Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

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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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Cabana Lounging in the Napa Valley

The sun is shining, and summer is in full swing in Napa Valley. It's the perfect time of year to slow down, relax, and enjoy the beauty of wine country from a private cabana. Whether lounging poolside at a luxury resort or at a winery enjoying a leisurely tasting, we're all about cabana season…

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2023 Harvest Parties & Celebrations

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Napa Valley – it's harvest time! Harvest is officially underway, with the first grapes having been picked on August 16th. Each year between August and October, we celebrate the newest crop of grapes to come off the vines. It's a momentous event for Napa…

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2023 Outdoor Concerts in Napa Valley

With Napa Valley’s well known ideal climate for growing grapes and enjoying outdoor activities, there’s no better way to spend an evening than listening to your favorite musicians. Open-air concerts come in a variety of options, from large-scale music festivals to small-town band nights, intimate…

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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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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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Graveyards and Ghost Tales in the Napa Valley

As Halloween approaches, it’s the perfect season to remember that the Napa Valley has a rich and colorful past. Generations of Native Americans, Mexicans, pioneers, Italians, and Germans have lived and died here – some of them under violent or mysterious circumstances. The Napa County Historical…

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