There are so many wonderful Napa Valley attractions right here in St. Helena, just minutes from The Wine Country Inn & Cottages. One of our favorites is a premier Napa Valley olive oil company. The St. Helena Olive Oil Company began back in the early 1990s and has since turned into a favorite destination in our town. There are also a variety of other locations in our gorgeous valley that offer Napa olive oil tastings and tours. A Napa Valley olive oil tasting can be a deviation from your traditional wine tastings. Try something new during your stay at The Wine Country Inn & Cottages! Featuring a variety of curated blends to pair with bread and other dipping ingredients, an olive oil tasting in St. Helena will entice your taste buds and provide unique memories for years to come.
To experience a Napa Valley olive oil company, book our Experience Napa Valley package. You will enjoy private shuttle service to an olive oil tasting at Round Pond, blending experience at Paraduxx, and blind tasting with our partner Elizabeth Spencer! This one-of-a-kind experience also includes a gourmet picnic lunch from Dean & Deluca.
You will begin your Napa Valley olive oil Company experience at the Round Pond Estate. The olive mill here is a favorite destination for tours and tastings. Stroll on a guided tour through the olive grove, learn about olive cultivation and harvest, and discover the artisan methods of production. Then, savor your guided tasting of the estate’s fresh oils and red wine vinegar blends. You will also get to indulge in perfectly paired seasonally inspired small bites.
Next on the agenda is enjoying a blending experience at Paraduxx Wines. Napa Valley red wine blends are a specialty at Paraduxx, which is located on the Silverado Trail in Yountville. The property includes a purpose-built, blend-focused winery, a barrel storage facility, and the luxurious Vineyard House. This distinctive 10-sided fermentation structure hosts a highly efficient, state-of-the-art winemaking production. And solely devoted to stylish Napa Valley blends, it is artfully crafted to appeal to the sophisticated modern palate!
At the Elizabeth Spencer Bonded Winery, established in 1998, you will participate in yet another unique experience. Learn how to identify individual wine characteristics and speak about wine during a blind tasting. Guests will be given guidance about how to discern the characteristics of several different grape varieties. Discover the language of wine as you participate in this fantastic opportunity! Wines will be revealed at the conclusion of the tasting.