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Napa Valley Ale Trail

Napa Valley is known for its world-renowned wine. However, in recent years the valley has established a reputation as a hotspot for another magical elixir: beer. In the approximately 35 miles between American Canyon and Calistoga there are nearly two dozen breweries, microbreweries, and watering…

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Best Late-Night Eats & Drinks in Napa Valley

While it’s true that in wine country, days begin and wind down a little earlier, there are wine tasting and dining options that remain open just a bit longer than expected. Contrary to common conceptions, there are Napa Valley wineries which remain open after 5pm! Some even offer sunset tastings or…

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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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Best Spots for Cocktails in Napa Valley

Just because you came to Napa for wine doesn’t mean Napa Valley isn’t also serving up seriously good cocktails. Whether your vibe is posh, elegant, or Instagrammable, there’s a cocktail bar or lounge in Napa Valley that can deliver. From rummy tropical cups singing of banana and coconut to dark…

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Napa Valley's Blossoming Beer Scene

The Napa Valley is renowned for its mastery of the grape, but it is also gaining appeal for its craft breweries and taprooms that offer IPAs, ambers, wheats, pilsners, porters and more. From robust production to the tiniest of nano-breweries, these taprooms offer craft beer fans a way to experience…

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Beyond the Wine: Tastings in the Napa Valley

When your teeth turn purple, it's time to change things up. Luckily, the diverse valley has you covered, whether you're in the mood for high tea or prefer a craft cocktail made with farm-fresh local ingredients. Beer There’s a beer revolution (literally!) brewing in Napa Valley, with roughly a…

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