• Mayacamas: The Story Behind One of Napa Valley's Greatest Vineyards

    25 days ago - By Elite Traveler

    Many people think Napa Valley vineyards were all created after Prohibition, but there are a handful of ancient vineyards established in the 1800s. Mayacamas is one of those historic properties; it was founded in 1889 by a farmer, John Henry Fisher, who planted vineyards and built the stone winery that still stands today.
    Its modern history begins in the 1940s when it was purchased by the Taylor family, who operated the vineyard until 1968 when it was sold to Bob Travers, who was the winemaker and owner until 2013. It was Travers who created the style that Mayacamas is recognized for...
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