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Modus Operandi Cellars

5225 Solano Avenue
Napa  CA 94558

10 to 4 every day

A while back, I wrote a quote that I now have printed on every bottle of Modus Operandi wine... "For some, determining ones true purpose in life is accomplished thru following the path of least resistance, and thus relinquishing to passion".

When I was 24 years old and living in Dallas, I did just that.

In 2002, my wife and I decided to follow MY path of least resistance and relinquished to my passion for wine, and in doing that, sold everything we owned and moved half way across the country where I was to pursue my lofty aspiration of becoming a winemaker in Napa Valley.
Today, we make just over 1,000 cases of wine for our loyal customers and club members.

  • Open by appointment - call/email
  • Dog friendly - It's ok to bring your dog!
  • Seated tasting available
  • Tasting available in private area
  • Tasting fee
  • Tasting fee waived with wine purchase
  • Indoor tasting area
  • Outdoor tasting area
  • Winemaker or owner usually available
  • Winery has picnic area
  • Couches
  • Fireplace
  • Family run
Tasting Room Size


Tasting Room Atmosphere
 Modern/Rustic Atmosphere
 Modern/Rustic Atmosphere
Formal/Casual Atmosphere
Formal/Casual Atmosphere
Lively/Quiet Atmosphere
Lively/Quiet Atmosphere

The tasting room is a shared "co-op" facility. All walk-ins are hosted by Silenus Vintners, at their availability. Scheduled tastings via direct Modus Operandi contact info are given by the winemaker and owner, Jason Moore.

Wine Education: all private wine tastings are done with the winemaker so the info given is more in-depth, yet very conceptual

Modus Operandi Cellars Wine Club

Wine clubs are a great way to stay connected to your favorite wineries.

To join the wine club, visit or call 530-219-6199.

Our Flagship reds are always blended wines from several hand selected vineyards. Before these wines are blended, a single barrel is selected to be bottled as a single vineyard representative of what is used to create our Flagship lineup.
So throughout the year, our members get our flagship wines and single vineyard bottlings of the wines used to create the flagship wines. We bill monthly and ship quarterly so payments are as low as $50/month.

Premiere Napa Valley

Once a year the rarest new Napa Valley wines become available under one roof at Premiere Napa Valley. Wineries throughout the Napa Valley are given one task to participate: create a one-of-a-kind wine for this event to be purchased by one lucky bidder. This event is only open to select members of the wine trade and the successful bidder is the sole owner of this unique wine.

Premiere Napa Valley 2014

Modus Operandi Cellars
Cases: 5
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage: 2012
Release Date: April - 2015
Appellation: Napa Valley

To purchase this wine or check on availability contact:

N16 Cellars
Arcadia CA

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