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V. Sattui Winery Napa Valley: The Most Popular and Most Visited Winery in Napa

V. Sattui Winery, located in the heart of Napa Valley, is the most popular and most visited winery in all of Napa and for good reason!  From its old-world charm, picnic grounds, deli and cheese marketplace and award-winning wines; there are a lot of great reasons why you need to add this family-friendly winery to your list of places to visit in the Napa Valley.

What You Need to Know:
V. Sattui is a family-owned winery estate located in the heart of Napa Valley, with a history that spans three centuries, originally founded in 1885 by Vittorio Sattui.

Today, the winery, which opened in 1976, is overseen by by Dario Sattui, the great-grandson of the winery’s namesake an produces more than 60 different highly rated wines from 20 different varieties of grapes.  V. Sattui has won numerous awards throughout the years and the third consecutive year it has been named domestic Winery of the Year at the Winemaker Challenge.

The winery is fashioned after the style of traditional wine making estates in Italy that were built of stone and hand-hewn timber, with underground cellars and terraces offering breathtaking views. The Winery at once evokes the Old World, while offering an undeniably modern California wine tasting experience that makes guests feel that they have truly arrived in Wine Country.

 The picnic experience at V. Sattui is unmatched by any other property in the area and features:
  • More than 200 types of cheese and a wide array of salads, sandwiches and desserts available in the marketplace deli
  • BBQ on the weekends
  • Dozens of highly rated and award-winning wines sold on site
  • Sprawling picnic grounds that include two dozen tables nestled beneath ancient Valley Oak trees and tri-level terraces that overlook beautifully manicured gardens and vineyards.

Another interesting fact is that nearby Castello di Amorosa was built by Dario Sattui - Check out my review of this family-friendly winery here.

1111 White Lane, St. Helena, California 94574

V. Sattui is located on 34-acres in the center of the Napa Valley along Highway 29 at White Lane in St. Helena.

There are a variety of wine tasting and tour options available at V. Sattui with pricing starting at $20 per person.

Marketplace Tasting Room - $20/person
  • Includes up to 5 tastes of our vintage and estate wines
  • No advance reservation required for parties of 8 or less
  • Upgrade your flight to include two top-tier Cabernet Sauvignons for just $7
  • Add a sampling of locally-made Artisan Chocolates for just $5

Reserve Tower Tasting - $40/person and requires reservations
  • Features unique Wine & Food Pairing upgrades
  • Sweet & Savory Sable Cookie Trio
  • Includes 5 top-tier wine selections
  • For guests 21 years old and over
Members’ Cellar Club - Complimentary to all active members and up to 3 guests
The Members’ Cellar Club is a member-only retreat located in the bottom level of our stone, Italian-style building.. If you're not a member you can reserve a membership tasting with barrel samples Monday-Friday for $35.

There are also a few other options that include private tastings, with some of them offering food pairings as well.  Check out the V. Sattui website here for more details on these tours and tastings and if you will be arriving with a large party of 8 or more.

Overall Impression:
V. Sattui offers a great family-friendly Napa wine tasting experience.  There truly is something for everyone here; from the award winning wines, grape juice for kids and non-alcoholic drinkers, deli and cheese marketplace, weekend BBQ and more!

Kids can sample grape juice and enjoy BBQ on the weekends or grab food from the deli and cheese marketplace and enjoy it on the picnic grounds.  After enjoying some wine and a picnic, be sure to grab some gelato and continue touring the grounds of the winery.

Stopping off a V. Sattui is a must when visiting Napa, so be sure to add this great winery to your list of stops as you make your way through the Napa Valley!