In the late summer to early fall, Napa Valley comes alive with a rush of activity. Vineyard crews fan out among grapevines, winery crushpads awaken and winemaking crews become engrossed in their favorite time of year. There’s something purely magical about harvest, or as the locals call it “crush.”
Spend a day in the life of Napa Valley’s crush with Sunset Wine Editor, Sara Schneider. Get an insider’s look at early morning harvesting, sample grapes with a vintner, experience lunch with a harvest crew and meet iconic winemakers at the Napa Valley harvest party.