Tasting Experiences

Our tasting room in Rutherford is open Thursday through Monday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (last seating at 4:00 pm).

Please select an experience below to make a reservation online or call 707.963.6067 for assistance. Our tasting room is located at 1165 Rutherford Road, Rutherford, CA 94573.

Signature Tasting

Embark on a journey of exploration and discover our signature Elizabeth Spencer wines. Experience this curated selection of wines in our beautiful outdoor courtyard, the idyllic setting of Rutherford’s secret garden.

Winemaker's Selection Flight

This extraordinary tasting showcases the magical diversity of wines offered by Elizabeth Spencer. The charming and picturesque outdoor courtyard is the ideal backdrop to taste and learn what makes these limited-production wines so exceptional.

Fine Wines & Indulgent Chocolate Experience

Available Thursday through Sunday

Join us inside our Kitchen Memories Collection for a wine & chocolate tasting experience featuring Elizabeth Spencer small production wines with indulgent artisan chocolates from Earth & Sky Chocolates.

Your Wine Educator will provide insight into our wines, featured chocolates and the interaction between food and wine. Includes a 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.

Kitchen Memories Collection Wine & Cheese Experience

Indulge in a luxurious tasting experience with Elizabeth Spencer small production wines exquisitely paired with artisan local and international cheeses, charcuterie, and seasonal accompaniments. These mouth-watering pairings will be brought to life by an expert Wine Educator who can provide exclusive insight into the interaction between food and wine - all set within the remarkable Kathleen Thompson Hill Kitchen Memories Collection.

At their leisure, guests may tour the 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!

JULIA CHILD brought fine cooking into the United States. M.F. K. FISHER romanticized and wrote about it. KATHLEEN THOMPSON HILL collected, curated, and documented the historical culinary collection”

- Jean Charles Boisset

For guests that would like to only take the tour of the Kitchen Memories Collection, click here to book a tour.

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.

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