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Napa Wineries Worth a Tour

October 19, 2016 11:32 am Published by

Touring best Napa wineries The first step in planning a trip to Napa Valley is to find a place in the area where you can stay. There are lots of little bed-and-breakfasts in Napa Valley, most of which started out as vintage homes. At most of the nearest airports, you can rent a car for transportation. The San Francisco and Oakland airports also have shuttle bus service. Then it’s time to plan the wine tastings and the visits to best Napa wineries. There are many vacation packages that will let you tour the Napa wineries alone, as a couple or... View Article

Harvest Time at Napa Wineries and Vineyards

September 23, 2016 1:39 pm Published by

Wine clubs learn about the harvest Grape harvest season in Napa Valley is upon us. Already, the winemakers have tested the first few grapes to see if they’re ripe. Sometimes the grapes are harvested mechanically, but other times they’re harvested by hand. This latter approach is obviously a lot more work, but in many cases the result is a much better wine. Mechanical harvesting involves shaking the grapes until they fall off the vine, which can rupture some of them. However the grapes are harvested, they have to be sorted by hand. Grapes that are green, moldy or shriveled have... View Article

Napa Wineries Produce Wines Worth Collecting

August 11, 2016 3:22 pm Published by

Napa wineries and wine clubs Starting a wine collection takes money and time. You need a place to keep your wine where it will stay at a constant temperature of 55 degrees with 75 percent relative humidity, but you don’t want this to lead to a mold problem elsewhere in your home. It might be more cost-effective to put your wines in a wine storage facility. Once you start collecting your wines, you may be interested in having a theme for your collection, such as wines from best Napa wineries. Napa Valley produces some of the best wines in the... View Article

Napa Wineries that are Worth Exploring

July 7, 2016 12:07 pm Published by

Napa Valley wineries When planning a trip to Napa Valley, with plenty of wine tastings and visits to vineyards, start by finding a place to stay in the area. There are lots of little bed-and-breakfasts in Napa Valley, mostly vintage homes. As for transportation, at the airport at San Francisco, Oakland or Sacramento, you can rent a car. The San Francisco and Oakland airports also have shuttle bus service. The towns of Calistoga, St. Helena, Yountville, Oakville, Rutherford and Angwin all have interesting places to visit. But of course what you’re really here for are the renowned Napa wineries. There... View Article

Visit Napa Valley wineries

June 9, 2016 1:31 pm Published by

Visiting Napa wineries The Napa wineries are something every wine lover should see at some point in his or her life. Every step of the winemaking process, from the crushing of the grapes to the bottling of the wine, is carried out at the winery. Learning about this work from the people who do it for a living will deepen your appreciation of the ancient art of viticulture. If you’re going to a small winery, call ahead of time and make an appointment so they know when to expect you and have someone there to talk to you. Many Napa... View Article