Napa Valley is one wine region on Earth that attracts a lot of visitors, and attention. The home of Napa wine is known to be visited yearly by over five million tourists. This makes it occupy the second position after Disneyland, as the most visited tourist destination in the whole of California.
Napa Valley has a beautiful scenery, with out of this world wineries and the famous Napa wines.
The soil of Napa, as well as its weather conditions, make the place perfect for the best species of grapes, a Napa wine that a lot of enthusiasts can kill for.
Napa Valley hosts over 400 wineries, and every one of the wineries has its different history, and setting, distinguishing it from the rest. You can go to the various wineries for Napa wine tastings while taking in the views. More than ninety percent of the wineries in Napa Valley are owned by families, making them the perfect place to go if you want to feel at home.
It’s of great importance to call in to book an appointment before showing up, with many of them having wine tasting.
This is the most visited and a very popular winery in the Napa Valley. To visit this winery, you don’t need an appointment, as long as you visit during the visiting hours.
The Sattui Winery because it offers about eight kinds of champagne, Napa Valley wines. The winery also has old world charm, and large picnic grounds, while having a deli with cheeses and fresh foods, a friendly and innovative staff, barrel tasting tours.
They are always known to win a lot of internationally acclaimed awards.
The winery always hosts parties, as there are a lot of visitors, organizing special events, BBQs, and is a loved venue for spring weddings.
Marc Golic, the food pairing chef, gives the tastebuds of guests, a happy ending with the lacing of phenomenal wine with food.
The Chateau Montelena Chardonnay, winning the Paris Tasting in 1976, while beating the French best white Burgundies, made it shoot to fame. The wine was created by Mike Grgich, and that became the success story of Chateau Montelena.
While their Chardonnay continues to be one of the most age-worthy Chardonnays made in California, with their Bordeaux (French) style Cabernet Sauvignon now occupying the winery’s focus these days.
The winery has a château made from old world stone, with an unusual Chinese ground that has a lake. It has various picnic grounds designated only for the Wine Club members, but visitors can take in the sites.
This is one of the original Napa wineries in the valley and is known for its tasteful Napa wines. It was founded in 1879 by Gustave Niebaum, a Wine Connoisseur and Finnish sea captain.
The winery was created because of Gustave’s love for fine Napa wines. To tour it, you have to book an appointment and enjoy its intriguing sight.