National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

National Register of Historic Places Program:
Monte Vista and Diamond Mountain Vineyard,
Napa County, California

The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archeological resources.

 

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The Monte Vista and Diamond Mountain Vineyard is a six-building farm complex and 26 acre vineyard located in the mountains above Napa Valley in Calistoga, California. Constructed in 1896, with buildings added over the next two decades, the property is an excellent example of a mountain vineyard farm complex in Napa Valley. Typical of the period Monte Vista functioned as a small mountaintop vineyard operated by a single family until Prohibition (1920-1933), when the sale, making and transportation of alcohol was made illegal in the United States. The property illustrates agricultural trends relating to the development of the viticulture industry in Napa County during the late 19th and early 20th century, when vineyards and wineries in Northern California flourished.

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