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Napa Green: Sustainable Wineries in Napa Valley

Napa Valley is just 35 miles long and 5 miles wide, but for such a small place we have a rich history of being on the forefront of sustainability and environmental preservation. Back in 1968 Napa Valley was designated as the United States’ first ever agricultural preserve, ensuring that Napa Valley…

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Wine Tastings $50 and Under

Several Napa Valley wineries offer great wine tasting introductions for a relatively approachable price. We’ve pulled together a list of wineries, tasting rooms, and wine shops with tasting fees at $50 or under to help guide you on some affordable wine tasting options. While there are many reasons…

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Napa Valley Holiday Gift Guide

The season of merriment and holiday gift giving is upon us. Be inspired by this curated list of online gift sets and boutique shops in Napa Valley. With an array of outstanding and unique items, experiences, goods, and services, a gift from Napa Valley is extraordinarily special. Wine gift sets and…

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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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Napa Valley Wineries for White Wine Lovers

Calling all white wine enthusiasts! It's no secret that Napa Valley is well known for bold Cabernets, but we also showcase some incredible white wines – if you're looking for the perfect cool crisp summer wines, warming winter dessert wines, or the best buttery varietals. The most common white wine…

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Best Outdoor Wine Tastings in Napa Valley

Come for the wines, stay for the outdoors. 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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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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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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