Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

The Visit Napa Valley Blog

Napa Valley’s Best BBQ Joints

Just say the word “barbeque” and the fun begins. Sure, summer gets all the glory when it comes to feasts from the grill, but why not enjoy all that savory deliciousness the whole year ‘round? Plus, barbeque has a special way of bringing people closer together – maybe it’s because of the down-home…

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Best Kid-Friendly Wineries in Napa Valley

With hundreds of amazing wineries to experience, Napa Valley is an ideal destination not only for adults but for families of all sizes and kids of all ages. Many wineries offer family-friendly venues with plenty of outdoor space for the kids (and well-mannered dogs too!), while the adults can sip…

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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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Best Wineries to Picnic in Napa Valley

Whether fall or winter, spring or summer, Napa Valley’s beautiful weather and scenery makes it a picnicker’s paradise. As spring gives way to summer, what better way to celebrate the warm weather and sunny afternoons, than with an alfresco picnic? Napa Valley has plenty of picnic spots for outdoor…

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Winery Cave Tours & Tastings in Napa Valley

Above-ground tasting rooms aren’t the only formal places to sip wine in Napa Valley. Many wineries also offer caves for tasting experiences, too. These caves serve dual purposes—they are cool and humid locations to store wine while it ages to perfection in barrels, and they are both beautiful and…

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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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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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Napa Valley Italian-Style

We may not have the centuries of history or the crumbling hill towns, but it could be argued that the Napa Valley is California’s answer to Tuscany. Both have rolling, vineyard-covered hillsides. Both…

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