5 Must Visit Napa Wineries

As local wine experts and wine tasting goers, we have put together a guide to 5 Must Visit Napa Wineries. Let us help you with your wine country trip you have been planning for months. The experiences below are perfect experiences for anyone from wine lover to first time visitors.

5 must visit napa wineries
Beautiful tasting at Shadybrook Estate

5 Must Visit Napa Wineries

Shadybrook Estate

Who doesn’t love incredible views and horseback riding before your tasting? Shadybrook’s made our 5 Must Visit Napa Wineries because they offer fantastic wine and a horseback riding experience worthy of your bucket list.

The Bucket List worthy experience at Shadybrook Estate offers views of Napa Valley paired with outstanding wines, exceptional service and even horseback rides. Shadybrook Estate is a must visit winery if it’s your first wine in Napa or if you’re looking for the ultimate romantic experience in wine country.

Savor Shadybrook Tasting $55/person

The Ultimate Ranch Experience $165/person (30 minute horseback ride through the vineyards followed by a wine tasting on the terrace)


5 must visit napa wineries
Ashes & Diamonds Cheese Pairing

Ashes & Diamonds

Mid-century modern design and fun wine tasting experiences are literally a breath of fresh air in Napa Valley. A modern, bright, and airy atmosphere combine with young and excited staff makes Ashes & Diamonds a must stop for any wine lover.

Tastings range from $75 for a wine and cheese pairing to $125 for a full food and wine pairing.


Chandon - must visit napa wineries
Chandon – 5 Must Visit Napa Wineries

Chandon Winery

Iconic California sparkling wine house located right off downtown Yountville. Chandon offers beautiful, private grounds away from the busy Napa life. You can choose from multiple flight options or stop by for a Wine by Glass Monday. On weekend, they a lovely picnic for $75 per person which includes a bottle of bubbles and picnic food. When ordering the flight, you are able to add food options from the menu. Highly recommend trying the lobster roll!

Privces range from $50 to $155 per person based on the experience selected


Artesa Winery

Artesa is a must visit winery in Napa. Located in the Carneros region of wine country, Artesa is built into the hills and celebrates the connection between nature and architecture. With 360 views, modern art selection and architecture, it is the perfect stop by wine and art lovers.

Tour and Tastings start at $45 to $110 based on experience selected


Far Niente Winery

Far Niente is a place of history and relaxation. With 135+ year history, Far Niente offers sophisticated wine tasting experience to go with their outstanding wines. Visit for it’s beautiful grounds, bright Chardonnay, and fine Cabernet.

Tasting fee range from $90 to $200 based on experience selected


Hoopes Vineyard

Oasis by Hoopes Vineyard is the ultimate animal lover getaway in Napa. You can enjoy a flight or bottle while walking along the animal rescue pavilion. Hoopes rescues goats, sheep, pigs, horses, and many other creatures and gives them a better life. Their wines are sophisticated and pair excellently with a cheese platter. They don’t offer a charcuterie, it wouldn’t be nice to enjoy some salami next to the piglets.

At $100 per person, you can enjoy a bottle or flight as well as cheese platter with 90 minute limit per table. All profits go toward the animals.


Need help planning a Napa Valley getaway?

Now that you’ve discovered our 5 Must Visit Napa Wineries, we’ve put together a few collections of our favorite wineries for you to explore, and if you’d like a more personal touch, get in contact with our Wine Country Expert to help plan your perfect trip.