So, you’ve started researching for your trip to Napa Valley. Before you know it, you’ll be tasting world-renowned wines and relaxing at beautiful hillside vineyards. But, with hundreds of Napa wineries to choose from, it can be daunting to decide which ones are worth touring. If you’re hoping for a unique experience, look no further than Jarvis Estate. A visit to this family-owned and completely underground winery is a must. For more activities, don’t forget to download our complimentary Vacation Guide. This is your all-access pass to learn about great wineries, scenic hiking spots, and delicious restaurants in the area.
William and Leticia Jarvis, the owners of Jarvis winery, met in Puebla, Mexico. They developed their love of wine together by maintaining a Louis XIV Chateau in Northern France. There, they developed a taste for fine Bordeaux reds and Montrachet whites. William and Leticia spent summers in Spain, cultivating their passion for Spanish wines and culture. After acquiring an estate in Napa, the couple spent 10 years perfecting their winemaking technique.
Jarvis Estate is tunneled into the side of the picturesque Vaca Mountains. Visitors to the winery (just 4 miles east of downtown Napa Valley) praise Jarvis’ delicious wines, which are inspired by the couple’s worldly experiences.
The winemakers at Jarvis Estate have perfected the art of enology. Their carefully-curated process has led to the creation of flavorful, luxury wines. Jarvis Estate’s Reserve Wines are a collection of the most exceptional wines that the vineyard has to offer. Jarvis Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon is the most exclusive wine the estate offers. The wines can only be bought online by Jarvis Inner Circle members. However, a sampling of six Estate and Reserve wines is available on every tour of the property, and wine can be purchased on-site.
In addition to producing excellent wine, Jarvis Estate is also an architectural masterpiece. The 45,000-square-foot winery is the first in the country to be located completely underground. The facility features curving chambers, fiber-optic chandeliers, and a stream running through its center. This combination of artisan and natural beauty provides an aesthetic background to the incredible estate tour.
The tasting tour is a comprehensive look at the Jarvis winemaking process. One of the most exciting parts of the experience is the visit to the Cuve Gallery. This display features one dozen enormous oak vessels used for flavor preservation. The tour concludes with a view of the beautiful underground waterfall and an intimate tasting of six Jarvis world-class wines. To experience this exclusive tour and tasting, make your reservation today!
Looking for another fantastic winery to add to your itinerary? ZD Wines is an organically-farmed, family-owned winery just 20 minutes away from Jarvis Estate.
At Churchill Manor, we want to ensure that your Northern California holiday is the best it can be. Conveniently located in downtown Napa, dozens of distinguished wineries, art galleries, and shops are a short walk or drive away. Our lovely rooms, such as the Caneros, provide pampering amenities and beautiful garden views. Unwind after a day of sightseeing with a glass of wine and a soak in our pedestal tub. The ultimate Napa vacation is only a click away!