Jessup Cellars Classic Tasting

Jessup Cellars, a premium Yountville winery, offers several in-person and virtual wine-tasting experiences for their guests and members to enjoy.

Their most comprehensive and popular tasting format is the Jessup Cellars’ Classic Tasting, an extensive wine and cheese pairing presentation that pairs five Jessup varietals and blends with carefully selected artisan cheeses that complement each wine beautifully.

Presented in the following sequence, the Classic Tasting features a guided wine tasting of five wines, each paired with a specifically selected artisan cheese.

  1. Chardonnay – 100% Chardonnay from Los Carneros – Cheese Pairing: “Capricho de Cabra” (goat’s milk cheese)
  2. “Rougette” – Grenache-blend from Mendocino – Cheese Pairing: Holy Cow, a semi-soft cow’s milk cheese)
  3. Zinfandel – 100% Zinfandel from Alexander Valley – Cheese Pairing: Majorero Pimenton (another goat’s milk cheese)
  4. Cabernet Sauvignon – 100% Napa Valley – 83.2% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9.9% Petite Verdot, 3.6% Petite Sirah, 3.2% Cabernet Franc – Cheese Pairing: Barely Buzzed, a unique Cheddar rubbed with espresso and lavender
  5. “Juel” – Bordeaux-style blend 44.4% Merlot, 39.1% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6.4% Petite Verdot, 6.4% Cabernet Franc, 3.7% Petite Sirah – Cheese Pairing: Snowfield Aged Cheddar

As a supplement to this extraordinary Tasting Experience, participants will also enjoy dark chocolate discs (72% dark cacao) from a local chocolatier, Anette’s Chocolate Factory, and some orange honey almonds from Napa Nuts.

Visiting the Jessup Cellars Yountville Tasting Gallery

Reservations are recommended for each wine tasting, although walk-ins are usually welcome.

In addition to the Classic Wine and Cheese Pairing, visitors can also request Jessup Cellars’:

Chocolate Lover’s Experience: Revel in a combination of two of the most beloved culinary treasures in one tasting experience! Pair a selection of Jessup Cellars’ delicious wines with a carefully curated choice of six delicious chocolates. For many of us, “it doesn’t getter any better than this!”

Tasting Flights: A wine-only experience, guests can enjoy comparing flights of three to five different wines. This tasting allows participants to test their skills at differentiating the nuances of each excellent wine.

Since the winery’s inception over two decades ago, the owners and management of Jessup Cellars have embraced the immensely satisfying synergies of three of life’s greatest delights: excellent wine, delicious food, and enjoyable, stimulating artwork.

Since the winery’s inception over two decades ago, the Jessup Cellars management and staff have fully embraced the synergies of world-class wines, delicious food, and delightful, thought-provoking artistry. Guests to the Jessup Tasting Gallery will enjoy viewing the professionally curated artworks while tasting the delights of perfectly paired food bites with award-winning wines.

No wonder Jessup Cellars has been recognized as one of the Best Tasting Rooms in Yountville and throughout the Napa Valley.

Come to Jessup Cellars’ Tasting Gallery, Where Wine, Food, and Art Meet

Jessup Cellars’ Tasting Gallery is located in quaint Yountville, a village noted for excellent dining, luxury resorts, and some of the finest wines anywhere. Reservations are suggested so the staff can expertly prepare for your visit. If you have questions or wish to speak to someone about your tasting experience, contact Jessup Cellars at 707-944-8523.

Or, you may shop or reserve your place online for an upcoming wine-tasting experience at