The Tasting Room
Remember that when you walk into a tasting room you are talking with salespeople. Their goal is to sell you wine. With that said your experiences will vary with the skills of the employees..
Be sure to eat some food before
tasting. An empty stomach can get you
Bring bottled water for drinking
between wineries. Keep hydrated.
Don't wear heavy perfumes or colognes.
Fragrances interfere with your palate.
Wear comfortable shoes (no heels)...
you will end up walking thru some
Take along a cooler because days in
the valley are hot and you don't want
your wine to cook in your car.
No cell phone talking in the tasting
room... head outside if you need to
Don't be afraid to ask questions. The
staff are trained to answers from
Dump buckets are for unwanted wines.
Use them. Your empty glass means you
If you want to take notes. Please do.
This will signal the staff that you
are serious about learning about their
Undiscovered Napa will make
reservations for you at unique
wineries that fit your needs . We
recommend that you keep it to no more
than three wineries a day.
In the last few years the police in
the area have been keeping an eye on
tasters that taste a bit too much. So
hire a driver or have a designated
driver and you'll have a lot more