Napa Valley lies at the heart of the world famous and renowned wineries. The terrain of Napa Valley supports the cultivation of very rare grape varieties and in the production of limited edition wines which are exclusively available only in the wineries in Napa Valley. Winery tour includes the trip to Napa Valley through train viewing the scenic beauty of the route or a complete tour to the winery by having a walk through the vineyards and the production area or just a wine tasting tour which offers the tasting of the best wines and the limited edition wines in the winery.
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The Coombsville – Located to the southeast of Napa Valley, Coombsville is famous for its premium wine varieties and considered to be the best weekend spot. The area’s fertile volcanic soil enriches the types of grapes cultivated in the ground, making it the excellent wine variety. Unlike other grapes varieties, the grapes grown in Coombsville have a longer growing period, causing it produce immense flavor to the wine upon cultivation. The famous wineries in Coombsville are The Palmaz Vineyards, Aonair Wine, The Ackerman Family Vineyards, etc.
The Spring Mountain – the district is located near St. Helena and consists of twelve wineries owned by families. The total area of cultivation is about thousand acres and climate here is cold when compared to the other places in Napa Valley. Spring Mountain with it’s harsh and rough weather conditions yields a wine of intense flavor. Newton, Paloma, Barnett Vineyards, Sonoma County side Vineyard, Robert Keenan Winery, etc. are the best wineries in the Spring Mountain region.
The Howell Mountain – Located to the east of St. Helena, the Howell Mountain is the famous spot for ultra supreme quality of wine growing in California. With its unique micro-culture and rolling mountains, The Howell Mountain offers excellent views of the hills and the tapestry of the vineyards. It is considered to be the historical home of the wine makers. Though the topography during the early years didn’t suit the cultivation, it was modified, and some rare and unique tastes, like the Merlot, were sought by the growers after several decades. The Cade Winery, Ladera, Cimarossa, Haber Family Vineyards, etc. are the top notch wineries in Howell Mountain.
The Diamond Mountain – located to the northwest of Napa Valley, it is famous for its aged wines like Cabernet Sauvignon. Though the soil is unfertile, by perseverance and best skills the growers have managed the production of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec. The soil rich in volcanic ash has made it infertile, but the thin-skin grapes cultivated in this region has made it famous for Cabernet Sauvignons. Dyer, Checkerboard, Diamond Creek, Von Strasser Winery are the famous vineyards and wineries in Diamond Mountain.
If you are on an extended winery tour, each winery region in Napa Valley can be visited each day, and the experience unique to their area can be felt.