Father’s Day is the day dads get recognition for their tummy tickles, bear hugs, and for just being all-around great dads. In Napa Valley, it’s always a great time to treat Dad to brunch or a spa treatment – and if you are a dad, it’s a good opportunity to take the afternoon to hang out with the family and the ones you love most or take some “me time” with a round of golf, a wine tasting, or a hike at some of Napa Valley’s top spots for getting out to nature.

While there are dozens of options for celebrating Father’s Day in Napa Valley, here are some of the ones that have grabbed our attention.

Places to Drink and Eat

  • California Brandy House in Napa — Dads can enjoy an exclusive tasting (with exclusive Father’s Day-only) of rare single-barrel, single-varietal brandies from one of the most acclaimed producers of California brandy, Germain-Robin. The Germain-Robin single-barrel flight (normally $65 but $35 for Father’s Day) includes the newly released 16-year-old Riesling and 18-year-old Viognier single-barrel selections as well as the 19-year-old Pinot Noir single-barrel bottling. Single-barrel brandies are akin to a spectacular single-vineyard wine from a given vintage, offering a taste profile that can’t be replicated. While there, grab dad a bottle of his favorite and get the bottle engraved on site with a personal message.

  • TRUSS Restaurant & Bar in Calistoga at Four Seasons Napa Valley — Celebrate dad on Father’s Day weekend with Big Green Egg at TRUSS Restaurant. The celebratory weekend will feature demonstrations with Big Green Egg’s Jack Arnold, and a menu in collaboration with TRUSS’s talented culinary team including Wagyu Beef from KOW Steaks, Lobster Mac & Cheese, Pork Ribs, and desserts by Executive Pastry Chef Josh Gaulin. A live DJ will provide a lively soundtrack all afternoon while guests enjoy the indoor-outdoor dining at TRUSS, surrounded by sweeping views of the lush Calistoga vineyards and Mayacamas mountain range.

  • Baldacci Family Vineyards — Give Dad a 50% off Portfolio Tasting experience by using code JUNE2022 when booking. Baldacci Family Vineyards is a family owned and operated estate-grown winery located in the acclaimed Stags Leap District of Napa Valley. Second-generation vintner Michael Baldacci creates limited production wines from three distinct estate vineyards located in the nested AVAs of Calistoga, Stags Leap District, and Los Carneros.

  • Gourmet Food & Wine Tours — Book a food and wine tour on Father's Day Weekend (June 18 or 19) for any tours in Napa or Yountville and post about it on Instagram (as well as liking and following @gourmetfoodwine ) and Gourmet Food & Wine Tours will ship (or hand) your dad a cool T-shirt.

  • Father’s Day BBQ & Juneteenth Celebration at Clif Family Winery — Featuring a special Father’s Day BBQ menu created by Press Napa Valley’s Chef de Cuisine and Stateline Road BBQ founder, Darryl Bell. Enjoy some favorite dishes Chef Bell’s shares with his family including Blood Orange Poached Big Glory Bay Salmon with Curried Le Puy Lentils and Citrus-brined Heirloom BBQ Chicken. The Father’s Day BBQ menu, as well as regular Clif Family Bruschetteria Food Truck menu items and wine orders will be available from 11:30AM-4:00PM to enjoy on the Clif Family property or to-go.

  • Father's Day BBQ Brunch at The Meritage Resort & Spa — Celebrate dad this year with a BBQ Brunch on The Lawn at The Meritage Resort. Dads will enjoy seasonal beer on draft from Napa Smith Brewery and complimentary Tomahawk Ax Throwing for registered brunch guests. The BBQ menu will feature brisket, pulled pork, flat iron carving, chicken, spicy links and fan-favorite BBQ sides.

Bike Rentals

Give bike-loving dads a day of bike riding from:

Dads can go it alone for the perfect “me day” or enjoy a ride along the Napa Valley Vine Trail with wine tasting along the way.

Places to Shop

  • Mercantile at the Napa Valley Welcome Center in Napa — The perfect place to stock up on souvenirs like aprons, baseball caps, cookbooks, and locally produced spices and rubs – plus lots of local artisanal items.

  • The Marketplace at CIA Copia in Napa — Offering up a selection of rare and beautiful household goods for home chefs including a selection of cookware and culinary antiques, locally-made pottery, cookware, items for the home and garden.

  • Napa Valley Distillery in Napa — Napa Valley Distillery is a family owned and operated micro-distillery founded by Arthur and Lusine Hartunian out of their passion for premium small-batch craft spirits and their love of Napa Valley.

  • Gary’s Wine & Marketplace in St. Helena — In addition to their incredible selection of wine, beer, spirits, and mixers, Gary’s carries an extensive line of fine cigars, unique giftware for cooking and entertaining, signature gift baskets, cheese, charcuterie, fresh bread and delicious spreads, chocolates, and pastries. Perfect for all the epicurean dads.

  • New West KnifeWorks in St. Helena — By fusing the best of traditional knife making with the latest innovations, New West Knife Works make time-tested, precision instruments that are as beautiful as they are useful. G-Fusion combines the advanced metallurgy of "powder metal" steel with visually striking, indestructible, and ergonomic handles. The result is a fusion of form and function Bon Appetit Magazine described as "the perfect balance of power and grace."

  • NBC Pottery in Angwin — For a truly unique and one-of-a-kind gift, head up to off-the-beaten path Angwin to visit NBC Pottery’s studio and shop. Their pottery is used throughout the valley including Four Seasons and The French Laundry, and even Martha Stewart is a fan.

  • Napa Valley Olive Oil Company in St. Helena — Dads who love cooking (or just love to eat) will enjoy gifts from this Italian grocery store hidden away on a back street. They carry prosciutto, salami, sausages, breads, cheeses, peppers, wine, and pastas imported from Italy as well as premium olive oils.

  • Jeffries General Store in Napa — A fun and you-never-know-what-you’ll-find store on Second Street in downtown Napa with housewares, fun t-shirts, baseball hats, unique gifts, and local food items.

  • The Bennington Napa Valley in Napa — Located on First Street in downtown Napa, this gift shop offers food, home décor, furniture, and tons more for design-conscious dads.

  • Napa Running Company in Napa — For the dad who has to get a five-mile run in before breakfast, hit up this running specialty shop that has everything from shoes, running clothing, and accessories.

  • Scott Lyall Clothes for Men in Napa — Located on the scenic Riverfront, Scott Lyall offers upscale clothing for men. Designers include Robert Graham, ALBERTO, Ben Sherman, Scotch & Soda, Haupt and more.

  • Williamson & Company Men’s Wear in Napa — Outfitting Napa Valley since 1975, Williamson & Company offers updated traditional men’s clothing. For the casual man, they sell Tommy Bahama, Tori Richard, and Olukai sandals. For the hipper dad, check our Bugatchi shirts & Agave denim while dressier dads will like the Jack Victor suits, sport coats and slacks.