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The Ultimate 3 Day Guide to NAPA + a Free Printable Travel Winery Itinerary



Day 1

1– Domaine Carneros
A MUST!  Always start here!  They are known for their champagne and the beautiful castle!  It’s stunning.
1240 Duhig Rd, Napa, CA 94559
10:30am – 5:30 pm

2– Artesia Vineyards and Winery
Artesia is such an interesting building from the outside.  They have great views that look out over wine country.  This will be a quick stop.  Share a tasting and definitely snap a few pics outside.
1345 Henry Rd, Napa, CA 94559
10am – 5pm

**If you have time you can stop at Trefethen Family Vineyards now**
1160 Oak Knoll Avenue, Napa, CA 94558
10am – 4:30pm

3– Stags’ Leap
They have a great cab and are known for big reds and being top quality.
6150 Silverado Trl, Napa, CA 94558
10am – 4pm // By appointment only

4– ZD Wines
A staff favorite.  They are known for their incredible barrel room.
8383 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558
10am – 4pm

5– PlumJack Winery
620 Oakville Cross Rd, Napa, CA 94558
10am – 4pm
plum jack winery napa
6– Silver Oak Cellars
When I asked around a few words came to mind… magnificent, historical, premium, exquisitely located, top of the line, big red house, pricey.  It’s a great winery.
915 Oakville Cross Rd, Oakville, CA 94562
9am – 5pm

Day 2

1– Opus One
By far the most reputable winery there is.  Think fine wine. It’s very pricey for 1 tasting but it’s a great place to sit and drink wine while looking out at the amazing views.
7900 Saint Helena Hwy, Oakville, CA 94562

10am – 4pm // By apt only so call ahead!

2– Robert Mondavi Winery
Everyone wants to stop here because it’s a well known winery.  They just celebrated their 50th year!  The winery has this gorgeous arch that as soon as you get a glimpse of you can see straight through to the vineyards.  I enjoyed the sav blanc.  This winery isn’t that special for me so I wouldn’t spend much time here.  It’s just nice to say you came, you saw, you conquered.
7801 St Helena Hwy, Oakville, CA 94562
10am – 5pm

3– Cakebread Cellars
Top of the line winery mainly known for their whites.  Definitely do the wine tour.
8300 St Helena Hwy, Rutherford, CA 94573
10am – 4:30pm

4– Frog’s Leap Winery
8815 Conn Creek Rd, Rutherford, CA 94573
10am – 4pm // By apt only
5– Caymus Vineyards
Another personal favorite winery because of the wine!  The reds are great!
8700 Conn Creek Rd, Rutherford, CA 94573
9:30 – 4:30
6– Mumm
Champagne for days.  Enough said.
8445 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558
10am – 6pm
Robert Mondavi Winery
** Still have time for more?  Stop into Peju**
7– Peju Province Winery
8466 St Helena Hwy, Rutherford, CA 94573
10am – 6pm


Day 3

1– Alpha Omega Winery
Although this will be a quick stop it’s one of my favorites!  The wine is amazing and it’s nice to relax on the patio.
1155 Mee Ln, St Helena, CA 94574
10am – 6pm
alpha omega napa

alpha omega napa


2– V. Sattui Winery
They have a great atmosphere.  There is an Italian marketplace with 200+ cheeses and a deli.  They do a weekend BBQ, wood-fired pizza, oysters, and mozzarella bar with 2 1/2 acres of shaded picnic tables that are super cute!
1111 White Ln, St Helena, CA 94574
9am – 6pm


3– Duckhorn Vineyards
They have a great pinot noir.
1000 Lodi Ln, St Helena, CA 94574
10am – 4pm


4– Failla Wines
One of my new fave wines!
3530 Silverado Trail N, St Helena, CA 94574
10am – 5pm


5– Sterling
Definitely one of a kind.  The aerial tram is the only one in Napa Valley.  The views are stunning as you ride up to the winery. You are greeted with a glass of wine to enjoy while you stroll through art galleries, overlooks, and elevated walkways that explain the winemaking process from grape to glass.
1111 Dunaweal Ln, Calistoga, CA 94515
10:30am – 5pm


6– Castello di Amorosa
They have a great castle and do some pretty cool medieval duels.  Try the train and tour package!
4045 St Helena Hwy, Calistoga, CA 94515
9:30am – 6pm


Get your free printable map of Napa’s wineries here!

Visiting Napa Valley? If you're there for the wine, we've put together a perfect 3 day Napa Valley winery itinerary that will have you hopping from one vineyard to the next! Included in the post is a free printable map of Napa Valley's wineries! #Napa #California


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