California Wineries

1881 Napa

Overview

At the gateway to the Napa Valley stands a landmark historical Victorian home and the oldest continuously operating grocery store in California, founded in 1881. This beloved general store served the visionary pioneers who first planted grapes in the valley. The adjacent founder’s home at the junction of Oakville today honors the rich history, legacy and heritage of this world-famous wine region. Known as 1881 Napa, it presents the appellations of Napa Valley to provide a comprehensive discovery of its diversity, abundance, world-renowned terroir and deep history. 1881 Napa is a must-see, must-taste destination.

7856 St. Helena Highway
Oakville, CA 94562

707-948-6099

Our Wines

  • The wines of 1881 Napa honor the rich history, legacy and heritage of this world-famous winegrowing region from its district wines to select wines blended with fruit from across the valley to create the ideal expression of a Napa Valley wine.
  • This Napa Valley Red Wine opens with bright red fruit aromas of cranberry and fresh cut strawberry. Cherry-cola flavors spread across the palate with a touch of white pepper and dusty notes creating a nice texture. This wine has good structure with robust tannins and a strong finish. The wines of 1881 Napa honor the rich history, legacy and heritage of this world-famous winegrowing region from its district wines to select wines blended with fruit from across the valley to create the ideal expression of a Napa Valley wine.
  • This 100% barrel fermented Sauvignon Blanc opens with a welcoming floral bouquet and notes of crème brûlée. This is a very refreshing wine with bright, crisp citrus notes of orange zest and grapefruit. A flash of oak adds good texture and complexity to this easy to drink Sauvignon Blanc. The wines of 1881 Napa honor the rich history, legacy and heritage of this world-famous winegrowing region from its district wines to select wines blended with fruit from across the valley to create the ideal expression of a Napa Valley wine. The cherished Napa Valley landscape is planted to 47,000 acres of wine grapes and segmented into 16 district AVA’s, each lauded for their unique and diverse terroir. Ranging from cool, coastal influences to warmer temperatures, mountainous terrain to valley floor, clay soil to volcanic rock, the Napa Valley American Viticulture Areas are truly remarkable.
  • The 2018 1881 Napa Chardonnay opens with a bouquet of honey crisp apples intermingled with honeysuckle and baking spices. On the palate, this rich wine is bursting with flavors of pineapple, mandarin oranges, and crème brûlée with a creamy texture and a long juicy finish. The cherished Napa Valley landscape is planted to 47,000 acres of wine grapes and segmented into 16 district AVA’s, each lauded for their unique and diverse terroir. Ranging from cool, coastal influences to warmer temperatures, mountainous terrain to the valley floor, clay soil to volcanic rock, the Napa Valley American Viticulture Areas are truly remarkable. The wines of 1881 Napa honor the rich history, legacy and heritage of this world-famous winegrowing region from its district wines to select wines blended with fruit from across the valley to create the ideal expression of a Napa Valley wine.