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Capturing the essence of the vineyard in a bottle

 

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“Touch the Vines, Taste the Wines…”
Open In-Person and Virtually and Ready to Share some Cheer!

Our Vineyard Experience is at the heart of the Crocker & Starr Winery. Join us at the Estate and become part of our history!

The Current Release Vineyard Experience

Crocker & Starr’s personalized and private Vineyard Experience begins in the bucolic country setting of our property. Guests are led into the vineyard for the opportunity to see and touch the organically grown vines while they learn about Crocker & Starr’s history and continued stewardship of the land. Guests are then escorted under the Garden Arbor for a seated presentation of Crocker & Starr’s small production estate wines.

Approximately 50 minutes, $70 per guest for groups up to 7 guests. By appointment only. 

 

 

 

 

 



Estate Cabernet Experience

Three Great Cabernets, One Great Estate: A Cabernet lover’s dream. This elevated experience will focus on three distinct, estate grown cabernets. For this unique experience, guests will be welcomed on the estate for a stroll in our vineyard and a meander past the winery and our team garden. Guests will arrive under the Stonehouse Arbor for a private seated tasting our our three distinct Cabernet Sauvignons. Wines to include... Cabernet Sauvignon, ‘RLC’. Named for the variations of rock, loam and clay soils found throughout the Crocker Estate Vineyard, RLC is the embodiment of Crocker & Starr as a concept. A selection from our Cabernet Sauvignon ‘Stone Place’, exclusively sourced from our 40+ year old See clone Block 3. To complete the portfolio, guests will finish with our highly sought after Cabernet Sauvignon 'One Post'. The unique blend of heritage grape clones is sourced from Block 1 and named after the iconic San Francisco street address where Pam and Charlie shook hands and formed their partnership, over 23 years ago! 
Approximately 50 minutes, $120 per guest for groups up to 7 guests. By appointment, only.  

 

 

Al Fresco Experience

Al Fresco Experience

Embark on a sensory journey and discover how wine and food interact during the Al Fresco Experience at Crocker & Starr.  Included in this elevated Vineyard Experience is a generous selection of hand-chosen artisanal cheeses and charcuterie sourced from the finest local purveyors. A member of our team will guide guests through each sip and each bite, which are designed to highlight the diverse flavor profiles of the Crocker & Starr wines.
Approximately 90 minutes, $115 per guest. By appointment, Wednesday - Friday. Reservation requests for Al Fresco require 48 hours in advance.

 

 

 

 

Virtual Tastings

Wine brings us all together, even from afar. Join us and taste along with a member of our team as we share Crocker & Starr history, winemaking knowledge, and stories. Simply choose your wine selection below, and call 707.967.9111 or email reservations@crockerstarr.com to schedule your private appointment, and we will send you an invitation for your personal virtual tasting


Directions

700 Dowdell Ln
St Helena, CA 94574
Directions to the Porch at 700 Dowdell Lane

From the South

Take Highway 29 North towards the town of St. Helena. Before entering downtown St Helena, 1 block past Central Valley Supply, on the east side of the highway, is Dowdell Lane. Turn right on Dowdell Lane and turn left in our driveway located at 700 Dowdell Ln. 

Begin your experience on the Historic Farmhouse Porch. 

From the North

Take Highway 29 South to the town of St. Helena and take a left of Dowdell Ave. (Look for the high school on the right). Turn left onto Dowdell Lane and turn left into our driveway located at 700 Dowdell Ln.

Make a left onto our driveway, and park in the parking area on the right where you will see other cars.

Begin your experience on the Historic Farmhouse Porch.