Wineries in Angwin (Howell Mountain AVA)
In Napa Valley, wineries in Angwin are synonymous for “Howell Mountain wineries.” About 1800 feet above sea level, Howell Mountain wineries lay above the fog level and enjoy plenty of sun and fresh, crisp mountain air. The vines that grow on this mountain are strong, forced to root deeply because of the rocky, porous, iron-rich soil. Visitors love many of the wineries on Howell Mountain because they not only create spicy, bold, fine red wines, but they offer some of the best views of the valley below. Below are some of Beau Wine Tours top recommended Howell Mountain wineries.
With views stretching from St. Helena to Calistoga, the tiny town of Angwin does not disappoint. While the town doesn’t have a single restaurant or hotel, it is home to one small shopping center and the campus of Pacific Union College. But, the Howell Mountain wineries are abundant and well worth the trip up the hill. Wine tasting aficionados will enjoy everything from a classic wine tasting experience with a spectacular view to a private Napa wine tasting in a modern, environmentally friendly Napa winery. Visitors will find wineries on Howell Mountain are not far from the rest of Napa Valley, in fact, they are just east of the Valley. With breathtaking views and world-class wine, the best Howell Mountain wine tours are worth the short drive up the mountain.