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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. 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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The Ultimate Guide to Valentine’s Day in Napa Valley

Napa Valley is the perfect location for a romantic getaway, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. With its exquisite wine, gourmet cuisine, luxurious spas, and relaxing hotels, it provides the ideal backdrop to celebrate with your special someone. For those seeking romantic inspiration, we’ve curated…

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Best Places for Fall Foliage in Napa Valley

As the air becomes crisper and the sun a little lower in the sky, we welcome the changing of the seasons and the vivid hues that Autumn’s fall foliage brings. And what better place to witness this annual change than in Napa Valley – where the stretches of vineyards along the valley floor and…

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Top 10 Small Wineries in Napa Valley

Napa Valley is chock-full of small production, family-owned, boutique-style wineries. In fact, over 90% of Napa Valley wineries are family owned. If you seek a truly personalized experience, then be sure to explore the many wineries of Napa Valley including those on this short list. Don’t forget to…

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Celebrate Calistoga Wellness Week 2022

It’s no secret that the mineral waters and associated muds of Calistoga have healing and restorative powers. Author Robert Louis Stevenson moved to the northern part of Napa Valley in the late 1800s to take advantage of these natural wonders, and people still visit to do the same today. Spas, mud…

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Napa Valley Celebrates Earth Month 2022

Yes, April 22 is Earth Day, but here in Napa Valley we like to celebrate Earth Day all month long. As a destination where we pride ourselves on our award-winning wines, sustainability is important for the valley. Therefore, throughout April we’re celebrating Napa Valley wines grown and made with…

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Napa Valley Comeback: Baldacci Family Vineyards

For Baldacci Family Vineyards, the pandemic will always be defined as the moment when they discovered their full potential. With a newly renovated production and hospitality space, they are ready to entertain visitors in person once again. Q: How has the pandemic changed your organization? The…

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Plan Your Own "Wine Country" Movie Adventure in Napa Valley

Wine Country hits Netflix on May 10 th ! Amy Poehler’s directorial debut is actually based on real life: Co-writers Liz Cackowski and Emily Spivey wrote the screenplay after a girls’ trip to Napa Valley for Rachel Dratch’s 50th birthday (there really was a tarot card reader and a paella chef). The…

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