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Napa Valley Holiday Gift Guide

The season of merriment and holiday gift giving is upon us. Be inspired by this creative and curated grouping of gift items and spread the Napa Valley holiday cheer far and wide. With an array of outstanding and unique items, experiences, arts, goods, and services, a gift from Napa Valley is…

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A Father’s Day Guide to Napa Valley

Father’s Day is the day dads get recognition for their tummy tickles, bear hugs, and for just being all-around great dads. In Napa Valley, it’s always a great time to treat Dad to brunch or a spa treatment – and if you are a dad, it’s a good opportunity to take the afternoon to hang out with the…

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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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Napa Valley Celebrates Earth Month

Yes, April 22 is Earth Day, but here in Napa Valley we like to celebrate Earth Day all month long. As a destination where we pride ourselves on our award-winning wines, sustainability is important for the valley. Therefore, throughout April we’re celebrating Napa Valley wines grown and made with…

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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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Walkable Wineries in the Napa Valley

Sure, you can hire a car and explore those out-of-the-way wineries along the back roads. But why spend half your day on the road when there are so many excellent tasting rooms within an easy walk? Here are a few of the most accessible urban wineries and tasting rooms you can get to on foot…

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Pack a Picnic in the Napa Valley

Gorgeous Napa Valley parks and sweeping vineyard views make picnics a daily pleasure. Here’s where to find the best provisions: In St. Helena, Gary's Marketplace has quickly become a favorite for its high-end deli and bakery. Grab a boxed lunch, like the prosciutto, soppressata, roasted pepper…

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Unexpected Napa Valley Food & Wine Pairings

While we certainly love a great wine and cheese pairing (who doesn’t?), exploring unexpected flavor pairings can highlight otherwise overlooked nuances in your favorite wines. And, let’s be real: sometimes you just want to mix it up and have a little fun with your food and wine. Below are some of…

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A Perfect Date in Napa Valley

You’ve clearly done your due diligence and know the Napa Valley is one of the most romantic destinations in the world. With endless vineyard scapes, seasonal dishes, and wine that’s often called ‘bottled poetry,’ the Napa Valley is the perfect couples escape. But, did you know that each of the five…

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Napa Valley’s Hidden Gems and Best Kept Secrets

So you’ve been to Napa Valley numerous times and now you’re wondering what’s next. Not that breathtaking vistas and delicious food and wine could ever get boring, but you really want to explore and immerse yourself in what makes the Napa Valley so legendary. Below we’ve listed just a few of our…

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