How many wineries are there in Napa?
Not too many people know that California’s Napa Valley is the best-known wine region in America. There are over 300 wineries. It is important to know that premium wine production dates back only to the 1960s. The size of planted vineyards is of 43000 acres. Here are some types of wines produced in Napa: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. What makes these wines so popular? The combination of Mediterranean climate, geography and geology of the region are conducive to growing quality wine grapes.