Wild Mustard Season

Wild Mustard
Season

Spring mustard at Robert Biale Vineyards

 

Napa Valley vineyard rows with mustard in Winter

 

Napa Valley Wild Mustard Days logo

Here’s to the Season Between the Seasons

Every February and March, Napa Valley springs to life with an explosion of wild mustard blooms, carpeting rows of vineyards with bright yellow flowers and ushering in a new growing season.

Mustard season is one of the best-kept secrets in wine country!

Grab your selfie sticks and follow the map below for the very best mustard season photo op spots.

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Why do mustard flowers grow in Napa Valley? Biodiversity! Mustard is planted between vineyard rows as a cover crop to protect the soil and replenish it with nutrients, while also attracting beneficial insects, preventing erosion, and warding off grapevine pests.

 
Mustard Season Map

February–March

Please use this map as a guide to the typical locations of mustard blooms each year. As nature changes year to year, we cannot guarantee these spots will have flowers, and we cannot guarantee the bloom will continue throughout the entire month.

 

Napa Valley Wild Mustard Days Map 2022

 
 

Mustard Season FAQ

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