Ultimate Guide to Napa Valley

Famous Napa Valley Wineries

There are some 400 wineries in N­apa County -- too many to list here. Therefore, we've taken the liberty of narrowing the list for you. The following are generally considered the best wine producers in the area [source: Stevenson, Wine Institute, Napa Vintners]:

  • Acacia Winery, Napa
  • Barnett Vineyards, St. Helena
  • Beringer Vineyards, St. Helena
  • Caymus Vineyards, Rutherford
  • Chappellett Vineyards, St. Helena
  • Clos Du Val, Napa
  • Conn Valley, St. Helena
  • Corison, St. Helena
  • Dalla Valle, Oakville
  • Diamond Creek Vineyards, Calistoga
  • Dominus, Yountville
  • Duckhorn Vineyards, St. Helena
  • Dunn Vineyards, Angwin
  • Elyse, Napa
  • Franciscan Vineyards, Rutherford
  • Girard Winery, Oakville
  • Grace Family Vineyards, St. Helena
  • Havens Wine Cellars, Napa
  • Joseph Phelps Vineyards, St. Helena
  • La Jota, Angwin
  • Kent Rasmussen, Napa
  • Long Vineyards, St. Helena
  • Marcassin, Calistoga
  • Robert Mondavi, Oakville
  • Mumm Napa Valley, Rutherford
  • Newton Vineyards, St. Helena
  • Niebaum-Coppola, Rutherford
  • Opus One, Oakville
  • Robert Mondavi, Oakville
  • Saintsbury, Napa
  • Shafer Vineyards, Napa
  • Signorello Vineyards, Napa
  • Robert Sinskey Vineyards, Napa
  • Spottswoode, St. Helena
  • Staglin, Napa
  • Stags' Leap Wine Cellars, Napa
  • Turley Cellars, Napa

Before you head out to the vineyards, be sure to call ahead and make sure they are open to the public. Some vineyards are only open by appointment. If you want to skip figuring out all of the details of your visit, we have an easy fix. Read on to learn about the Napa Valley Wine Train.

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