Spring Mountain Wine Tasting Goes Virtual

Matt Sherwin

Perhaps the biggest annual tradition here in Napa County is wine tasting. After all, wine production is one of our major industries. With COVID-19 halting in person visits to our tasting rooms, Sherwin Family Vineyards, like many other Spring Mountain wineries, continues to sell online and host virtual wine tastings. Virtual Wine Tasting Some Napa wineries are participating in a “virtual” wine tasting. Customers purchase and then try their wines at home – privately or during a scheduled web meeting such as Facebook Live or Zoom. We think these are great because they allow members and new customers to stay connected...

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Springtime on Spring Mountain AVA

Matt Sherwin

Each season brings a unique beauty to the Spring Mountain District near St. Helena, CA, but there’s something truly special about experiencing spring in this region. This time of year breathes fresh life into St. Helena and Spring Mountain. The season’s mild weather offers a prime opportunity to explore the outdoors and the area offers ample attractions to fill your days. From experiencing growing season at the Spring Mountain wineries to enjoying local cuisine, check out the following attractions to make the most of your time in St. Helena. Spend Time Outdoors A visit to the Spring Mountain area wouldn’t be complete...

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Planning a Valentine's Day Excursion in Spring Mountain, St Helena

Matt Sherwin

Sherwin Family Vineyards would like to invite you to our Spring Mountain winery this Valentine’s Day. Since wine and romance go hand in hand, a Valentine’s Day visit to Spring Mountain in St. Helena is a great way to spend time together with your loved ones. Visit Sherwin Family Vineyards Established in 1996, our family-owned vineyard is a piece of paradise on Spring Mountain. Tours are available by reservation only and include a tour of the winery and a very special fireside wine tasting experience in our exclusive tasting room or on the deck overlooking our private lake when weather permits. An...

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History of Spring Mountain Wineries, St. Helena

Matt Sherwin

Named for a group of mountains and their numerous springs, Spring Mountain lies between Napa and Sonoma Valleys. The region is dotted with picturesque lines of grapes growing on painstakingly terraced slopes, and Spring Mountain is home to dozens of working vineyards. Sherwin Family Vineyards, a Spring Mountain winery, is proud to be among that number and works hard to ensure that your visit will be a memorable experience. A Brief History of Spring Mountain A member of the Mayacamas Mountains, Spring Mountain is nestled above St. Helena. First planted in 1874, Spring Mountain gained recognition as an American Viticulture Area,...

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Introducing Sherwin Family Vineyards' Cellar Scraps

Matt Sherwin

One of the most popular wines at Sherwin Family Vineyards, a Spring Mountain winery, is our special blend called Cellar Scraps. With the harvest season in full swing, a new vinting of Cellar Scraps is just around the corner so we thought a little information about the wine and how it came to be would make an interesting topic. Cellar Scraps at a Glance Most wines are made from a single vinting, but not Cellar Scraps. It is a multi-vintage blend consisting of multiple varietals. The blend changes each year and is determined by the varietal leftovers after our other red wine production...

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Spring Mountain Summer Wine Guide - July

Matt Sherwin

July sees summer get underway on Spring Mountain. Small family wineries like Sherwin Family Vineyards are bustling with activity as Independence Day approaches. This may be one of the best times of year to schedule your Spring Mountain wine tasting tour, and St. Helena provides plenty of lodging and dining. There is a lot to see and do in the area, so plan for a minimum of 2 or 3 days to get the full experience. Plan Ahead Summer wine tasting excursions to Spring Mountain are perfect weekend getaway ideas but should be booked in advance. You should also make reservations for...

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