Girard Winery

(707) 968-9297 6795 Washington St
Yountville, CA 94599
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The narrow, winding road up Sage Canyon leads a traveler to one of Napa Valley's best kept secrets: Pritchard Hill, where mountain wineries such as Bryant Family, Colgin and Chappellet have carved a niche into the steep slopes. It's here that you will find the vineyards from which Girard's 93-point Cabernet was born. Girard was founded 35 years ago at the dawn of New Age winemaking in California. Since its inception, Girard Winery's quest has remained unchanged: to seek out world-class vineyards and produce from them, wines that in every way possible, reflect the breathtakingly rare terroir in which the grapes were grown. On hillsides high above Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon is king. And Girard winemaker Marco DiGiulio lets terroir - or the vineyard - determine his choice of varietals. It's no wonder Girard's Cabernet ripens well on the rugged terrain of Napa's mountain appellations, with views that stretch clear across the valley. At lower altitudes, richer soils are more suitable to growing white grapes such as Sauvignon Blanc and red grapes like Merlot. As a result, Girard has dedicated much of its valley floor acreage to these varietals. Additionally, the winery sources a small amount Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Zinfandel

    Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...

  • Petite Sirah

    History of the grape: Petite Syrah is often confused with its parent grape, Syrah, but it has been identified as a se...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • New Blog Post: 2010 Malbec - 100% varietal for our club members 225 cases made from 9 of our best barrels:

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  • @cuisinequeen3 That is a really cute video of you two! Looks like a fantastic trip and we're glad to be a part of it. Come back soon!

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  • Behind the scenes tasting w/ Winemaker, Girard Hugo, discussing first 100% varietal Malbec for club members

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  • @stevepatrick527 Hi Steve! Glad to hear you got your shipment... that PS is rocking isn't it?

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  • @rachelvoorhees @mytimeasmom Can never go wrong with steak, a ribeye could really do the trick here

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  • @RachelVoorhees thanks Rachel for passing this on to your friends. We hope you love it! @mytimeasmom let us know if you have ?s

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  • @decibeldan @SenoritaVino agreed Daniel! Tara is a #rockstar - heres a post about her

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  • @dianeforgy Thanks Diane for visiting! Which Mountain AVA(s) were your favorite?

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