Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

The Visit Napa Valley Blog

2023 Hands-on Harvest Tours

Each year from August through October, Napa Valley comes alive with the excitement and rush of harvest. Winery teams can be seen picking grapes in the vineyards for crush, and some wineries even offer special harvest tours so you can witness the winery production facilities in action. Here are some…

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Best Scenic Drives of Napa Valley

Do you really know Napa Valley if you haven’t explored the back roads of Napa County? Spring is such a beautiful time of year in the valley to slow down and cruise the path less traveled, so pack some snacks, grab a cooler, and hop in your car for a mini road trip adventure. We’ve included some…

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Napa Valley Road Trip: The Backcountry of Highway 128

Looking to go off-the-beaten-path in Napa Valley? Look no further than California State Route 128 east, also known as Sage Canyon Road, which winds its way through the Vaca Mountain Range and up to Lake Berryessa. On this hidden gem of a road trip, you’ll find historic boutique wineries…

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Taste Wine Straight from the Barrel

Come discover the taste of wines straight out of the barrel in Napa Valley! Wineries throughout the valley offer this unique experience so guests have the opportunity to taste what everyone else will be drinking in a few years. Thieve wine deep in a cave, pour off tap or blend your own unique wine…

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2017 "Best Of" Award Winners Worth a Visit

As one of nine recognized Great Wine Capitals , San Francisco and Napa Valley has awarded its hospitality leaders the 2017 Best Of Wine Tourism regional designations in seven categories. The Best Of awards categories include accommodations; art and culture; architecture and landscape; innovative wine…

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