Carneros Region Wineries


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Joe Becerra

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artesa quick getaway from san francisco

Plan your quick getaway to Artesa, and Domaine Carneros

The Carneros wine region is famous for sparkling wine, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir. The Carneros wine country runs along the southern tip of Napa and Sonoma Counties. These two wineries are located in Napa County at the Southern end. It is a quick trip from San Francisco or Oakland.  The Napa Carneros region can be reached from the Bay Bridge in about an hour’s driving time with no traffic. Make sure you call the winery and book a time for wine tasting. 

• Artesa Vineyards – Spanish influence, lovely views and art
• Domaine Carneros – The terrace is the place to be


Artesa Vineyards and Winery

Artesa is spectacular. The views, the art, the wines are all excellent. Do you know who owns Artesa? The Codorníu Family of Spain began operating Artesa in 1991. Walk-in visitors are always welcome at Artesa. Not only will you enjoy the wines but also the architecture and the works of art displayed. Yes, the views are about the best in wine country.

Tasting room open daily 10 to 5
Phone: (707)254-2140

Domaine Carneros

Domaine Carneros is one of the celebrated sparkling wine houses in California. As you drive along the Carneros Highway, the spectacular Domaine Carneros Chateau will immediately draw your attention. Walk-ins are not available for this winery. Call in advance and book a tasting. Sit on the terrace and order your sparkling wine. It is so relaxing.

Tasting room open daily 10:00 am to 5:30, reservations required.
Phone: (707) 257-0101

  • Joe Becerra

    Joe Becerra has been traveling to wine country and enjoying wine since 1965. He is a retired educator, and now have the time the opportunity to share his wine travel experiences through this Website.

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