Keep heading northward about 10 miles and you'll end up in the town of Yountville (population~3,000). The town is named for George Calvert Yount, the first person to establish a vineyard in the Napa Valley. Known for its culinary savvy, is plays host the legendary restaurant The French Laundry, where reservations are taken 2 months in advance. Some people (not-so) jokingly say there are more Michelin stars per capita here than anywhere else in the U.S. You'll also enjoy the boutiques, galleries, bed and breakfasts, and spa.

Things to do in Yountville

Goosecross Cellars

Laid back wine tasting in a fun, friendly atmosphere is what you'll get here at Goosecross. In fact, one person called it 'the friendliest winery in Napa.' Their knowledgeable staff takes pride in cultivating an intimate atmosphere with a personal touch.


 A unique experience awaits you at this art, wine, and design gallery. This winning combination stop also features a contemporary sculpture garden. The building itself is simply gorgeous and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Guests love simultaneously pleasing their palate and feasting their eyes at this unique locale.

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Edited/Contributed by: John C. Derrick
Published/Updated on: 12-12-2018

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