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Napa Valley Holiday Gift Guide

The season of merriment and holiday gift giving is upon us. Be inspired by this creative and curated grouping of gift items and spread the Napa Valley holiday cheer far and wide. With an array of outstanding and unique items, experiences, arts, goods, and services, a gift from Napa Valley is…

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Why Join a Wine Club?

Wine Clubs. Maybe you’ve heard about them, but never given it much thought. Or possibly, the term is new to you. What is a wine club? Why do wine clubs exist? And why should you consider joining a wine club at a Napa Valley winery? We’ve got answers! What is a Wine Club? Many, if not most, wineries…

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Food Lover's Guide to Napa Valley

It is no secret that one of the best ways to enjoy a great bottle of wine is with an equally wonderful food pairing. Fortunately, Napa Valley not only boasts award-winning wines, but a diverse assortment of food experiences to titillate not only the palate, but the mind and curiosity as well…

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Best Kid-Friendly Wineries in Napa Valley

With hundreds of amazing wineries to experience, Napa Valley is an ideal destination not only for adults but for families of all sizes and kids of all ages. Many wineries offer family-friendly venues with plenty of outdoor space for the kids (and well-mannered dogs too!), while the adults can sip…

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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 per person to help…

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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

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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2022 Best of Wine Tourism Award Winners

As vines all over Wine Country begin to awaken from their winter slumber, there’s another reason to celebrate around here: It’s awards season. And since the Great Wine Capitals Global Network recognizes Napa Valley as one of 10 Great Wine Capitals around the world (and the only one in North…

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Napa Valley Comeback: Cakebread Cellars

Cakebread Cellars’ story began with a piece of land, a family passionate about wine, and a community of friends and partners who helped bring the winery to life. Nearly 50 years later — and through an unprecedented crisis — they are still family-owned and creating quality wines that pair best with…

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8 Wine-Friendly Recipes to Make at Home

Looking for ways to spice up your #WineFromHome routine? We've rounded up a few of our favorite recipes from Napa Valley chefs that are vitamin-rich and easy to make at home with what's already in your pantry. So grab your shelter-in-place sweetie, open up that Napa Valley wine and get things…

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