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Steele Wines Video Tour

Steele Wines

4350 Thomas Drive
Kelseyville, CA 95451

Tasting:   Open 11am to 5pm
Tasting fee $5 with souvenir glass
10% discount of 6-11 bottles, 15% on case purchase
Price Range:   $11 to $32 per bottle
Established:   1991
  75,000 ases
VIP Tasting:   Yes
Winery Dog:   Lots of winery dogs!

Steele Wines Description

Jed Steel has had a wild ride in the wine industry starting as a cellar worker at Stony Hill in Napa Valley, founding Edmeades Winery in Mendocino’s Anderson Valley, then starting Kendall-Jackson and making wines there for nine years as that winery grew to producing over a million cases. In 1991 Jed started his own brand in the quiet village of Kelseyville in Lake County.
Steele Wines sources fruit from vineyards in Sonoma, Santa Barbara, Mendocino and Lake Counties. His flagship wine, as at Kendall-Jackson, is his famous Chardonnay. Currently seven different versions are available including vineyard designated wines from Bien Nacido, Lolonis, Sangiacomo, and Parmelee-Hill vineyards. He also makes many wines in small lots with some in quantities of just 1000 cases. Try their Pinot Blanc, Viogner, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel and Syrah. Also look for their Shooting Star and Writers Block brands.
The tasting room is at the corner of Thomas Drive and Highway 29 between Keseyville and Lakeport. Grassy lawns and mature trees shade the office and the cozy tasting room facilities. The tasting room counter is made from the wood staves from an old wine barrel. There are crayons and coloring books for the kids and plenty of wines to taste.

Steele Wines Features

Ambiance Types of Wine Amenities
Kid Friendly
Family Run
Historic Features
Country Charm
Casual & Relaxed
Dog Friendly
Cabernet Sauvignon
Pinot Noir
Private Tasting
Picnic Sites
Gift Shop
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Wonderful visit
Rocko, San Jose
We will always stop here to check out what Jed is up to. The place is simple but the wines are anything but. Cant' beat the Chardonnay. We like his reds the best but enjoyed them all. Nice people.

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The above reviews are the subjective opinion of Winery Advisor members and not of California Winery Advisor.

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