So many choices…so little time. Make the most of your Napa Valley visit by choosing a few wineries to visit. We have selected a few of the top wineries for your convenience, but do get out and explore on your own.
Top Wineries to visit in Napa Valley – and some recommendations:
Castello di Amorosa Winery Calistoga, CA
Tour the authentically-styled, 13th century, Tuscan castle and winery. Tours are led by a knowledgeable guide. All tours feature a barrel tasting, and include a complimentary tasting of our current releases.
Joseph Phelps Vineyards St Helena, CA
What gives Joseph Phelps it’s 5 star rating is the consistency of their winery service, experience, and the quality of their second to none wine.
Bravante Vineyards Angwin, CA
Bravante is up there as one of the must stops when in Napa Valley.
Domaine Carneros Napa, CA
Best Rose Sparkling wine in Napa Valley. An added bonus is that it also provides the most spectacular winery styling and layout. Rolling Napa Hills full of grape vines yielding luscious grapes to make the perfect wines.
Artesa Vineyards & Winery Napa, CA
Artesa Winery is by itself a top a rolling hill adjacent to Domain Carneros Vineyard. With it’s modern architecture and water fountains it’s a very inviting winery.
Silverado Vineyards Napa, CA
Silverado Vineyards is a top of the hill by the old Silverado Trail. The view from their patio is stunning as it connected to their tasting room.
Best Wineries with Picnic Areas
If the weather is favorable, see “Where to buy food” below and pick up some bread, fruit and cheese before heading out to a picnic.
- Napa’s Clos Du Val – most romantic
- Rutherford Hill Winery – great views
- Domaine Caneros- no picnic grounds, but it has a great terrace that serves wine/cheese
- V. Sattui – in-house deli and cheese board just steps from expansive picnicking lawns
Where to buy food