About St. Francis Winery & Vineyards
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
In the heart of Sonoma Valley, enjoy our seated, multi-course Wine & Food Pairing by Executive Chef Bryan Jones. Chef Jones creates an assortment of small dishes each paired with one of our hand-selected, Artisan Collection wines. Enjoy stunning vineyard views and a fine dining presentation at a shared table. Each 1½ hour seating is hosted by one of our friendly wine experts, creating a relaxing, fun and unforgettable wine country experience. We offer three scheduled seatings at 11 am, 1pm and 3pm, Thursday- Monday. Price: $68 plus tax (20% discount for St. Francis Wine Club Members).
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Th-M Seatings at 11am, 1pm, 3pm
$50 and over
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Private Party Facilities:
Call us to discuss your next private event!
Private Party Contact:
Katie Phillips: (855) 780-8453
Chef's Table, Fireplace, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wine
St. Francis Winery & Vineyards Ratings and Reviews
This is a wine-food pairing to be shared ...
This is a wine-food pairing to be shared by about 16 people and is held several times a day. It is not a traditional restaurant experience. This event achieved renown under another chef but it remains excellent and is highly recommended. You will be served several courses paired with a generous pour of one of the local wines. All of the food offerings are excellent in presentation and taste. If you have friends visiting, as we did, this is a fine way to spend an afternoon. It should also be noted that each food course is generous; not a tiny sample. On our case we had salad, fish, pork, steak and desert. You will not need to go out for dinner later. In early 2017 we paid $65 per head; discounts are available to wine club members, or if you join on-site.
Cannot say enough about the food and win ...
Cannot say enough about the food and wine pairing experience! We go every other month for a little mid day date. The chef pairs various St. Francis wines with very generous portions of creative food that NEVER disappoints. We have come to enjoy many new St. Francis wines this way and if you have friends come in to town for a visit, plan ahead and book this tasting! The ladies that talk us through our dining experience like Andrea and Brooke are knowledgeable and fun and carry on the tradition of excellence at this winery!
This amazing experience began before we ...
This amazing experience began before we even arrived at St. Francis Winery. I received a phone call reminding me of my reservation and asking if there were any dietary restrictions. (I had forgot to mention that my wife doesn't eat meat when I made the original reservation--a serious omission that was corrected thanks to the phone call from the staff at St. Francis).
Each of the five courses was a gastronomic delight combining fresh (and locally sourced) vegetables, fish, and meat, which were presented with the plate with an artist celebration of color and symmetry. Each sip of the wine paired with the course (and each course was several bites--go hungry) brought unbelievable flavor sensations . The St. Francis wine and food pairing is a foodies paradise.
The two hosts were charming and educational. They explained the wine and the course and history of the winery. It was the highlight of our vacation to Sonoma. This is "must do" experience while in Sonoma.
Once again, we had the most marvelous fo ...
Once again, we had the most marvelous food and wine pairing at St. Francis, it just seems to get better with each visit! We now go at least once each season to sample the new recipes. We can't recommend it enough! We had hoped to also join them on Valentine's Day for their dinner, but, sadly, it's sold out... no surprise there! Treat yourself!
I have traversing along the 101 to North ...
I have traversing along the 101 to Northern California passing through Santa Rosa, California for almost 6 years. I have tried many different recommended restaurants around the Santa Rosa corridor, but found nothing that I would return to. After dining at St Francis Winery I will try to dine there as often as I can. The food is imaginative. There is thought put into how the ingredients will taste with each other and with a particular wine. I thought Saint Francis Winery used top notch ingredients, and the pairing with the wines works very well. I enjoyed my meal there very much.
St. Francis is a marvelous venue for lun ...
St. Francis is a marvelous venue for lunch. Overlooking the vineyards, their glass walled dining room offers unobstructed views of bucolic Sugarloaf Ridge. Chef Bryan Jones' gourmet five course creations are colorful, flavorful, most attractive and superbly complemented by selected varietals from St. Francis' own vineyards as well as pleasant conversation about the wines by your host and fellow diners. Worth a journey.
Intimate setting for food and wine pairi ...
Intimate setting for food and wine pairing. Each course was prepared to highlight specific wines. Each course was creative and presented beautifully. Although a set menu, accommodations were made for dietary restrictions.
My family of five (all adult age) went t ...
My family of five (all adult age) went to St. Francis' wine and food pairing to celebrate being together at the new year. The meal with wine pairing totally lived up to the the reviews on Open Table.....delicious!!! You are served plenty of food via a variety of smaller plate courses....we had salad followed by three entree dishes (fish, pork and beef) and dessert. In all, we had 3 whites and 3 reds (including the port served with dessert). There were approximately 16 people at the tasting which makes it possible to get to know others while you dine. Additionally, the hostesses gave us information about the vineyard, the food, and the "artisan" wines being served that day. It was a lovely outing and a great way to enjoy the beginning of 2017. It is worth the splurge! Bon Appetit!
The only category that wasn't 5 stars is ...
The only category that wasn't 5 stars is ambience; only because I prefer a more contemporary aesthetic.
The food was memorable and the wine pairings allowed you to experience both wine on its own and with food.
The price is remarkable (low) for the quality of the experience.
Well worth the drive from anywhere.
Incredible tasting menu + wine. The host ...
Incredible tasting menu + wine. The hostesses were wonderful, the food was delicious, and the overall experience was absolutely worth the drive and an exceptional value. Comparable experiences are easily double the price of this, and there isn't a hint of sacrifice. I do wish they had a later, dinner time seating.
Consistently this is some of the best fo ...
Consistently this is some of the best food I've ever had. The wines are paired perfectly with the food. Although it's small plates, by the time you're done you feel satisfied and have had a lot of good wines. If you're new to wine or a foodie this is the place to go.
Now I understand why they were voted bes ...
Now I understand why they were voted besting restaurant dining in the US in 2015---this is hands down one of the best values for a food wine pairing experience I have encountered. These are not bites, rather, small plate courses with exceptionally thoughtful wine pairings from St. Francis WInery's broad range. The menu changes with the seasons and we have decided, as we are local, to return at least yearly if not sooner for special occasions. The service is relaxed yet finessed and the staff clearly love doing it.
We did the food and wine pairing- it was ...
We did the food and wine pairing- it was unreasonably good! The pairings were perfection, the staff was friendly and knowledgeable and the grounds were tranquil and stunning. Great birthday celebration for my husband!
Spectacular food carefully created to pa ...
Spectacular food carefully created to pair with delicious wines. Chef Bryan Jones is a master! Five dishes, five generous servings for a "tasting" (we didn't need dinner that night). Charming hostesses discuss the wines; service is attentive. A truly enjoyable experience (our fourth visit and it won't be the last).
The food and wine pairing at St. Francis ...
The food and wine pairing at St. Francis Winery was outstanding. The food was creative and unique to the wine the chef selected for the menu. It was a special occasion and the group enjoyed the comradery and special attention by the staff in explaining every wine and menu. I highly recommend this to everyone who enjoys outstanding food and wine. We bought and shipped 6 bottles we are not able to get outside the winery.
Had been looking forward to this dining ...
Had been looking forward to this dining experience for a long time and it did not falter in its expectations! Each dish was paired beautifully with lovely wines and explained by knowledgeable staff. No wonder it has such great reviews and success. We'll be back.
I had the delightful opportunity to go t ...
I had the delightful opportunity to go to the St. Francis food and wine pairing with my Sister in Law for my Birthday. I have to say from the greeting sip of Sauvignon Blanc to the Parting Port with a delectable dessert our overall experience was a Total 10!!!! The hosts were lovely and the Executive Chef joined us after the last course was served. Bravo St. Francis for the best afternoon ever!!!
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