Napa Valley, California

Napa Valley's Mediterranean climate, scenic geography and unique geology make the region as conducive to world-class vacations as they are to producing award-winning wines. Breathtaking views abound at every turn – mustard in the late winter, picturesque rolling hills planted with vineyards year-round and wineries of every stature dot the landscape. It also ranks as one of the planet's premier wine regions.

Award-winning wines abound. Napa Valley is home to more than 400 wineries and tasting rooms, each unique to its style of wines and architecture. The menu of dining options is equally impressive. Famous restaurants and world-renowned chefs are part of the Napa mystic. Whether you are wine tasting, dining at renowned restaurants like the French Laundry, pampering yourself with a mud bath in Calistoga, enjoying a show at the Napa Valley Opera House or the lavishly restored Uptown Theatre, biking the bucolic countryside, or savoring the panorama from a hot air balloon, Napa Valley never disappoints. After you drink in the delights that are Napa, you'll be planning your next visit.

Defined by mountain ranges and influenced by its proximity to the Pacific Ocean, the Napa Valley enjoys a dry Mediterranean temperate perfectly suited to the growing of fine wine grapes. The long growing season is marked by sunny, warm and dry days followed by cool evenings, an ideal combination for allowing grapes to ripen slowly and evenly. 

WEATHER: Monthly Averages

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
High 57° 61° 65° 70° 73° 78°
Low 38° 40° 40° 42° 44° 47°
Rainfall 4.9 in. 4.2 in. 3.3 in. 1.7 in. 0.8 in. 0.2 in.
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 82° 79° 81° 76° 67° 59°
Low 50° 49° 47° 44° 39° 36°
Rainfall 0.0 in. 0.0 in. 0.4 in. 1.2 in. 2.4 in. 4.4 in.