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Franciscan is one of Napa Valley’s most venerable wineries, with a rich history reaching back more than three decades. Franciscan wines take their signature style—the rare combination of rich, vibrant flavors framed by supple tannins—from the ideal climate offered by Napa Valley’s cool, southern half and from the time-honored tradition of small-lot winemaking, blending from hundreds of barrels to craft fine wines that fully express the classic varieties. At the winery, tasting offerings include casual tasting at the bar as well as daily small-group Taste Explorations, blending seminars, wine and food pairings and varietal tastings that explore wine from the vineyard to the table and advance reservation specialized tastings for groups of 6-50.
1178 Galleron Road
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., seven days a week
- Open for wine tastings
- Open to the public
- Offers regular daily tours
- Offers tours by appointment - call/email
- Winery property is historical landmark
- Certified Napa Green Winery
- Certified Napa Green Land
- Winery has gardens
- Winery has picnic area
- Winery practices sustainable agriculture/production
- Dog friendly - It's ok to bring your dog!
- Winery has unique architecture
- Winery has art on display
- Winery can host corporate functions up to 300 people
Current Wine Varieties Produced
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Sauvignon Blanc
Napa Neighbor Discount
The offer listed below is valid for all Napa Valley residents age 21 and over.
Complimentary tasting of Classic Oakville wines. 10% off any wine or merchandise purchase
Franciscan Estate Wine Club
Wine clubs are a great way to stay connected to your favorite wineries.
To join Franciscan Estate's wine club, visit their website or call them at 707-963-7111.
Taste Explorations, small-group blending seminars and varietal tastings are offered daily at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Please call ahead for reservations.
Franciscan Estate Events
Franciscan Winery: Magnificat Release Party
Saturday, July 27, 2013
The wine that helped form the Meritage Association back in the late 80’s, Our Magnificat Bordeaux Varietal Red Blend has become synonymous with fine...
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Franciscan Winery: Harvest Party
Saturday, October 05, 2013
If you chose harvest as the time to visit Napa Valley than prepare to have a blast as we feature several wines from our cellar and extend our bountiful...
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The Napa Green program is supported by a wide variety of groups including the Sierra Club, the Audubon Society, and the University of California. The Napa Valley Vintners, along with Fish Friendly Farming, the Napa Valley Grapegrowers, the Napa County Farm Bureau and others developed the Napa Green program.
Certified Napa Green Winery
Franciscan Estate is certified under the Napa Green Winery Program by the Napa County Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Association of Bay Area Government’s (ABAG) Green Business Program and completed all the regulatory components needed for environmental sustainability. These components included developing water and energy conservation methods, preventing pollution, and reducing solid waste. In addition to developing sustainable winery practices, this program is set to become the standard for the state of California.
Certified Napa Green Land
Franciscan Estate is certified under the Napa Green Certified Land Program. Franciscan Estate has created and implemented a customized farm plan with measured results that addressed all aspects of its property, vineyard land as well as non-farmed land, including practicing soil conservation, water conservation, stable drainage, riparian corridor enhancement, fisheries and wildlife habitat enhancement and long-term improvement and sustainability.
Certification - certification is granted by the Napa County Agricultural Commissioners Office of Pesticide Regulation, the Regional Water Quality Control board, the California Department of Fish and Game, and the National Marine Fisheries Service.
Premiere Napa Valley
Once a year the rarest new Napa Valley wines become available under one roof at Premiere Napa Valley. Wineries throughout the Napa Valley are given one task to participate: create a one-of-a-kind wine for this event to be purchased by one lucky bidder. This event is only open to select members of the wine trade and the successful bidder is the sole owner of this unique wine.
Premiere Napa Valley 2013
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Release Date: October - 2013
To purchase this wine or check on availability contact:
San Francisco CA
Map Franciscan Estate
1178 Galleron Road, Saint Helena
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., seven days a week
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