Member Events

Welcome to Joseph Phelps Vineyards during our exciting "Year in the Vines." We invite you to visit our interim Guest Center among the vines to experience the winery's grounds like never before during our year-long renovation.

Phelps Preferred Dinners

Members are invited to attend elegant Club Dinners, featuring famous Chefs and menus tailor-made for our wines. Typically, there are 2 - 3 dinners per year.

Phelps Preferred Dinners "On The Road"
We invite our Phelps Preferred members to join Bill Phelps this October for not one, but two Phelps Preferred Dinners On The Road. First, we travel to Farallon Restaurant in downtown San Francisco on October 3rd, followed by a trip down the coast to Spago Beverly Hills on October 10th. We hope you will be able to join us for one of these special dinners celebrating the autumn harvest season. Reservations for these exclusive Phelps Preferred dinners must be booked through the Joseph Phelps Customer Service Team only. Please do not call the restaurants directly. Please call 800-707-5789 to RSVP.

Friday, October 3, 2014 ~ Farallon Restaurant in San Francisco, CA
Opened in San Francisco's downtown Union Square in 1997, James Beard nominated Farallon Restaurant features a sophisticated interpretation of "coastal cuisine" with the freshest fish and shell fish along with seasonal meat and game dishes. Executive Chef, Ryan Simas, will create a memorable multi-course meal paired with Joseph Phelps Napa Valley and Sonoma Coast wines. $250 per person, plus sales tax. 

Friday, October 10, 2014 ~ Spago Beverly Hills Restaurant in Beverly Hills, CA
Spago Beverly Hills is Wolfgang Puck's flagship restaurant featuring a newly designed menu highlighting California cuisine at its very best. Chef, Tetsu Yahagi, will create an unforgettable meal around the wines of Joseph Phelps Vineyards. Join host Bill Phelps at this legendary Michelin two star restaurant. $275 per person, plus sales tax.

Exclusively Phelps Preferred Weekends
Join us at the St. Helena estate for Exclusively Phelps Preferred Weekends. We are closing the winery in St. Helena to non-Phelps Preferred members this year on four separate weekends. Taste the 2012 Insignia barrel sample along with current and library release wines in a relaxed, casual setting among the vines while enjoying live music and delicious small bites prepared by local purveyors. 2012 Insignia Futures orders will be accepted during each event.

October 25 and 26, 2014
November 15 and 16, 2014

Exclusively Phelps Preferred Weekends are open to current Phelps Preferred members only. An RSVP is required to attend these events. Reservations are limited to a party of two. Please call 800-707-5789 to RSVP for our October and November events. Space is limited. Events held at the vineyard are not suitable for pets or children under 21 years of age. Thank you for understanding.

Phelps Preferred "Discover Down Under" Cruise
Sydney to Auckland
February 12-28, 2015
Join Joseph Phelps Vineyards aboard Oceania Cruises' Marina for a trip of a lifetime, 16-night cruise, Sydney to Auckland. Planned on-board events include private tastings, winemaker dinners hosted by Director of Winemaking, Damian Parker & Director of Hospitality, Stephen Pavy, as well as private shore excursions exploring the wine regions of Australia and New Zealand (optional). Complete details, pricing and booking are available by visiting the Food & Wine Trails website HERE or by calling 800-367-5348. We look forward to hosting you "Down Under" for a one-of-a-kind adventure. Reservations for this cruise close September 15, 2014, so don't delay. 

Second Sunday events at the Joseph Phelps, Freestone Vineyards Guest Center
We invite you to join us at our Guest Center in Freestone on the Sonoma Coast each second Sunday of the month for wine and food pairings. Phelps Preferred members may attend with up to two additional guests, complimentary. Visit our Events calendar for upcoming Second Sunday event listings.

Insignia Weekend
Unfortunately, due to construction we will be unable to host Insignia Weekend in 2014, but we will be back in 2015 with the best Insignia Weekend Celebration EVER.

In the meantime, we have created a number of exciting alternative events exclusively for Phelps Preferred members. We hope you will join us for our Exclusively Phelps Preferred Weekends and Phelps Preferred Dinners In The Vineyard. 

Click Here for 40th Anniversary 2013 Insignia Weekend Celebration photos
Click Here to view photos from 2012 Insignia Weekend
Click here to view photos from 2011 Insignia Weekend
Click here to view photos from 2010 Insignia Weekend
Click here to view photos from 2009 Insignia Weekend