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Where to Wine & Dine in Yountville

Napa Valley is known around the world as a food and wine paradise, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the small town of Yountville. With more Michelin-rated restaurants per capita than any other destination in the US, Yountville is affectionately referred to as the culinary capital of Napa…

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Crush That Meeting in Yountville

In Yountville, meetings truly have a flavor all their own. The town is considered the “Culinary Capital” of Napa Valley, home to several fine dining establishments – plus stellar wineries and hotels – that welcome groups of all kinds to focus, relax, and refuel. Below are some of the many…

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Top 10 Free Things to Do in Napa Valley

Yes, Napa Valley is one of the most luxurious luxury destinations in the world. That doesn’t mean everything here costs a pretty penny. The truth is that Napa County boasts a host of destinations and activities that are totally free. Here are our top 10. Shop the market The Napa Farmers’ Market…

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Thanksgiving in the Napa Valley 2021

It’s hard to imagine a more beautiful place to celebrate Thanksgiving than Napa Valley. The foliage is turning to reds and golds. The musky smell of crush is in the air. Pumpkins are adorning front porches and plump persimmons hang heavily from the trees. Many of the valley’s best restaurants are in…

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The Ultimate Guide to Yountville | A Three-Day Itinerary

Ah, Yountville - small in size but big on flavor, it’s one of our favorite little pockets of the valley. Often referred to as the culinary capital of Napa Valley, Yountville is home to some of the region’s best restaurants — as well as a swath of luxury accommodations, a world-renowned art scene…

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Tourism in St. Helena

Tourism in St. Helena From luxurious accommodations and a downtown shopping district to Michelin Star meals and heralded wineries, travel experiences help fuel St. Helena’s economy. More About St.Helena Despite losses due to COVID-19 business closures and community lockdowns, St. Helena is…

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Best Places to Picnic in Napa Valley

With amazing weather and scenery year-round, Napa Valley is a picnicker’s paradise. And what better way to enjoy the beauty of the valley in full autumn glory than with an alfresco picnic? Whether you’re seeking a day of hiking and outdoor adventure or looking for a more laid-back family-friendly…

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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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