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Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures

With a spectacular setting, delightful year-round weather, and diverse topography, Napa Valley offers more exciting and engaging outdoor adventures than just about any other location. Couples,...

Napa Valley Events: August-September 2022

Napa Valley Events: August-September 2022

Discover fun happening in Napa Valley during August and September 2022! August 2022: Music in the Vineyards – Chamber Music Festival August 3 – August 22, 2022 EVERY Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and...

Summer Activities in Napa Valley You Shouldn’t Miss

Summer Activities in Napa Valley You Shouldn’t Miss

Summertime represents the high point of activity in glorious Napa Valley. The weather is warming, vines are maturing, and the businesses and communities are actively preparing many new and recurring...

Napa Valley Events – May & June 2022

Napa Valley Events – May & June 2022

May 18- May 22, 2022 Street Food Napa Valley- Italian Menu Enjoy the tasting experience with Executive Chef John McConnell. Wednesday 11:30am-6pm (patio dining until 5pm), Thursday through...

Start Planning Your Summer Getaway to Napa Valley

Start Planning Your Summer Getaway to Napa Valley

Comfortable temperatures have returned to Napa Valley again, and the views are magnificent. Buds on the grapevines are beginning to break, adding color and contrast to the already remarkable scene....

History of Hot Air Ballooning

History of Hot Air Ballooning

Early Developments While history usually associates the Wright Brothers with fostering the beginnings of human aviation, the actual first human-crewed hot air balloon flights preceded the invention...

Planning Your Spring Vacation Early?

Planning Your Spring Vacation Early?

While some of us are still digging out, others are thinking about stowing our winter clothing and planning a fun-filled spring outing in Napa Valley. The buds on the vines will be breaking soon,...

Napa Valley Events: April 2022

Napa Valley Events: April 2022

March 30 - April 3, 2022  Celebration of Women In Wine - Wine Tour Enjoy 4-Days of Unique, Educational, and Interactive Wine & Dining Experiences Whether you have the palate of a sommelier or a...

History of Ballooning and How Hot Air Balloons Work

History of Ballooning and How Hot Air Balloons Work

Napa Valley is famous for many things. The picturesque wineries, Michelin-starred restaurants, cultural and entertainment venues, and glorious hospitality attract thousands of visitors each year....

Why you Should Visit Napa Valley During Winter

Why you Should Visit Napa Valley During Winter

Regular visitors to Napa Valley know that coming to the area is terrific any time of the year. While summer and fall have a full range of festivities and harvest-related events, the wintertime is...

Give the Gift of Romance this Valentine’s Day

Give the Gift of Romance this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and there’s still time to find the perfect gift for your significant other. Whether for a romantic evening of dining and romance, a delightful and cozy bed...

Celebrate the New Year in Style in Wine Country

Celebrate the New Year in Style in Wine Country

No place on Earth offers more ways to greet the New Year than Napa Valley. Beautiful with breathtaking views and plenty of space for safe celebration. Once again, Napa Valley communities welcome New...

Gift Ideas for a Fun Napa Valley Experience

Gift Ideas for a Fun Napa Valley Experience

As you struggle to find the most appropriate and memorable holiday gift ideas for your significant other, family, or friends, think Napa Valley! Getting away from the routine, especially in these...

Holiday Happenings Across Napa Valley

Holiday Happenings Across Napa Valley

Once the grapes have been harvested and the weather begins to cool, Napa Valley businesses and communities begin gearing up for the next exciting phase of the year: Holiday Season. During this time,...

Add these ideas to your Thanksgiving plans

Add these ideas to your Thanksgiving plans

While the extended Thanksgiving weekend offers opportunities to celebrate and give thanks for all that life has brought, this is one of the best times of the year to enjoy the company of family and...

What harvest season may look like this year in Napa

What harvest season may look like this year in Napa

Harvest season is always a special time in Napa Valley. While the initial grape harvest begins with picking the early varieties in August, the famous Cabernet Sauvignon and a few others may not be...