Even though Napa Valley is one of the smallest wine regions, it is easily one of the most diverse. Winemakers and vine-keepers know that diverse soil is essential for growing different types of grapes, especially in the Carneros region. Fortunately for the family at Truchard Vineyards, their vineyard is located in one of the most diverse locations in the Carneros region.
Below we suggest three reasons Truchard Vineyards is the most unique vineyard in Napa Valley. For a complete list of wineries and vineyards in Napa Valley, download our Vacation Guide and plan your next trip to Wine Country.
Truchard Vineyards produces a variety of highly-rated wines from one vineyard, thanks to the unique climate and soil types. The location of Truchard Vineyards is the most northeastern vineyard in the Carneros region, positioned at the foothills of the Mayacama mountain range. Because of this location, the vineyard has a particular climate that increases the diversity and bounty of the grapes. The vineyard is situated across a diverse land that includes rolling hills, ravines, and numerous valleys. The variety in soil type also enables the vineyard to harvest a diverse bounty; clay, shale, lava rock, volcanic ash, and sandstone can be found in the vineyard. The location, land type, and soil all contribute to the diversity of the grapes that are harvested at Truchard Vineyards.
Because of the premium location and various micro-climates of Truchard Vineyards, many different varieties of grapes can be grown and harvested – a statement that not many Napa Valley vineyards can make! The vineyard now has 12 different varieties of grapes that grow in their appropriate microclimates of the land, thereby enabling the winemaker to create an increased variety of wines. The typical wine made in Napa Valley is Cabernet Sauvignon, but Truchard Vineyards can boast of many wines, including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Zinfandel, Roussanne, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and more!
Truchard Vineyards offers tours and tastings by appointment, where you can see for yourself just how unique this vineyard is. The cost for a tour and tasting is $40 per person and is available by appointment. Monday through Friday at 10:30 a.m, 1:30 p.m, and 3:00 p.m, you can see the beautiful rolling hills of vineyards and sip some of the most uniquely crafted wines in the region.
Just like you can’t miss the distinguishability of Truchard Vineyards, you can’t miss our accommodations at Churchill Manor bed and breakfast! The decadence and historical charm are not only evident in the main areas, but also in our private accommodations. Choose a room like Carneros, a room named after the wine region where Truchard Vineyards is located! This first-floor room features a large pedestal soaking tub, four-poster canopy bed, and a bay window overlooking the gardens.
Churchill Manor also offers luxurious amenities in any room you choose. Enjoy microfiber robes, environmentally sensitive bath products, and antique designer furnishings. For even more details and other rooms that might interest you, browse our romantic and historic rooms and check room availability for the best accommodations in the area.
We look forward to hosting you and making your visit to Truchard Vineyards absolutely unforgettable!