Napa and Sonoma counties, located approximately an hour from San Francisco, are well known around the United States and the world for their superior wine and wineries.
Napa and Sonoma counties, located approximately an hour from San Francisco, are well known around the United States and the world for their superior wine and wineries. Here is just a sampling of the local vineyards.
Black Stallion Winery
Napa County, 707/253-1400
One of Napa Valley's newest wineries is on the grounds of a historic equestrian center. Call for tours.
Napa County, 707/963-5221
Upholding its reputation since 1973 for generating world-class wines, Cakebread Cellars offers hospitality, in-depth tastings of wines, and tours through the production facility and vineyard.
Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards
Sonoma County, 707/996-7256
Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards bears resemblance to old Spain with its red-tiled roof and stucco walls in the hills of the Carneros region. Tours daily.
Korbel Champagne Cellars
Sonoma County, 707/824-7000
Korbel's California champagne tradition dates to the 1800s. The winery provides a historic tour retelling the story of this 125-year-old property. Tours daily.
Peju Province Winery
Napa County, 707/963-3600
Established in 1982, this family-owned and operated winery uses organic and sustainable farming in the vineyard.
Robert Mondavi Winery
Napa County, 707/968-2022
Count on a memorable, elegant experience at this Napa Valley landmark while tasting wine or enjoying culinary events.
Napa County, 707/968-1100
At one of the oldest estates in California, the Centennial Museum tracks the estate's history and owner Francis Ford Coppola's history in film-making.