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Where to Wine & Dine in St. Helena

Wanderlust travelers come to Napa Valley from near and far to experience a veritable food and wine paradise, where Michelin star meals are perfectly paired with world-class wines. In the town of St. Helena, which boasts well over a hundred wineries and some of the best restaurants in the valley…

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People of St. Helena: Meet Cynthia Ariosta

Name: Cynthia Ariosta Job: Managing Partner, Tra Vigne Pizzeria and Restaurant Hometown: Staten Island, NY Education: Bachelor's of Communications, Syracuse University 1993 Cynthia Ariosta, the managing partner at Tra Vigne Pizzeria and Restaurant, has over 30 years in the restaurant business. She…

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The Best Day Ever: St. Helena Dreaming

Located in the heart of Napa Valley, the picturesque town of St. Helena is a world-class destination all its own. With its wealth of locally owned boutiques, eclectic mix of restaurants and tasting rooms, and close proximity to the valley’s most historic wineries, St. Helena is ideal for a Napa…

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People of St. Helena: Meet Michelle Dondero

Name: Michelle Dondero Job: Brand and Communications Manager at Brasswood Estate Hometown: East Northport, New York Education: BA in Communications and Digital Media at Fordham University Q: Describe your path working in the tourism field. I never thought my path would lead me to the tourism…

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The Ultimate Guide to St. Helena | A Three-Day Itinerary

Ah, St. Helena- where wine country dreams come true. Known for its upscale boutiques, storied wineries, and luxe lifestyle, this up-valley town is located just 60 miles north of San Francisco and is home to some of Napa Valley’s most iconic places to sip, shop, and savor. With so many spectacular…

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The Best Places to See Fall Colors in Napa Valley

Autumn is a magical time in Napa Valley. From showstopping fall foliage to the sweet smell of crushed grapes wafting through the vineyards and the excitement of another successful harvest, there’s a certain electricity in the air. And while California is not necessarily known as a fall color…

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Win a St. Helena Dream Getaway

Visit Napa Valley is living the St. Helena dream all throughout October, and to celebrate we’re having a #StHelenaDreaming photo contest and giving away a dream vacation to Napa Valley’s historic and luxurious retreat. Entering is easy! All you have to do is submit your favorite St. Helena pics by…

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The Best Scenic Drives of Napa Valley

Do you really know Napa Valley if you haven’t explored the back roads of Napa County? Autumn is such a beautiful time of year in the valley to slow down and cruise the path less traveled, so pack some snacks, grab a cooler, and hop in your car for a mini road trip adventure. We’ve included some…

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Crush That Meeting in St. Helena

St. Helena is the destination attendees think of when dreaming of the perfect Napa Valley event. The town’s natural beauty and expansive outdoor space coupled with historic venues and team-building activities make it the ideal setting to dream up grand business plans and crush that next meeting…

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5 Reasons to Visit Napa Valley this Fall

Fall is a time of color and beauty in the valley and it all starts when the last of the grapes come in and harvest comes to an end in October. In November, the Napa Valley is covered with yellow and red fall foliage and the aroma of fermenting grapes seeps out of their tanks and fills the air with…

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