Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

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Where to Wine & Dine in St. Helena

Wanderlust travelers come to Napa Valley from near and far to experience a veritable food and wine paradise, where Michelin star meals are perfectly paired with world-class wines. In the town of St. Helena, which boasts well over a hundred wineries and some of the best restaurants in the valley…

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Best Places for Fall Foliage in Napa Valley

As the air becomes crisper and the sun a little lower in the sky, we welcome the changing of the seasons and the vivid hues that Autumn’s fall foliage brings. And what better place to witness this annual change than in Napa Valley – where the stretches of vineyards along the valley floor and…

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Napa Green: Sustainable Wineries in Napa Valley

Napa Valley is just 35 miles long and 5 miles wide, but for such a small place we have a rich history of being on the forefront of sustainability and environmental preservation. Back in 1968 Napa Valley was designated as the United States’ first ever agricultural preserve, ensuring that Napa Valley…

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The 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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Food Lover's Guide to Napa Valley

It is no secret that one of the best ways to enjoy a great bottle of wine is with an equally wonderful food pairing. Fortunately, Napa Valley not only boasts award-winning wines, but a diverse assortment of food experiences to titillate not only the palate, but the mind and curiosity as well…

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The Most Beautiful Wineries in Napa Valley

The peaceful Napa Valley countryside is home to more than 400 wineries open to the public, each beautiful in their own way. Whether it's cozying up for a candlelit cave tasting or sipping from a private pavilion while taking in sweeping views of the rolling hills, you'll find stunning scenery at…

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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 Food & Wine Pairings

If there’s anything better than a glass of good wine, it’s a glass of good wine with its perfect food partner. From cheese to chocolate – even popcorn and cupcakes – here are some of our favorite food and wine-pairing experiences around the Napa Valley. Most of these experiences are available by…

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Wineries with the Best View

Whether it’s an epic vineyard vista, fireside or lakeside sips or rugged mountain ranges, Napa Valley is home to some of the most beautiful views in the world. Pair perfect views with delicious wine at these legendary Napa Valley wineries: Newton Vineyard is a jewel atop Spring Mountain in St…

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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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