San Francisco November 03, 2016
The 10 Most Beautiful Wineries Around San Francisco
San Francisco is near one of the best wine regions in the world. Unless you’re French, the Napa and Sonoma Valleys won’t disappoint. And their only about an hour’s drive from San Francisco. But with over 600 wineries throughout Napa and Sonoma, where do you start? Here are our picks for the 10 most beautiful wineries around San Francisco.
1. Castello di Amorosa Winery: 4045 St Helena Highway, Calistoga
Venture to Calistoga in Napa Velley and check out a medieval castle that doubles as a winery. Great wine in a beautiful location.
2. Clos Pegase Winery: 1060 Dunaweal Ln, Calistoga
Enjoy your wine in style. Walk through the majestic twin pillars at the entrance and take in the beauty.
3. Sterling Vineyards: 1111 Dunaweal Ln, Calistoga
This Napa Valley vineyard has an extra, one-of-a-kind feature: an aerial tram! Enjoy your wine with stunning views and take a stroll through this beautiful estate.
4. Domaine Carneros: 1240 Duhig Rd, Napa
This spot is stately and completely regal. Relax and enjoy your wine in a terrace overlooking majestic views of scenic Napa Valley.
5. Robert Mondavi Winery: 7801 Saint Helena Hwy, Oakville
Get the classic Napa experience in Oakville, where this big, mission-style structure features elegant arches and a courtyard.
6. Luna Vineyards: 2921 Silverado Trail, Napa
Find this spot along the famed Silverado Trail and get right in the vineyards before enjoying a nice, healthy glass of wine.
7. Chateau Montelena Winery: 1429 Tubbs Lane, Calistoga
If you want to enjoy wine in a beautiful castle, then look no further! Chateau Montelena is a wine and architectural experience. The castle is carved into a hillside overlooking a Chinese garden and lake.
8. Ceja Vineyards: 22989 Burndale Road, Sonoma
With lush surroundings, Ceja Vineyards is off the beaten path, but totally worth it. The bar/tasting indoor area is very small, providing an intimate wine experience.
9. Darioush Winery: 4240 Silverado Trl, Napa
The architecture at Darioush is absolutely stunning. If you only come here to see the beautiful building and grounds it will be more than worth it. But why not try the wine, too?!
10. Chimney Rock Winery: 5350 Silverado Trl, Napa
Located on the Silverado Trail, this beautiful Cape Dutch-inspired estate offers world-class fine wines.
What are some of your favorite wineries near San Francisco? Let us know! Also, check out
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