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Napa Valley Holiday Gift Guide

The season of merriment and holiday gift giving is upon us. Be inspired by this creative and curated grouping of gift items and spread the Napa Valley holiday cheer far and wide. With an array of outstanding and unique items, experiences, arts, goods, and services, a gift from Napa Valley is…

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Thankful Napa Valley

With the 2022 vintage tucked away in barrels, concrete eggs, and stainless steel tanks, and seasonal produce filling the farmers’ markets and restaurant kitchens preparing to welcome guests for a feast, we approach the Thanksgiving holiday with a deep sense of gratitude for another bountiful harvest…

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Thanksgiving in Napa Valley 2022

Napa Valley is a hot spot for top notch cuisine that’s grown and sourced locally and Thanksgiving is the valley’s time to shine. Paired with the stunning fall scenery and world-class hospitality, it’s the perfect destination to celebrate this treasured American holiday. Napa Valley is the perfect…

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Wine 101: Red or White Wine

You find yourself at a dinner party and the host asks what you prefer to drink, red wine or white wine. In the wide world of wine, while that question is super general, there are certainly some intrinsic basic principles associated with each type. And, while there is no wrong answer, the differences…

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Why Join a Wine Club?

Wine Clubs. Maybe you’ve heard about them, but never given it much thought. Or possibly, the term is new to you. What is a wine club? Why do wine clubs exist? And why should you consider joining a wine club at a Napa Valley winery? We’ve got answers! What is a Wine Club? Many, if not most, wineries…

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2023 Best of Wine Tourism Award Winners

The Great Wine Capitals Global Network recognizes Napa Valley as one of 10 Great Wine Capitals around the world (and the only one in North America). The organization recently celebrated Napa Valley hospitality businesses as leaders in the 2023 Best of Wine Tourism awards. The annual Best of Wine…

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Halloween in Napa Valley 2022

It’s Great Pumpkin Season: Things to Do in Napa Valley for Halloween From pumpkin patches to pet-friendly costume parties and from fancy cocktail competitions to traditional trick or treat festivities, you can find it all here with several ghoulish Halloween events. Whether your idea of Halloween…

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Best Places for Fall Foliage in Napa Valley

As the air becomes crisper and the sun a little lower in the sky, we welcome the changing of the seasons and the vivid hues that Autumn’s fall foliage brings. And what better place to witness this annual change than in Napa Valley – where the stretches of vineyards along the valley floor and…

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Best Places to Watch Sports

Just because you’re taking a fabulous vacation in wine country doesn’t mean you have to skip out on following your favorite teams while you’re away. In fact, while Napa Valley has hundreds of wine tasting rooms, it also has dozens of great sports bars and other venues that are perfect spots for…

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Top 10 Small Wineries in Napa Valley

Napa Valley is chock-full of small production, family-owned, boutique-style wineries. In fact, over 90% of Napa Valley wineries are family owned. If you seek a truly personalized experience, then be sure to explore the many wineries of Napa Valley including those on this short list. Don’t forget to…

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