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Jan 15, 2020

Winter in the Wineries Passport

Head to Calistoga for the 10th Annual Winter in the Wineries.

Grab your passport and get access to tours and wine tastings, plus meet winemakers at 16 participating wineries in and around the charming small town of Calistoga. You'll also get discounts at several Calistoga hotels, restaurants and shops. The passport is valued at $400, but you can get it now for only $60!

Hurry--the deals end February 9, 2020.

Jan 08, 2020

Chimney Rock Winery - Wine Tastings and Tours

Tour Chimney Rock winery and taste world-class Cabernet in the elegant tasting room. Explore the beautiful Cape Dutch-inspired estate and taste Chimney Rock wine.

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Jan 06, 2020

Upcoming Events in Napa Valley

  • Tickets go on sale January 7 for BottleRock Napa Valley. This 3-day celebration kicks off May 22, 2020. This year's lineup includes Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band, Stevie Nicks, Blondie, and dozens more.
  • Head to the V. Sattui winery for the Coq Au Vin + Cabernet Pairing. It's Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 11am to 3:00pm. Celebrate Cabernet season with scrumptious Coq au Vin paired with V. Sattui's award-winning Cabs.
  • Don't miss Jefferson Starship at the Uptown Theatre in Napa on February 28, 2020. This multi-platinum selling band brings their talents to this spectacular Napa Valley event, with performances of Volunteers, Somebody to Love, Jane and much more.

Jan 03, 2020

Indulge in Napa Valley Restaurant Week

Take advantage of the slow season in Napa Valley to indulge in culinary delights from some of the top eateries, January 26 through February 1, 2020. Dozens of participating businesses have come up with temptations worth exploring.

Discover the Napa Valley Restaurant Week offers, including special menus.

Dec 30, 2019

Andretti Winery - Tours and Wine Tastings in Napa Valley, California

Visit Andretti Winery in Napa for fascinating tours and taste fine wines at this Italian-style villa founded by race car driver Mario Andretti.

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Dec 13, 2019

Holiday Happenings

  • Add the Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show to your Christmas list. They cross musical boundaries from gospel favorites to contemporary spiritual songs. These five-time Grammy Award-winning legends are at the Uptown Theatre in Napa on December 20, 2019.
  • Enjoy a memorable evening, including a gourmet dinner with wine, and a performance from Kenny G at the Blue Note in Napa. This Grammy award-winning saxophonist is performing two shows each day on December 27-30, 2019.
  • Ring in the New Year (and decade!) in style at the New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball. Arrive in your formal attire and mask for your red-carpet welcome at the Castello di Amorosa on December 31, 2019. Enjoy a decadent four-course dinner, live music and dancing.

Dec 05, 2019

Wine Tasting Guide: Wine Tasting Terms, Tips and How-tos

Wine tasting guide for beginners, packed with tips and terms you need to know. Learn how to swirl, sniff and sip to get the most out of tasting wine.

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Dec 03, 2019

Darioush Winery in Napa Valley - Stellar Hospitality and Cabernet

Darioush winery in Napa Valley offers stunning architecture, knowledgeable wine servers, stellar Cabernet Sauvignon and hospitality.

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