The Joseph Phelps Vineyards Oval Room for visitors with couches, windows and oak casks


Welcome to Joseph Phelps Vineyards. We offer a variety of wine tasting experiences seven days a week by prior appointment. Please call the winery at 800-707-5789 or email a request to schedule a visit.

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To ensure a relaxing and intimate experience for our guests, we kindly request that all visitors be at least 21 years of age. If you are traveling with infants or small children, please call ahead to discuss private tasting options. Also, please note that only certified service animals are allowed on property. We cannot accommodate pets. Thank you for understanding.

Terrace Tasting

A relaxed, seated tasting featuring a selection of our current release Napa Valley and Sonoma Coast wines, including Insignia. Guests may sit on the terrace overlooking our estate vineyards (weather permitting) or comfortably indoors while a Wine Educator guides you through each wine selection. Learn More

The Joseph Phelps terrace overlooking vineyards with shade umbrellas and benches

Insignia Blending

Play winemaker for a day and learn the art of blending our flagship wine, Insignia. Smell, taste and experiment with blending six Insignia components, then compare your blend with the current Insignia vintage. Learn More

Wine glasses for an Insignia Blending experience

Single Vineyards - A Taste of Place

Discover how the intersection of soil, microclimate, exposure and varietal selection make vineyard-designated wines unique. Guests will taste six single-vineyard Napa Valley and Sonoma Coast wines. Learn More

Vineyard and hills

Barrel Aging Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Study the role of oak barrels in the development of Cabernet Sauvignon. Taste four Cabernet Sauvignon samples aged in different barrels along with twelve aromas found in barrel-aged wines of different origin and toast levels. Learn More


Culinary Experiences

Inspired by Joe Phelps’ lifelong culinary passion, we offer a variety of wine and food experiences, all prepared by winery Chef Brian Sutton and his culinary team in our state-of-the-art kitchen. Learn More

Dining table with wine glasses and plated food for Joseph Phelps wine and food experience

Insignia Retrospective Tasting

Experience a six-vintage tasting of our flagship wine, Insignia. This is a rare opportunity to taste select library vintages of Insignia in addition to our current offering and a barrel preview of a future Insignia release. Learn More

Insignia barrels and bottles of wine for the Insignia Retrospective Tasting experience

Wine Aroma Challenge

Put your nose to the test identifying six white wine and six red wine aromas in this fun and interactive tasting experience. Challenge your friends and sharpen your own ability to identify aromas in wine. Learn More

Wine glasses

Backus Retrospective Tasting

Experience a member-exclusive six-vintage tasting of our single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon from Backus Vineyard in Oakville, Napa Valley. This is a rare opportunity to taste select vintages along with a barrel preview of a future Backus release. Learn More

Backus Vineyard smokehouse

Private Tasting

A seated tasting in one of our private rooms tailored to your visit and conducted by one of our Senior Wine Educators. Guests will be guided through a curated selection of our current release Napa Valley and Sonoma Coast wines, including Insignia and our single-vineyard Pinot Noir. Learn More

Guests enjoying a private wine tasting in the Joseph Phelps Insignia Room

Phelps Preferred Visit

Membership in one of our Phelps Preferred wine clubs includes up to 4 complimentary tastings per visit. You may choose a Terrace Tasting, Private Tasting or Exceptional Wine Experience (excludes Culinary and Retrospective Tastings). Learn More

Wine glasses on a table

Trade Visit

Direct trade partners of Joseph Phelps Vineyards may request a visit to the winery by contacting Nicole Boutilier by email or by calling 707-967-3721. We look forward to hosting you here in Napa Valley soon.

Insignia cork