Planning a Visit
We invite you to visit our beautiful mission style Visitor Center surrounded by majestic mountains and breathtaking vineyard views. St. Francis' outstanding wines and knowledgeable, gracious staff further enhance the ambiance of this lovely setting. Whether it’s your first time wine tasting or you’re an avid collector, you’ll find an experience to suit your taste!
Offered Daily, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm ~ 20-30 minutes ~ $10
Choose five from a selection of our favorite small production Artisan Series wines that are available only here at the winery. Discover superbly crafted blends and showstopping vineyard designate wines, from our Zinfandel and hillside Cabernet blocks in Dry Creek and Russian River Valley, to our original Merlot and Chardonnay vineyards in Sonoma Valley and many more.
"Small Plates that rival the kitchen of any Michelin-starred restaurant."
- The Press Democrat's BiteClub
PRIVATE ESTATE DINNERS
Offered 7 days by appointment
$135 per person + tax & gratuity
Gather at our table and enjoy a memorable seven-course prix fixe dinner prepared by your own personal St. Francis chef. In this intimate, one-of-a-kind experience, our chef will create multiple courses paired with St. Francis’ iconic wines, starting with a wine reception on the Syrah Patio overlooking lush Sonoma Mountains. Dinner is served in our private dining room with sweeping views of the Winery’s Estate Vineyards. Our chef and hospitality staff will guide you on a 2½ hour culinary journey, showcasing the bounty of Sonoma County and sharing a fun and unique approach to wine and food pairing.
- Offered Tuesday - Sunday, 6:30pm-9pm
- Groups of 8-16 only
- By appointment only, with 72 hours’ notice
- $135 per person (plus tax & gratuity)
- Seasonal prix fixe menu. Substitutions are limited - call for details.
- Reservations Required by calling: (707) 833-0255
- Offered M-F 1:30pm
- Reservations recommended, but not required
- Please call in advance for groups of six or more: (888) 675-WINE
~ RECEPTION ~
Marin Miyagi Oysters on a Half Shell
Five-Spice Roasted Pork Meatballs
Chili Hoisin Sauce
2011 Chardonnay, Sonoma County
~ DINNER ~
Kabocha Squash Soup
Caramelized Granny Smith Apple, Fromage Blanc Toasted Hazelnut Crostini
2011 Chardonnay, Behler, Sonoma County
Roasted Baby Beet and Arugula Salad
Shaved Bosc Pear, Goat Cheese, Dijon Vinaigrette
2011 Chardonnay, Wild Oak, Sonoma County (Unreleased)
Spicy Ahi Tuna Parfait
Sushi Rice, Green Onion, Wasabi Cream
Sesame Ponzu, Sesame Tuile
2007 Red Wine, Côte Du Sonoma, Sonoma County
Seared Prosciutto Wrapped Corvina Seabass
Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Romesco Sauce
Black Olive Purée
2010 Zinfandel, Serres Ranch, Sonoma Valley
Garlic and Thyme Roasted Sirloin of Beef
Aged Cheddar and Potato Gratin
Roasted Pearl Onions
Sweet Carrot Purée, Bordelaise Sauce
2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, Lagomarsino, Russian River Valley
Caveman Blue Cheese
Red Wine Poached Tart Cherries,
Toasted Walnut Bread, Cherry Syrup
2009 Old Vines Zinfandel, Amann Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley
Warm Chocolate Financier
Port Soaked Berries, Dark Chocolate Sauce
2009 Port, Sonoma County
Coffee & Tea Service
ESTATE VINEYARD TOUR & TASTING
Offered weekdays at 1:30 pm, weather permitting
$20, club $16
Enjoy a 40-minute walking tour of our Visitor Center, including the surrounding Wild Oak Estate Vineyards and our 2-acre Sustainable Vegetable Garden. We'll examine the lifecycle of the vineyard, the vines, soil composition, terroir and farming practices, learning what makes Sonoma Valley ideally suited for the production of world-class wines. The tour ends with a wine tasting and discussion in our Reserve Wine Club Room, featuring a selection of artisan and wine club exclusive wines.
Available for groups of 10 or more with advance reservations.
PLEASE CALL FOR CURRENT OPTIONS: 888-675-WINE (9463) x 259
St. Francis Visitors Center is open daily from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM except for New Year's Eve, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. On New Year's Eve the Tasting Room will close at 2:00.