California Roots Excursion to Napa

Learn how Chinese helped establish the world’s premiere wine region In the 1800’s.

In the 1800’s, Chinese planted the first vineyards in Napa, dug the first wine caves, erected majestic stone bridges, extracted mercury valued in the millions of dollars, and built the first roads and railroads; altogether creating nearly the entire early economic infrastructure of the world famous Napa Valley.