• Learn about shopping at the Spice Islands® Marketplace at the CIA's Greystone campus in St. Helena, California.
  • Spice Islands Marketplace

    Shopping for Everything Culinary

    Welcome to the Spice Islands® Marketplace at the CIA at Greystone—your one-stop shop for all things food and wine! Browse our books, learn something new about spices and herbs, talk to a chef-in-training, find your passion…all in one day.

    Shop the Marketplace
    Gather your wish list and come prepared to shop! The Marketplace is stocked with cookware, bakeware, kitchen tools and utensils, items for the young chefs in your life, and more than 1,700 cookbook titles—many autographed by the author. You will also discover hard-to-find spices and local Napa Valley specialties.

    Take a Tour
    Enjoy a tour of the historic Greystone building, home to the CIA’s California degree and certificate programs, food and wine programs for enthusiasts, Brother Timothy’s Corkscrew Collection, the Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies, the Ghirardelli Chocolate Discovery Center, and more.

    Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased through the store. Tours are offered daily at 11:30 a.m. with an additional offering at 3:15 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Children under 12 may attend free of charge. Groups of 10 or more will need to make a reservation by calling our main line at 707-967-1100. Tour ticket holders will receive a 10% discount on same-day store purchase.

    Peruse our Books
    Our collection of books rivals no other. Choose from an exciting assortment of titles for the home enthusiast and professional, including cookbooks by world-renowned chefs, cocktail how-to guides, wine exploration books, and everything in between. You’ll also find a wide selection of books written by CIA instructors, including The Professional Chef® and the latest edition of Chocolates and Confections.

    Eat. Drink. Learn.

    The Bakery Café by illy
    Shopping can sure work up an appetite. Stop by The Bakery Café by illy for a refreshing beverage, delicious café sandwich or salad, or sweet treat. The full menu is available for take-out or to enjoy in our relaxed, reservation-free dining room. Watch our chocolatier in the Ghirardelli Chocolate Discovery Center while you sip a glass of wine or beer at the Café Bar. Open seven days a week from 10:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

    Weekend Cooking Demonstrations
    Join us Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. in the CIA’s DeBaun Theatre for an hour-long cooking demonstration paired with a taste of Greystone Cellars wine. Check our calendar to see what’s cooking this weekend—and remember, when you attend a one of these fun demos, you’ll get 10% off most items at the Spice Islands Marketplace.

    Spice Islands Marketplace
    Open Daily, 10:30 a.m.–6 p.m. PT (March–November), 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m. (November–March)
    Phone: 707-967-2309 and 1-888-424-2433
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