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Winery Cave Tours & Tastings in Napa Valley

Above-ground tasting rooms aren’t the only formal places to sip wine in Napa Valley. Many wineries also offer caves for tasting experiences, too. These caves serve dual purposes—they are cool and humid locations to store wine while it ages to perfection in barrels, and they are both beautiful and…

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People of Napa Valley: Meet Joshua Mendoza Widaman

Joshua's passion for wine brought him to the Napa Valley and cemented his career choice as estate winemaker at Pine Ridge Vineyards. Learn more about his journey and why he chose to live and work in the Napa Valley below. Name: Joshua David Mendoza Widaman Job: Estate Winemaker at Pine Ridge…

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11 Napa Valley Wineries for Lovers of White Wine

Some say, “Cab is King” in Napa Valley, and while our red wines are indeed phenomenal, there is nothing better than a cool crisp white wine in the summer or snuggling up with a buttery Chardonnay or dessert wine in the winter. Whether it’s a fruity Sauvignon Blanc, a floral Viognier, or a sweet…

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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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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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