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Harvest Reports

Our web site has the reports, as does the St. Helena Star.

Smith-Madrone Events

Wed, Aug 8th: Charles Smith conducts a tasting of unusual whites at Rakestraw Books' Summer Camp For Grownups

Sat, Nov 3rd: Stu Smith will pour at Underground Wineries in Washington D.C.

Thu, Aug 16th: Sam Smith is the guest winemaker at Outstanding In The Field in Detroit, Michigan

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Visit Us

Visits to Smith-Madrone are by appointment only. In order to offer our visitors the best possible winery experience, we are open to the public on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, with only two appointments available each of those days, at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Please make an appointment here. Our tasting fee is $25 per person; that fee will be waived with a wine purchase.

VinoVisit will request a credit card to hold your reservation. You will receive a confirmation email.

Our apologies: we cannot accommodate large groups.

Driving directions are here.

Your visit to Smith-Madrone features a group tasting and tour with our winemaker Charlie Smith. Please be sure to plan enough time to reach the winery on time. The drive from St. Helena to the winery can take as long as 30 minutes. We look forward to seeing you.

A Drone Visits the Vineyard

Drone View photo

A drone visit in June 2018

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Honored to be recommended in the July 26 New York Times.

Save the Date!

Open House October 6, 2018

Join in celebrating Smith-Madrone's 48th year with library wines, current releases, unusual large format bottles as well as great views, great food and great company!

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...And A Good Time Was Had By All!
Enjoy this short video on our Youtube station of some moments of last year's event.


Current Releases

2017 Best American Wineries

Again we have the honor of the prestigious online mega-site naming us in their 2017 Best Wineries in America.* While the list includes 101 wineries, finding Smith-Madrone is easy - we are in the TOP TEN.*

This adds to their award of Winery of the Year in 2014, an international distinction.

[* In fact, we are number 6 on the list.]