Napa valley is one of the best and popular places for holiday making and/or for any event that you are willing to host for. The term compromise has no relevance in this valley region as for the reason there are plenty of options available for you to take part and witness the activities that are happening over here.
No matter for how many times you are visiting over here, in every visit your experience will be completely new and different from the previous visit. Its popularity is not for the only reason that is located in valley but it is popular for many endless reasons. World over Napa valley is popular for its wines, wineries and vineyards.
Napa valley wine tours allow its visitors to take part in every activity and festivals that are conducted in valley region for the benefit of country people and most for the holiday makers. If you are visiting for the first then there is no point of getting worried as for the reason people over here are ready to help you out in any issue related to touring. Apart from all other activities one such activity which will add value to your tour is wine tasting and visit in wineries.
In Napa valley wine tours you will be allowed to have a visit in renowned wineries of world. Let’s have a look on some of wineries which are popular all over the world. They are
Domaine Chandon Winery
It is one of the most elegant estate and visited winery in Napa valley. The winery is equipped with wide collection of art work showcasing natural beauty of Napa. It has a wide variety of handcrafted wines which further allows you to taste their sparkling wines in wine tasting rooms as well as witness the process of wine making too.
V. Sattui Winery
It is a family owned winery where around 40 different varieties of wines are produced. Over here you are going to have a unique experience in their picnic grounds, tasting rooms, European style deli, gift store and marketplace.
This winery is well known in Napa Valley wine tours because of Mario Andretti, a well-known Indy 500 racecar driver in addition to the craft of their Italian style wine making process. The moment you are in their premises you are going to have a great experience. Once you have tasted the wines it is of sure you will not leave the premises without purchasing a wine bottle.
Rutherford Grove Winery
It is a boutique family-owned winery located in beautiful garden orchard in the heart of Napa Valley. This winery is owned by Pestoni family members who are present over here for five generations. Rutherford Grove will offer you a tasting menu of all its wines that are available. Wines which are produced in limited editions will be found only at the winery.
Apart from the above mentioned wineries Napa valley wine tours makes sure to take you to other well known wineries too.
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Napa Valley is known for Vineyards, wineries and wine. Major attractions of this area are rolling hills, steep mountains and amazing micro climates that make it ideal for growing a variety of grapes. There are many vineyards that grow different types of grapes in Napa valley.
Napa Wine tours are one of the unique tours in Napa Valley from San Francisco. Napa wine tours will take you to the entire premier Napa Wineries. In this tour you can enjoy picnic lunch, four winery stops, ride to the Golden Gate Bridge and then return back to San Francisco. Along with Napa Valley tour, a tour guide is appointed who will provide information about Napa Valley.
Napa Wine tours will start from Ferry Building and then you will get close to Alcatraz, Bay Bridge, city of San Francisco, as well as Golden Gate Bridge from a short distance away. Next destination would be Domaine Chandon where you can enjoy sparkling wine tasting. Sparkling wines are tasted during celebrations only. Domaine Chandon’s winery is second to none in the wine country. Some popular wines are Brut Classic, Pinot Noir Rose, etoile Rose and Pinot Nior. Domaine Chandon blends beautiful architecture with majestic landscape of Napa Valley.
Your next stop would be at V.Sattui Winery where you can taste wide variety of wines. V.Sattui is a family owned winery which is a perfect place for a great picnic and bottle of wine. V. Sattui has one of the best delis around with great selections of cheeses, pastas and desserts. You can taste red, Italian, sparkling, dessert, white and other old vintage reserve wines.
Next popular destination is Whitehall winery. Whitehall Lane was founded in 1979. In 1979, two brothers started the winery and directed their winemaking efforts successfully to Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. They named the winery, Whitehall Lane. Napa wine tours will take you to this beautiful vineyard where your taste buds can enjoy the drink. The last popular destination is Franciscan vineyard. Franciscan has its roots deeply embedded in the soil of Napa Valley. Founded over three decades, Wine industry revolutionaries Raymond Duncan and Justin Mayer shaped the winery’s beginnings.
The tour ends by Ferry/bay cruise at the Ferry Building. Ferry building is located to most hotels, especially if your hotel is in Union Square, Financial District or Fisherman’s Wharf. Most San Francisco hotels are in those neighborhoods.
When you’re on a Napa Valley wine tasting trip do remember following points:
Limit the amount of wine you drink
Take your time to enjoy the scenery of the winery
Ship your purchases from Napa to your home
You can enjoy your trip if you want to enjoy the taste with the help of your wine.
Blazing the Trail
A Napa Valley trail? Yes, we can! I’ve never met Chuck McMinn in person, but we’ve both asked the same question when enjoying multi-use trails in other communities: “Why can’t we do this in the Napa Valley?”
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