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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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The Ultimate Guide to Valentine’s Day in Napa Valley

Napa Valley is the perfect location for a romantic getaway, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. With its exquisite wine, gourmet cuisine, luxurious spas, and relaxing hotels, it provides the ideal backdrop to celebrate with your special someone. For those seeking romantic inspiration, we’ve curated…

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Napa Valley Holiday Gift Guide

The season of merriment and holiday gift giving is upon us. Be inspired by this curated list of online gift sets and boutique shops in Napa Valley. With an array of outstanding and unique items, experiences, goods, and services, a gift from Napa Valley is extraordinarily special. Wine gift sets and…

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The Ultimate Guide to Yountville | A Three-Day Itinerary

Ah, Yountville – small in size but big on flavor, it’s one of our favorite little pockets of the valley. Often referred to as the culinary capital of Napa Valley, Yountville is home to some of the region’s best restaurants — as well as a swath of luxury accommodations, a world-renowned art scene…

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2024 Best of Wine Tourism Award Winners

The Great Wine Capitals Global Network recognizes Napa Valley as one of 12 Great Wine Capitals around the world (and the only one in North America). The organization recently celebrated Napa Valley hospitality businesses as leaders in the 2024 Best of Wine Tourism awards. The annual Best of Wine…

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Best Places for Ice Cream & Frosé

Summer is in full swing, and that means we’re all in search of the perfect ice cream shops to cool down! Whether you’re looking for a kid-friendly stop on your summer road trip or looking for some sweet flavors with an adult twist, Napa Valley has you covered. City of Napa Oxbow Public Market is the…

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Best Wineries to Picnic in Napa Valley

There is nothing more quintessential to the Napa Valley experience than enjoying a picnic lunch at a scenic winery. With picture perfect weather nearly year-round, a plethora of gourmet foods – from artisanal cheese and snacks, freshly-baked breads, and artfully crafted sandwiches – and of course…

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Pack a Picnic in Napa Valley

One of the best ways to enjoy a perfect day in Napa Valley is to indulge in a scenic picnic experience. Whether you seek a tranquil winery setting, a charming park, or a hidden gem off the beaten path for your picnicking, we've got you covered on provisions. Find the best delis, gourmet grocers, and…

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Celebrate a Milestone Birthday in Napa Valley

Make your best plans to celebrate your milestone birthday (or any birthday, for that matter!) with these suggested itineraries sure to satisfy anyone – young, sage, youthful, wise. No matter the number, celebrate in Napa Valley style and live your best life. Round up your celebration squad and get…

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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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