The Joseph Phelps, Freestone Vineyards Guest Center is situated on two and a half acres in the hamlet of Freestone at the intersection of Bodega Highway and Bohemian Highway, ideally located to introduce visitors to a selection of our Sonoma Coast and Napa Valley wines as well as the Freestone community. We offer wine tasting, monthly Second Sunday events and Exceptional Wine Experiences (by prior appointment).
No appointment is necessary to visit our Freestone location, but encouraged, and strongly suggested for groups of six or more. We invite you to call ahead 707-874-1010 or email Giovanna Mueller firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may save a seat at the table for you and your group.
Winter Hours: Thursday - Monday, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., January - April
Summer Hours: Seven days a week, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., May - December
We are pleased to offer three different wine tasting options:
Sonoma Coast tasting includes four wines of the current release of Sonoma Coast Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs, including limited production single-vineyard offerings from both Pastorale and Quarter Moon vineyards. The fee is $20 per tasting, up to four complimentary for our Phelps Preferred club members and their guests.
Napa & Sonoma Estate tasting includes five wines showcasing an array of current release Joseph Phelps Napa Valley and Sonoma Coast wines, including Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. The fee is $35 per tasting, up to four complimentary for our Phelps Preferred members and their guests.
Phelps Preferred Insignia tasting includes four wines with a focus on Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, including our flagship wine Insignia, and Backus Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, when available. The fee is $50 per tasting, up to four complimentary for our Phelps Preferred members and their guests.
Weather permitting, guests are welcome to picnic with their tasting at one of our outside patio tables.
We host Second Sunday events each second Sunday of the month, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., featuring the latest Joseph Phelps Sonoma Coast and Napa Valley wine releases paired with local artisan foods. Second Sunday events are generally priced $35 per person and Phelps Preferred members may attend complimentary (entry for two complimentary per wine club membership). Additional guests of Phelps Preferred members and non-members are charged full price. An RSVP is required to attend Second Sunday events. Please call 800-707-5789. The latest schedule can be viewed below and we invite you to visit our Events Calendar for further event details and pricing.
Fully Reserved - June 12th - Sauvignon Blanc & Oysters on the Half Shell
July 10th - Pinot Noir & Brick Oven Pizza
August 14th - Pinot Noir & Paella
September 11th - 2013 Insignia Release & All-American Barbeque ($50 per person)
October 9th - Cabernet Sauvignon & Harvest Inspired Bites
November 13th - Pinot Noir & Polenta with Mushroom Ragu
December 11th - Chardonnay & Crab Cakes
Location: Approximately an hour and a half’s drive north from San Francisco on U.S. Highway 101, you’ll find the Joseph Phelps, Freestone Vineyards Guest Center in the hamlet of Freestone. Follow scenic Bodega Highway (State Highway 12) past Sebastopol through western Sonoma County. Just 8 miles from the Pacific Ocean, turn right onto Bohemian Highway and take an immediate left onto El Camino Bodega. The Joseph Phelps, Freestone Vineyards Guest Center will be on your left, in one of California’s most exciting new winegrowing regions.
Joseph Phelps, Freestone Vineyards Guest Center
12747 El Camino Bodega
Freestone, CA 95472
Tel: (707) 874-1010
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