Every winter brings yellow mustard flowers to Napa Valley’s vineyards. Winter is a great time to visit Napa Valley as in addition to the mustard flowers, it’s uncrowded and the weather is cool.
In late winter, from somewhere in January through March, the vineyards of Napa Valley turn yellow with mustard flowers. The exact timing varies from year to year. This year, I journeyed up to Napa Valley in the first week of February and the mustards looked great.
Every winter mustard plants sprout up in the vineyards in Napa Valley.
I’ve always wanted to go to event in the Cask Room at Merryvale. The space is evocative of another time.
In late winter, mustard plants grow up among the vineyards in Napa Valley. This field is near Rutherford.
Golden light just before sunset falls on Peju Winery. Didn’t end up tasting here since it was a long wait.
A taken off Conn Creek Road in Rutherford, near Caymus Vineyards