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St. Supery Vineyards

California, the most populous state of the United States, located on the Pacific coast of North America is bordered by Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and Mexico. The four largest cities are Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose and San Francisco. California is also the home of and wine producing regions such as Santa Barbara and Northern California's Wine Country.
The first grapes were crushed in the new St. Supery winery during the 1988 harvest.      St. Supery winery combines the newest in winemaking technology with respect for conventional winemaking practices. Their acclaimed visitor programs and winery tour give guests the rare opportunity to experience Napa Valley vineyards first hand and supervise all winery operations and have access to a series of engaging exhibits on Napa Valley and its wines in their gallery.
St. Supery first invested in vineyards in 1982 with the attainment of Dollarhide, a 1,500-acre property in northeast Napa Valley. In total, St. Supery has over 500 planted acres in Napa Valley. It is in these vineyards, with very various terrains, that St. Supery wines get their start. St. Supery's estate vineyard closes the winery in the celebrated wine growing region of Rutherford in the Napa Valley. Thirty-five acres are planted with red Bordeaux varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot. 
St. Supery Elu meritage red and Virtu Napa Valley wines are blends of typical Bordeaux grape varieties, crafted from estate-grown fruit by St. Supery Winemaker Michael Beaulac. Produced in small volumes, these limited release wines are complex, stylish and silky, well balanced and age worthy, yet with soft tannins and rich mouth feel.
St. Supery makes rich, complex, yet approachable Napa Valley wines that feature the exceptional fruit from their estate vineyards first and winemaking influences second. St. Supery’s trademark varietals are Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon. They make several smaller lots of terrific wines, numerous of which are only available directly through the winery. St. Supery wines are enjoyed in top restaurants and hotels around the world, from London's Soho to Tokyo's Ginza. Their partners include Ritz-Carlton, Shangri-La, Conran restaurants and Movenpick hotels and restaurants.
There are many wonderful famous as well as some not so well known areas in California Wine Country that are just right for an enjoyable day of wine tasting.

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