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The Visit Napa Valley Blog

Best Winery, Resort, and Inn Wedding Venues

Napa Valley remains one of the most sought-after places in the country to host a destination wedding – and understandably so. With a Mediterranean-like climate, gorgeous landscapes, and world-renowned food and wine, it’s no wonder so many couples opt for a wedding amongst our rolling vineyards…

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Best Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day in Napa Valley

Mother’s Day is an opportunity to give moms a shout-out, whether it’s brunch, a gift, or flowers. In Napa Valley, it’s always a great time to treat Mom to a meal or outing to recognize the love and kindness she has exhibited over the years. And if you are a mother, it’s a good opportunity to take…

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The Most Beautiful Wineries in Napa Valley

The peaceful Napa Valley countryside is home to more than 400 wineries open to the public, each beautiful in their own way. Whether it's cozying up for a candlelit cave tasting or sipping from a private pavilion while taking in sweeping views of the rolling hills, you'll find stunning scenery at…

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Farmers’ Markets in Napa Valley

Who doesn’t love a farmers’ market? And, if you’re visiting the Napa Valley, there’s no better opportunity to sample wine-country living at its friendliest and most casual. Chances are, if you’re a short-term visitor staying at a hotel, you don’t need bushels of fresh produce. But don’t let that…

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Celebrate Calistoga Wellness Week 2022

It’s no secret that the mineral waters and associated muds of Calistoga have healing and restorative powers. Author Robert Louis Stevenson moved to the northern part of Napa Valley in the late 1800s to take advantage of these natural wonders, and people still visit to do the same today. Spas, mud…

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Napa Valley Celebrates Earth Month

Yes, April 22 is Earth Day, but here in Napa Valley we like to celebrate Earth Day all month long. As a destination where we pride ourselves on our award-winning wines, sustainability is important for the valley. Therefore, throughout April we’re celebrating Napa Valley wines grown and made with…

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Napa Valley Ale Trail

Napa Valley is known for its world-renowned wine. However, in recent years the valley has established a reputation as a hotspot for another magical elixir: beer. In the approximately 35 miles between American Canyon and Calistoga there are nearly two dozen breweries, microbreweries, and watering…

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Napa Valley Women in Wine

Women’s History Month is always a good time to reflect on trailblazing women who are making a difference in the wine industry and Napa Valley as a whole. The wine industry, historically and traditionally dominated by men, has welcomed women vintners in Napa Valley for over 130 years. In 1886…

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Instagram-Worthy Spots for Spring

Spring is arguably the most beautiful time of year in the Napa Valley. With the buds breaking on the vines, wildflowers blooming along the roadways, and winery gardens coming in full force, it’s a fantastic time to get out and find those epic Instagram spots. Here are some local favorites from our…

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Best Brunch Spots in Napa Valley

Nothing says “vacation” quite like a leisurely brunch. If your plans for the day ahead include wine tasting, brunch is a perfect way to fuel up before you start sipping. Napa Valley is home to more than 150 restaurants and eateries, so choosing the perfect brunch spot can be a bit overwhelming…

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