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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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People of St. Helena: Meet Michelle Dondero

Name: Michelle Dondero Job: Brand and Communications Manager at Brasswood Estate Hometown: East Northport, New York Education: BA in Communications and Digital Media at Fordham University Q: Describe your path working in the tourism field. I never thought my path would lead me to the tourism…

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The Ultimate Guide to St. Helena | A Three-Day Itinerary

Ah, St. Helena- where wine country dreams come true. Known for its upscale boutiques, storied wineries, and luxe lifestyle, this up-valley town is located just 60 miles north of San Francisco and is home to some of Napa Valley’s most iconic places to sip, shop, and savor. With so many spectacular…

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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 Friday morning tradition. Stock up on farm-fresh goodies, and make sure to grab a breakfast burrito…

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