About Yountville, CA
In the heart of Napa Valley, Yountville is a luxurious getaway with small-town charm.
If you’re on a quest for Michelin stars, Yountville shines bright — but you’ll need to reserve well in advance if The French Laundry is on your bucket list. (Tip: Across the street from the famed restaurant, you can wander the culinary gardens.)
In between sublime meals, explore Yountville’s artsy side. See a show at the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater, get a lay of the land on the Yountville Art Walk, and explore curated experiences in the many tasting rooms.
A picturesque town best explored on foot
Centrally located in the Napa Valley, the town of Yountville is home to approximately 3,000 residents. Yountville is considered by many to be the culinary center of the Napa Valley. Although fine dining there can be traced back to 1977, it was Thomas Keller’s legendary French Laundry that put Yountville on the map. It has consistently been rated as one of the best restaurants in the world for both its cuisine and ambiance. The town has since grown into culinary mecca, surrounded by luxurious wine country estates and many of the most prestigious vineyards in the Napa Valley. Those who appreciate culinary excellence and vineyard paradises are drawn to homes for sale in Yountville CA.
Named after George Yount, who is considered responsible for establishing the first vineyard in the Napa Valley, the town itself is 1.5 square miles in size. In 1999, the Yountville area was approved as an American Viticultural Area (AVA), recognizing it as a unique region for growing premium wine grapes. It is warmer than the Carneros AVA to its south, yet cooler than the AVAs to its north and west. The Yountville AVA, which centers around the town of Yountville, includes more than 4,000 acres of planted vineyards today.
THE CULINARY MECCA OF THE NAPA VALLEY
Yountville’s intimate layout makes it convenient to navigate by foot or bicycle and explore its boutiques, galleries, tasting rooms and amazing restaurants that line Washington Street. Luxurious spas, hotels and inns provide accommodations that attract travelers from all over the world. For residents that call Yountville home, the town strives to provide exception parks and public open space to embrace the weather and scenery that makes the Napa Valley unique.
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