Visit the Napa Valley and you'll discover a warm welcome to the birthplace and heart of America's finest winemakers and wineries. There are more world-acclaimed wineries here than in any other single region of North America. The Napa Valley is home to more than 400 Napa Valley wineries, 95 percent family-owned and operated. 

Highlights include:

Artesa on 1345 Henry Road, Napa. It's on a hill, a unique building with sculptures and water features and a beautiful view.

Domain Chandon (tastings $10-20), Yountville

Hall Wines Hwy 29 just south of St. Helena. High tech 2-story tasting room with views of Mayacama mountains overlooking vineyard and the historic 1885 Bergfeld winery.

Peju (very good red Zinfandel, $7 to taste), Rutherford

V. Sattui (casual setting, free tasting), St. Helena

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