The number of Napa Valley wineries, a continuation

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A little over a month ago, I wrote  post, How many Napa Valley wineries are there are and how many is enough? and thought this would be any interesting addition. Of the 467 wineries per Napa County’s count, there are a large variety of parcels sizes. When driving up Highway 29, I am sure many think all the […]

Another Napa Valley winery sold, Cuvaison goes for $6.3 million

Cuavison Winery, Napa Valley

According to the Napa Valley Register article by Jennifer Huffman, Cuvaison Estate Winery sold its Calistoga winery, tasting room-office building and land to St. Helena-based developers Criswell-Radovan, LLC. “The estimated sale price for just the 14.59-acre property, based on the amount of documentary transfer tax indicated on the deed, was $6.3 million.” Cuvaison Estate Wines will keep all the […]

Another Napa Valley winery sold to a Chinese group

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Carl Doumani, a well known Napa Valley vintner and figure, has sold his current winery venture, Quixote, to Melange, an American company owned by a Chinese firm. This was first reported in the Wine Spectator blog by James Laube. The property was listed by Cyd Greer, an agent my company for $29,950,000 and according to James, […]

Chateau Montelena, one of the Napa Valley’s hidden charms and made famous by the Bottle Shock movie

Chateua Montelena

This will be a new series for me and all of you who read this blog. Approximately once a month I am going to feature one of my favorite wineries. The first is Chateau Montelena. Chateau Montelena gained its fame in the 1976 Paris Wine Tasting, where their Chardonnay shocked the world (especially the French) by winning best in class […]

Another 7x& SF Article by Ian White “7 Off-The-Beaten Path Napa Valley Wineries”

Ian White of 7x7SF continues with his best of series for wineries and things to do here in the Napa Valley with Wineries with the 7 Off-The-Beaten Path Napa Valley Wineries . You have to go to the article to see the photos. If you find his information as useful and fun as I do, […]

Another 7×7 SF Article by Ian White “6 Wineries That Showcase the Best of Napa Valley to Out-of-Town Visitors”

Ian White of 7x7SF  continues with his best of series for wineries and things to do here in the Napa Valley with Wineries with the 6 Wineries That Showcase the Best of Napa Valley to Out-of-Town Visitors . You will need to go to his site for the photos. If you find his information as […]