V. Sattui Winery

St. Helena, CA

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About V. Sattui Winery

V. Sattui Winery is a family-owned property located in the heart of Napa Valley that was founded in 1885 and makes more than 60 different wines with dozens of 90+ point rated wines among its current vintages.

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V. Sattui wines are only sold direct to consumer and the winery features three beautiful tasting rooms where customers can find and purchase their favorites. It is a stunning, must-see Napa Valley destination for picnics, weddings and events, offering an impressively robust Cheese Shop with more than 200 selections. Executive Chef Gerardo Sainato and his staff create mouthwatering salads, sandwiches, paninis, and entrees in the Deli. V. Sattui also makes house-cured meats from its own Salumeria, and gelato and sorbetto from its own Gelateria. The sprawling estate includes two-dozen picnic tables nestled beneath ancient Valley Oak trees and tri-level terraces that overlook beautifully manicured gardens and vineyards.

V. Sattui Director of Winemaking, Brooks Painter, has been recognized as “Winemaker of the Year” in 2015 by the American Fine Wine Competition. He was previously awarded “Winemaker of the Year” at the San Francisco International Wine Competition in June of 2013. In 2015 V. Sattui was named “Winery of the Year” for the fourth year in a row at the Winemaker’s Challenge, and received the title a second time in the Critic’s Challenge International Wine Competition. In addition, V. Sattui has earned the title of “Wine of the Year” in 2015 for two wines: 2012 Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon at the Monterey Wine Competition, and 2011 Paradiso at the Critic’s Challenge International Wine Competition.

V. Sattui wines are sustainably farmed (some from its own organic vineyard) and are sold exclusively from the winery, direct to consumer. V. Sattui Winery is located on a 38-acre vineyard in the center of the Napa Valley, along Highway 29 (at White Lane) in St. Helena. The winery welcomes visitors daily for wine tastings between 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. daily (9 a.m.-5 p.m. during the winter months), as well as barbeque on weekends in the warmer months of the year. Information for V. Sattui Winery is available on the website www.vsattui.com or 707-963-7774.

Notable Features

  • Certified Organic
  • Corporate Events
  • Family Friendly
  • Family Owned
  • Food Service
  • Gardens
  • Limited Production
  • Pet Friendly
  • Picnic Area
  • Scenic View
  • Special Events
  • Weddings
Experiences

  • Food & Wine
  • General Tasting
  • Large Groups (8 - 20)
  • Special Tasting
  • Tour and Tasting
Varietals Offered

  • Bordeaux Blend
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Chardonnay
  • Dessert Wine
  • Grenache
  • Late Harvest
  • Merlot
  • Muscat
  • Petite Sirah
  • Pinot Noir
  • Riesling
  • Rosé
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Zinfandel
Average Score from CellarPass VisitorsMy Parents
Overall Score 4/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 4/5
Ambiance 4/5
Carol B. Member Since 8/29/2017Evil Stepmother
Marketplace Tasting on 11/15/19 1:00 PM

Justin, our host for party of 12 (visitors for first time) was rude at tasting bar. Frowning the whole time and acted like he hated his job. Worst tasting experience in two days of winery visits!

Overall Score 3/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 1/5
Ambiance 4/5
Karen I. Member Since 11/4/2019My BFF
Tour & Terrace Tasting on 11/10/19 1:30 PM

We last visited V. Sattui on our honeymoon 23 years ago. Oh, how it's grown! While that's great for business, it's less great for visitors - the place was packed. So happy we signed up for a tour and tasting on the terrace! Our host, Emily, was fantastic, and the secluded terrace with its spectacular view made us feel miles away from the crowds. Can't wait for the wine we ordered to arrive!

Overall Score 4/5
First Impression 3/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 4/5
Joseph W. Member Since 11/13/2019My BFF
Tour & Terrace Tasting on 11/14/19 11:30 AM

Great location, friendly and helpful staff, exceptional wine.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Cybil M. Member Since 11/1/2019My BFF
Guided Winery Tours on 11/09/19 12:00 PM

My family and I were there last week to celebrate my mothers 70 bday. We had a private tour with Jesus and he was wonderful and very insightful about the history of V. Sattui Winery.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 4/5
Joe and Linda R. Member Since 8/29/2019My Frenemy
Chef's Table Wine & Food Pairing on 11/09/19 11:00 AM

Marc and Stephanie were an absolute great tag team and best chemistry. Everyone loved the wine ?? pairings and full explanations with both the food and the wine! We will do this again!!!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Carolina B. Member Since 11/8/2019My Parents
Marketplace Tasting on 11/09/19 10:00 AM

Ambience was great. Ed looked after us really well and he was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the winery and the wine.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
John M. Member Since 11/4/2019My BFF
Member for a Day Tasting on 11/06/19 11:00 AM

Good wine. Friendly service

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Lynn L. Member Since 10/26/2019My BFF
Reserve Tower Tasting on 10/27/19 12:00 PM

The tower tasting was a wonderful experience. Be sure to make a reservation in advance as there is limited seating. This winery makes over 400 wines, so it is nice to have the personal guidance you get from the Tower tastings. In the main tasting area there is also a deli to purchase pick-nick items.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
cheng s. Member Since 5/24/2019My BFF
Tour & Terrace Tasting on 11/02/19 1:30 PM

This is my second time doing the tour. I think it'll be my regular routine to bring friends from out of town. Angela was our tour guide, she was full of energy and was very passionate. We did a couple of things slightly different this time, which is great! We got to try a sample in the production/labeling room. And we looked more in depth at the tanks. Thanks again for a wonderful tour!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Carol C. Member Since 10/30/2019My Frenemy
Guided Winery Tours on 11/02/19 3:30 PM

Would not recommend

Overall Score 1/5
First Impression 1/5
Hospitality 1/5
Ambiance 3/5
Kerry D. Member Since 10/21/2019My BFF
Tour & Terrace Tasting on 10/29/19 11:30 AM

We were promptly greeted by our very friendly wine educator Angie, who had a plethora of information not only about the winery & Sattui family, but extremely knowledgeable about the wine. The building & grounds are beautiful and the wines are delicious! I would definitely return to & recommend this winery!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Chloe M. Member Since 10/7/2019My BFF
Tour & Terrace Tasting on 10/26/19 11:00 AM

BEST winery we went to!!! Great vineyard, beautiful grounds, nice staff, and fabulous wine(:

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Taylor A. Member Since 10/20/2019My Boss
Tour & Terrace Tasting on 10/25/19 11:00 AM

The experience was truly second to none. You're greeted as soon as you arrive by folks ready to answer any questions. The tour and tasting were informative without being over the top. Emily did a great job explaining the history and providing knowledge around each wine we were tasting. The food is amazing. Having the ability to get a crackers, sandwich and a bottle of wine in the courtyard.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Ashelle A. Member Since 10/25/2019My BFF
Guided Winery Tours on 10/26/19 3:30 PM

The history behind the winery was awesome and very interesting

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Angel F. Member Since 6/15/2018My Parents
Guided Winery Tours on 10/25/19 12:00 PM

Great experience from the check in to our guide Vanesa (sorry for spelling). Everyone was super polite and professional.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Sarah I. Member Since 10/17/2019My BFF
Marketplace Tasting on 10/24/19 1:00 PM

A fun wine tasting experience! Beautiful grounds

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Marlin A. Member Since 9/13/2019My BFF
Wine & Food Pairing on 10/12/19 11:00 AM

We had a great time. The wine was fantastic and the food was exceptional. I would definitely recommend the food and wine pairing to anyone that loves wine or food.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
josephine v. Member Since 9/14/2019My Ex
Tour & Terrace Tasting on 10/14/19 11:30 AM

Tour quit boring. No cellars. Tour guide was constant giggling. Terrace and gardens very beautiful. The last wine of the tasting experience was very corky. Something was definitely wrong with the wine, which can happen sometimes. However, the lady told us it was not corky but that it was the ‘terroir’ taste. Seriously... I know the difference

Overall Score 3/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 3/5
Ambiance 2/5
Renee W. Member Since 10/6/2019My BFF
Marketplace Tasting on 10/06/19 11:00 AM

Took my BFF for her birthday. As her first time, she had a spectacular time, well I have to say I had a great time. The staff was amazing and we bought a bottle and had lunch outside on the grass. Lovely day for a picnic w/wine.

Overall Score 4/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 4/5
Ambiance 4/5
Sarah R. Member Since 10/11/2019My BFF
Reserve Tower Tasting on 10/12/19 12:00 PM

We had an amazing, personal, experience at V. Sattui. Our wine tasting host was fantastic, knowledgable and made us feel extremely comfortable and welcome. This was the first of many stops in Napa for us and this was by far the best experience of the day!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Melanie M. Member Since 10/11/2019My BFF
Reserve Tower Tasting on 10/12/19 12:00 PM

Fun time in the Tower tasting

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
LYNDA D. Member Since 7/29/2019My BFF
Tour & Terrace Tasting on 10/12/19 1:00 PM

Loved the atmosphere, the terrace tasting, the gift shop, fun place to go. Would visit again

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Jeff I. Member Since 8/27/2016My Ex
Marketplace Tasting on 10/12/19 4:00 PM

horribly commercialized. no one pays attentioned. crowded. crappy wines. avoid at all cost

Overall Score 1/5
First Impression 1/5
Hospitality 2/5
Ambiance 1/5
Eric J. Member Since 10/9/2019My BFF
Reserve Tower Tasting on 10/11/19 3:00 PM

The grounds, wine, shopping is all great. Marc did a great job in providing information about each wine we tasted.

Overall Score 4/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 4/5
Ambiance 5/5
Steve W. Member Since 10/8/2019My BFF
Marketplace Tasting on 10/08/19 11:00 AM

The place is very charming, and the staff were excellent in their recommendations and knowledge of the wines. The main tasting house with its deli, specialty food items and limited to winery only bottled wine was just amazing. We had a great time and will definitely be back.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Patrick B. Member Since 10/7/2019My BFF
Guided Winery Tours on 10/08/19 12:30 PM

Wonderful experience. Everything was beautiful. Angela led our tour and was so knowledgeable and you could tell she loved working for V. Sattui. I would highly recommend this tour. We visited several others while in Napa region, and while nice, didn’t compare to V. Sattui. Also, their wine is phenomenal! Bought a case plus 2 bottles??

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Anthony T. Member Since 9/26/2019My Parents
Guided Winery Tours on 10/05/19 12:00 PM

The grounds of the winery are gorgeous, the wine was good and the outdoor picnic area was perfect to sit out and enjoy a bottle and some snacks.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
andrew p. Member Since 9/27/2019My Parents
Tour & Terrace Tasting on 10/04/19 11:00 AM

Enjoyed the tour and getting to walk around the Vineyard and the view from the patio was great but the wines were mediocre. We were told the zinfandel we were trying wasn't really everybody's favorite so I felt like they should have wanted to give us wines that would make us want to stay and try more. Also, there was only one person serving wine. Took an hour to get 5 sample pours.

Overall Score 4/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 4/5
Ambiance 4/5
Max F. Member Since 9/21/2019My Frenemy
Tour & Terrace Tasting on 10/05/19 1:00 PM

Far too crowded compared to all of the other wineries we visited. Wine was okay (though the port is a specialty worth stopping and trying) but they did a good job with the cheese pairing. They needed to book at least 50% less people to make it a good experience.

Overall Score 3/5
First Impression 1/5
Hospitality 4/5
Ambiance 3/5
Patricia M. Member Since 9/24/2019My Ex
Marketplace Tasting on 10/02/19 3:00 PM

The Winery looked better on line didn't like any of the wine selections

Overall Score 2/5
First Impression 3/5
Hospitality 1/5
Ambiance 1/5
Michael d. Member Since 9/16/2019My Frenemy
Marketplace Tasting on 9/28/19 4:00 PM

Like a noisy singles bar. Zero ambience.

Overall Score 1/5
First Impression 1/5
Hospitality 2/5
Ambiance 1/5
Tequisha C. Member Since 8/10/2019My BFF
Reserve Tower Tasting on 9/22/19 12:00 PM

Just a little disappointing that we arrived for a private tasting and had to share our hostess with 2 other groups. We really didn’t get to even finish all 5 tastings before the hour was up and we had to be at a lunch reservation. I feel as though if I’m paying for a private tasting that hostess should be dedicated to my entire party of 6. Instead we had to share with 6 others.

Overall Score 3/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 3/5
Ambiance 4/5
Michelle L. Member Since 9/21/2019Evil Stepmother
Reserve Tower Tasting on 9/22/19 1:00 PM

I am not writing a good review because I was not able to make the reservation I booked due to unforeseen events. I understand they have a booking policy, but the reservation had to be canceled for 2 of the 4 members. I was asking for a refund for only the 2 guests that could not make it and they were not understanding of the situation. The other 2 guests still went. I find this a bit harsh.

Overall Score 1/5
First Impression 1/5
Hospitality 1/5
Ambiance 1/5
Tracy R. Member Since 7/8/2019Evil Stepmother
Marketplace Tasting on 9/20/19 12:00 PM

Too touristy, tasting was rushed, inattentive and a waste of time. Lunch outside was not the ambience we expected.

Overall Score 2/5
First Impression 3/5
Hospitality 1/5
Ambiance 2/5
Christine A. Member Since 4/22/2019My BFF
Reserve Tower Tasting on 9/20/19 11:00 AM

Wonderful experience, Marc in the Tower was fantastic

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
maria g. Member Since 9/17/2019My Frenemy
Marketplace Tasting on 9/19/19 1:00 PM

Overloaded of tourist, we had a wine tasting prepaid.. the person at the bar was not taking care at all about us during the tasting, no explanation of what we were drinking and so on. Regular water not available during the tasting , but at purchase ( what meand you had to go yo the marketplace yourself during your tasting if you wanted waterand line up to pay.. interrupting any tasting experience

Overall Score 2/5
First Impression 2/5
Hospitality 1/5
Ambiance 2/5
Lisa F. Member Since 7/1/2019My BFF
Tour & Terrace Tasting on 9/18/19 11:30 AM

We brought my dad in a wheelchair and everyone was very helpful and accommodating. Great tour.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Yordys B. Member Since 9/15/2019My BFF
Marketplace Tasting on 9/15/19 11:00 AM

The place was beautiful. First people you meet are friendly and make you feel welcomed. My wife loved the Gamay Rouge (says it’s the best wine she has ever had!). We love to go back someday!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Scott M. Member Since 10/5/2013My BFF
Reserve Tower Tasting on 9/15/19 10:00 AM

So impressed by the volume and quality of the wines. Big Ed was a fantastic host. Was our favorite stop of more than ten wineries in three days. Joined the club and will definitely return!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 3/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Jean D. Member Since 9/11/2019My BFF
Marketplace Tasting on 9/12/19 12:00 PM

Wonderful experience. Demetrius made the wine tasting experience educational and fun.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
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