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Napa Valley Celebrates Down to Earth Month

April is Down to Earth Month, an ideal time to check out California wines grown and made with sustainable practices. Celebrate sustainability during Down to Earth Month by visiting your favorite Napa Valley wineries for an eco-friendly experience! Here are a few of our top picks: Down to Earth…

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Easter Weekend in Napa Valley 2021

Spring is in full swing in Napa Valley, and our hotels, restaurants, and wineries are ready to celebrate Easter weekend with a backdrop of wildflowers, rolling green hills, and stunning spring scenery. We've rounded up a few of our favorite ways to celebrate the holiday weekend below. And, while…

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Best Outdoor Wine Tastings in Napa Valley

Come for the wines, stay for the scenery. Napa Valley is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and nothing pairs better with our world-class wines than picture-perfect views. From rolling hills framed by majestic oaks to sweeping mountain views and gorgeous gardens, here are some of the…

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Napa Valley Tour de Chef: Chef-Inspired Cycling Routes

Clif Family Winery, known for its organic and sustainable farming practices, was founded in 2004 by owners Gary Erickson and Kit Crawford – inspired by their mutual love for cycling adventures that inevitably end in good food and of course, good wine. To share that tradition with visitors, Clif…

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Insider's Biking Guide: Ink Grade Loop

We've teamed up with some of our favorite local outdoor adventurers to explore the best places to explore the great outdoors in Napa Valley. In this edition, we're getting off the beaten path with Tony Biagi, winemaker at Amici Cellars, to explore the Ink Grade Loop, one of Napa Valley's best-kept…

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Best Places to Picnic in Napa Valley

With amazing scenery year-round and picture-perfect weather in the spring and summer months, Napa Valley is a picnicker’s paradise. Whether you’re seeking a day of hiking and outdoor adventure or looking for a more laid-back family-friendly vibe, there’s a picnic spot with your name on it. Winery…

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Women of the Napa Valley

The month of March is all about celebrating women, with International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021 kicking Women’s History Month into high gear. A little background — the first Women’s Day took place on Feb. 28, 1909, in New York City, honoring the one-year anniversary of the garment workers’…

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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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A Perfect Day in Downtown Napa

Downtown Napa is the perfect destination to explore on foot. Visitors will find a slew of tasting rooms, local breweries, boutiques, restaurants, and more spanning several buzzy blocks, and you can spend an entire day strolling around and exploring the many new additions. Don’t miss public art…

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Best Places to Hike in Napa Valley

One of the top reasons to visit the Napa Valley is for its natural beauty (after the wine of course). Escaping into the outdoors is a daily ritual in Napa Valley, and because the valley is a protected Agricultural Preserve, there are more than 53,000 acres of open space to explore. With rugged…

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