Top Napa Valley Wineries
Of the estimated four million people who visit our scenic area every year, it is thought that up to 80% visit the same 20 or so wineries. Since there are over 400 Napa Valley wineries, it isn’t difficult to figure out how to avoid the crowds and find the more intimate side – and the real charm – of the Napa Valley. Our Join-In Tours focus on smaller, non-touristy wineries featuring unique, world-class wines and beautiful locations and scenery in order to provide a truly special experience. We’re thrilled that Trip Advisor consistently ranks our Napa Wine Tours as top-rated activities in the region. Make a Platypus Wine Tour reservation online now or call (707) 253-2723. Listed below are some of our top Napa Valley Wineries (updated Sept 2018):
Handcrafted wines that blend old world with new world winemaking techniques. Tranquil setting overlooks the vineyards and the landmark fountains and pond.
1155 Mee Lane at Hwy 29, Rutherford, CA 95473
Located in the world-renowned Napa Valley, Andretti Winery honors the beauty and excellence synonymous with this extraordinary place.
4162 Big Ranch Road, Napa, CA 95458
Set high into a hilltop with panoramic views of Napa Valley, San Francisco Bay and its own estate vineyards, it’s easy to see why Artesa is called the Jewel of Carneros.
1345 Henry Road, Napa, CA 94559
With superstar winemaker Kirk Venge at the helm (named one ot the top twenty young winemakers in the world by Food & Wine Magazine), grapes are sourced from some of finest vineyards in Napa and Sonoma Valleys.
703 Oakville Cross Rd, Oakville, CA 94562
Baldacci Family Vineyards
Nestled in the heart of Wine Country and world-renowned Stags Leap District, our Baldacci Vineyards is the perfect location for your next adventure.
6236 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558
For more than 100 years, Beaulieu Vineyard has set the standard for crafting California wines that stand among the world’s finest.
1960 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, CA 95473
Black Stallion Winery
Located on the grounds of a historic equestrian center, Black Stallion Winery is the latest addition to the distinguished collection of wineries in the Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley.
4089 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558
Wines that embody the elegance of Burgundy the exuberance of California – and the terroir of Carneros.
1075 Buchli Station Road, Napa, CA 94559
Caves at Soda Canyon
The Caves at Soda Canyon provides the ultimate winery experience with wines from multiple wineries.
2275 Soda Canyon Road, Napa, CA 95458
One of Napa Valley’s most distinguished wineries. Bourassa Vineyards skillfully produces rich, complex blends and world class varietals from the finest, self-maintained vineyards in the Napa Valley.
190 Camino Oruga Ste 5., Napa, CA 95458
Chimney Rock Winery
Chimney Rock’s vision and mission is to produce wines of exceptional quality that are capable of standing shoulder to shoulder with the great and important wines of the world.
5350 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 95458
Cliff Lede Vineyards
Established in 2002, Cliff Lede Vineyards encompasses sixty acres in the famed Stags Leap District of the central Napa Valley.
1473 Yountville Cross Rd., Yountville, CA 94599
Clos Du Val
40 years ago, Clos Du Val Winery was founded on the honored principles of individuality and independence which guide them to this day.
5330 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 95458
Cuvaison Estate Wines
Cooled by fog from the San Pablo Bay, the rolling hills of this certified sustainable estate have produced distinctive Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wines for over 30 years.
1221 Duhig Road, Napa, CA 94559
Darioush, a winery noted for its Bordeaux style estate wines, implements old world labor-intensive, micro-vineyard management and new world state of the art technology to craft fine wines from its estates located in the appellations of Napa Valley, Mt. Veeder and Oak Knoll.
4240 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558
Del Dotto Vineyards
Located in the beautiful Napa Valley, Del Dotto Vineyards is a family-owned winery which focuses on small production, premium wines.
1055 Atlas Peak Road, Napa, CA 95458
With roots in France and hearts in California, Chandon has always been inspired to make sparkling wines that reflect California character yet remain true to the practices of méthode traditionnelle.
1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599
Since 1998, husband and wife team of Spencer Graham and Elizabeth Pressler have lived their dream. Today they continue to produce small-lots of refined wines from Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino County. A historic 1872 brick Post Office building serves as a tasting room.
1165 Rutherford Road, Rutherford, CA 94573
Originally founded in 1885 and restored in 1979, Far Niente is recognized as one of the great wine estates, producing world class Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. The stunning estate is surrounded by 13 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens.
1350 Acacia Dr, Oakville, CA 94562
Fleury Estate Winery
Brian Fleury is a self-taught winemaker who studied with the right mentors. His 4,000 yearly case production sells out, and is only found at the winery. Guests are hosted in a private salon setting among the barrels.
980 Galleron Road, Rutherford, CA 95473
“Time’s fun when you’re having flies!” Since 1988 they have been farming organically and beilive the most great and historic wines have been made from non-irrigated grapevines.
8815 Conn Creek Road, Rutherford, CA 95473
Grgich Hills Estate
Miljenko “Mike” Grgich first gained international recognition at the celebrated “Paris Tasting” of 1976, with his 1973 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay chosen as the finest white wine in the world.
1829 St. Helena Hwy., Rutherford, CA9 5473
Groth Vineyards & Winery
Groth Vineyards & Winery believes that a significant portion of the magic in the bottle comes from what goes on out in the vineyards.
750 Oakville Cross Road, Oakville, CA 94562
The Hendry family has been farming the same vineyard in Napa since 1939. The lessons learned in more than 70 harvests provide a level of knowledge and a connection to the land that is rare in Napa.
3104 Redwood Rd., Napa, CA 95458
The Hess Collection Winery
The Hess Collection vineyards represent the diverse growing conditions seen in the Napa Valley and grows grapes in both cool climates and hot.
4411 Redwood Road, Napa, CA 95458
Hill Family Estate
Hill Family Estate’s salon-styled tasting room offers a setting, amid eclectic décor such as a Fender electric guitar, antique furniture, a surfboard, and baseball bats stained with Hill Harvest Red wine.
6512 Washington Street, Yountville, CA 94599
Honig Vineyard and Winery
What began as a small “garage” winery has today become a successful family enterprise, with everyone working collaboratively to run an inspiring and socially responsible business.
850 Rutherford Rd., Rutherford, CA 95473
Over the past two decades, Jessup Cellars has earned a loyal following for its ultra-premium wines of distinction and a word-of-mouth reputation for hosting one of the friendliest tasting rooms in all of wine county.
6740 Washington Street, Yountville, CA 94599
Beginning as garage winemakers, pioneering vintners Art and Bunnie Finkelstein started producing legendary wines in the Napa Valley in the 1970s, when they created Whitehall Lane Winery. Now their son Judd and his wife Holly are at the helm.
2332 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 95458
Keever Vineyards is nestled in the western slopes of Yountville, California in the Napa Valley. It is a family-owned and operated winery, producing exquisite Cabernet Sauvignon.
26 Vineyard View Drive, Yountville, CA 94599
Laird Family Estate
Laird crafts wines that draw attention to detail, to be savored slowly so the inherent intricacies of each wine may be recognized. They are not of overwhelming fruit immensity but wines of elegance and polish, reflective of their origins.
5055 Solano Ave., Napa, CA 95458
When co-founders George Vare and Mike Moone first laid eyes on the Luna property in 1995, they instantly recognized the magic, and the amazing potential of its estate vineyard.
2921 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558
McKenzie-Mueller is a small, family-run winery committed to making high quality wines.
2530 Las Amigas Rd., Napa, CA 94559
Since 1922 the Bartolucci Family has consistently created a perfect marriage of grapes and wine at Madonna Estate.
5400 Old Sonoma Road, Napa, CA 94559
Miner Family Vineyards
Located in the heart of Napa Valley along the scenic Silverado Trail in Oakville, Miner’s Tasting Room is open to the public daily from 11am to 5pm.
7850 Silverado Trail, Oakville, CA 94562
Mi Sueno Winery
Located in an industrial park just south of downtown Napa, it may lack the fairy tale view of rolling vineyards, but the entire building has been renovated and reconstructed with one thing in mind… making world class wines!
910 Enterprise Way, Suite M, Napa, CA 95458
Monticello is devoted to producing wines that are true to the grape variety, true to the high quality and the distinct terroir of the estate vineyards they farm in the Napa Valley, and are the finest expressions of Napa Valley wine.
4242 Big Ranch Road, Napa, CA 95458
A majority of the fruit for Mumm’s sparkling wines is grown in the Carneros AVA. The region’s natural climate, soil and exposure foster the perfect balance and ripeness to produce sparkling wines using the traditional French process.
8445 Silverado Trail, Rutherford, CA 95473
Newton’s approach to winemaking is meticulous, using techniques based on an old-world style including natural fermentation and bottling without filtration.
2555 Madrona Avenue, St Helena, CA 94574
Nickel & Nickel
Dedicated to producing 100% varietal, single vineyard Napa Valley Cabernet as well as a small collection of single-vineyard Chardonnay, Merlot & Syrah. The charming Sullenger House is a handsome restored farmhouse with Queen Anne details.
8164 St. Helena Highway, Oakville, CA 94562
Looking out across Opus One’s vineyards, one immediately senses Opus One is different. Cultivated with passion and a singular vision, the four meticulously hedged vineyards comprising the winery’s 169 acres bear a unique signature in the Napa Valley.
7900 St. Helena Highway, Oakville, CA 94562
Not once, in the complete winemaking process at Palmaz Vineyards, does the wine come in contact with a pump. It is this extraordinarily gentle handling that gives Palmaz wines their unique “hand-made” quality and rare elegance.
4029 Hagen Road, Napa, CA 95458
Hand-crafted wines from the Harris Family Vineyards in the heart of the Oakville appellation in Napa Valley. Tireless advocates of eco-friendly farming and enviormental stewarship. Famed winemaker Heidi Barrett has been producing the wines since 1991
1277 Dwyer Rd., Oakville, CA 94562
Since being founded in 1994, Paraduxx has earned acclaim as the only winery solely devoted to stylish Napa Valley blends.
7257 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 95458
Visit and taste more than twenty estate grown wines in Peju’s landmark tasting room tower and experience their pristine gardens, unique culinary events, reserve and barrel tastings.
8466 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, CA95473
Pine Ridge Vineyards
Established in 1978, Pine Ridge Vineyards produces classically proportioned, expressive wines that embody their history and distinct place of origin.
5901 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 95458
A remarkable estate in the heart of the renowned Rutherford appellation of Napa Valley with all the characteristics of a great European wine estate: rolling hills, many different microclimates and a vast diversity of soil types.
1601 Silverado Trail, St Helena, CA 94574
A historic property in the Stags Leap District appellation of the Napa Valley, Regusci has been growing and crafting wines for over a century.
5584 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 95458
Robert Mondavi established his namesake winery in 1966 in the midst of one of Napa Valleys most renowned vineyards, To Kalon. Genevieve Janssens has overseen the production of the world famous Mondavi wines since 1978.
7801 St Helena Hwy, Oakville, CA 94562
Robinson Family Vineyards
Perfectly situated under the face of the Stag’s Leap Palisades lays the hillside property, covered with aging oak trees, 7 acres of hillside vineyard, the family’s charming hand built log cabin and boutique winery housing estate grown cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc and malbec.
5880 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558
Round Pond Estate
Located in the acclaimed Rutherford region of Napa Valley, Round Pond is a family-owned and operated estate designed around our vineyards, gardens and orchards.
875 Rutherford Road, Rutherford, CA 95473
The Rubicon Estate Winery is located in Rutherford, California, USA. The winery sits on a portion of the historic Napa Valley property first acquired in 1879 by Finnish Sea Captain Gustave Niebaum, founder of the Inglenook Winery.
1991 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, CA 94573
Rust Ridge Vineyards
The secluded property, once a large thoroughbred horse ranch, was purchased by Susan Meyer’s family in 1972. Now it reflects Jim #038; Susan’s two passions: wine and horses.
2910 Lower Chiles Valley Road, St Helena, CA 94574
Rutherford Grove Winery
For five generations the Pestoni family has grown and produced single-vineyard, artisanal wines made from some of the Napa Valley’s most highly prized appellations.
1673 St. Helena Hwy., St Helena, CA 94574
Rutherford Hill Winery
Founded in 1972, Rutherford Hill Winery is a pioneer in the development of California Merlot.
200 Rutherford Hill Road, Rutherford, CA 94573
Just off Highway 121, Saintsbury is a hidden gem within the Napa-Carneros region. Saintsbury is a small winery and with an “open kitchen” layout allows guests to see the day-to-day operations of the this renown winery.
1500 Los Carneros Avenue, Napa, CA 94559
Silenus Vintners is one of Napa’s few multi-winery operations and home to fifteen of Napa Valley’s most sought after boutique wineries. Its tasting room has been described as the “Best of the best in Napa” and features exquisite hand-crafted and hard-to-find Artisan wines.
5225 Solano Ave, Napa, CA 95458
Anchored by their iconic water tower, Silver Oak was created to produce exceptional Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.
915 Oakville Cross Rd, Oakville, CA 94562
Shafer Vineyards traces its beginnings to 1972 when John Shafer left a 23-year career in the publishing industry and, with his family, moved to the Napa Valley to pursue a second career in wine.
6154 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 95458
Signorello Estate makes limited quantities of premium varietals that blend classic French wine making characteristics with California fruit.
4500 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 95458
Whether you’re a first-time visitor to the Napa Valley or a seasoned wine lover who travels here often, you’ll find something to love at Silverado Vineyards.
6121 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558
Staglin Family Vineyard
Situated at the base of the western slopes of Mount St. John, this sixty-one acre property is located in an alluvial fan containing rich volcanic soils, fifty-one acres of vines, an underground winery, a historic homestead, a solar array and the many critters that inhabit this certified organic estate.
1570 Bella Oaks Ln, Rutherford, CA 95473
St. Supéry Vineyards &Winery
Located in the heart of the Napa Valley and surrounded by an estate vineyard, the family-owned St. Supéry winery is recognized for its trio of outstanding Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux blends.
8440 St. Helena Hwy., Rutherford, CA 95473
Stags’ Leap Winery
Stags’ Leap Winery is a popular winery located near Yountville, California, in the Stags Leap District appellation of the Napa Valley.
6150 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558
From vine to harvest to bottle, Sullivan Vineyards is guided by one simple principle: allowing each grape to reach its full potential of expression.
1090 Galleron Road, Rutherford, CA 95473
In pursuit of delicious and pleasurable wines, the Swanson family has brought together a power winemaking trio to continue three-decades of tradition crafting the highest quality wines.
1271 Manley Ln., Rutherford, CA 95473
The Terraces at Quarry Vineyards
Rising above the Napa Valley, on the eastern slopes of Rutherford, lies Quarry Vineyards, a patchwork of hillside vineyard blocks carved from rocky and sparse volcanic soil.
1450 Silverado Trail South, St Helena, CA94574
Trefethen Family Vineyards
One of Napa’s classic wine estates, Trefethen is still a hidden gem. Easy to find, but only if you’re looking for it. Well worth the hunt.
1160 Oak Knoll Avenue, Napa, CA 94558
Truchard Vineyards is a small, family-owned winery in the Carneros region of Napa Valley, producing wines since 1989 using only their estate-grown fruit.
3234 Old Sonoma Road, Napa, CA 94559
Turnbull Wine Cellars
Turnbull is a family owned and operated winery and longtime hidden gem of Napa Valley’s famed Oakville region.
8210 St. Helena Highway, Oakville, CA 94562
Villa Ragazzi Winery
The Rodeno family bottles limited quantities of Napa Valley’s first Sangiovese, a Rosato of Sangiovese and a super-Tuscan style blend. The Sangiovese vineyard was planted in 1985, the first in Napa Valley of this varietal.
7878 Money Rd, Napa, CA 94558
Whetstone Wine Cellars
Whetstone Wine Cellars is a small, family-owned property located in the heart of Napa Valley, just a few minutes from downtown Napa, a mile east of the Silverado Trail, and just south of the Silverado Country Club.
PO Box 10039, Napa, CA 94581
Whitehall Lane is a small, family owned winery in Napa Valley’s historic Rutherford appellation, with approximately 140 acres of prime Valley-floor vineyards, committed to making the finest Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Reserve wine.
1563 St. Helena Hwy South, St Helena, CA 94574
White Rock Vineyards
White Rock Vineyards’ mission is to produce a terroir driven Napa wine of the highest possible quality. Using grapes sourced from impeccably farmed old vines White Rock wine’s have a focus on balance, complexity, concentration and age ability.
1115 Loma Vista Dr, Napa, CA 95458
William Hill Estate
To experience William Hill is to discover another side of Napa Valley. A place where extraordinary vineyards are tucked away along the serene Silverado Trail.
1761 Atlas Peak Rd, Napa, CA 95458
The de Leuze family continues to produce wines with a personal, hands-on approach, including the ZD Carneros Pinot Noir made from 100% certified organically farmed grapes.
8383 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 95458
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