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Winery Cave Tours & Tastings in Napa Valley

Above-ground tasting rooms aren’t the only formal places to sip wine in Napa Valley. Many wineries also offer caves for tasting experiences, too. These caves serve dual purposes—they are cool and humid locations to store wine while it ages to perfection in barrels, and they are both beautiful and…

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50 Wine Tastings Under $50

The best visits to Napa Valley revolve around epic wine tastings. While tasting fees can add up quickly, some wineries still offer great introductions for a relatively affordable price. We’ve pulled together a list of 50 wineries and tasting rooms with tasting fees at $50 or under to help guide you…

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The Most Beautiful Wineries in Napa Valley

The peaceful Napa Valley countryside is home to more than 400 wineries open to the public, each beautiful in their own way. Whether it's cozying up for a candlelit cave tasting or sipping from a private pavilion while taking in sweeping views of the rolling hills, you'll find stunning scenery at…

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Secret Wineries of Napa Valley

With more than 400 wineries open to the public, Napa Valley has a multitude of tasting experiences from which to choose. The valley is rife with household names in liquor stores across the country. Others, however, are a bit more obscure. Then there are the wineries that nobody’s heard about. This…

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Wineries with Refreshing Rosé

Sun's out, fun's out! What better way to swing into summer than enjoying a glass of refreshing rosé while taking in the golden hills, verdant vines and warmth of the California sun. While there are many Napa Valley wineries offering up rosés (too many to name them all here), we’ve rounded up a few…

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Best Outdoor Wine Tastings in Napa Valley

Come for the wines, stay for the scenery. Napa Valley is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and nothing pairs better with our world-class wines than picture-perfect views. From rolling hills framed by majestic oaks to sweeping mountain views and gorgeous gardens, here are some of the…

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Sparkling Napa Valley: Best Bubbles in the valley

While Napa Valley is often known for its Cabernet Sauvignon and other Bordeaux varietal wines, we are also home to some amazing sparkling wine producers (Champagne is technically only wines that are made in Champagne, France). We've put together a list of our best-known bubble wineries so you can…

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The Most Beautiful European-Style Wineries in Napa Valley

So you had to forgo that European vacation this year (you’re not alone). Not to worry: Just get yourself to the Napa Valley, which is filled with some hidden architectural treasures that will make you feel as if you’ve landed in France, Italy, South Africa, or even ancient Persia. Put these wineries…

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Unexpected Napa Valley Food & Wine Pairings

While we certainly love a great wine and cheese pairing (who doesn’t?), exploring unexpected flavor pairings can highlight otherwise overlooked nuances in your favorite wines. And, let’s be real: sometimes you just want to mix it up and have a little fun with your food and wine. Below are some of…

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Quirky Napa Valley Wineries & Tasting Rooms

Ah, Napa Valley. Home to sweeping vineyard views, state-of-the-art wineries, astounding architecture, decadent dining, and over-the-top accommodations. It’s a lot to take in. Feeling overwhelmed and out-luxed? Take a detour to these totally quirky, totally Instagrammable Napa Valley wineries and…

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