Half of the top 20 “best wineries in America” are in Napa Valley

by TrevR on July 2, 2014

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It’s no secret the Napa Valley is one of the premiere wine growing regions in the entire world. Despite more states producing more varieties of wine than ever before, our little valley continues hold its own according to a new report.


The Daily Meal released a list of the “101 Best Wineries in America” and on quick glance the Napa Valley is very well-represented. In fact, 50% of the top 20 are from our region, including:

Dunn Vineyards in Angwin, California (#6 overall)
Heitz Cellars in St. Helena, California (#7 overall)
Matthiasson Winery in Napa Valley, California (#8 overall)
Caymus Vineyards in Rutherford, California (#12 overall)
Chateau Montelena in Calistoga, California (#13 overall)
Shafer Vineyards in Napa, California (#15 overall)
Corison Winery in St. Helena, California (#16 overall)
Duckhorn Vineyards in St. Helena, California (#17 overall)
Schramsberg Vineyards in Calistoga, California (#19 overall)
Robert Sinskey Vineyards in Napa, California (#20 overall)

Here’s the full list of 101 Best Wineries in America (including the methodology).

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