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About Inglenook

We are proud to share the unique Inglenook Heritage with you, offering daily tours, seated tastings, and specialty experiences. We recommend advanced reservations for all guest experiences and are happy to accommodate private groups both large and small.

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The Inglenook legacy began in 1879, when Gustav Niebaum, a Finnish sea captain, wine connoisseur, and entrepreneur, came to Rutherford to build a wine estate that would rival Europe's finest. When Niebaum's grandnephew, John Daniel Jr. inherited the chateau and vineyards in the 1930's, Inglenook had already earned international acclaim, which was made legendary by the famed 1941 vintage.

Francis and Eleanor Coppola purchased the property in 1975 and have spent forty years reuniting the original vineyards, returning winemaking operations to the chateau, and restoring Inglenook's illustrious heritage with the help of renowned wine consultant Stephane Derenoncour and Manager Director and Winemaker, Philippe Bascaules. In honor of this estate and its historical significance, we have restored the name Inglenook.

features Notable Features
  • Architectural Appeal
  • Corporate Events
  • Family Friendly
  • Family Owned
  • Historic Building
  • Scenic View
  • Special Events
tours and tastings Tours & Tastings
  • Food & Wine Pairing
  • Large Groups (6-12)
  • Large Groups (12-20)
  • Napa Neighbor Participant
  • Private Tastings
  • Public Tasting Room
  • Reservations Recommended
  • Reserve Tasting
  • Wine & Cheese Pairing
  • Wine Caves
  • Wine Club
  • Wine Tasting
varietals Varietals Offered
  • Bordeaux Blend
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Marsanne
  • Petite Sirah
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Syrah
  • Viognier
  • Zinfandel
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Lorraine B. Member Since 7/20/2017
Inglenook Experience 11:00 AM on 8/13/17 11:00 AM

I live in the Napa Valley and I need major justification to spend a few extra dollars for "upscale" wine tours and tasting. On this occasion, I'm glad I did. Having visited Inglenook many, many years ago while under corporate ownership, I was delighted by the current experiences of the beautiful venue and much improved wine. The tour was interesting and the cheese/wine pairings were excellent.

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Margaret S. Member Since 7/17/2017
Inglenook Experience 11:00 AM on 8/10/17 11:00 AM

Loved the experience - history, a beautiful setting, really good wine and our mustachioed tour guide!

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Rory M. Member Since 7/21/2017
Inglenook Experience 11:00 AM on 8/07/17 11:00 AM

Beautiful property with plenty of interesting memorabilia inside. Fun and informative tour with a history of the winery. Very nice seated tasting experience with cheese pairing in a wonderful room. Everyone, including Dave the tour guide, was enjoying it so much, our 1-1/2 hour experience lasted 2 hours!

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Eric L. Member Since 3/9/2015
Inglenook Experience 11:00 AM on 8/08/17 11:00 AM

Our guide, David, was from Spain and training as a Sommelier. He was very knowledgeable and an excellent host

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Dean V. Member Since 7/18/2017
Inglenook Experience 11:00 AM on 8/02/17 11:00 AM

A place to come and stay a while, in the Cafe.

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Phil P. Member Since 7/18/2017
Inglenook Experience 11:00 AM on 7/28/17 11:00 AM

One of the most gorgeous properties in the Valley and an experience like no other. The wine is also excellent.

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Phyllis Y. Member Since 3/23/2017
Inglenook Experience (Post 5.22.17) on 7/22/17 11:00 AM

Wonderful tour, amazing red wines. Truly learned a lot about the winemaking process and the history of Inglenook. Definitely recommend this tour!

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Tracy R. Member Since 7/17/2017
Inglenook Experience 11:00 AM on 7/18/17 11:00 AM

I loved my visit to Inglenoook with my girlfriends. It felt like I was treated like family. Especially enjoyed the cafe and gardens. No pressure, reasonable cafe prices made us come back 3 times during our week stay in Napa!

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Virginia W. Member Since 6/5/2017
Inglenook Experience 11:00 AM on 7/07/17 11:00 AM

We had the 90 minute "Inglenook Experience" and loved it. The wine and food pairings were excellent. Our tour guide was a sommelier and was very knowledgeable both about the wines and Mr Coppola's experience at this vineyard. For first time Napa visitors, this was a very informative tour.

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Mailin C. Member Since 3/14/2017
Inglenook Experience 11:30 AM on 7/01/17 11:30 AM

We had an amazing time and absolutely loved our visit! The staff was excellent and we truly enjoyed our tour and tasting! Such a great experience! Thank you!

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Lisa H. Member Since 6/3/2017
Inglenook Experience 11:00 AM on 6/26/17 11:00 AM

gorgeous property and delicious wine. My husband and I did a full tour and learned a lot about the history of inglenook. Well worth it and would highly recommend to anyone. We will be back!

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Summer H. Member Since 6/17/2017
Inglenook Experience 11:00 AM on 6/18/17 11:00 AM

This is the 3rd time we have done this tour and it never disappoints! We seem to learn something new every time! Their wines are the best in the valley!! That's why we have been members since 2007!! My husband and I definitely recommend the tour and private tastings.

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Joe A. Member Since 5/9/2017
Inglenook Experience 11:00 AM on 6/11/17 11:00 AM

First class all the way. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and also fun. The estate is beautiful as well as the wines.

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Samuel C. Member Since 5/22/2017
Inglenook Experience 11:00 AM on 5/27/17 11:00 AM

Owned by Francis Ford & Eleanor Coppola, our sommelier guide (Sebastian) gave a detailed history of the vineyard from inception until today. Vineyard & chateau are beautiful, wine was excellent.

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Anthony D. Member Since 5/15/2017
Inglenook Experience 11:00 AM on 5/26/17 11:00 AM

This was the best wine tasting & tour we have ever experienced. We highly recommend Inglenook.

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Nancy M. Member Since 5/6/2017
Inglenook Experience on 5/16/17 3:00 PM

Beautiful surroundings! Wine was okay. Guide was a bit difficult to understand.

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Carl H. Member Since 10/26/2015
Inglenook Experience 11:00 AM on 5/22/17 11:00 AM

Beautiful grounds and facility. Our host was great. Tour was wonderful. But, because the tour went a few minutes longer than expected, our time to pick up a bottle of the Rubicon was cut short due to the slow service in the gift shop, as we were running late to get to our next tasting in Sonoma. Disappointed we didn't get to pick up a bottle. Can't have it shipped either as we are in Canada.

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Brad D. Member Since 5/5/2017
Inglenook Experience on 5/16/17 3:00 PM

very stale

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Craig A. Member Since 4/15/2017
Inglenook Experience Pre 5.22.17 on 5/03/17 11:00 AM

Beautiful place, very welcoming staff, great tour and lovely wine. All round great experience.

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Devin S. Member Since 4/2/2017
Inglenook Experience Pre 5.22.17 on 5/12/17 3:00 PM

Fantastic experience with a very knowledgeable tour guide. Loved how it was a seated tasting around a table all together.

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Melissa D. Member Since 4/2/2017
Inglenook Experience Pre 5.22.17 on 5/06/17 11:00 AM

Beautiful property. Great wine.

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Blake H. Member Since 4/6/2017
Inglenook Experience Pre 5.22.17 on 5/07/17 11:00 AM

One of the most majestic and amazing stories in napa. A must see for any wine aficionado! Sebastian was a superb host and tour guide. Great place!!

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Laura S. Member Since 5/3/2017
Inglenook Experience on 5/04/17 3:00 PM

We had a wonderful experience at Inglenook! The winery is a little off 29, so the mansion and vineyards were quieter and more secluded. I highly recommend doing and full tour and tasting. There is so much history, and the wines were superb. We loved it!

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Ryan V. Member Since 4/28/2017
Inglenook Experience on 4/28/17 3:00 PM

Tasted 3 very expensive wines after an hour long walk through the vineyard. Very cool Property, but the guide seemed like he would rather be doing anything else than that.

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Steve F. Member Since 4/20/2017
Inglenook Experience Pre 5.22.17 on 4/21/17 3:00 PM

Excellent tour!! Grounds are magnificent. As is the wine. Ambiance and charm exude everywhere. Will tell ALL MY FRIENDS to take this tour and buy Inglenook Wine. Thank you!

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Kenneth H. Member Since 6/20/2015
Inglenook Experience Pre 5.22.17 on 4/22/17 3:00 PM

Great tour!! Our guide, Sebasatian, was awesome, friendly, gregarious, and very knowledgeable. The chateau is tres magnifique and I am not even French. The walk around the property and through the cellar are such a nice way to experience a winery... they should all be like this rather than the normal mobbed tasting counter. Then the wines, well, they speak for themselves, great overall!!

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Louise D. Member Since 4/20/2017
Inglenook Experience Pre 5.22.17 on 4/20/17 3:00 PM

Warm experience informational great hospitality great wine

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Tom R. Member Since 4/19/2017
Inglenook Experience Pre 5.22.17 on 4/22/17 11:00 AM

We took part in several tours on our visit. This was by far the best. The tour guide was incredible! The facility was incredible, the wine, off the charts! By far this is my first recommendation to anyone. We enjoyed every minute of it, especially the history and dedication to that history. We will be back!

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Allyson B. Member Since 4/9/2017
Inglenook Experience on 4/15/17 3:00 PM

Wonderful way to wrap up the day

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Justin F. Member Since 9/28/2013
Inglenook Experience on 4/15/17 11:00 AM

I always enjoy the stories, the staff and wine when visiting here. I take everyone who comes into Napa there for a visit to experience the wonders of Inglenook

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Janine B. Member Since 2/22/2017
Inglenook Experience on 4/06/17 11:00 AM

With so many vineyards to choose from, it's hard to narrow down but my bf is a big Francis Ford Coppola fan so we decided to do the tour & tasting. The property is incredible! We had a great tour with Sebastian and learned so much about the history of Inglenook. The wine is delicious, next time we will sit in the bistro and enjoy! We also met Eleanor in passing, what a highlight of the trip!

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Walter aka BUD S. Member Since 3/21/2017
Inglenook Experience on 4/03/17 3:00 PM

Our Tour was a highlight of our first trip to Napa valley for the wine tour experience. What a great facility, you cannot come here without taking the tour with wine tasting, so much to learn. Thanks again for a great time!

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Elmer Clarke G. Member Since 3/14/2017
Inglenook Experience on 3/31/17 3:00 PM

My girlfriend and I walked in and we checked in for our tour. Dominique greeted us with a "Happy Anniversary!" She told us that my boss called in earlier to pay for our tour as an anniversary gift. David was our tour guide. He was super knowledgeable and friendly. He has an upbeat personality and one of the more entertaining tour guides we've had.

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Brittny B. Member Since 3/11/2016
Inglenook Experience on 4/02/17 11:00 AM

Amazing experience, setting, history and fantastic wines, we even joined the wine club, thanks Inglenook!

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Daniela A. Member Since 4/1/2017
Inglenook Experience on 4/01/17 3:00 PM

Inglenook was by far our favorite part of our 4 day visit in Napa. We loved it so much that we spent 2 days there. From the wine tasting, to the cave tours, to just strolling around the property- the place is gorgeous and full of history. We even got to meet and take pictures with the owner, Francis. Do yourself a favor and visit this historic property! Highly recommend a tour with Anthony!

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Margaret J. Member Since 3/24/2017
Inglenook Experience on 3/27/17 11:00 AM

My husband and I participated in the Inglenook Experience with the Historical Tour. It was fantastic. By far and away our favorite tour in the area. It is beautiful, and the history is fascinating. We enjoyed every minute. The wines and cheeses were absolutely wonderful as well. Again, favorites in the area. Guide/Sommelier, Kenton, was terrific. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and will be back!

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Sarah L. Member Since 2/15/2017
Inglenook Experience on 3/28/17 11:00 AM

We lucked out with our party being the only ones on the tour. It was a great experience (my second visit and I would still go back again). A must-do in Napa

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Laura G. Member Since 2/17/2017
Inglenook Experience on 3/24/17 11:00 AM

The tour and tasting with John was amazing. The Rubicon was superior tasting wine but we enjoyed them all. John was very knowledgeable with information regarding the wine and Chateau. My only suggestion for ambience was to have candles in the caves as will as the regular light. We went to another winery that had the candles which made the ambience special. I would highly recommend this tour.

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Karen K. Member Since 3/12/2017
Inglenook Experience on 3/20/17 3:00 PM

Tour started a little late and was somewhat limited due to the weather. Guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Wine with cheese pairings--excellent. Overall, a good experience. Would definitely come back.

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Jack G. Member Since 1/18/2017
Inglenook Experience on 3/17/17 3:00 PM

We had a great time and our host was very knowledgeable. would love to return again.

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Inglenook
1991 St Helena Highway
Rutherford, CA 94573

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