A Visit to Charles Krug, Napa Valley’s Oldest Wine Estate #CaliforniaWineMonth

wine glasses awaiting tasters near an original Charles Krug winery building

  • Which wine estate is recognized as the oldest in California’s most famous wine region?
  • Which wine estate hosted the first tastings in their own tasting room in California’s most famous wine region?

If you answered Napa Valley’s Charles Krug to both questions, you’re correct! I didn’t know until I visited that Charles Krug is a pioneering person and an iconic winery located in the midst of Napa Valley near St Helena that makes fabulous Cabernet Sauvignon based wines!

And since September is California Wine Month, it’s the perfect time to call attention to this historic winery, owned by the Mondavi family since 1943.

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