When we think of Napa Valley wine, the first grape, without fail, that comes to mind is… you guessed it: cabernet sauvignon. Napa Valley has indeed earned a reputation for producing some of the world’s finest cabernet sauvignon. However, the region is home to a whole world of other wine grapes that make equally interesting and delicious red wines, on their own or in a blend.
We’ve compiled a list of some great Napa Valley wines that aren’t cabernet sauvignon to consider, but don’t feel limited by the selections here. There are plenty of other non-cabernet reds worth exploring, so get sipping.