Reasons to Visit Napa Valley Wine Country in Spring

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Napa Valley Wine Country in Spring bursts to life! It’s a time of year filled with more sunshine, blooming flowers, fresh air, and the excitement of witnessing bud break. Bud break is an exciting time of year when buds burst open, and symbolizes the new beginnings of Spring!

Napa Valley is a wine country destination that is incredible to visit all year round, although there are some things about springtime in Napa Valley that make it an extra special time of year to visit.

If you visit Napa Valley in Spring, here are some of the things you will experience:

Fewer crowds for a more relaxed and more personalized tasting experience

Book a trip to Napa Valley in the springtime to enjoy fewer crowds than in the summer and fall season. In addition, you will likely have a more relaxed and personalized tasting wine experience during your visit to Napa Valley. You can book a Calistoga Wine Tour, Napa Valley Wine Tour, or a Yountville Wine Tour.

If you decide to travel during the weekdays as opposed to the weekend, you will have more peace and quiet during your Napa getaway.

Far Niente Winery in Napa Valley
Far Niente Winery

Pleasant Weather

Escape the summer heat! Spring brings mild temperatures, perfect for enjoying outdoor activities and outdoor wine tastings. The sun comes out more and the vineyards come to life.

You will be able to experience fresh air and sweeping vineyard views in Napa Valley. During Springtime, many wineries move their tastings ourdoors so guests can enjoy the vineyards views. You can purchase some bottles that you love to take home so that you can enjoy them the rest of the year or for years to come!

Bulldog Vineyards Wine
Bulldog Vineyards Cabernet Sauvingnon

Breathtaking Vineyard Views

The vineyards this time of year are lush and truly breathtaking. You will be surrounded by vineyard views and in some places have panoramic views of the valley that are absolutely stunning in the Spring!

Whether you book a Calistoga Wine Tour, Howell Mountain Wine Tour, Carneros Wine Tour, or Napa Valley Wine Tour, we at Windsor Wine Tours can help create an amazing itinerary for you!

Venge Winery on a Calistoga Wine Tour
Venge Winery in Calistoga

Spring Release Wines

This is the time of year where spring releases of wines occur that many people have been waiting for months to be released. It’s an exciting time of year and a great time to try these wines. Book with us and we can show you an insider’s perspective to Napa Valley wine country!

Outdoor Activities in Spring

During this time of year, you will experience trails bursting with vibrant blooms. If you enjoy hiking on the many hiking trails in Napa Valley or going on a biking trail through the vineyards, this is a great time of year to experience these things. Many people love to explore the Vine Trail. On this scenic trail, you will cycle through vineyards, witness blooming flowers, and will be able to enjoy the breathtaking vineyard views all around you.

If you  are more adventurous, you can choose to take a hot air balloon and soar above it all or go horseback riding. You can also go kayaking or paddle boarding on the Napa River.

Spring (Courtesy of Visit Napa Valley)
Spring (Courtesy of Visit Napa Valley)

Rejuvenation with Wellness Activities

Spring is about new beginnings and a time of rejuvenation. Throughout Napa Valley, you can find incredible spa and wellness activities tailored to the experience that you are looking for. Calistoga, nestled in Northern Napa Valley, is known for it’s amazing hot springs, mineral pools, and mud bath spa treatments.

Start springtime off right by relaxing at a day spa to rejuvenate yourself and truly enjoy the simple things in life. There are so many wellness activities you can enjoy such as yoga or even attending wellness retreats in the Napa Valley. Calistoga Wellness Week is occurring from April 22nd-27th, 2024. This will be a week filled with yoga classes, cooking demos, pilates classes, nutrition workshops, and other wellness activities. Also, treat yourself to some amazing treats from Bouchon Bakery while in Napa Valley!

Bouchon Bakery
Bouchon Bakery


Excitement of Festivals and Events

Springtime is an exciting time in Napa Valley full of festivals and events. For festivals and events in Napa Valley, check out our blog for the Best Napa Valley Events in 2024.

This is a time when farmer’s markets open again and lots of fun and exciting events occur throughout Napa Valley. Since many wineries are having Spring Releases of their wines, it provides the opportunity to try newly released wines. Along with Springtime, also brings Spring Release Parties at Napa Valley wineries. In addition, there are annual events that you can attend as well.


The reasons to visit the Napa Valley Wine Country in Spring are countless. In addition to these reasons, there are plenty of more reasons to book a trip to Napa Valley Wine Country this Spring. Book a wine tour with Windsor Wine Tours while visiting Napa Valley wine country this Spring for an unforgetable experience! Book one of our Calistoga Wine Tours, Saint Helena Wine Tours, Napa Valley Wine Tours, or Yountville Wine Tours.

Healdsburg and SOnoma Valley Wine Tours
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