St. Helena in Napa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Charles Krug Winery
Founded in 1861 by Charles Krug (1825 – 1892). This is the oldest operating winery in Napa Valley. The pioneer wine maker of this world famous wine region, Krug made the first commercial wine in Napa County in 1858, at Napa.
Erected 1957 by California State Park Commission, California Historical Society and the Napa County Historical Society. (Marker Number 563.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 38° 31.037′ N, 122° 29.332′ W. Marker is in St. Helena, California, in Napa County. Marker can be reached from St. Helena Highway (State Highway 29/128) south of Deer Park Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2800 Main Street, Saint Helena CA 94574, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cesare Mondavi 1883 – 1959 (here, next to this marker); Charles Krug 1825 - 1892 (here, next to this marker); Beringer Brothers Winery Hudson House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Robert Louis Stevenson (approx. 1.2 miles away); Richie Block (approx. 1.4 miles away); NSGW & Historic District (approx. 1˝ miles away); Stonebridge (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Helena.
Regarding Charles Krug Winery. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No. 563 on December 31, 1956.
Also see . . . The Charles Krug Winery. Winery website homepage:
Operated by the Mondavi family since 1943. (Submitted on May 7, 2009.)
Charles Krug Winery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 8, 1974.
— Submitted July 15, 2022, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California.
Additional keywords. Viticulture
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,929 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 6, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 3, 4. submitted on May 7, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 5. submitted on July 15, 2022, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. 6. submitted on June 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.