The winery "Joseph Phelps Winery" is located east of St. Helena in California Napa Valley
, Former contractor Joseph Phelps came to Napa Valley to build a winery for a customer. He came to the taste and the realization that winemaking is a better occupation and founded in 1972 his own winery. The vineyards now cover 140 hectares of vineyards in the exposed AVA areas Los Carneros
, Napa Valley, Oakville, Rutherford and Stags Leap District. There are also grapes such as Chardonnay from Los Carneros purchased. The flagship is the Bordeaux-style "Insignia" (mainly Cabernet Sauvignon with Merlot). Among the variety shows are "Cabernet Sauvignon Backus Vineyards" and "Ovation Chardonnay". There are also Rhône-style wines from Grenache Noir, Syrah and Viognier, as well as the "Le Mistral" from Grenache Noir, Syrah, Petite Sirah, Carignan, Grenache Noir and Alicante Bouchet produced in the style of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Under the name "Eisrébe" a kind of ice wine (the grapes are frozen after harvesting) is made from 100% Scheurebe varietal. Every year between 65,000 and 60,000 boxes of wine are produced. in the Sonoma County
In 1999, a second winery was built.