Chappellet Vineyard

(707) 963-7136 1581 Sage Canyon Rd
St. Helena, CA 94574
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The Chappellets’ romance with Pritchard Hill started when Donn and Molly Chappellet first glimpsed its spectacular vistas. Perched 1,200 feet above the floor of the Napa Valley, the atmosphere at the Chappellet family's winery and Pritchard Hill estate vineyards is serene and peaceful. You can't help but fall in love with the breathtaking views and the gentle mountain Donn and Molly Chappellet made their home. The Chappellet family has been crafting world class wines from their Pritchard Hill estate vineyards since 1967. Spurred by the notion that Bacchus loves the hills and that mountain fruit would make superior wine, Chappellet followed the advice of legendary winemaker André Tchelistcheff and settled on the rocky eastern slopes of the Napa Valley. The Chappellets were the first to plant vineyards exclusively on high elevation hillsides and the second winery to be established in the Napa Valley after Prohibition. The foundation of Chappellet winemaking program is focused on creating extraordinary Read more »

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  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Cabernet Franc

    History of the grape: References to it in the Loire region of France date as far back as the mid 12th century. But it...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Chenin Blanc

    History of the grape: Modern day French oenologist Pierre Galet states Chenin Blanc has been in France at least since...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

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  • There is no shortage of sunshine on Pritchard Hill today. 107°F in the vineyard! Whew! http://t.co/T0omsNf8gZ

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  • Folks, this is what we call a Pritchard Hill Traffic Jam! http://t.co/CvVHRrLgVX

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  • This painting was done by a guest who visited Chappellet during the fall. Absolutely stunning job, Missy! http://t.co/ddwtOhIuwY

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  • New descriptor for the 2009 Pritchard Hill Cabernet? According to one of our guests, Cheryl Jannarone, it is... http://t.co/BKvbwFJHGr

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  • Fruit set at Chappellet Vineyard! http://t.co/no1PmGpMDZ

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  • Meet Chappellet Vineyard's newest additions. Susana, the vineyard cat, just had a litter of four, beautiful baby... http://t.co/3iufVrymeh

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  • Nothing goes to waste at Chappellet. Today, Chardonnay lees were emptied into the vineyard. Just a little extra... http://t.co/8QmNSD5sWb

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  • Nothing goes to waste at Chappellet. Today, Chardonnay lees were emptied into the vineyard. Just a little extra... http://t.co/tVvygKEIZR

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  • Happy National Chardonnay Day from the Chappellet Family! There is still some 2011 Napa Valley Chardonnay and... http://t.co/IEznaPP1ru

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  • Huge congratulations to the newest Master Sommelier Emily Papach! The entire Chappellet Team us so so proud of you! http://t.co/j2K4UD0N3n

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