Favorite Napa Valley Wineries

Favorite Napa Valley Wineries

There are over 1000 licensed wine producers within the Napa Valley. Several have tasting rooms open to the public. Some are by appointment only, others one can just walk right in. My list of favorites is below with links to their websites. Also I'm linking a comprehensive list via The Napa Wine Project. It is a detailed list of all Napa Valley Prodcers updated monthly. 

The Napa Wine Project List

My personal recommendation:

Ackerman Family Vineyards

608 Randolph Street, Napa


Open by appointment, please call 

Alpha Omega

1155 Mee Lane, Saint Helena


No appointment needed 

Amici Cellars

3130 Old Lawley Toll Road, Calistoga


Open by appointment, please call 

Amuse Bouche Winery

1040 Main Street, Napa


Open by appointment, please call 

Anomaly Vineyards

455 Bella Vista Court, Saint Helena


Open by appointment, please call 

Artesa Winery

1345 Henry Road, Napa


No appointment needed 

B Cellars

703 Oakville Cross Road, Oakville


Open by appointment, please call 

Beaulieu Vineyard

1960 Saint Helena Highway, Rutherford


No appointment needed 

Beringer Vineyards

2000 Main Street, Saint Helena


No appointment needed 

Blackbird Vineyards

604 Main Street, Napa


No appointment needed 

Bouchaine Vineyards

1075 Buchli Station Road, Napa


No appointment needed 

Brown Estate Vineyards

3233 Sage Canyon Road, Saint Helena


Open by appointment, please call 

Bryant Family Vineyard

1567 Sage Canyon Road, Saint Helena


Not open to the public - Release Wines tastings offered to limited members of the release list. 

CADE Estate Winery

360 Howell Mountain Road South, Angwin


Open by appointment, please call 

Cain Vineyard & Winery

3800 Langtry Road, Saint Helena


Open by appointment, please call 

Cakebread Cellars

8300 Saint Helena Highway, Rutherford


Open by appointment, please call 

Ceja Vineyards

1016 Las Amigas Road, Napa


Open by appointment, please call (One of the friendliest, hardest working and sincere families in Napa Valley)

Charles Krug

2800 Main Street, Saint Helena


No appointment needed (The most historically significant and first tasting room to open in California 1882)

Chateau Montelena

1429 Tubbs Lane, Calistoga


No appointment needed (Famous for the 1976 Paris tasting and remembered in the movie of the event BottleShock. Amazing story and ever amazing wines.)

Clos Pegase

1060 Dunaweal Lane, Calistoga


No appointment needed ( Amazing combination of wine with an amazing selection of art showcased via their labels)

Crocker & Starr Wines

700 Dowdell Lane, Saint Helena


Open by appointment, please call (Powerful wines and an example of excellence in female wine making)


4240 Silverado Trail, Napa


No appointment needed (Incredible wines and amazing experience where Persia meets Napa Valley)

Domaine Chandon

1 California Drive, Yountville


No appointment needed (Our favorite bubbles experience in the heart of the valley)

Dominus Estate

2570 Napanook Road, Yountville


Not open to the public (Napa Valleys own CHATEAUX PETRUS or a taste of France)


1250 Cuttings Wharf Road, Napa


No appointment needed 

Far Niente

1350 Acacia Drive, Oakville


Open by appointment, please call (Amazing historical property beautifully restored by a wonderful family and respected for award winning wines.)

Grgich Hills Estate

1829 Saint Helena Highway, Saint Helena


No appointment needed (Every day do your best, learn something new, and make a friend." -Miljenko "Mike" Grgich exemplifies the perfection of Grgich Hills Wines)


401 Saint Helena Highway South, Saint Helena


No appointment needed (Wondetful wines currated with an impressive collection of fine art that is sure to inspire)

Kenzo Estate

3200 Monticello Road, Napa


Open by appointment, please call (Impressive 4000 acre WildHorse Estate, wines crafted by wine making Diva Heidi Barrett and food pairings currated by French Laundry's Thomas Keller a true diamond experience)

Nickel & Nickel

8164 Saint Helena Highway, Oakville


Open by appointment, please call (Impressive single vineyard estate wines showcased with turn of the last century refurbished barns.)

Robert Mondavi Winery

7801 Saint Helena Highway, Oakville


No appointment needed (Founded by the legendary Robert Mondavi, softened with the vision of cultural arts, music food and wine pairing by Margrit Mondavi. During their lives they were my friends and true Napa Valley Royality. Their legend lives on with each glass of wine poured at Mondavi and throughout the Napa Valley.)