Harvest 2018 Recap

Harvest 2018 has slowly ended and we’re looking back at this marvelous time. It’s been a fantastic season with visitors flocking to the valley to experience the transformation of grapes into wine. Many rode with us on Napa Valley balloons and participated in beautiful...

Enjoy Thanksgiving in Wine Country

In the 1600s, the original Thanksgiving celebrations were conducted by the early Massachusetts colonists to give thanks for their recent harvests. Today, we still gather in November to offer our appreciation for our own families and prosperity. Thanksgiving in Napa...

The Technology of Hot Air Balloons

Lighter-than-air flight has been around for centuries. Hot air balloons and dirigibles like the famous Goodyear Blimp rely on the basic principle that if an object weighs less than an equal volume of outside air, it will rise. The same is true for objects in the...

Napa’s November Highlights

November is a wonderful time to be in Napa Valley. One can almost hear the collective sigh of relief as growers and wineries wrap up the year’s harvest and focus on the next year. November is a time of celebration as visitors are welcomed to the area to enjoy the many...

Don’t Miss the Napa Valley Film Festival

In addition to the food, fun, Napa hot air balloon rides, and wine tastings that celebrate Napa Valley’s annual harvest, do not forget the famous Napa Valley Film Festival. This year the NVFF will take place  November 7-11, 2018, a crowning event of the many weeks of...

How to Celebrate Harvest

Fall is in full gear and so is harvest in Napa Valley! This is essentially the Christmas of Napa as it’s a crazy and busy time yet the most rewarding and highly anticipated season of the year. How can you experience the fun of harvest? From wine parties to grape...