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Winery Experiences

Each of our experiences promises to deliver stellar wines, an engaging Wine Guide and a tremendously good time.

Wine is alive, and it’s going to continue to move on its own, whether you’re ready for it or not. So you better be ready.

KIMBERLEE NICHOLLS, WINEMAKER

Excellence in Merlot Tasting

Our first Merlot was released in 1980, and this famously food-friendly Bordeaux native has played a starring role in the Markham Cellar ever since. Merlot shines in Napa Valley, and for four decades, our sustainably farmed estate vineyards have been among the most coveted Merlot plantings in the region.

Take a journey with us to discover why Merlot is fruit-forward and opulent like Cabernet Sauvignon, while offering remarkably plush tannins and a signature elegance on the palate. You’ll taste through Estate wines and single-vineyard offerings, culminating in our Right-Bank Bordeaux-inspired blend: The Character. Do not miss this deep dive into one of Napa Valley’s finest wines. It will make you a Merlot fan for life.

  • Experience Length: 75 minutes
  • Wines: Curated Merlots including District Series, Marked Parcels, and The Character Right-Bank Bordeaux Blend
  • Cost:$65 per person / Merlot Month Special: $50 per person
  • Member Cost:$30 / Merlot Month Special: $25

Reservation Required

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Excellence in Merlot Tasting

Our first Merlot was released in 1980, and this famously food-friendly Bordeaux native has played a starring role in the Markham Cellar ever since. Merlot shines in Napa Valley, and for four decades, our sustainably farmed estate vineyards have been among the most coveted Merlot plantings in the region.

Take a journey with us to discover why Merlot is fruit-forward and opulent like Cabernet Sauvignon, while offering remarkably plush tannins and a signature elegance on the palate. You’ll taste through Estate wines and single-vineyard offerings, culminating in our Right-Bank Bordeaux-inspired blend: The Character. Do not miss this deep dive into one of Napa Valley’s finest wines. It will make you a Merlot fan for life.

  • Experience Length: 75 minutes
  • Wines: Curated Merlots including District Series, Marked Parcels, and The Character Right-Bank Bordeaux Blend
  • Cost:$65 per person / Merlot Month Special: $50 per person
  • Member Cost:$30 / Merlot Month Special: $25

Reservation Required

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Explore a Taste of Napa

You will be welcomed with a taste of a beautiful Estate wine upon arrival to our historic winery. Then explore the unique Tastes of the Napa Valley through our limited production and Estate wines.

  • Experience Length: 75 minutes
  • Wines: 4 + welcome pour
  • Cost: $45 per person
  • Member Cost: Complimentary with 2, 4 or 6 guests depending on member tier

Reservation Required

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Explore a Taste of Napa

You will be welcomed with a taste of a beautiful Estate wine upon arrival to our historic winery. Then explore the unique Tastes of the Napa Valley through our limited production and Estate wines.

  • Experience Length: 75 minutes
  • Wines: 4 + welcome pour
  • Cost: $45 per person
  • Member Cost: Complimentary with 2, 4 or 6 guests depending on member tier

Reservation Required

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Sips & Chips

A new twist on the standard wine and cheese pairing. Enjoy a curated selection of Markham wines are perfectly paired with gourmet-flavored potato chips. A uniquely fun experience that you can replicate at home!

  • Experience Length: 1 hour
  • Wines: 4 + welcome pour
  • Cost: $55 per person
  • Member Cost: $15

Reservation Required 

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Sips & Chips

A new twist on the standard wine and cheese pairing. Enjoy a curated selection of Markham wines are perfectly paired with gourmet-flavored potato chips. A uniquely fun experience that you can replicate at home!

  • Experience Length: 1 hour
  • Wines: 4 + welcome pour
  • Cost: $55 per person
  • Member Cost: $15

Reservation Required 

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A Taste of History

Spend the day tasting at three of Napa’s most historic wineries. Drink in our history while tasting a flight of four wines at each iconic winery. These flights have been specially selected to represent the diversity of Napa Valley, from historic to the innovative. A picnic lunch is included.

First: You will start with sparkling at Charles Krug (est. 1861). Sip in the history at the winery that started it all. 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Second: Beringer Vineyards (est. 1876), Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch for two that includes your own basket filled with goodies from each winery. 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Third: Your day will finish with a visit to Markham Vineyards (est. 1874). Your day will conclude with a tasting flight showcasing wines with character.

  • Experience Length: Whole day experience – 45 minutes at Markham Vineyards
  • Wines: 4 wines at each property
  • Cost: $170 per person

Reservation Required 

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A Taste of History

Spend the day tasting at three of Napa’s most historic wineries. Drink in our history while tasting a flight of four wines at each iconic winery. These flights have been specially selected to represent the diversity of Napa Valley, from historic to the innovative. A picnic lunch is included.

First: You will start with sparkling at Charles Krug (est. 1861). Sip in the history at the winery that started it all. 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Second: Beringer Vineyards (est. 1876), Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch for two that includes your own basket filled with goodies from each winery. 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Third: Your day will finish with a visit to Markham Vineyards (est. 1874). Your day will conclude with a tasting flight showcasing wines with character.

  • Experience Length: Whole day experience – 45 minutes at Markham Vineyards
  • Wines: 4 wines at each property
  • Cost: $170 per person

Reservation Required 

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Virtual Tastings

Can’t come the tasting room? We bring the tasting room to you! Hosted by a wine team member via Zoom, our virtual tastings are a great way to enjoy Markham wines from the comfort of your own living room, back deck or front porch — anywhere your wi-fi desires. Best of all, you’re guaranteed a generous pour!

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Virtual Tastings

Can’t come the tasting room? We bring the tasting room to you! Hosted by a wine team member via Zoom, our virtual tastings are a great way to enjoy Markham wines from the comfort of your own living room, back deck or front porch — anywhere your wi-fi desires. Best of all, you’re guaranteed a generous pour!

Join Us Remotely

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Contact the Tasting Room

Call 707.963.5292
Email info@markhamvineyards.com

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