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Napa Valley History and Wine

July 19, 2016 5:08 pm Published by

A short history of Napa Valley wine Wine grapes have been grown in California since the late 17th century. The first grapes in Napa Valley were Mission grapes, descended from Spanish grapes and better known for their hardiness and adaptability than for the quality of their wine. In the 19th century, seeing that the climate and soil of Napa Valley were perfect for winemaking, immigrants to California brought seeds and cuttings of other vines to improve the quality and variety. Today, Napa Valley wines are famous throughout the world. Wine clubs of Napa Valley If you’re planning to visit a... View Article