Napa Valley Wine Country Guide
Get to know Napa Valley wine country and learn about its best wines and wineries. Learn about Napa Valley's wines and explore stories that define its unique terroir.
Napa Valley is a top-rated wine destination with a focus on Cabernet Sauvignon.
On the surface, Napa Valley is the ultimate adult playground, complete with wine tasting tours, a wine train, Michelin-starred restaurants, luxury hotels, and much more. Underneath the surface however, the region is a dedicated agricultural zone producing some of the world's top wines.
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Cabernet Sauvignon is the star of Napa Valley wine country, but that’s not the only wine that performs well here. You can expect to find several other varieties such as Chardonnay, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, and Zinfandel .
What makes Napa Valley so unique is the diversity of microclimates and soils that make it possible to produce an incredible array of wines.
Fun facts about Napa Valley
- In a normal year, nearly 4 million people visit Napa Valley
- In the Napa Valley, you'll find over 500 wineries, 16 unique sub-regions, and approximately 46,700 vineyard acres (18,900 hectares).
- There are 27 primary wine varieties planted throughout the valley.
- The first commercial winery in Napa Valley started in 1861 by Charles Krug.
- Napa Valley wines first gained international accolades in 1976 at the Judgement of Paris.
- The average price of Napa Valley floor land averaged $310,000 an acre (in 2015) – the highest prices for agricultural land in America!
Learn more in the Napa Valley Wine Guide
Let's dive into everything about Napa Valley wine. This guide integrates dynamic data provided directly from Napa Valley's wineries with useful, expert-made information to help you find what you like.