Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

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2022 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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2022 Don't Miss Harvest Parties

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we aren’t talking about Christmas yet! In Napa Valley, we’re talking about harvest – and it is officially underway. As a matter of fact, the first grapes were picked on August 2nd making this harvest season one of the earliest on record. For winemakers…

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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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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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White Wine Tasting Experiences

The Napa Valley is renowned for its full-bodied Cabernets, Merlots, and Pinot Noirs. But for those of us who prefer the fairer grape, there are plenty of noble white wines to taste as well. Here are a…

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2017 "Best Of" Award Winners Worth a Visit

As one of nine recognized Great Wine Capitals, San Francisco and Napa Valley has awarded its hospitality leaders the 2017 Best Of Wine Tourism regional designations in seven categories. The Best Of awards categories include accommodations; art and culture; architecture and landscape; innovative wine…

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