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Halloween in Napa Valley 2022

It’s Great Pumpkin Season: Things to Do in Napa Valley for Halloween From pumpkin patches to pet-friendly costume parties and from fancy cocktail competitions to traditional trick or treat festivities, you can find it all here with several ghoulish Halloween events. Whether your idea of Halloween…

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50+ Wine Tastings Under $50

The best visits to Napa Valley revolve around epic wine tastings. While tasting fees can add up quickly, some wineries still offer great introductions for a relatively affordable price. We’ve pulled together a list of 50 wineries and tasting rooms with tasting fees at $50 or under per person to help…

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Sparkling Napa Valley: Best Bubbles in the valley

While Napa Valley is often known for its Cabernet Sauvignon and other Bordeaux varietal wines, we are also home to some amazing sparkling wine producers (Champagne is technically only wines that are made in Champagne, France). We've put together a list of our best-known bubble wineries so you can…

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The Most Beautiful European-Style Wineries in Napa Valley

So you had to forgo that European vacation this year (you’re not alone). Not to worry: Just get yourself to the Napa Valley, which is filled with some hidden architectural treasures that will make you feel as if you’ve landed in France, Italy, South Africa, or even ancient Persia. Put these wineries…

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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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Group Wine Tasting Experiences in Napa Valley

You’ve booked your meeting – or conference, or wedding, or reunion – for the Napa Valley. Surely you don’t think you can leave without taking your group on a wine-related excursion or two? There are a number of wineries that can easily accommodate large groups, with comfortable facilities and…

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The Most Unique Wine Tours in Napa Valley

The Napa Valley is home to more than 500 wineries and countless wine experiences. So we have gathered some of our more unique tours and experiences that you won’t want to miss. Ride through the valley…

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