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...

Have a Spooky Halloween in Napa

Since Halloween occurs at the pinnacle stage of Napa’s grape harvest with all the usual festivals and parties, this holiday adds more creative and exciting ways to celebrate. An exhilarating takeoff, flight, and landing in costume during a hot air balloon California...

Parties Abound in Napa Valley During Harvest Season

From September through November, Napa Valley is alive with celebrations to celebrate the season’s harvest. Each community hums with parties and festivals featuring themes related to the business of viticulture and winemaking. Whether you are visiting for the first...

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...