Although Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay are the most widely planted, the Napa Valley holds many surprises for wine lovers looking for varieties off the beaten path. From Albarino to Zinfandel, more than three dozen different wine grape varieties flourish in the Napa Valley. Below is a description of those that are the most widely planted:
Cabernet Sauvignon is the acknowledged king of red grapes in Napa Valley, accounting for 40% of our total production and 55% of our crop value. This vine is grown throughout Napa Valley and achieves a variety of expression depending on its vineyard site. Its flavors display a wide variety of black fruits, including currant, cherry and plum, and often show notes of spice from oak aging.
On the palate these wines can be dense and powerful in youth but age gracefully. When young they are best matched with robust red meat dishes [...]
V. Sattui Winery 1111 White Lane St. Helena CA map and directions
Cost: Ticket Price: $225 members / $250 non-members
Contact: , (707) 963-7774
V. Sattui’s Harvest Ball is the Napa Valley party you dream of. You’ll spend the evening meandering through our winery property, with the main dinner event taking place in the middle of our Vittorio’s Vineyard. Guests are dressed in their finest. Our warm and friendly staff pours our very best wines for you all night long, including Reserves, older vintages and large format bottles. Italian chefs with Michelin Star credentials prepare a multi-course meal as guests enjoy the music of Super Diamond, the best Neil Diamond tribute band. Live music continues after dinner in our Barrel Room where you can kick up your heels! End the night on our Vittorio Terrace with a nightcap [...]