Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

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2021 Harvest Grape Stomping and Hands-on Tours

Each year from August through October, the Napa Valley comes alive with the excitement and rush of harvest. Winery teams can be seen picking grapes in the vineyards for crush, and some wineries even offer special harvest tours so you can witness the winery production facilities in action. Here are…

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2021 Don't Miss Harvest Parties

“Are your grapes in yet?” As autumn rolls in, that’s the most common question you’ll hear around Napa Valley among the legions who work in the wine industry. It’s a month or two of anxious anticipation followed by manic, around-the-clock activity – ending with a collective exhalation and celebration…

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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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