School House: A Cradle for Napa Valley Pinot Noir

Old-vine Pinot Noir is the main attraction at this historic Napa property on Spring Mountain

School House: A Cradle for Napa Valley Pinot Noir
Old-vine Pinot Noir is a rarity in Napa, but it's the heart of School House Vineyard. (Alina Tyulyu)
Jan 20, 2022

Some of Napa’s most cherished wineries are extending a heritage that started when the land was settled and developed in the 19th century, laying the groundwork for today. Much of that has turned into Cabernet Sauvignon production, yet one of the valley’s most singular estates continues a history with Pinot Noir that goes back generations. School House Vineyard takes its name from a late 1800s one-room schoolhouse that once stood on this historic Spring Mountain property.

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