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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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2023 New Year's Eve Parties in Napa Valley

However you choose to bid farewell to 2023 and say hello to 2024, raising a glass in Napa Valley will be a New Year’s Eve to remember. Is it possible that another year has seemingly flown by? Indeed, in some ways, it seems to have gone by in a flash. Though, if you’re like most of us, the excitement…

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Where to Stay in Napa Valley this Holiday Season

Home away from home for the holidays. In Napa Valley, the experience can be as cozy or as luxe as you wish and, depending on your idea of the quintessential idea of the holiday season, here in Napa Valley, there is a perfect spot to call home…away from home. For many of us, planning a December-timed…

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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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Cabana Lounging in the Napa Valley

The sun is shining, and summer is in full swing in Napa Valley. It's the perfect time of year to slow down, relax, and enjoy the beauty of wine country from a private cabana. Whether lounging poolside at a luxury resort or at a winery enjoying a leisurely tasting, we're all about cabana season…

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2023 Outdoor Concerts in Napa Valley

With Napa Valley’s well known ideal climate for growing grapes and enjoying outdoor activities, there’s no better way to spend an evening than listening to your favorite musicians. Open-air concerts come in a variety of options, from large-scale music festivals to small-town band nights, intimate…

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Best Pools to Lounge By this Summer

While it’s fun to spend days tasting great wine and eating gourmet food, it’s undeniably glorious to sit by a beautiful pool with a novel and a drink in hand, too. Dozens of Napa Valley resorts have pools worth swimming in, but here’s a look at some of the best of the bunch right now. Calistoga…

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2020 Best of Wine Tourism Award Winners

The 2020 Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in wine tourism throughout the ten greatest wine regions in the world, and a visit to the Napa Valley winners should definitely be on your radar. Here’s who made the cut: Louis M. Martini Winery Global…

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Plan Your Own "Wine Country" Movie Adventure in Napa Valley

Wine Country hits Netflix on May 10 th ! Amy Poehler’s directorial debut is actually based on real life: Co-writers Liz Cackowski and Emily Spivey wrote the screenplay after a girls’ trip to Napa Valley for Rachel Dratch’s 50th birthday (there really was a tarot card reader and a paella chef). The…

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