April is Down to Earth Month, an ideal time to check out California wines grown and made with sustainable practices. Celebrate sustainability during Down to Earth Month by visiting your favorite Napa Valley wineries for an eco-friendly experience! Here are a few of our top picks:
Down to Earth Month Wines + Vines
Join Cakebread Cellars for the Wines + Vines experience, during which you will be privately escorted on a walking tour through the vineyards. Enjoy a selection of four Cakebread Cellars wines as your host shares our bee-friendly, fish-friendly, and organic farming practices, how we rely on bees as pollinators, and of course our eagles, owls and falcons, who serve as natural pest control monitoring moles, voles and other creatures.
Sustainable Wines and Picnics under the Oak Trees
Celebrate Down to Earth month at Silenus Winery. Purchase picnic items from local restaurants and enjoy the afternoon in our gardens with 10% off all wines.
Theater of Nature Tour + Tasting
Tour the Theater of Nature garden at Raymond Vineyards and enjoy a seated tasting of five highly accoladed wines from award-winning winemaker, Stephanie Putnam.
A Down-to-(Mother)-Earth Gift for Mother’s Day (dirt not included)
Antica Napa Valley is offering a trio of sustainably produced winery-only wines in celebration of Mother Earth and all moms.
Down to Earth Month at Oakville Grocery
Throughout the month of April, Oakville Grocery is highlighting a few local purveyors who are focused on sustainable practices throughout the store including Spitfire Farms, Niman Ranch, Journeyman Meat Company and Hobb’s Applewood Smoked Meats.
Clif Family Virtual Toast to Sustainability
Clif Family’s mission is to craft unique, regional wine and foods using practices that care for the earth; to support organic farming; and to contribute to a more vibrant and healthy food community. Sustainability expert, Ann Thrupp, will join the Clif Family team for an engaging Earth Day conversation on sustainability in wine, food, farming and hospitality on April 21st at 4 pm. The Virtual Earth Day conversation will focus on how wine and specialty food companies can work individually and collectively to inspire and create a positive impact on our environment.
Many of California’s wineries are celebrating throughout April with sustainably-focused virtual events, socially distanced in-person experiences and special offers. Learn more about how you can participate in this year’s festivities by visiting the California Wines website.
We love sharing our valley with you, and we hope you treat it as home, so we can share it with visitors for years to come. Learn more about sustainable travel in the Napa Valley, from eco-friendly travel tips to our favorite green hotels.