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Robert Craig Winery

625 Imperial Way
Napa  CA 94559
707.252.2250
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Hours:
10 am - 4 pm Monday-Saturday
11 am - 4 pm Sunday (Tasting Salon)
Tastings/Appointments:
(707) 252-2250 x 1


Founded in 1992, Robert Craig Winery is situated along the summit ridge of Howell Mountain at 2,300 feet of elevation. We specialize in small-lot, mountain grown cabernets that feature their shy bearing growing sites in the finished wines. In conjunction with our winery's neighboring vineyard parcel, we own more than 100 acres of Howell Mountain property and farm 35 planted acres there of the finest cabernet variety vineyards anywhere in the world. In addition to the two Howell Mountain vineyards, we own and farm 17 acres of hillside vineyard for our Affinity Cabernet in southern Napa Valley on the lower slopes of Mount George. We also produce a small amount of Mount Veeder, Spring Mountain District, and Diamond Mountain District cabernet from tremendous vineyards in those respective AVA's, each of which is situated above 1,850' in elevation.
Our winery founder, Robert Craig, has been farming mountain cabernet in the Napa Valley since 1980, and he was a key player in the formation of the Mount Veeder and Spring Mountain AVA's. In this tradition, our small winery continues to produce complex, cellar-worthy cabernet sauvignons from mountain vineyard sites in the Napa Valley. Each successive vintage gives us an opportunity to honor these rare growing sites and Bob Craig's pioneering efforts to introduce people around the world to the unique intensity of mountain grown cabernet sauvignons from the Napa Valley.


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  • Open by appointment - call/email
  • Offers tours by appointment - call/email
  • Dog friendly - It's ok to bring your dog!
  • Tasting at tasting bar
  • Seated tasting available
  • Tasting fee
  • Tasting fee waived with wine purchase
  • Indoor tasting area
  • Couches
  • Napa Green Certified Winery
  • Napa Green Certified Land
  • Winery practices sustainable agriculture/production
  • Winery can host corporate functions up to 40 people
Tasting Room Size

Small

Tasting Room Atmosphere
 Modern/Rustic Atmosphere
 Modern/Rustic Atmosphere
Formal/Casual Atmosphere
Formal/Casual Atmosphere
Lively/Quiet Atmosphere
Lively/Quiet Atmosphere

Remember when winery tasting rooms were intimate, friendly and small enough to enjoy a glass of wine in a pleasant, non-hurried environment? Now you can step back in time at the Robert Craig Tasting Salon in Downtown Napa and enjoy the peaceful, park-like setting adjacent to the Napa River while sipping Robert Craig's sillky-smooth mountain Cabernets. We're just minutes away from the Oxbow Market, the Napa Valley Wine Train Depot and the Napa Town Center. Call or email Jeff to schedule a tasting of Robert Craig mountain Cabernet Sauvignons and our other varietals.

View from Tasting Room:  Park-like setting on the Napa River

Wine Education: Large screen Robert Craig Winery presentation

Robert Craig Winery Wine Club

Wine clubs are a great way to stay connected to your favorite wineries.

To join the wine club, visit www.robertcraigwine.com or call 707.252.2250.

Members of the Cabernet Club receive four world-class Robert Craig Cabernet Sauvignons every year. This is a rare opportunity to sample Robert Craig's highly sought-after, hand-crafted wines and receive the special benefits of Cabernet Wine Club membership, including a 10-20% discount on all wine purchases based on membership, priority access to allocated wines, and invitations to "members only" events at our winery on Howell Mountain. For more information, go to: www.robertcraigwine.com or call 707-252-2250 x 2.

Napa Neighbor

The offer listed below is valid for all Napa Valley residents age 21 and over.

Complimentary tasting. 10% discount on purchases.

  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Chardonnay
  • Red Blend
  • Zinfandel
  • Howell Mountain
  • Mount Veeder
  • Napa Valley
  • Spring Mountain

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. Learn more about the program at napagreen.org.

 

Napa Green Winery

Napa Green Certified Winery

Robert Craig Winery 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.

 

Napa GreenLand

Napa Green Certified Land

Robert Craig Winery is certified under the Napa Green Certified Land Program. Robert Craig Winery 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 2014

Robert Craig Winery
Cases: 5
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage: 2012
Release Date: October - 2015
Appellation: Howell Mountain

To purchase this wine or check on availability contact:

Meritage Wine Market
Encinitas CA
www.meritagewinemarket.com
760-479-2500

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