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Boeschen Vineyards  

Boeschen VineyardsBoeschen Vineyards was founded in 1999, but completion of the underground winery in 2006 was an important milestone for three of our family members. Dann, Doug and Shawn run the business, make the wine, perform 100% of the cellar work and farm the estate vineyards. We are guided by commitment to our family, the wines we . . . (707) 963-3674

Charles Krug Winery  

Charles Krug WineryThe Charles Krug Winery, first in the Napa Valley and established in 1861, is owned and operated by the Peter Mondavi Family. Since 1943, three generations of the Peter Mondavi Family have been pioneers and innovators in the Napa Valley wine industry. Today the family continues their stewardship of 850 acres of estate land with organic and . . . (707) 967-2229

Charter Oak Winery  

Charter Oak WineryCharter Oak Winery is a small boutique producer of one of the most exceptional world-class Zinfandels. Charter Oak wine is unfined and unfiltered. The grapes are fermented on natural yeast. I use tools crafted by my grandfather (Nonno in Italian) to punch down the cap three times a day. I work the must into a foaming lather. No one makes wine quite this . . .

Chase Cellars  

Chase CellarsAt S. E. Chase Family Cellars, we have a deep appreciation for old vines. Planted in 1903, the vines are head pruned, dry-farmed and are planted on St. George rootstock. The gravely soil combined with a slight slope consistently produces the most exuberant and expressive Zinfandel grapes in the Napa Valley . These unique grapes create one of the most . . .

Corison Wines    

Corison WinesCathy Corison produces two limited-production Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons, hand-crafted without compromise from some of the finest vineyards in the Napa Valley. The fruit for the Corison Cabernet Sauvignon comes from the western benchland near Rutherford, where deep, stony alluvial soils promote ideal growing conditions for . . . (707) 963-0826

Crocker Starr Wines    

Crocker Starr WinesCharlie Crocker and Pam Starr's partnership flags the resurrection of an 1870's winery in the small town of St. Helena. Our commitment to sustainable and organic farming techniques coupled with cutting edge winemaking tools and guided by expert hands have combined the best of both old world philosophy and new world fruit . . . (707) 967-9111

David Fulton Winery  

David Fulton WineryOriginating from Vermont, David Fulton sailed out of New York aboard the INO and around the horn to arrive in San Francisco, July 12, 1852. A few weeks later he arrived in Napa Valley looking for work and a chance to make a good livelihood. At that time there were a mere seven homes in the northern part of the valley. Not succumbing to gold fever, he found . . .

Flora Springs Winery    

Flora Springs WineryFlora Springs is a family endeavor that epitomizes three generations of hard work, dedication and a team effort. The vitality of our family is obvious as we set about the task of growing great grapes and making world-class wine. Even the name Flora Springs has significance – Flora is our mother, and the springs refer to the natural water . . . (707) 967-8032

Freemark Abbey Winery    

Freemark Abbey WineryThe history of Freemark Abbey began in 1886, when Josephine Marlin Tychson became the first woman to build and operate a winery in California. The historic site where Josephine's winery, Tychson Cellars, once stood is now known as Freemark Abbey. Today Freemark Abbey is proud to continue the legacy of winemaking that Josephine . . . (707) 302-3721

Grace Family Vineyards  

Grace Family VineyardsAfter nearly a decade of growing grapes, Dick and Ann brought their friend, renowned winery architect John Lail, in to design a uniquely charming and evocative building for making wine. The hand carved wooden entrance leads to a small, sculptured stone and wood sanctuary that evokes the kind of serenity and beauty found more commonly in the Buddhist temples . . .

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An appellation is a legal term used
to define and protect the geogra-phical region where the grapes for a wine were grown. Some of the oldest wine appellations of Samaria, Carmel, Jezreel and Helbon are found in the Bible. In the United States wine appellations have been grandfathered into the American Viticultural Area better known by the acronym: AVA. Before the installation of the AVA system wine appellation regions were often defined by state or county boundaries. Using the AVA name on a wine label requires that 85% of the grapes used must come from the listed viticultural area. There are thirteen wine appellations in Napa Valley.

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