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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...

Wine tasting weekend in the Napa Valley

Wine tasting weekend in the Napa Valley

Nearly everyone is aware that Napa Valley is home to some of the world’s finest wines. This relatively small region also happens to be packed with welcoming businesses and communities that offer a...

Planning for Your Labor Day Weekend

Planning for Your Labor Day Weekend

Any long weekend is a time to escape to glorious Napa Valley, a perfect place to relax, enjoy the beautiful surroundings, partake of the world-class wines and excellent food, superb outdoor...

Events coming up in Napa Valley

Events coming up in Napa Valley

Calendars in Napa Valley are again filling up with exciting and entertaining events for visitors and locals alike. Following a “subdued” 2020 caused by the worldwide pandemic, Napa Valley businesses...

Ideas for this year’s family-friendly trip

Ideas for this year’s family-friendly trip

During the summer, Napa Valley offers a wide range of enjoyable, engaging, and educational family-friendly fun things to do in Napa Valley. With so much to do amidst the glorious scenery and...

What a Trip to the Napa Valley Might Hold

What a Trip to the Napa Valley Might Hold

With its unique, scenic, and very accessible setting, Napa Valley offers an impressive assortment of activities that provide an escape from the tedious routines of daily life. Whether you are a...

Celebrating Mom With a Trip to Napa Valley

Celebrating Mom With a Trip to Napa Valley

Mother’s Day 2021, May 9, is rapidly approaching. Now it’s time to get on board with outdoor activities that will ease the tensions of the past year and celebrate the outdoor glory of Napa Valley....

Planning your Hot Air Balloon Ride

Planning your Hot Air Balloon Ride

It’s Springtime again in Napa Valley. And, like the new buds bursting forth on the vines, the businesses and communities are happily opening once again to welcome guests following a long,...

What to do this Labor Day weekend?

What to do this Labor Day weekend?

Labor Day weekend, a time that generally marks the end of our summer activities, is rapidly approaching. Celebrated on the first Monday in September, Labor Day officially falls a bit later than...

Harvest in the Napa Valley

Harvest in the Napa Valley

 As we continue to manage the impact of the pandemic situation on the human population, wine lovers can rest assured that this year’s Napa Valley grape production will be excellent. The growing...

Hot Air Ballooning in the Napa Valley

Hot Air Ballooning in the Napa Valley

Napa Valley is known for its world-class wines, top-rated restaurants, community outdoor concerts, art, and abundant cultural activities for one and all. Notably, balloon rides Napa Valley is also...

Summer Date Night Ideas

Summer Date Night Ideas

While we have all been confined lately, many of our favorite venues are reopening. Cautiously, of course, but Napa Valley wineries and other businesses are back in action. While there, you may even...

What’s Happening in the Vineyards Right Now?

Managing vineyards is a never-ending responsibility. Napa Valley winegrowers must always remain aware of the changes in temperatures, rainfall, and the unpredictability of wind currents. While many...

Celebrating Father’s Day at Home

Celebrating Father’s Day at Home

The 2020 Covid-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of our lives. We have learned to social distance, isolate, quarantine, work at home, and mask ourselves to prevent spreading the virus...

Ideas to Help Plan Your Trip for This Summer

Ideas to Help Plan Your Trip for This Summer

One thing is for sure. When you are ready, Napa Valley will be welcoming you back to its safe and healthful environment, complete with great outdoor activities amid delightful summer weather and...

Mother’s Day Ideas from Home

Mother’s Day Ideas from Home

If you are social distancing from your mother, you might consider some unique and thoughtful ways to demonstrate your sincere love and gratitude on Mother’s Day. During this painful period of...

Fun Easter Activities to Do at Home

Fun Easter Activities to Do at Home

Easter has a different look this year. Because of the current worldwide health crisis, we must all retreat to our homes while the usual community, church, and school-sponsored activities had to be...

Get to know your Pilot with these fun facts

Get to know your Pilot with these fun facts

Hot air balloon pilots have one of the most unique jobs, taking them all over the world and skies. These sky adventurers fly to amazing locations -whether it’s for seasonal flights or to attend...

Hot Air Balloon Fun Facts

Hot Air Balloon Fun Facts

If you have never experienced a hot air balloon California-style adventure, you are in for a treat when you do. In Napa Valley, where hot air balloons rides are legendary, you can experience an...

Spring Break Itinerary

Spring Break Itinerary

If you are undecided about your Spring Break destination this year, consider a trip to Napa Valley. Renowned for its first-class wine making, beautiful scenery, commitment to the arts and culture,...

Springtime Happenings in Wine Country

Springtime Happenings in Wine Country

The March bud break signals another growing season. As the weather warms, the communities, businesses, and vineyards begin to show renewed activity. Visitors to Napa Valley in this time of year...

St Patrick’s Day in Wine Country

St Patrick’s Day in Wine Country

St. Patrick’s Day is a time for celebration throughout the world. “Wearin’ o’ the Green” tends to make all of a bit Irish, if for only one day or a week. The tradition is very much alive in Napa...