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):


Named for a 15-generation family name, and the name of the founder, Amizetta, with her husband Spencer Clark, this family run winery is located on steep slopes overlooking Lake Hennessey.
(707) 963-1460
9625, 1099 Greenfield Rd, St Helena, CA 94574


Fittingly, Aonair is Gaelic for “one man” and reflects Grant Long Jr’s passion for handcrafted small-lot wines. These outstanding wines are only available at the winery.
(707) 363-0680
647 Greenfield Rd, St Helena, CA 94574

Auburn James

Tastings are available in the intimate tasting cottage or on the deck overlooking the vineyards, winery and bocce ball court.
(707) 967-9100
1001 Silverado Trail S, St Helena, CA 94574


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


Specializing in Italian varietals uncommon in the Napa Valley, such as Sangiovese, and producing the only Aglianico and Sagrantino in the Napa Valley.
(707) 963-5853
1010 Big Tree Road, St. Helena, CA 94574

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

Beringer Vineyards

California’s oldest continually operating winery was established in 1875. The Rhine House, Jacob Beringer’s former residence and the current tasting room, is a showpiece of 19th century architecture.
(707) 963-8989
2000 Main Street, St. Helena, CA 94574

Bremer Family Winery

Located on a 150 acre estate vineyard, the wines produced are supple and expressive. The farmhouse welcomes guests to visit the historical wine cave.
(707) 963-5411
975 Deer Park Rd, St Helena, CA 94574

Burgess Cellars

Located at almost 1,000 feet above the Valley floor, tasting options include tasting in the Cellar Tasting Room amid aging wines or in the Mountainside Tasting Room enjoying the panoramic views of the Napa Valley.
(707) 963-4766
1108 Deer Park Rd, Deer Park, CA 94576

CADE Estate Winery

Cade is Napa Valley’s first LEED Gold Certified estate winery. They are focused only on Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc from their Howell Mountain estate vineyards.
(707) 965-2746
360 Howell Mountain Rd. S, Angwin, CA 94508

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

Chappellet Winery and Vineyard

A visit to Chappellet’s Pritchard Hill is a very special experience, affording a stunning setting in which to taste their wines. Chappellet offers a variety of tour and tasting options tailored to suit your interests.
(707) 963-7136
1581 Sage Canyon Road, St. Helena, CA 94574

Charles Krug Winery

The first tasting room in the oldest winery in Napa Valley has evolved into a modern world-class tasting experience. Owned by the iconic Mondavi family, they have introduced winemaking practices to the Napa Valley that still influence the industry today.
(707) 967-2229
2800 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574

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

Clif Family Winery

Clif Bar co-owner’s Gary Erickson and Kit Crawford have married their passions for cycling, food and wine into one great destination. Come for the bike ride, stay for lunch at their Bruschetteria food truck and enjoy a tasting of their wines sourced from some of Northern California’s finest vineyards.
(707) 968-0625
709 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574

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

Conn Creek Winery

Conn Creek has committed to Bordeaux style red wines produced from grapes sourced from some of the finest vineyards in the Napa Valley. Conn Creek is also one of the first wineries in the valley to commit to green building practices.
(707) 963-9100
8711 Silverado Trail, St. Helena, CA 94574

Corison Winery

Named one of the ten top Napa wineries to visit by Decanter Magazine, Corison specializes in Cabernet Sauvignons with power and elegance.
(707) 963-0826
987 St Helena Hwy, St Helena, CA 94574

Crocker & Starr Wines

The 100 acre estate in St. Helena is on the location of the historic Dowdell & Sons Winery. The sustainably farmed vineyards have been continuously farmed since 1870. Pam Starr designs the wines to express the extraordinary terrior of this incredible location.
(707) 967-9111
700 Dowdell Ln, St Helena, CA 94574

Piazza Del Dotto Winery & Caves

Piazza Del Dotto begins with an Italian-inspired “barchessa,” or barn, surrounded by 8.5 acres of cabernet sauvignon, al fresco tasting cabanas, vegetable gardens, 17th century fountains and an outdoor barn with turkeys, peacocks, and pheasants, resembling a Venetian village.
(707) 963-2134
7466 St Helena Hwy, Napa, CA 94558

Del Dotto Estate Winery & Caves

Opened in 2007, this winery pays homage to the Del Dotto family’s Venetian heritage dating back to 1150. The cathedral-like structure, sits on the original Rutherford vineyard purchased by Dave and Yolanda in 1988 and includes a large underground cave for aging wines.
(707) 963-2134
1445 St Helena Hwy, St Helena, CA 94574

Duckhorn Vineyards

For more than 40 years Duckhorn Vineyards has been considered an icon in the Napa Valley. As the first winery in America to produce Merlot, Duckhorn played a key role in establishing Merlot as one of North America’s great varietals.
(888) 354-8885
1000 Lodi Lane, Saint Helena, CA 94574

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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