Yountville AVA
EDUCATION

Yountville

Summary:

Named for George C. Yount who planted the region's first vineyards in the 1830s, Yountville (the town and the AVA) is at the epicenter of the Napa Valley. This sub-AVA has the diverse conditions to grow a wide range of grape varieties and produce world class wines.  

Location:

Centered around the town of Yountville, just west of the Stags Leap District

Climate:

The vineyards reside to the east of the town of Yountville and are cooler than the town itself, moderated by maritime winds. The region experiences a range of microclimates.  

Soil:

Gravel, silt, loam, alluvial

Popular Varietals:

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot

Noteworthy:

This sub-region is known not only for producing some of Napa Valley’s finest wine, but also for its world class restaurants including The French Laundry, Bistro Jeanty, Ad Hoc and Mustards Grill.

Featured Wineries in Yountville AVA:

Goosecross, Hill Family Estate, Hoopes Family VineyardJessup Cellars

Yountville AVA