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Napa Valley's Variety of Soils & Climates

Napa Valley’s Variety of Soils & Climates

May 17, 2016 11:32 am Published by

Napa Valley and its winery’s different soils and climates. The Napa Valley is famous throughout the world for the quality of its wines. The valley proper is a long, smooth, saberlike curve, two to four miles wide, that runs from the foot of Mount St. Helena (not to be confused with the notorious volcano in Washington State) to San Pablo Bay. At the northern end of the valley is the town of Calistoga, 348 feet above sea level, and the geyser called “Old Faithful of California.” Here the soil is rich and volcanic. At the southern end is the port... View Article