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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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Best Wineries to Picnic in Napa Valley

Whether fall or winter, spring or summer, Napa Valley’s beautiful weather and scenery makes it a picnicker’s paradise. As spring gives way to summer, what better way to celebrate the warm weather and sunny afternoons, than with an alfresco picnic? Napa Valley has plenty of picnic spots for outdoor…

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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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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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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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2020 Best of Wine Tourism Award Winners

The 2020 Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in wine tourism throughout the ten greatest wine regions in the world, and a visit to the Napa Valley winners should definitely be on your radar. Here’s who made the cut: Louis M. Martini Winery Global…

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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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