Jacob Schram portrait, circa 1878
Jacob Schram portrait, circa 1878


Jacob Schram dies. Property inherited by son, Herman.


The winery ceases operation and is sold.


Wines produced at Schramsberg listed as Zinfandel, Sauvignon Vert, Burgundy, Hock, Sauterne and Riesling style of wines. Schramsberg Riesling served to President Harrison at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco.


Schramsberg produces 540,000 lbs of grapes (approx. 28,361 cases of wine) from 100 acres of vines.


Construction for a second set of cellar tunnels begins. In the past 17 years, Schramsberg winery has pressed 87,237 cases of wine.


Author Robert Louis Stevenson visits Schramsberg. Descriptions of his stay are recorded in his book, Silverado Squatters. Schramsberg produces 8,403 cases of wine from 50 acres of vines.


The Schram Victorian mansion with stately veranda completed on vineyard site.


Schramsberg has 30,000 vines. Chinese laborers dig Napa’s first hillside caves for wine-aging and storage.


Jacob Schram purchases 200+ acre Mt. Diamond property from the government and begins development of Napa hillside vineyards. His son, Herman Adolph Schram is born.