Our tasting room is open Wednesday through Monday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
(Last seating at 4:00 pm).


Our tasting room is located at 1165 Rutherford Road, Rutherford, CA 94573.
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Tasting Experiences

Please select an experience below to make a reservation online or call 707.963.6067 (ext. 1) for assistance.

Signature or Winemaker's Selection Tasting

Highlighting the rich tapestry of wines and winemaking artistry that Elizabeth Spencer Winery has to offer, our inviting and educational tasting experiences are available by reservation and cater to groups of up to six guests. Set amidst the backdrop of our picturesque outdoor courtyard, where weather conditions permit, these tastings provide an ideal setting to savor the nuances of our wines while enjoying a relaxed atmosphere.

Blind Tasting Experience

Indulge in a remarkable opportunity to invigorate your senses and cultivate the expertise to impeccably savor and evaluate wine. Guided by our seasoned and knowledgeable wine educator, you'll have the privilege of sampling four truly exquisite Elizabeth Spencer wines, delving into the essential facets of blind tasting – encompassing appearance, aroma, and palate - empowering you to adeptly distinguish what is in your glass.

Fine Wines & Indulgent Chocolate Experience

Hosted in the Kathleen Thompson Hill Kitchen Memories Collection and available Thursday through Sunday.

Savor an indulgent experience that combines exquisite Elizabeth Spencer small production wines with mouth-watering artisan chocolates from Earth & Sky Chocolates.

Your Wine Educator will enlighten you on the harmony of flavors between the wines and chocolates, as well as provide a tour of the remarkable Kathleen Thompson Hill Kitchen Memories Collection - one of the largest exhibits of culinary memorabilia in the Unite States and the first to be housed in a California winery.

Fine Wines & Artisan Cheese Experience

Hosted in the Kathleen Thompson Hill Kitchen Memories Collection and available Thursday through Sunday.

Treat yourself to delicious Elizabeth Spencer wines paired perfectly with handcrafted local and international cheeses, cured meats, and seasonal sides.

Your knowledgeable Wine Educator will offer expert guidance on how to enhance your tasting experience. Plus, explore the fascinating Kathleen Thompson Hill Kitchen Memories Collection, a unique exhibit showcasing culinary treasures from across the United States. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind experience at a California winery.

Bottle Service on the Green

Savor in the quintessential Wine Country experience while relaxing in your reserved Pavilion on the Rutherford Green. Enjoy Elizabeth Spencer wines and delicious family-style selections from Oakville Grocery’s favorite seasonal dishes and play a variety of lawn games including croquet and cornhole. This two-hour experience is the perfect way to revel in a leisurely afternoon in Napa Valley and is available seasonally as weather allows.

Private Events

We have an event space for every size and occasion. From corporate retreats, training, and incentives, to birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, rehearsal dinners, graduation gatherings, and more, our versatile and centrally located event space is an easy choice.

Rutherford Creation Series

Embark on a creative journey like no other at the enchanting Elizabeth Spencer Winery.
Guided by the skilled artisans from Nimbus Arts, merge your love for wine with your
artistic spirit in a unique series of wine-infused art experiences. Starting this summer and
continuing into the fall, these interactive sessions invite you to explore the captivating
world of Italian Paper Marbling, the timeless beauty of Indigo Dyeing on Scarves, the
intricate art of Macramé, the joyful expression of Pottery Painting, and the rustic charm
of Woodburning Art. Unleash your creativity in a setting where art and wine converge in
perfect harmony.

Kitchen Memories Collection Museum Tour

Available Thursday through Sunday.

Enjoy a guided tour of the Kathleen Thompson Hill Kitchen Memories Collection, one of the largest exhibits of culinary relics in the United States and the first of its kind at a California winery – a must not miss experience! This walking tour begins at Elizabeth Spencer in the 1872 Post Office building and will take you through hundreds of years of culinary history. Suitable for all ages, and please note that this experience does not include a tasting flight.

Where to Stay

We are inspired to think that together we can unite two continents and two cultures around wine.
Oceans separate us, but wine unites us! Stay with us at our sister properties in Napa Valley or Burgundy, France.

Stay in Napa – Ink House Napa Valley

The Ink House is a premier destination for travelers pursuing the ultimate luxury experience. The original home of California pioneer, Theron H. Ink, the inn, combines Italian elegance, wine country style and gracious hospitality. With highly customized room gestures and thoughtfully tailored guest experiences, we aim to make every stay one you’ll cherish. Whether you are a wine collector, celebrating a special occasion or in need of a lavish, relaxing getaway, we look forward to welcoming you.

During your stay at The Ink House you can also indulge in an array of delicious treats, wines and our sumptuous European breakfast. We also offer “Open Access” so you can enjoy our fully-stocked chef’s kitchen at your leisure. Signature Ink House experiences include aperitifs and digestifs with the Jean-Charles Boisset & Gina Gallo-Boisset family, educational wine tastings with our winemakers, and private tours of our Napa destinations. We look forward to sharing our lifestyle and heritage with you.

The Ink House is located on St Helena Highway in the Napa Valley just a few minutes south of historic Main Street.

707.331.4382 | [email protected]
1575 St. Helena Highway, St. Helena, CA 94574

Stay in Burgundy – Le Clos de la Vouge

Halfway between Dijon and Beaune, in the heart of the Climats du Vignoble de Bourgogne, and close to the Château du Clos de Vougeot, discover the hotel Le Clos de la Vouge, a lovely green cocoon nestled at the foot of the greatest vineyards of Burgundy.

This old mill, dressed in stone, lives happily on the banks of the Vouge river.

Le Clos de la Vouge is a charming, family-run house. For one or several nights, the Clos de la Vouge is the ideal base for discovering the Burgundy vineyards and the 'Climats', listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2, rue de Cîteaux - 21640 Vougeot - FRANCE
+33 (0)3 80 62 89 65