HISTORY

Rich in history, dedicated to the future of food

Oakville Grocery has been a wine country institution since 1881. Our flagship location is nestled amongst a landscape of wildflowers and grapevines, rolling hills, and some of the most revered wineries and restaurants in the country, in the heart of Napa Valley. This idyllic locale is now a vibrant gathering place for locals and visitors, wine drinkers and vintners, hungry neighbors and culinary connoisseurs. But that did not happen overnight.

Our Heritage

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Our story is rooted in hard work and the incredible stories of real people and hard-earned success. Since the first record of our doors opening as P. B. O’Neil’s “dry goods, groceries, and hardware store" in 1874....

Coming of Age

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In 1917, in preparation for an impending war in Europe, President Wilson signed into law the mandatory closure of saloons and other establishments selling alcohol within a five-mile radius of any military installation.... 

A New Legacy

Jean-Charles BoissetJean-Charles Boisset

Jean-Charles Boisset(JCB) was born in 1969 in Vougeot, France, an ancient and iconic viticultural area in the Burgundy region. His father is a vintner, and the family owns historically significant vineyards and wineries....