Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Napa and Sonoma Sights

Beringer Vineyards

  • 2000 Main St./Hwy. 29 Map It
  • St. Helena
  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

Updated 01/06/2015

Fodor's Review

Arguably the Napa Valley's most beautiful winery, the 1876 Beringer Vineyards is also the oldest continuously operating property. In 1884 Frederick and Jacob Beringer built the Rhine House Mansion as Frederick's family home. Today it serves as the reserve tasting room, where you can sample wines surrounded by Belgian art-nouveau hand-carved oak and walnut furniture and stained-glass windows. The assortment includes a limited-release Chardonnay, a few big Cabernets, and a Sauterne-style dessert wine. A less expensive tasting takes place in the original stone winery. The one-hour Taste of Beringer tour ($40), which includes a tasting with small food bites, provides a good overview of the valley's wine-making history.

Sight Information


2000 Main St./Hwy. 29, near Pratt Ave., St. Helena, California, 94574, United States

Map It


707-963–8989; 866-708–9463


Sight Details:

  • Tastings $20–$50, tours $25–$40
  • June–mid-Oct. daily 10–6; mid-Oct.–May daily 10–5; many tours daily, call or check website for times

Updated 01/06/2015


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in Napa and Sonoma

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss



No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.