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Napa Valley Wineries

Sterling Vineyards

Open to the public, no appointment needed


Winery hours: 10am - 4:30pm


(800) 726-6136
Tasting Details


Sterling Vineyards


  • Calistoga
  • Diamond Mountain District
  • Los Carneros
  • Napa Valley
  • Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley
  • Oakville
  • Rutherford
  • St. Helena
  • Yountville
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Chardonnay
  • Gewurztraminer
  • Malvasia Bianca
  • Merlot
  • Muscat/Moscato
  • Pinot Grigio / Pinot Gris
  • Pinot Noir
  • Riesling
  • Sangiovese
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Syrah
  • Viognier
  • Zinfandel
  • Canada
  • United Kingdom

Wine Club Membership

Premiere Napa Valley Wines

Napa Green
  • Certified Winery
  • Certified Land

About Us

Founded in 1964 by English scholar Peter Newton, Sterling Vineyards sits 300 feet above the valley floor. As our guest, you will travel by aerial gondola arriving to our hilltop winery. When arriving, you'll enjoy either our self-paced tour of our winery or one of our seated reserve experiences.

Our Makers' Story

General Manager and Senior Winemaker

Harry Hansen

— I can’t imagine not being a vintner.



Sterling Vineyards

1111 Dunaweal Lane
Calistoga, CA 94515

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Winery Features

Tasting Experience

Sterling Vineyards in Calistoga has been long held as one of Napa Valley’s landmark, “must-see” wineries. Arrive at the hilltop winery via a serene aerial tram, then at your own pace, follow a self-guided tour with informative displays, enhanced by a winemaker’s video tour, concluding with a wine tastings with sit-down table service. The Sterling staff is known for their gracious hospitality and extensive wine knowledge. Founded in 1969, Sterling has been a pioneer producer of fine red Bordeaux wines and the first winery in America to produce a vintage-dated Merlot (’69). The New York Times notes that Sterling Vineyards is “one of the most spectacular wineries in Napa Valley…”



Stunning 360 degree panorama of the upper Napa Valley Agricultural Preserve

Unique Features

On exhibit throughout the Visitor Center is a portion of The Sterling Vineyards Portfolio of Wine Art History comprised of unique examples of artifacts, etchings, engravings, woodcuts, sculpture, lithographs, and photography spanning 500 years of wine in

Wine Education

Indepth Private Reserve Tour and Tasting offered daily at 11am

Reservations: 800-726-6136
  • Open to the public
  • Open for wine tastings
  • Offers regular daily tours
  • Tasting fee
  • Seated tasting available
  • Indoor tasting area
  • Outdoor tasting area
  • Historical landmark
  • Unique architecture
  • Family friendly
  • Art on display
  • Fireplace
  • Romantic
  • Sustainable practices
  • Meeting space for up to 100 people
  • Club member lounge

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