Napa Valley is one of the premier travel destinations in the world. Napa Valley is located north of the San Francisco Bay Area. Breathtaking views abound at every turn – mustard in the late winter, picturesque rolling hills planted with vineyards year-round and wineries of every stature dot the landscape.
Napa Valley, once the producer of many different crops, is known today for its wine industry, rising in the 1960s to the first rank of wine regions with France, Italy, and Spain.
Napa Valley is widely considered one of the top American Viticultural Areas in California, and all of the United States, with a history dating back to the early nineteenth century. By the end of the nineteenth century there were more than one hundred and forty wineries in the area.
Today Napa Valley features more than four hundred wineries and grows many different grape varieties including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Zinfandel, and other popular varietals. Napa Valley, California is visited by as many as five million people each year.
The Napa Valley offers new discoveries and things to do with each return visit. Whether you are wine tasting, dining at one of the renowned restaurants, pampering yourself with a massage at the spa, or just enjoying a relaxing stay at the Auberge du Soleil resort... Napa Valley is your spot of heaven on earth.