Top Vineyard Destinations In Napa – According to Uber Trips
It’s harvest season in Napa and we have seen a record high number of residents and visitors using Uber to explore the hundreds of wineries dotting the landscape. So we decided to take a look at Uber trip data to find the top winery destinations for Uber riders. Now we are sharing our guide of Top 12 Wine Destinations for Uber riders with those looking to tour Napa!
Over the past 6 weeks, hundreds of riders have chosen to leave their cars behind, request an Uber ride, and head out to enjoy some of the best varietals in the world with the peace of mind that a safe, reliable ride is available at the tap of a button, and a local Uber driver-partner is behind the wheel.
Here are the top 12 wine destinations for Uber riders this season:
If you’re looking for seasonal farm-to-table food and wine pairings, visit Silver Oak in Oakville. Guests also rave about the winery, built on the original site where the winery was founded in 1972. Their Cabernets come from both Napa Valley and Alexander Valley vineyards, so you’ll get a little taste of everything. You can drop in for a casual tasting seven days a week, but be sure to reserve in advance to take advantage of their unique food pairings. Bonus: you get to keep your tasting glasses as a souvenir.
Looking for some sparkle? Mumm is known for their variety of sparkling wines, following traditional French techniques to create the best. Located a bit away from the tourist crowds along the Silverado Trail and open late (6pm!), Mumm’s motto is “Life’s moments deserve a celebration.” We tend to agree. And through the end of the year Mumm is offering 2 for 1 tastings Monday through Friday for Uber riders. Uber riders also get 15% off all gift shop purchases–just show your Uber receipt!
If you’re looking for a fun, casual vibe, visit V. Sattui. The winery has its own Italian market and Deli, featuring prawns, tri-tip, salmon, produce and more, and owners recommend you shop at the market for your own picnic or BBQ. And if you visit between Monday and Thursday, be sure to mention you’re an Uber rider—you’ll score a 2-for-1 wine tasting.
One of the most well-known names in Napa, Robert Mondavi Winery has been at it since 1966. While you’re there, check out the Fumé Blanc—Mondavi’s recreation of the Sauvignon blanc developed in 1968. It remains one of the most popular wines available!
Darioush is not your average winery— with stunning architecture and a commitment to hospitality, Darioush is both a destination and a journey. Just minutes from downtown Napa, explore the winery grounds and feel the warmth of their welcome while tasting the newest releases bar-side in their light filled atrium.
More sparkling wine on your mind? Hit up Domaine Chandon, the French winemaker and 1/2 of Moet & Chandon. Choose a sparkling rosé, then browse the winery grounds and enjoy the lush gardens. With a large group? No problem. Domaine accommodates large groups daily—just call ahead if you’re a part of 10 or more.
Two words: wine. caves. Del Dotto is a family-owned winery that focuses on small production, sourcing grapes from the best, organically-farmed vineyards in the valley. There are two properties: St. Helena Venetian Estate Winery & Caves and Napa Historic Winery & Caves. So pick your poison, and get ready for a unique wine-tasting experience.
Who wouldn’t want to go wine tasting in a castle? Castello, the 13th century, Tuscan-style castle and winery is open 7 days a week, 364 days a year (closed only on Christmas Day). You have the option of general admission tastings—giving you access to roam two levels of the winery and taste 5-6 wines—guided tours, food and wine pairing tour, cheese and wine pairing tour, or the Napa Valley Wine Train tour. The choice is yours!
With breathtaking views of Napa and San Francisco Bay, Artesa Winery in Carneros is an essential destination for those who prefer to pair their wine with glamour. Set into a hill, the winery was designed and built by renowned Barcelona Architect Domingo Triay in the 1990s.
Since its founding in 1973, Cakebread has developed a reputation for producing world-class wines. The founders of Cakebread Winery infuse a sense of quality and love into their work, and bring a familial aspect to the table. Want to join them? Just make an appointment.
Alpha Omega is a family-owned winery, recognized as one of the great wine estates in the world. This boutique winery is in the heart of Napa Valley, and features multiple fountains out front, creating a beautiful setting for your tasting.
This appointment-only, 19th-century stone winery is nestled at the end of a long, private road. Be sure to make an appointment for the 90 minute tour and tasting!
While you are in Napa, fares in between vineyards average range from $10 with uberX to the higher end uberBLACK service coming in at $30 (You can always check the ‘Fare Estimate’ right from the app before requesting a ride). Those coming from the Bay who don’t have a car or choose not to drive can expect to get there for around $100. And you can always split the ride with friends!
We know that when empowered with more transportation options like Uber, people are making better choices that save lives and keep communities safe. So with the leaves turning and the temperatures in wine country cooling, now is the perfect time to grab some friends, pack a picnic, and get out of the city for an on-demand getaway.
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