Wineries in Calistoga
Calistoga Wineries lie at the north end of Napa Valley, and just outside Sonoma County. The best Calistoga wineries and vineyards lie on either the steep canyon that surrounds the town, or the tranquil valley floor below. We recommend the following Calistoga wineries listed below.
The best Calistoga wines are rich and complex. The Calistoga AVA is the most geologically uniform of all the areas in Napa Valley. Daytime summer temperatures often reach 100 degrees and can drop to 50 degrees at night. This swing in temperature, along with Calistoga’s well-drained volcanic soils means Calistoga’s wines are both rich and color and flavor, and have a balanced acidity wine enthusiasts desire. Calistoga, Napa wineries are a mix of traditional and eclectic with winemakers who are open minded and forward-thinking. The Calistoga AVA is known for producing outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, and Petite Sirah. In addition to their spectacular Calistoga wines, Calistoga boasts excellent restaurants, art galleries, and boutique clothing and gift shops. They are all conveniently within walking distance of each other.