Wine Tasting 101

Wine Tasting 101

by Brad Miller March 06, 2018

Learn about the essentials of tasting wine. Get the basics on tannins, oak, legs, acidity and more. Napa Vineyards is here to help!

How to Cork a Wine Bottle

How to Cork a Wine Bottle

by Brad Miller March 06, 2018

Corking your own wine adds a feeling of finality to the wine making process, like the period at the end of a sentence. It also allows a homemade wine to age, adding a new dimension to your creation.

Best Wines for the Holidays

Best Wines for the Holidays

by Sharon Austin December 16, 2015

From vibrant reds for holiday feasts to vivacious bubbly for ringing in a new year, our Top 10 Holiday Wines list is filled with selections that are sure to make your holiday season sing.

Cellar Tours

Cellar Tours

by Rachelle Miller December 16, 2015

Come and visit the heart of our business, the cellars where we age and store our precious liquid cargo. Open year round, even on Christmas Day!

Vineyard Tours

Vineyard Tours

by Sharon Austin December 16, 2015

All of the tour experiences include a private, guided tour of the estate including our production facilities and our unique barrel cellar. The tasting includes: 1 white wine, 1 red wine and our award winning Icewine. Reservations are required.

Vinification: The Art of Winemaking

Vinification: The Art of Winemaking

by Sharon Austin December 16, 2015

Vinification is the production of wine, starting with selection of the grapes or other produce and ending with bottling the finished wine. Central to the process is fermentation, the conversion of the grape's natural sugars into alcohol and carbon dioxide.

Red Wines vs. White Wines

Red Wines vs. White Wines

by Brad Miller November 14, 2012

The differences between red and white wines go far beyond just the choice of grapes and the color. Here are several fascinating facts about the real differences between red and white wines.

Wine Storage

Wine Storage

by Rachelle Miller October 22, 2012

So you bought some wine that you’re not planning on drinking right away. Now what do you do with it? First off, it’s useful to remember that only a small percentage of fine wines on the market benefit from long-term aging. Most wines are best enjoyed within a few years of release.


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