Napa Valley Wine Tours & Tastings

The Napa Valley is the premier vineyard region in the United States, with more than 400 wineries ranging from huge architectural wonders, to small boutique operations. Many have tasting rooms in the Napa Valley vineyards, over 20 have tasting rooms right in historic downtown Napa. You may tour the Napa Valley wineries on your own, book a wine tour, or even hire a private car and driver.

My favorite wines:
  • Cakebread – Hwy 29, Rutherford – reds and whites
  • Duckhorn – 1000 Lodi Lane/corner of Silverado Trail, St. Helena – reds and whites
  • Regusci – Silverado Trail, Napa – cabernet, merlot, zinfandel
  • Rombauer – Silverado Trail, St. Helena – reds and whites
  • Schramsberg – off Hwy 29, Calistoga – sparkling wines
Great Wines At Reasonable Prices:
  • Beaulieu – Hwy 29, Rutherford – reds and whites
  • Hess Collection – 4411 Redwood Road, Napa – reds and whites
  • St. Clement – Hwy 29, St. Helena – reds and whites
  • William Hill – 1761 Atlas Peak Road, Napa – reds and whites
  • V. Sattui – Hwy 29, St Helena – reds, whites, Madeira
Best Views:
  • Artesa – 1345 Henry Road, Napa
  • Hess Collection – 4411 Redwood Road, Napa
  • Joseph Phelps – 200 Taplin Road (off the Silverado Trail), St. Helena
  • Rutherford Hill – 200 Rutherford Hill Road (off the Silverado Trail), Rutherford
  • Sterling – 1111 Dunaweal Lane, Calistoga – tram ride
  • William Hill – 1761 Atlas Peak Road, Napa
Best Collections:
  • Hess Collection – 4411 Redwood Road, Napa – modern art
  • Mumm – Silverado Trail, Rutherford – photography
Best Tours (to learn about wine):
  • Del Dotto – 1055 Atlas Peak Road, Napa
  • Pine Ridge – Silverado Trail, Napa
  • Robert Mondavi – 801 St. Helena Hwy (Hwy 29), Oakville (ask for “by appointment” tours)
  • Schramsberg – off Hwy 29, Calistoga – sparkling wines
  • St Supery – Hwy 29, Rutherford – vineyard to glass tour
Architecture, Grounds and Caves:
Other special places:
  • Opus One – Hwy 29, Oakville – famous cabernet
  • V. Sattui – Hwy 29, St Helena – excellent deli and picnic area, wines sold only at winery

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“Hennessey House has been our favorite Napa B&B for over 10 years. Perfect for large or small groups and we’ve stayed in almost every room in the main house. Clean, great breakfast, within walking distance to many great restaurants and Lorri and her staff treat you like family.”
– Jimmy, San Antonio TX, Yelp Review