St. Francis Winery & Vineyards – Santa Rosa, CA

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St. Francis Winery & Vineyards | 100 Pythian Road at Hwy. 12, Santa Rosa, CA 95409 | 1-888-675-WINE (6463)

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St. Francis Winery & Vineyards: Taste Sonoma

For more than four decades, the wines of St. Francis Winery & Vineyards have reflected the finest mountain and valley vineyards in Sonoma County.

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Our founder, Joe Martin, fell in love with Sonoma Valley and established St. Francis Vineyard in 1971, planting 22 acres of Chardonnay and the first 60 acres of Merlot in Sonoma Valley. After achieving great success as a grower, Joe opened his own winery in 1979 with his business partner Lloyd Canton.

Our first winemaker, Tom Mackey, joined St. Francis in 1983 and was renowned for elevating both the quality and style of Sonoma Merlot as an ultra-premium, stand-alone varietal. He also cultivated an in-depth understanding of every Sonoma appellation, enabling us to acquire and develop new vineyards and expand our wine portfolio.

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In 1988 St. Francis partnered with the Kopf family, long admired for their historic family legacy in the wine and spirits industry and a commitment to quality. That legacy began in 1933 upon the repeal of prohibition when Rudy Kopf founded the wine and spirits department of Macy’s Department Store in New York, turning it into what was then one of the finest wine and spirits retailers in the country. He later established his own wine and spirits company, now owned by his three daughters.

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Today, a new generation of winemakers, Katie Madigan and Chris Louton, continues our long tradition of luscious, elegant, fruit-driven wines from Sonoma County grapes.  We farm more than 400 acres of Certified Sustainable estate vineyards in Sonoma Valley and Russian River Valley, each with varying compositions of loam, clay and volcanic soils. We also nurture long-term relationships with top Sonoma County grape growers, giving the Winery access to some of the region’s most coveted old vines Zinfandel and other varietals from acclaimed vineyards.

St. Francis is a Certified Sustainable, family-owned Winery, and we have worked throughout our 42-year history to preserve Sonoma County’s natural resources. The state-of-the art Winery we built in 1999 includes a 457-kilowatt solar energy system, and we have been recognized for our work to conserve nearby creeks and waterways. Preserving Sonoma County for future generations is very much a part of who we are, what we do, and how we run our business.

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Our Winery and stunning mission-style Visitor Center is in the heart of Sonoma Valley surrounded by estate vineyards. The center’s bell tower houses a 1,000-pound bronze bell from the Marinelli Foundry in Italy. It chimes every hour and can be heard throughout the valley.

Our commitment to showcase the best of Sonoma extends to our Tasting Room, which pairs our award-winning wines with the most breathtaking view in Sonoma Valley, and to our ZAGAT-recommended Wine & Food Pairing, which has earned worldwide praise from legions of fans and was voted “#1 in America” in 2013 and 2015 by Open Table diners. In 2012, we planted a 2-acre Estate Garden, giving our chef access to fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs grown steps away from our kitchen, and giving our guests an unforgettable, farm-to-table Wine & Food Pairing experience in the heart of Sonoma Valley.

VISITING: 

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Taste Sonoma: The St. Francis Experience

We invite you to visit our beautiful mission-style Visitor Center surrounded by majestic mountains and breathtaking vineyard views. Our outstanding wines and knowledgeable, gracious staff further enhance the ambiance of this lovely setting. Whether it’s your first time wine tasting or you’re an avid collector, you’ll find an experience to suit your taste!

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Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more guests. Please call 888-675-WINE (9463) or email tastingroom@stfranciswinery.com.

Our Tasting Room is open daily from 10AM until 5PM.*

LEARN MORE BY CLICKING HERE. 

CULINARY: 

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We offer three delicious and distinctively unique wine and food tasting experiences. No matter which season you visit St. Francis, the wine, food, and gracious Wine Country hospitality will be unforgettable.

Voted #1 in America by OpenTable in 2013 & 2015!

WINE & FOOD PAIRING   details>>

$68 Retail | $54.40 Wine Club
Thursday-Monday (11am, 1pm and 3pm)
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday

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CHEESE & CHARCUTERIE   details>>

$35 Retail | $28 Wine Club
Offered Daily (11am – 4pm)
Walk-ins Welcome!

PRIVATE ESTATE DINNERS   details>>

Offered 6 days per week by appointment
$148 per person + tax & gratuity

SHOP: 

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Purchase St. Francis Winery & Vineyards wine for yourself! details >>

WINE CLUB: 

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The St. Francis Patrons Society offers three unique Wine Clubs to provide you with the selections and shipping schedule that is best for you. Each shipment gives you an opportunity to sample small production wines before they are released to the public. All wines included in shipments are available only direct from the Winery.

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Society members enjoy priority access, VIP treatment and special pricing for experiences at the Winery and beyond. With three club levels we have a club to fit everyone’s palate.

MEMBERSHIP & BENEFITS

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SIGNATURE CLUB

Signature Club members receive 3-4 bottles, 4 times per year (February, May, September and November) of our small-production, Artisan wines. This club is a great way to enjoy a sampling of delicious St. Francis wines throughout the year.

  • 20% off Artisan Wines and 25% off Sonoma County Wines
  • Complimentary Wine Tasting for up to 6
  • Preferred Pricing on Winery Events and Experiences
  • Priority Access to Limited Winery Only Artisan Wines

PREMIER CLUB

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Members of our Premier Club receive 6 bottles, 3 times per year (February, May and September). In addition to receiving Signature Club wines, Premier members receive some exclusive, hand-picked, limited production Artisan wines, including all of our award-winning Zinfandels we have become known for.

  • 20% off Artisan Wines and 25% off Sonoma County Wines
  • Complimentary Wine Tasting for up to 6
  • Preferred Pricing on Winery Events and Experiences
  • Priority Access to Limited Winery Only Artisan Wines
  • Limited Production Wines Only Available to Premier and Collectors Members
  • 2 Complimentary Wine & Food Pairings Annually (After 1 year of Membership)

COLLECTORS CLUB

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Collectors Club members receive 12 bottles, 2 times per year (April and October) of hand selected Artisan wines. Don’t miss out on any exclusive releases, this club guarantees you receive all of our highly sought after wines. The Collectors Club is a perfect choice for the ultimate wine connoisseur.

  • 20% off Artisan Wines and 25% off Sonoma County Wines
  • Complimentary Wine Tasting for up to 6
  • Preferred Pricing on Winery Events and Experiences
  • Priority Access to Limited Winery Only Artisan Wines
  • Limited Production Wines Only Available to Premier and Collectors Members
  • 2 Complimentary Wine & Food Pairings Annually (After 1 year of Membership)
  • Private Tasting for 6 in our Reserve Room (Monday-Friday, Reservations Required)
  • 2 Complimentary Vineyard Tours Annually (Offered seasonally)

Consider this a special invitation to join our “inner circle” of friends who share the fruits of our labor, break bread at our table and come together to celebrate that which sustains us… food and wine!

JOIN NOW!

EVENTS & WEDDINGS: 

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LUNCHES  |  DINNERS  WEDDINGS 

St. Francis Winery is an ideal setting for your private event or wedding in Wine Country. Reminiscent of a Tuscan estate, our mission style Tasting Room and Dining Room are bordered by the Mayacamas Mountains with sweeping views of the Sonoma Valley. Our expansive lawn is surrounded by estate vineyards with Hood Mountain as a breathtaking backdrop. The Dining Room, with its coffered ceiling and Palladian windows, opens onto the patio in the summer and offers warmth from its tile-lined fireplace in the winter.

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St. Francis Winery can accommodate groups from 20 to 220 as well as offer a wide array of wine tastings, luncheons and corporate dinners, catered by our in-house culinary team. St. Francis is dedicated to working with you to provide your guests with an occasion memorable for its great wine, delicious food and wine country hospitality.

For further information, contact our Events Coordinator at
events@stfranciswinery.com or by phone at (707) 833-0255.

 

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