At the heart of the Napa Valley, Yountville is the perfect place to taste local wines and get a sense of the wine region. With an abundance of natural beauty, wine, and award-winning food, this is a rejuvenating, exciting destination all year long.
We get one shot at harvest each year, and each season of that year brings something new to experience. No matter what season you’re visiting Yountville, you can find the best wine tasting Yountville has to offer. We’ve compiled a list of what kinds of events and tastings you can look for depending on which season you’re visiting.
Yountville wine tasting all year ‘round
Spring is an exciting time to be a wine lover. The buds are bursting, marking a new ripening season, and the vineyards are in full bloom. If you book a Yountville wine tasting during this time, you’ll be among the first to try the newest releases of our winemakers.
Coming back in Spring 2024 is also time for Taste of Yountville, which showcases over 50 award-winning restaurants and world-class wineries. Spring is also in time for Art, Sip & Stroll, a festival that celebrates the region’s status as a premier arts destination.
If you’re visiting in the summertime, you will enjoy plenty of outdoor tastings. Yountville is buzzing all summer long with events, festivals, local art, and music. This is the perfect season for morning hot air balloon rides or picnics in the vineyards.
Music lovers will enjoy the Yountville Summer Music Series at Veteran’s Memorial Park. In June, celebrate Yountville Pride with musical events and exclusive wine tastings.
Fall is a magical time in Yountville. The grapes are ready for harvest and the winemakers are busy! Booking a Yountville wine tasting during harvest season is an opportunity to experience the magic firsthand and get an exclusive insight into what the wineries are up to.
Most of our wineries host harvest crush parties or even grape stomping parties! Visitors might also enjoy riding the Napa Valley wine train, which visits local wineries, stops at grape crush parties, live music events, and wine tastings throughout the region.
Wintertime is cozy in Yountville
In winter, Yountville is twinkling with holiday lights and festive decor. The coldest season is the perfect time to cozy up to tasting room fireplaces and enjoy the special charm that the holiday season brings. This is also a time to drink in the warm, hearty reds that our region has to offer.
The Holidays In Yountville is a six-week-long event that is packed full of holiday festivities from November to January.
During this off-season, you are bound to find exclusive offerings, special events, and quieter visiting times. For example, the Yountville International Film Festival merges world-class short films with wine and culinary delights.
Book your visit on the weekdays for a chance to experience personalized wine tastings, quieter crowds, and lower hotel prices. You’ll feel like a local in no time!