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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? We’re all excited to get out after a lengthy shelter-in-place, so pack some snacks, grab a cooler, and hop in your car for a mini road trip adventure right here in your backyard. We’ve included some wineries and…

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Hidden Gems of Napa Valley: Napa Valley Olive Oil Manufacturing Co

Local olive oil comes with a side of history at the Napa Valley Olive Oil Manufacturing Company in St. Helena. The shop, which lives in an old white barn two blocks east of Highway 29 behind The Charter Oak restaurant, has been selling oil, salumi, cheeses, and a variety of imported Italian foods…

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Hidden Gems of Napa Valley: Kollar Chocolates

Watch Kollar Chocolates on the Hidden Gems of Napa Valley IGTV series. Napa Valley’s most famous chocolatier brings a fine-dining sensibility to the chocolate business for sweet treats with flavors such as fennel pollen, poppy saffron, miso chili and more. And, yes, the goodies are as delicious as…

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Locals' Itinerary: Calistoga

Western vibes, mountain views, and plenty of nature await. Pack a cooler, lace up your hiking boots, and get ready to discover the great outdoors of Napa Valley's northernmost town. Morning - Start…

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Locals' Itinerary: St. Helena

Explore beyond Napa Valley’s Main Street and discover farm-fresh, hyper-local eats, hidden gems, and even a secret waterfall (shh!). Morning - Start your day at the St. Helena Farmers Market, a local…

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Locals' Itinerary: Yountville

Rediscover the art of passeggiata as you stroll and soak up local culture in Napa Valley’s culinary capital. Morning - Start by grabbing a coffee and a few sweet treats to-go at Bouchon Bakery…

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Locals' Itinerary: Napa

Get outside and off-the-beaten-path in the city you think you already know. Morning - Stop by Sweetie Pies Bakery for a coffee and a hearty egg sandwich- you’ll need to fuel up for a big day of…

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Locals' Itinerary: American Canyon

Discover open spaces and agri-tourism on this locals' guide to American Canyon. After all this sheltering in place, 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…

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