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Thanksgiving in Napa Valley 2022

Napa Valley is a hot spot for top notch cuisine that’s grown and sourced locally and Thanksgiving is the valley’s time to shine. Paired with the stunning fall scenery and world-class hospitality, it’s the perfect destination to celebrate this treasured American holiday. Napa Valley is the perfect…

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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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Best Lunch Spots in Napa Valley

When traveling, it’s always a bonus to know where the locals go, especially when it comes to a good meal. And with more than 150 restaurants in Napa Valley, picking a place for lunch can quickly become overwhelming. We’ve asked our local staff for their expert opinions on where to go for lunch so…

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Best Restaurants to Dine Outside in Napa Valley

There’s nothing quite like a leisurely alfresco meal overlooking the tranquil beauty of Napa Valley Wine Country. With breathtaking scenery and mild weather year-round, Napa Valley has always been an ideal destination to enjoy a meal outside. Many Napa Valley restaurants expanded outdoor dining…

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Best Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day in Napa Valley

Mother’s Day is an opportunity to give moms a shout-out, whether it’s brunch, a gift, or flowers. In Napa Valley, it’s always a great time to treat Mom to a meal or outing to recognize the love and kindness she has exhibited over the years. And if you are a mother, it’s a good opportunity to take…

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A Perfect Date in Napa Valley

You’ve clearly done your due diligence and know the Napa Valley is one of the most romantic destinations in the world. With endless vineyard scapes, seasonal dishes, and wine that’s often called ‘bottled poetry,’ the Napa Valley is the perfect couples escape. But, did you know that each of the five…

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The Best Restaurants in Napa Valley

The Napa Valley is home to more than 125 restaurants and 11 Michelin-stars. Two of the Michelin-starred restaurants have three stars each! Choosing what to eat can be a tough decision with so many choices. So here is a breakdown of the top 10 restaurants (in no particular order) to dine at in the…

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