Located in the heart of the Napa Valley, Yountville is home to some of the finest hotels, restaurants and wineries in the Napa Valley. The strollable town with its small town charm provide a relaxing getaway for the discerning traveler. Yountville’s central location makes an ideal base for your Wine Country adventure. Yountville is a place to stroll manicured streets, savor local wines, ride bikes through surrounding vineyards, drift skyward in a hot air balloon, peruse local galleries, public art and boutique shops, or be pampered at a local spa. Whatever your interest or mood, Yountville provides an experience that will leave you coming back, time and again.
The town is the ideal central location in Napa Valley. Encompassing only 1.5 square miles, you can walk with ease throughout your stay. Please stop by the Yountville Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center, 6484 Washington St., Suite F, open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (except major holidays). Friendly staff is available to give information, directions, and make suggestions on what to see and do.
Home to some of the most revered hotels and inns of the Western states, the charming town of Yountville is central to all things Napa Valley. Most properties offer packages that include spa services, select tastings at nearby wineries, breakfast, evening wine receptions and more. From charming bed & breakfast inns to award-winning hotels, you will find the respite and pampering you deserve while staying in Yountville. Some hotels offer complimentary bicycles or luxury SUVs for guests to traverse the scenic Valley in comfort and style – one of many perks you will find at Yountville hotels during your stay.
V Marketplace is a retail, wine and dining hub. The historic 1870 building was once the home of Groezinger Winery. Today, this unique marketplace is home to various boutiques and specialty shops, art galleries, two restaurants, including Bottega by Emmy-award winning Chef Michael Chiarello, and his latest Italian eatery, Ottimo! The Marketplace also houses tasting rooms and an award-winning chocolatier, Kollar Chocolates. The destination attracts both regional visitors and globetrotting wine enthusiasts seeking to savor the finest vino in the world. With its own dedicated American Viticultural Area (AVA), Yountville showcases unparalleled wineries and producers. These revered boutique, small production wineries sell exclusively at their local tasting rooms or through member-only wine clubs.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Yountville had a population of 2,933 and a council-manager form of government. Almost one-third of the town's population lives on the grounds of the Veterans Home of California. The town's name is derived from the name of early pioneer George Calvert Yount, who was considered responsible for establishing the first vineyard in the Napa Valley. Yountville is a noted destination for gourmet diners, and has two Michelin-starred restaurants, The French Laundry and Bouchon Bistro. Gourmet dining in Yountville dates to 1977, when Philippe Jeanty opened the restaurant at Domaine Chandon, owned by French champagne house Moët & Chandon.