Napa County is located about 50 miles northwest of San Francisco, California’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge and is widely recognized around the world as one of the most prestigious wine growing regions. Currently about 141,000 residents live in Napa County, although the spacious, 789 square mile county is geographically reminiscent of rural, rolling hillsides in Italy and France.
Napa County is home to over 400 wineries known to produce varietals that include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc among others. Napa County appellations include Los Carneros, Howell Mountain, Wild Horse Valley, Stags Leap District, Mt. Veeder, Atlas Peak, Spring Mountain District, Oakville, Rutherford, St. Helena, Chiles Valley, Yountville, Diamond Mountain District, Oak Knoll District, Calistoga, and Coombsville.
The climate present in the Napa area is mostly Mediterranean with several mesoclimates ranging in temperature throughout the vineyards. The proximity to San Pablo Bay allows for cooler temperatures throughout the year.
Due to the county’s esteemed reputation as a must-visit destination area, Napa County prides itself on activities for almost every interest including golf, spa, shopping, outdoor adventure, music, art and some of the world’s most renowned restaurants.