Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

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Thanksgiving in Napa Valley 2022

Napa Valley is a hot spot for top notch cuisine that’s grown and sourced locally and Thanksgiving is the valley’s time to shine. Paired with the stunning fall scenery and world-class hospitality, it’s the perfect destination to celebrate this treasured American holiday. Napa Valley is the perfect…

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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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Best Lunch Spots in Napa Valley

When traveling, it’s always a bonus to know where the locals go, especially when it comes to a good meal. And with more than 150 restaurants in Napa Valley, picking a place for lunch can quickly become overwhelming. We’ve asked our local staff for their expert opinions on where to go for lunch so…

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Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants in Napa Valley

World-renown as a bountiful agricultural community, Napa Valley is a culinary mecca with an abundance of fresh, local produce, giving its innovative chefs plenty of access to top-notch ingredients. So, when it comes to quality and variety of vegetarian fare, you’ll find menus here that offer a…

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Best Places to Watch the Sunset in Napa Valley

With the coastal Mayacamas mountain range to the west, the rocky Vaca mountain range on the east, and vine-covered rolling hills lining the valley floor, Napa Valley’s geography makes for picture-perfect sunsets. Spring and winter months can also lend some twilight cloud cover, which creates cotton…

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Best Restaurants to Dine Outside in Napa Valley

There’s nothing quite like a leisurely alfresco meal overlooking the tranquil beauty of Napa Valley Wine Country. With breathtaking scenery and mild weather year-round, Napa Valley has always been an ideal destination to enjoy a meal outside. Many Napa Valley restaurants expanded outdoor dining…

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Best Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day in Napa Valley

Mother’s Day is an opportunity to give moms a shout-out, whether it’s brunch, a gift, or flowers. In Napa Valley, it’s always a great time to treat Mom to a meal or outing to recognize the love and kindness she has exhibited over the years. And if you are a mother, it’s a good opportunity to take…

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Best Brunch Spots in Napa Valley

Nothing says “vacation” quite like a leisurely brunch. If your plans for the day ahead include wine tasting, brunch is a perfect way to fuel up before you start sipping. Napa Valley is home to more than 150 restaurants and eateries, so choosing the perfect brunch spot can be a bit overwhelming…

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Support Napa Valley Restaurants: Takeout and Delivery

Find details here about Napa Valley restaurants where you can grab a meal for carryout, order up delivery, or purchase a gift card to use in the future. Check back often for updates and new experiences. If you’re a Napa Valley local, you know how valuable the restaurant industry is to the valley as…

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Farm Fresh: Napa Valley Restaurants with Culinary Gardens

There's something inherently special about tasting a tomato just plucked from the garden and still warm from the sun. For those who delight in the culinary adventure of seeing, touching, and smelling where their food comes from, there's no better dining experience than a restaurant with an onsite…

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