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Best Spots for Cocktails in Napa Valley

Just because you came to Napa for wine doesn’t mean Napa Valley isn’t also serving up seriously good cocktails. Whether your vibe is posh, elegant, or Instagrammable, there’s a cocktail bar or lounge in Napa Valley that can deliver. From rummy tropical cups singing of banana and coconut to dark…

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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 cafés, so choosing the perfect brunch spot can be a bit overwhelming. Here, are…

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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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Thanksgiving in Napa Valley 2023

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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Rooftop and Patio Bars in Napa Valley

Elevate your Napa Valley adventure at our rooftop and patio bars, where each sip is enhanced by breathtaking views! Enjoy a meticulously crafted cocktail in the cool, serene evenings after exploring wineries, or relish warm daytime moments between wine tastings. These cocktail bars offer delicious…

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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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Festive Holiday Cocktail Spots in Napa Valley

Napa Valley provides a cozy escape this holiday season, and one great way to enjoy it is to cuddle up around a fireplace or an outdoor firepit – whether for a secluded space for two or a jolly gathering for a group – and sip on spirited cocktails. The talented mixologists and bartenders in Napa…

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A Perfect Date in Napa Valley

You’ve clearly done your due diligence and know the Napa Valley is one of the most romantic destinations in the world. With endless vineyard scapes, seasonal dishes, and wine that’s often called ‘bottled poetry,’ the Napa Valley is the perfect couples escape. But, did you know that each of the five…

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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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The Best Restaurants in Napa Valley

The Napa Valley is home to more than 125 restaurants and 11 Michelin-stars. Two of the Michelin-starred restaurants have three stars each! Choosing what to eat can be a tough decision with so many choices. So here is a breakdown of the top 10 restaurants (in no particular order) to dine at in the…

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