When You visit Oakville, you will see that there are a number of wineries worth visiting. Depending on the kinds of wines that interest you, you may discover that some wineries are more suited to you than others.

Dave and Emily Miner in 1998,established the miner vineyards. The vineyard is located in the eastern portion of Napa Valley, located just off Silverado Trail. The vineyard here is planted with Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Chardonnay.

The PlumpJack Winery was created in the 1990s as part of an investment group. The area that comprises this vineyard was founded originally in 1881; however. The majority of the vineyards here are planted in Cabernet Sauvignon.

For many years, Silver Oak Winery has been known for its great Cabernet Sauvignon. In recent years, the winery has also acquire an additional 100 acres located north of Stags Leap.

The winery was established in 1996 by Leslie Rudd. The Rudd Winery-Although this winery is new, especially in comparison the large number of wineries that have been established for many years in the region, the Cabernet Sauvignon blends that are produced from Rudd Winery have already received awards.

Groth Vineyards-planted by Dennis and Judy Groth in 1982, this winery has developed exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon in the more than two decades it has been established. In addition to their fine Cabernet Sauvignon, Groth Vineyards also produces Merlot, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.

Opus One-The “ultra-premium” category was invented by Opus One. The winery was established in 1979 by the well known Modavi and Rothschild families. Since that time Opus One has become one of the most well known wineries in this region. They use a blend of both modern as well as traditional farming methods that has obviously produced excellent results.