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The Visit Napa Valley Blog

Best Winery, Resort, and Inn Wedding Venues

Napa Valley remains one of the most sought-after places in the country to host a destination wedding – and understandably so. With a Mediterranean-like climate, gorgeous landscapes, and world-renowned food and wine, it’s no wonder so many couples opt for a wedding amongst our rolling vineyards…

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Best Places to Picnic in Napa Valley

With amazing weather and scenery year-round, Napa Valley is a picnicker’s paradise. And what better way to enjoy the beauty of the valley in full autumn glory than with an alfresco picnic? Whether you’re seeking a day of hiking and outdoor adventure or looking for a more laid-back family-friendly…

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Napa Valley Comeback: Chandon

The pandemic halted in-person tastings, but that didn't stop Chandon from connecting with sparkling wine fans from across the country. As the state heads toward a broader reopening, Chandon has adapted their offerings to create a more personalized, and elevated, experience for guests. Hear how…

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Sparkling Napa Valley: Best Bubbles in the valley

While Napa Valley is often known for its Cabernet Sauvignon and other Bordeaux varietal wines, we are also home to some amazing sparkling wine producers (Champagne is technically only wines that are made in Champagne, France). We've put together a list of our best-known bubble producers so you can…

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Holiday Happenings in the Napa Valley

The holidays are a magical time of year in the Napa Valley and coincide with the height of Cabernet Season (November through April), the perfect season to enjoy Napa Valley’s famous red wines with seasonal hearty fare. The valley's towns, resorts, restaurants, and wineries are open for business and…

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Winter Romance Napa Valley-Style

It’s Cabernet Season here in the Napa Valley. That means not only full-bodied red wines, but chilly temperatures, shorter days, roaring fireplaces, maybe a little chocolate. In other words: the height of romance. Here’s our idea of a perfectly romantic day in the Napa Valley. If you’re strolling…

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