Wineries are practically synonymous with Napa Valley and are the region’s main draw for visitors, who pour in by the millions each year to sample its renowned wine. But with more than 400 vineyards and wineries in the area, tasters can sometimes feel overwhelmed by their options.
Pacific Union’s Napa County real estate professionals don’t just sell homes in the region, they are also knowledgeable long-time residents of the community. Whether you’re planning a day trip to Napa Valley or intend to explore it for a week, have a look at our local real estate professionals’ top choices for wine-tasting spots.
Cliff Lede Vineyards
Don’t miss this beautiful location in the vineyards off Yountville crossroads. The owner is a classic-rock fan and incorporates musical elements in the wine.
Address: 1473 Yountville Cross Road, Yountville
Joseph Phelps Vineyards
Perched on a hill with magnificent views, this vineyard has legendary cabernets and red blends but manages to keep a relaxed and approachable vibe.
Address: 200 Taplin Road, St. Helena
The champagne is extraordinary, the views are fantastic, and the winery is dog-friendly. There’s rarely a wait to take the lovely tour. What more could you ask?
Address: 8445 Silverado Trail, Rutherford
Like tasty wines that won’t break the bank? Start here. Regusci is one of the few Napa wineries with a picnic permit, so take advantage and bring a packed lunch.
Address: 5584 Silverado Trail, Napa
Robert Sinskey Vineyards
The winery has a relaxed, bohemian vibe and even makes organic wines. It also serves little bites, which make for a great tasting experience (and a full stomach).
Address: 6320 Silverado Trail, Napa
The estate’s location on a hill above the valley gives it killer views. Take your shoes off and stand in the infinite pool for a memorable and unusual souvenir photo.
Address: 4500 Silverado Trail, Napa
Sterling offers a good tour and education, and the gondola ride is a must. Download a $5-off coupon before you arrive. Parking can be tough, so arrive early.
Address: 1111 Dunaweal Lane, Calistoga
William Hill Estates Winery
A spectacular setting offers unobstructed views of the landscape to the west of the winery and stunning surrounding vineyards. The wine is amazing, too.
Address: 1761 Atlas Peak Road, Napa