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Halloween in Napa Valley 2022

It’s Great Pumpkin Season: Things to Do in Napa Valley for Halloween From pumpkin patches to pet-friendly costume parties and from fancy cocktail competitions to traditional trick or treat festivities, you can find it all here with several ghoulish Halloween events. Whether your idea of Halloween…

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The Napa Valley Vine Trail: Touring the Valley by Bike

One of our favorite ways to see wine country is on a bicycle, experiencing Napa Valley’s beautiful terrain in the fresh air and at human speed. From the seat of a bike, you can get closer to the vines, sites, and people that make this valley so special. And, as a bonus, you’ll be burning enough…

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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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Best Places for Ice Cream

Summer is in full swing, and that means we’re all in search of the perfect ice cream spot to cool down! Whether you’re a waffle cone loyalist, a milkshake maven, or looking for some sweet flavors with an adult twist, Napa Valley has you covered. Calistoga Up north, at the tip of the valley…

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2022 Outdoor Concerts in Napa Valley

Napa Valley is a feast for the senses, and for the ears, there’s plenty of outdoor live music concerts year-round. Open-air concerts come in a variety of options, from large-scale music festivals to small-town band nights, intimate lounge-style acts to one-of-a-kind outdoor winery stages. Here’s a…

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Best Winery, Resort, and Inn Wedding Venues

Napa Valley remains one of the most sought-after places in the country to host a destination wedding – and understandably so. With a Mediterranean-like climate, gorgeous landscapes, and world-renowned food and wine, it’s no wonder so many couples opt for a wedding amongst our rolling vineyards…

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Napa Valley Celebrates Earth Month

Yes, April 22 is Earth Day, but here in Napa Valley we like to celebrate Earth Day all month long. As a destination where we pride ourselves on our award-winning wines, sustainability is important for the valley. Therefore, throughout April we’re celebrating Napa Valley wines grown and made with…

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Napa Valley in Your Kitchen: Virtual Culinary Experiences

Your pantry is all stocked up, now what? Why not use some of your downtime to polish up those culinary skills? Since you can’t come to us, Napa Valley chefs are getting creative and bringing the flavors of wine country right into your kitchen with virtual culinary experiences. See below for a few…

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8 Wine-Friendly Recipes to Make at Home

Looking for ways to spice up your #WineFromHome routine? We've rounded up a few of our favorite recipes from Napa Valley chefs that are vitamin-rich and easy to make at home with what's already in your pantry. So grab your shelter-in-place sweetie, open up that Napa Valley wine and get things…

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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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