With 16 different wine-making regions, it’s no surprise that Napa Valley has become a mecca for wine connoisseurs from all over the globe. There are hundreds of amazing wineries to tour, so how can you decide which to visit first? Set in the heart of Napa Valley’s Rutherford District, Round Pond Estate is a truly special experience. The family-owned estate is famous for its Round Pond Cabernet, but it offers so much more than excellent wine. Find out how you can experience the best that Napa Valley has to offer when you visit this incredible estate.
After you spend a day relaxing at Round Pond Estate, you’ll want to check out the nightlife in downtown Napa. Download our free vacation guide for a detailed list of all the main area attractions and things to do. We want to take the stress out of researching so you can spend more time dreaming about your next vacation!
When you arrive at Round Pond Estate, prepare to be amazed by incredible views. The property boasts gardens, orchards, and more than 2,000 olive trees! Take in the gorgeous vista of the Mayacamas Mountains and vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see. Then sample freshly pressed Round Pond olive oil, seasonal small bites, and delicious wine. From garden to table, the quality of each gourmet treat is evident from the first savory taste. Whether you wander through the olive grove or relax in the tasting room, you can expect a leisurely wine country getaway.
Round Pond Estate specializes in creating pure, expressive wines. When paired with beautiful views, a perfect afternoon is most definitely in store. There are a variety of tastings and tours for wine-lovers to choose from. Enjoy an intimate tasting in the private wine room or a Sunday brunch and garden tour. For a hands-on experience, you can even take part in the winemaking yourself! You will learn about the artisan techniques used to bring wine from the vineyard to the bottle. As you sip Cabernet on the covered terrace, unwind and enjoy panoramic views of the 357-acre property.
No trip to Round Pond Estate is complete without a visit to the estate’s olive mill. Stroll through the olive grove and learn how oil is harvested. Then, indulge in a Round Pond olive oil tasting to sample handcrafted oils, red wine vinegar, and small bites. The enticing aromas and warm, Mediterranean flavors are sure to make your mouth water. If you are running short on time, you can still enjoy the olive mill’s Splash and Dash Tasting. The 15-minute tasting is the perfect way to sample the gourmet oils and vinegar. No appointment necessary!
Did you know that Round Pond Estate was recognized as one of the best winery restaurants in America? Along with tours and tastings, the estate also offers an exquisite gourmet menu. There are many private lunch and dinner options, including a Twilight Dinner under the stars. Begin your evening with a wine reception and passed hors-d’oeuvres. Then, enjoy a seasonally inspired multi-course meal paired with estate wine, of course!
Round Pond Estate is one of many incredible Rutherford wineries, so plan to stay several days to see a few of them. As you plan your trip to Napa, we invite you to stay nearby at Churchill Manor Bed and Breakfast. Our 19th-century inn is one block from downtown Napa and convenient to all the main attractions, restaurants, and nightlife. Each of our 10 superior rooms is named after a Napa Valley wine growing region.
When you visit Round Pond Estate, it’s only fitting that you stay in the Rutherford Room! Delight in a 3-course breakfast each morning and then relax with a Swedish massage. At Churchill Manor, we want to give you the ultimate Napa experience so you can enjoy a relaxing getaway. Book now and start planning your trip to the heart of wine country today. We can’t wait to welcome you!