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Rise & Shine: The Best Bakeries and Coffee Shops in Napa Valley

Shouldn't the beginning of your Napa Valley day be as wonderful as the end of your day? Swap the wine glass and charcuterie plate for a hot latte and freshly made pastry at one of these local favorites. City of Napa Model Bakery In 1908, Model Bakery opened its doors on St. Helena’s Main Street…

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2022 Best of Wine Tourism Award Winners

As vines all over Wine Country begin to awaken from their winter slumber, there’s another reason to celebrate around here: It’s awards season. And since 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…

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Most Romantic Places to Stay in Napa Valley

Whether you’re just looking for a romantic getaway with your significant other or hoping to celebrate Valentine’s Day, an anniversary, or your honeymoon, it’s always a good time to book a vacation in Napa Valley to celebrate love. Thankfully, Napa Valley has several resorts, hotels, and small inns…

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The Ultimate Guide to Valentine’s Day, Napa Valley-Style

Rolling hills of vines. Cabernet and chocolate pairings. Hot-air balloons rising at dawn. Dinner a deux at a Michelin-starred restaurant. The Napa Valley is surely one of the best destinations in the world to celebrate romance. And Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so now’s the time to…

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Locals' Itinerary: American Canyon

Discover open spaces and agri-tourism on this locals' guide to American Canyon. Nothing beats a day out in the sunshine and wide-open spaces of American Canyon. Pack a cooler and a picnic blanket, grab your hiking boots, and take a mini road trip to discover this charming town at the southernmost…

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The Ultimate Guide to Wellness in the Napa Valley

A Breath of Fresh Air It’s easy to disconnect — and recharge — in Napa Valley. Beyond the wine, one of the best reasons to visit here is to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. There’s no better place to find much-needed rest and relaxation than Napa Valley. Napa Valley has a natural…

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Napa Valley Rainy Day Plan

Sure, wine country is beautiful in summer when the sun is shining and the sky is blue. It’s also surprisingly fun in winter, even when it’s pouring down rain. Rainy days simply nudge you to double-down on cozy and intimate, which is easy when there are so many great places to do both. Even with…

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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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Napa Valley Holiday Gift Guide

We’ve all got a long way to go before life feels anything close to what it used to be. This makes the holidays a touchstone, which, in turn, means they’re even more important than they’ve been in years past. Even if you can’t gather with family and friends the way you’d like, you can deliver a taste…

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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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