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Howell Mountain Wine Country

Despite the wine region’s seclusion, Howell Mountain wineries developed an early following during the 19th century. Several of these original “ghost wineries” have since been renovated in Howell Mountain Wine Country.

Howell Mountain Wineries produce wine in a sunny, mountainous climate. Most vineyards are grown at over 1,800 feet above sea level in this elevated region. The natural beauty of Howell Mountain along with its proximity to downtown makes it a popular destination for wine tours and tastings. Howell Mountain Wineries produce Cabernets that are known for their developed flavors and velvety tannins.

The terrain of Howell Mountain Wine Country is a mix of volcanic ash and clay soil on sloping hillsides. Because most of the region’s vineyards face west, the grapes are exposed to a lot of afternoon sun. These slopes are particularly valued for Cabernet Sauvignon.

The history of wine production in Howell Mountain Wine Country began during in the 1880s. The region is named after Isaac Howell, who settled in the area in 1847. A wine tasting of fine Napa Cabernet Sauvignon is not complete without an example from Howell Mountain Wineries.

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