Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

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Top 10 Small Wineries in Napa Valley

Napa Valley is chock-full of small production, family-owned, boutique-style wineries. In fact, over 90% of Napa Valley wineries are family owned. If you seek a truly personalized experience, then be sure to explore the many wineries of Napa Valley including those on this short list. Don’t forget to…

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2022 Don't Miss Harvest Parties

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we aren’t talking about Christmas yet! In Napa Valley, we’re talking about harvest – and it is officially underway. As a matter of fact, the first grapes were picked on August 2nd making this harvest season one of the earliest on record. For winemakers…

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Napa Valley Women in Wine

Women’s History Month is always a good time to reflect on trailblazing women who are making a difference in the wine industry and Napa Valley as a whole. The wine industry, historically and traditionally dominated by men, has welcomed women vintners in Napa Valley for over 130 years. In 1886…

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Napa Valley Women in Wine Tour

In 1886 Josephine Tychson founded one of Napa Valley's original 13 wineries. She was the first woman to build and operate a winery in California. In her time, her winery was known as Tychson Cellars and is now Freemark Abbey winery located in St. Helena. Today over 60% of Napa Valley wineries have…

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