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Throw Your Own Harvest Party

If you have been to a Napa Valley Harvest Party, you already know that those are the celebrations that deliver the ultimate in fun, food, music, and, of course, excellent wines. These celebrations represent the local communities’ collective “sigh of relief” for...

Wine and Spooks: Halloween in Napa Valley

The joyful fun of Halloween happens to coincide with the late harvest season of Napa Valley. The end of October is the perfect time to visit and enjoy the fine weather, drink the wine, take an invigorating hot air balloon ride, and rejoice with the locals as they...

Hands-on Harvest Activities in Napa

Harvest time in Napa Valley is a crucial time. But it’s not all work and no play. Even though the residents are focused on bringing in a successful 2019 crop, Napa Valley wineries and vineyards open their businesses to visitors to join in the flurry of activities....

Wine Tasting Events in Napa: October

October is a decisive month in Napa Valley. The entire year’s activities have been pointing toward the all-important grape harvest.  All hands are on deck to ensure the harvest and crushing are successful. For visitors, the wineries and communities of Napa Valley...

Napa Harvest Traditions

Photo courtesy of www.visitcalistoga.com Harvest time in Napa Valley is a time for hard work and celebration. Finally, the product for all those months of painstaking effort and tender loving care has come. From late summer to November, the harvest is a time of...