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Secret Wineries of Napa Valley

With more than 450 wineries from tip to bottom, the 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…

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2021 Harvest Grape Stomping and Hands-on Tours

Each year from August through October, the Napa Valley comes alive with the excitement and rush of harvest. Winery teams can be seen picking grapes in the vineyards for crush, and some wineries even offer special harvest tours so you can witness the winery production facilities in action. Here are…

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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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Napa Valley Women in Wine Tour

In 1886 Josephine Tychson founded one of Napa Valley's original 13 wineries. She was the first woman to build and operate a winery in California. In her time, her winery was known as Tychson Cellars and is now Freemark Abbey winery located in St. Helena. Today over 60% of Napa Valley wineries have…

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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 producers so you can…

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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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The Most Beautiful Wineries in Napa Valley

The peaceful Napa Valley countryside is home to more than 400 wineries, 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 nearly every Napa…

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