Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

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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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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…

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Best Winery and Restaurant Wedding Venues

So you’re planning a wedding – congratulations! – and your dream location is the Napa Valley. The first thing you should know is that most local wineries are not allowed to host weddings. In 1989, 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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