used for producing premium Bordeaux blends and Super Tuscan wines are grown on the 36 acre estate. Built in 1989, the caves contain a unique collection of Carrera marble statues.
(707) 942-0689
4501 Silverado Trail, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.paolettivineyards.com

Pride Mountain Vineyards

Pride Mountain Vineyards is a modest-size winery with a charming and unpretentious tasting room, offering guests the opportunity to sample their latest vintages while chatting with the gracious and knowledgeable staff.
(707) 963-4949
4026 Spring Mountain Rd, St Helena, CA 94574
www.pridewines.com

Raymond Vineyards

Raymond Vineyards, founded in 1970, is one of the Napa Valley’s pioneers and great estates with an enduring reputation for elegant wines with a beautiful balance of finesse, power and complexity.
(707) 963-3141
849 Zinfandel Lane, St. Helena, CA 94574
www.raymondvineyards.com

Reverie Winery on Diamond Mountain

The 26 acre hillside estate is located at the base of Howell Mountain, boasts sweeping views of vineyards and the Mayacamas Mountains
(707) 942-6800
1520 Diamond Mountain Road, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.reveriewine.com

Rombauer Vineyards

Rombauer has been described as a “must visit winery” in Napa Valley. To experience a flight of their wines in Rombauer’s tasting room can be an amazing and memorable experience.
(800) 622-2206
3522 Silverado Trail North, St. Helena, CA 94574
www.rombauervineyards.com

Schramsberg Vineyards

Producing the finest and most complex sparkling wines, Schramsberg is comprised of 125 year old caves for aging bottles, a historical estate and barn and beautiful gardens.
(707) 942-4558
1400 Schramsberg Rd., Calistoga, CA 94515
www.schramsberg.com

Schweiger Vineyards

A small family operated winery and vineyard located atop Spring Mountain in the Napa Valley since 1979, crafting sustainable small production wines including estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Petite Syrah.
(707) 963-4882
4015 Spring Mountain Rd., St. Helena, CA 94574
www.schweigervineyards.com

Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery

Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery is a family owned winery renowned for producing beautiful, classic, refined wines that honor its unique vineyards and commitment to organic farming practices.
(707) 963-0134
1902 Madrona Avenue, St. Helena, CA 94574
www.spottswoode.com

Spring Mountain Vineyard

The new Spring Mountain Vineyard was once three separate properties each with its own vineyard and winery. Guests who visit will experience a unique estate and handcrafted, limited production wines modeled after some of France’s finest.
(707) 967-4188
2805 Spring Mountain Road, St. Helena, CA 94574
www.springmountainvineyard.com

Staglin Family Vineyard

Staglin produces varietal wines of distinction from its Rutherford estate, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sangiovese and a Bordeaux style blend that reflect the care and attention to detail they impart to their production practices.
(707) 963-3994
1570 Bella Oaks Ln, Rutherford, CA 94573
www.staglinfamily.com

St. Clement Vineyards

A small boutique winery located in the heart of Napa Valley, St. Clement is a must stop, see and taste for any visit to the Napa Valley.
(866) 877-5939
2867 St. Helena Highway North, St. Helena, CA 94574
www.stclement.com

Sterling Vineyards

The aerial tram leading up to the winery is the only one of its kind in Napa, offering stunning views of the Valley. Tours and tastings range from a self-guided tour of the winery to food and wine pairings.
(800) 726-6136
1111 Dunaweal Ln, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.sterlingvineyards.com

Storybook Mountain Vineyards

Originally founded by brothers Adam and Jacob Grimm in 1883, and revived in 1976, the winery features award-winning zinfandels and Bordeau varietals. The 130 year old caves provide a unique venue for tasting these famed wines.
(707) 942-5310
3835 California 128, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.storybookwines.com

Summers Estate Wines

Featuring their signature wine, Charbono, as well as Zinfandel and Merlots, Summers is a boutique winery featuring very small lots of hand crafted wines.
(707) 942-5508
1171 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.summersestatewines.com

Sundance Ranch Tamber Bey

Tamber Bey Winery is located at Sundance Ranch, a world-class equestrian center that marries the passions of owners Barry and Jennifer Waitte – great wines and endurance performance horses, set in a stunning ranch setting.
(707) 942-2100
1251 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga, CA 94515
www.summersestatewines.com

Terra Valentine

Terra Valentine’s keen focus on the grapes in its vineyard leads to a winemaking style marked by minimal intervention, evident in its wines that reflect a sense of place while showing the intensity of mountain grown fruit and balanced elegance.
(707) 967-8340
3787 Spring Mountain Rd., St Helena, CA94574
www.terravalentine.com

Tedeschi Family Winery

On the family’s estate, purchased in the 1950s, Eugene Tedeschi planted grapevines between the existing fruit and walnut trees. Eugene’s son Emil moved to Hawaii in 1974 and co-founded Tedeschi Vineyards in Maui. He returned to the Napa Valley in 1991 to found the current Tedeschi Family Winery. Today, Emil’s sons Emilio and Mario and daughter Elaine continue the family’s commitment to handcrafted, award winning old world style wines.
(707) 501-0668
2779 Grant St., Calistoga, CA94515
www.tedeschifamilywinery.com

The Terraces

The Terraces produces small handcrafted lots of Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. These limited release wines are grown from fruit on their terraced Napa Valley vineyards and also sourced from other select vineyards in California.
(707) 963-1707
1450 Silverado Trail S, St Helena, CA94574
www.terraceswine.com

Tres Sabores

Tres Sabores welcomes guests of small groups to the ranch by appointment with Platypus Tours for a very personalized winery tour experience.
(707) 967-8027
1620 S. Whitehall Ln., St Helena, CA 94558
www.tressabores.com

Twomey Cellars

Owned by the family who established and owns the esteemed Cabernet Sauvignon winery, Silver Oak; at Twomey the family expands their expertise into Pinot Noir, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc, sourced from vineyards in close proximity to the Pacific Ocean.
(800) 505-4850
1183 Dunaweal Ln., Calistoga, CA94515
www.twomeycellars.com

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