Napa is the county seat of Napa County, California. It is the principal city of the Napa county Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses Napa county. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 76,915. It is the 100th largest city in California. The area was settled in the 1830s. Napa was incorporated as a city in 1872.
Posts about Napa
  • Lohr of the Rings: Circling 40 Years with J. Lohr

    … in the $10 range, and Painter Bridge which is dedicated to Zinfandel and Chardonnay at $7, and even a line of non-alcoholic wines called Ariel. So to celebrate, J. Lohr crafted two anniversary wines, a Pinot Blanc from Arroyo Seco in Monterey County, and a Red Wine comprised of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Merlot and Malbec making it soft…

    Michael Cervin/ Boozehoundzin Merlot- 2 readers -
  • Earthquake in Napa

    … Reviews of Covenant “RED C” Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2011 and Tito’s Handmade Vodka. By Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon Washington Jewish Week November 19, 2014 On August 24 an earthquake struck Napa Valley, one of California’s most popular winemaking regions injuring over 200 people, and causing at least $100 million in damages…

    Grapelinesin Cabernet Sauvignon- 2 readers -
  • Michael Mondavi Animo Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

    … One of the drawbacks of being a wine writer is that you’re sometimes forced to drink wine at a time might be optimal. Sampling a Barolo far too young, for example, or drinking a cadre of crisp whites in the middle of winter so your review will be ready for spring. As such, when our samples of Michael Mondavi’s Animo Napa Cabernet arrived during…

    Mike Madaio/ Pennsylvania Vine Company- 1 readers -
  • In Photos: Train, Echosmith, Mat Kearney, Blue October, more at LITV Napa

    … Wine Country In Photos: Train, Echosmith, Mat Kearney, Blue October, more at LITV Napa It was all about the bass. Girls, we discovered, do chase boys. And word is there were plenty of cool kids. The second installment of this year’s Live in the Vineyard concert series wrapped Saturday night after Ingrid Michaelson (“Girls Chase Boys”) pumped up…

    Monica Turner/ Stark Insider- 1 readers -
  • 2012 50 Harvests Meritage

    … I'm always honored at the opportunity to taste small production wines. I tried the 2011 50 Harvests Cabernet Sauvignon in March, a Napa wine designed to celebrate 50 years in the California wine business. That link will tell you a lot of this family's history and how they got into the winemaking business. This year, they marked their second half…

    Ben Carter/ Benito's Wine Reviewsin Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Malbec- 4 readers -
  • D.O. Cigales: #wine with savory quality

    … and tends to write about the parts of his life that include virtually all of it! He and his wife grew up in Napa and Sonoma and they still live in the Napa Valley. View Ward's WineLog and check out the wines he's recommended with his WKBadges. Follow him on Twitter and Like Vinopanion on Facebook. Contact him: "Ward at". Ward happily accepts samples but does not guarantee a review, positive or negative. …

    Ward Kadel/ Vinopanion- 6 readers -
  • The Tireless Trio’s Triumphant Turnaround

    … Kaz, Randy and X are baaaack! In the first of the post-radio episodes, we *completely* ignore all sensible radio clock formats and just keep on going. Seriously, we need a clock. Thanks to all of our Patreon supporters! You make it possible!!…

    Wine Biz Radio- 5 readers -
  • Catching A New Stride

    … Kaz, Randy and X talk about losing one’s mobile phone in New York City, among other things. Thanks to all of our Patreon supporters! You make all of this possible!! …

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  • Harvest 2014: Week 10 – Rounding Up the Stragglers

    … Like a duck gliding slowly, wings spread wide, feet reaching for landing on a pond, we are slowly coming to the end of an extremely fast harvest. Last week we saw extreme temperatures. Extreme cold in the mid 40s and extreme heat in the mid 90s. I have seen some vineyards in Calistoga with frost damage at this point and that only reconfirms my…

    Nova Cadamatrein Chardonnay- 6 readers -
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