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Hall    

HallSince first working in her family’s Mendocino vineyards, Kathryn Hall dreamed of a place to showcase fine wines alongside expressive art and masterful architecture. Now, Kathryn and Craig Hall are creating an unrivalled destination in the Napa Valley—where winemaking excellence meets contemporary design to celebrate life and inspire . . . (707) 967-2626

Merryvale Vineyards    

Merryvale VineyardsThe first winery built in Napa Valley following the repeal of Prohibition, Merryvale is located in the heart of America's premier wine region. Beautiful landscaped gardens accented with an elegant fountain greet our guests at our historic winery, ideally located in downtown St. Helena, adjacent to the renowned Tra Vigne restaurant and . . . (707) 963-7777

Redmon Family Vineyards  

Redmon Family VineyardsRedmon Family Vineyards grows and produces a limited production, artisanal wines from fruit farmed in our three-acre vineyard and other hand selected sources. Located in one of the world's premier viticultural regions, our vineyard is nestled in the heart of Napa Valley, just south of St. Helena. This quaint and beautiful town has been our . . . (707) 963-5700

Salvestrin Vineyards    

Salvestrin VineyardsIt all began when Italian immigrants John and Emma Salvestrin fell in love with St. Helena while visiting friends in the early 1920’s. In 1932 they purchased a portion of the historic Crane Ranch, including the Victorian home of Dr. Crane. With the repeal of prohibition in 1933, they started selling grapes and the industry began to grow . . . (707) 963-5105

V. Sattui Winery    

V. Sattui WineryItalian winemaker Vittorio Sattui arrived in San Francisco in 1882 with his new bride, Kattarina, to begin their life in America. Born in Genoa, Vittorio, like his father before him, was by trade a baker from the small hilltown of Carsi. In San Francisco, Vittorio at first worked as a baker, making wine in his spare time, while Kattarina took in washing . . . (707) 963-7774

William Cole Vineyards  

William Cole VineyardsWhen William and Jane Ballentine bought a nineteenth century ghost winery in St. Helena in 1999, little did they know it would take them three years to acquire a permit to open its doors which had been shuttered since Prohibition. The reason: county laws prohibited restoration of abandoned wineries with less than ten acres and the . . . (707) 963-6100

Chateau Montelena    

Chateau MontelenaWe defined the Chateau Montelena style in 1972 – fruit, first and foremost, balanced by an underlying structure of natural acidity for an elegant and balanced wine that provides both drinkability and ageability. Winemaking at Chateau Montelena is regarded as a continuous process that begins in the vineyard, which is why we . . . (707) 942-5105

Frank Family Vineyards    

Frank Family VineyardsApproximately 20 acres of vines were planted on Winston Hill starting in1991. Cabernet Sauvignon is the primary variety, along with small amounts of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Sangiovese. Through site specific vineyard management, several clonal selections are matched with the appropriate rootstocks. Extensive hand labor . . . (707) 942-0859

Larkmead Vineyards    

Larkmead VineyardsThe historic Larkmead Estate is comprised of 145 acres, of which 113 are planted to seven different grape varieties, ranging in age from new plantings to over 120 years old. Due to the dramatic variation in soil types, the vineyard is divided into three distinct areas in order to maximize fruit and subsequent wine quality while diversifying . . . (707) 942-0167

Paoletti Estates Winery    

Paoletti Estates WineryPaoletti Vineyards is located in the Calistoga district of the Napa Valley. The winery is situated between Sterling Vineyards to the west and Cuvaison Winery on the east with Clos Pagase Winery to the north. The Silverado Trail Vineyard where the winery is located was purchased by Gianni Paoletti in January 1989. After harvesting the Zinfandel . . . (707) 942-0689

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An appellation is a legal term used
to define and protect the geogra-phical region where the grapes for a wine were grown. Some of the oldest wine appellations of Samaria, Carmel, Jezreel and Helbon are found in the Bible. In the United States wine appellations have been grandfathered into the American Viticultural Area better known by the acronym: AVA. Before the installation of the AVA system wine appellation regions were often defined by state or county boundaries. Using the AVA name on a wine label requires that 85% of the grapes used must come from the listed viticultural area. There are thirteen wine appellations in Napa Valley.

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