Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

The Visit Napa Valley Blog

2021 Harvest Grape Stomping and Hands-on Tours

Each year from August through October, the Napa Valley comes alive with the excitement and rush of harvest. Winery teams can be seen picking grapes in the vineyards for crush, and some wineries even offer special harvest tours so you can witness the winery production facilities in action. Here are…

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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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Winter Romance Napa Valley-Style

It’s Cabernet Season here in the Napa Valley. That means not only full-bodied red wines, but chilly temperatures, shorter days, roaring fireplaces, maybe a little chocolate. In other words: the height of romance. Here’s our idea of a perfectly romantic day in the Napa Valley. If you’re strolling…

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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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Where to Go for Bowling, Billiards, Bocce, and More in Napa Valley

The Urban Dictionary defines the term “Having a ball” as “old-people-speak for ‘Having fun.’ If you’re under 30, then you’ve probably never said this (unsarcastically).” Yeah, whatever. It just so happens that there are plenty of ways to have fun in the valley that involve balls, no matter what your…

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