In Napa County, about 15 minutes north of downtown Napa, the town of Yountville stays busy throughout the year. Visitors (and locals!) enjoy all Yountville has to offer. With over a dozen critically acclaimed restaurants and a collection of award-winning chefs at their helms, Yountville restaurants have earned a collection of Michelin Stars and loyal diners. Add a variety of luxurious accommodations and wineries creating world-class wines and it’s obvious why Yountville is a top destination to visit in Napa Valley Wine Country. One of the best times to visit Yountville is this weekend during the 20th Annual Taste of Yountville.
From Thursday, March 14th to Saturday, March 16th the town comes together to host a variety of special events.
Friday evening, the Yountville Arts Committee presents an artist reception at the Yountville Community Center. Guests will meet over 40 local, celebrated artists with works for display and purchase.
Saturday’s main event is a town-wide block party from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free and each tasting ticket is only $1. The list of local restaurants and wineries offering tastings includes:
- REDD – opened in 2005, Redd holds a Michelin Star
- Brix Restaurant – opened in 1996, this critcally acclaimed restaurant consistently receives awards for the view and the cuisine
- Bouchon – opened in 1998 by Thomas Keller, Bouchon also holds a Michelin Starr
Live entertainment will be provided as well as guided tours of the garden at The French Laundry. Along with delicious, local food and wine, local talent will present their arts in categories including photography, paintings, pottery, jewelry, hats, and more. A few of these artists are:
- Yount Street Glass – The amazing team at Yount Street Glass recycles wine bottles turning them into glass jewelry and accessories.