Napa Valley

Napa County is a county located north of San Pablo Bay in the U.S. state of California. It is officially one of the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties, and one of four North Bay counties. The county is coterminous with the Napa, California, Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census the population is 136,484. The county seat is Napa.Napa County was one of the original counties of California, created in 1850 at the time of statehood. Parts of the county's territory were given to Lake County in 1861.
Posts about Napa Valley
  • New Year, New You!

    … Are you tired of the same ‘ole New Years Resolutions year after year? At the start of the New Year gym parking lots fill up, fridges are full of fruits and veggies, and Pinterest boards light up with “get fit” inspiration. However, come February the gym rats get their front row spots back, your Pinterest…

    Ken's Wine Guide Blog- 2 readers -
  • Inaugural “Yountville Live” Festival March19-22

    … the course of the festival, providing numerous intimate experiences each day. Several events are hosted at restaurants and wineries among the Yountville area’s most revered and will feature acoustic performances and food-and-wine pairings. On Saturday, March 21, the festival partners with the long-standing “Taste of Yountville” for a grand…

    Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TV- 2 readers -
  • Calling All Sparkling Wine Enthusiasts

    … Schramsberg has long been a favorite of Sipped in California. We served their Sparkling wine at our wedding in 2001 and have been sipping ever since! On your next trip to the Napa Valley we suggest you book a tasting appointment with Schramsberg. They offer tastings by appointment only, in conjunction with an educational tour through the historic…

    Kelly Fugina/ Sipped In California- 8 readers -
  • From the Outside, Looking In

    … of bullshit that siblings should have gotten over years ago. I came back from a late September harvest trip to Napa Valley refreshed, inspired and ready to move on. To reclaim the me I had become when we left for Italy in October 2012. I started cleaning up my home office, used more for storage of artifacts from my life as a daughter than my work…

    Amy Corron Power/ Another Wine Blog- 3 readers -
  • Truchard

    … When you step out of your car, in the small makeshift parking lot that is really the vineyard, you are immediately transported to a rural setting a scant 10 minutes from downtown Napa. The iconic redwood barn and farmhouse stand proudly as sirens to Truchard Vineyards, straddling the Carneros region close to San Pablo Bay. Arriving…

    Luscious Lushesin Pinot Noir Syrah- 2 readers -
  • Darioush: A Warm and Inviting Napa Valley Palace

    … On a recent trip to Napa Valley, I scheduled time with producers I’ve never visited and a handful I have been to previously. In one case I’d been several times prior, but not in a few years, and it was time to correct that and see what they were up to. That particular producer is Darioush, a fairly small winery in terms of production size…

    Gabe's Viewin Cabernet Sauvignon- 4 readers -
  • 2010 pureCru Chardonnay

    …. abv: 14.6% How much: $32.00 Region/Appellation: Napa Valley I rated the 2010 purCru Winery Chardonnay three glasses. I find this Chardonnay is almost the same exact style as the 2010 Cosentino winery. I would guess Mitch had his hands in the Cosentino Chardonnay too. Life is too short to drink crappy wine. Expand your palate and keep trying. @BillsWineWander Like this: Like Loading... About the author…

    Bill Thompson/ Bills Wine Wanderingin Chardonnay- 6 readers -
  • Avalon CAB California Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

    … The Avalon CAB California Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 is 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Syrah, 7% Zinfandel and 4% Merlot sourced from vineyards located in Napa Valley (the largest % of the grapes come from Napa), Lodi, Paso Robles and Monterey County in Northern California. This Cab was aged for 8 months in French and American oak barrels…

    CHEAP WINE FINDERin Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot- 6 readers -
  • Three impressions of Arnot-Roberts

    … It was all my luck that in recovering from a head cold I ingested something bad which kept me on the couch for two days. I had, of course, previously opened up three different bottles from Arnot-Roberts. Being in the extremely rare position of not wanting to taste wine I am left with only impressions of these wines from when they were first opened…

    Aaron Nix Gomez/ Hogshead - A Wine Blog- 3 readers -
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