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Capturing the essence of the vineyard in a bottle

 

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“Touch the Vines, Taste the Wines…”
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Our Vineyard Experience is at the heart of the Crocker & Starr Experience. Join us at the estate and become part of our history!

The 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. The Fall tasting menu includes the 2019 Appellation Sauvignon Blanc, the Single Barrel Selection of Stone Place Cabernet Sauvignon from our coveted old vines block 3 and the 2016 One Post Cabernet Sauvignon comprised of heritage clones of Cabernet Sauvignon from Block 1.

Approximately 40 minutes, $55 per guest for groups under 6 guests. By appointment only. Book Now.

 

 

 

 Terroir to Table - Cabernet Collector's 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 Single Barrel 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, $100 per guest. By appointment only, offered Tuesday - Saturday. Book Now. 

 

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. Should you wish to book an Al Fresco, please provide at least 48 hours notice. 

Approximately 90 minutes, $90 per guest. By appointment, Tuesday-Saturday.

For more information, please call us at the Farmhouse at 707-967-9111 or email reservations@crockerstarr.com.

 

 

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. 

 Current Release Virtual Tasting 

Embark on a wine journey with a member of the Crocker & Starr team. With this selection, you’ll receive an invitation to join a personal 30-minute virtual tasting, fact sheets about each wine, and a keepsake wine key. Our Current Release package is the perfect snapshot of Crocker & Starr classics, and includes one bottle each of the 2019 Appellation Sauvignon Blanc, a savory, mineral-driven wine known for bringing red-wine drinkers to the white wine table; our single barrel selection from our coveted old vines Cabernet Sauvignon 'Stone Place'; and the heritage clones block '1' Cabernet Sauvignon '1 Post'. These three wines will give you indepth insight into our terroir. Approximately 30 minutes. 

Purchase Package

Call 707.967.9111 or email reservations@crockerstarr.com to schedule your private appointment.

 Estate Reds Virtual Tasting

Join a member of the Crocker & Starr hospitality team for a private virtual tasting featuring three small-production estate red wines. With the purchase of this selection, you will receive an invitation to join a personal 30-minute virtual tasting, fact sheets about each wine, and a keepsake wine key. Red wine lovers will rejoice over this collection, which includes one bottle each of the deliciously ready-to-drink 2017 Appellation Cabernet Franc blend 100% from the estate and lead by our signature grape, the 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon RLC which means Rock, Loam, Clay soil variations make this wine classically plush, and our single barrel selection from our coveted old vines Cabernet Sauvignon 'Stone Place'. Approximately 30 minutes. 

Purchase Package

Call 707.967.9111 or email reservations@crockerstarr.com to schedule your private appointment.

Cabernet Collector's Virtual Tasting

Three Great Cabernets, One Great Estate: A Cabernet lover’s dream. This elevated experience will focus on three distinct, estate grown Cabernet Sauvignons. Each comprised of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon! For this unique experience we recommend you prepare to taste all three wines at the same time and watch how each evolves over the time of your experience. Your Crocker & Starr host will share our story and the history of the estate and then launch into the first Cabernet with 'RLC'. Followed by our single barrel selection from our coveted old vines Cabernet Sauvignon 'Stone Place'. To complete the portfolio, guests will finish with our highly sought after Cabernet Sauvignon ‘One Post’. The unique blend of heritage clone Cabernet vines 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.

Purchase Package 

Call 707.967.9111 or email reservations@crockerstarr.com to schedule your private appointment.

 

 


 

 


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.