Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

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Halloween in the Napa Valley

By now, harvest season is in full swing. Vineyard leaves are starting to turn and the temperatures are beginning to cool. October is around the corner and with it the chance to don your spookiest…

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Don't Miss Harvest Parties in 2019

“Are your grapes in yet?” As autumn rolls in, that’s the most common question you’ll hear around the 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…

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The Most Unique Ways to Tour Napa Valley

So this isn’t your first time at the rodeo, you say? You’ve done the standard wine-tasting, gourmand-ing, and view-admiring? Not to worry, friends, there are plenty of new ways to experience the Napa…

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The Most Unique Wine Tours in Napa Valley

The Napa Valley is home to more than 500 wineries and countless wine experiences. So we have gathered some of our more unique tours and experiences that you won’t want to miss. Ride through the valley…

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A History-Lovers’ Guide to the Napa Valley

One of the things I love most about this valley is the graceful way it’s evolved over nearly two centuries. Many of its earliest structures are still in use today as wineries, restaurants, hotels, and other businesses. Looking at vintage photos from the nineteenth century, you can still identify the…

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Napa Valley Italian-Style

We may not have the centuries of history or the crumbling hill towns, but it could be argued that the Napa Valley is California’s answer to Tuscany. Both have rolling, vineyard-covered hillsides. Both…

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