Our latest ROOTS history blog STORIES

Our roots run deep but are far from dead and gone. We want to know more. Raise a glass and come along on the meander for Napa Valley stories that have caught our curiosity lately, research discoveries, or anniversaries of note!

Wines & Vines

The story of grapes and winegrowing is absolutely central in Napa Valley's past, present, and future. Curious about our nearly two centuries of harvests, viticultural experimentation, and world-wide acclaim?

Napa Valley History FAQs & Links

Looking for some basic Napa Valley history overviews, information, or links? Try our FAQ page first! And be sure to send us suggestions if you don't find what you're looking for. History research is always a work in progress!

Napa County's Groundbreaking "Ag Preserve"

Today's Spotlight Story: When the Ag Preserve was Breaking News

WOW! Ready to time travel 49+ years back to 1968 Napa Valley? Complete with aerial views!? This amazing 4-minute TV newscast aired on the day--April 9, 1968--that the AG PRESERVE was adopted by our County Board of Supervisors.   Learn More


Choose your adventure...

Diving in and getting maybe just a little lost is always a fun way to start (unless you are the Donner Party?). Head to our "STORIES" blog page and get to ROOT-ing around in our expanding archive of stories....