Located slightly to the west of Saint Helena, the Spring Mountain Appellation rises up from the valley floor to about 2,600 feet. The appellation contains a wild diversity of elevations, sun exposure, and soil which contributes to its reputation as the source of consistent, powerful, and distinctive red wines. Spring Mountain Vineyard is an 845 acre estate on the eastern slopes and lower half of Spring Mountain.

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Aerial View Of Wine Country Inn With Vineyards And Mountains

The following blog appeared in TripAdvisor’s “The Wine Lovers Guide to Vineyard Hotels

There’s something romantic and special about wine country, and every wine region has its own flair – from Napa’s Mediterranean vibe to chateaus in France and fairy tale castles in Germany. While you can always make a day of wine tasting, there’s nothing like immersing yourself in all that wine country has to offer. Take a break from the tourist hubs of the cities and sleep under the stars and among the vines in some of the world’s top wine destinations. Plus, the longer you stay, the more wine you can enjoy! Here are some great lodging options for a full wine country vacation.

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