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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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Dec 01, 2019

Oakville wineries in Napa Valley - Tours and Tastings

Explore the best Oakville wineries. Some of the best Cabernet producers are here and worth a stop.

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Nov 27, 2019

Holiday Events

  • Get in the holiday spirit at the Holidays in Yountville. Among the festivities are carolers, horse-drawn carriage rides, free entertainment, the town's lighting ceremony and much more. Sip and savor delights from Yountville's restaurants and wineries.
  • Don't miss the 24th Annual Lighted Tractor Parade in Calistoga! Be there Saturday December 7, 2019 for this must-see celebration. You'll be dazzled as the vintage tractors, trucks and floats parade down Calistoga's main street. Look for Santa...he wouldn't miss this family-fun event!
  • Join the festivities at Robert Mondavi Winery's 9th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Celebration. This much-anticipated, family-friendly event includes the annual tree lighting, horse and buggy rides, wine tasting, hot apple cider, caroling, cookies and appetizers. It's Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 3pm to 5pm.

Nov 25, 2019

Castello di Amorosa Winery - Medieval Tuscan Castle in Napa Valley

The Castello di Amorosa is a treat for all your senses. Take the fascinating tour and enjoy a wine tasting in the magnificent Grand Barrel Room.

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Nov 24, 2019

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!

Don't miss out--this season's Winter in the Wineries Passport is good December 7, 2019 through February 9, 2020.

Nov 23, 2019

Napa Valley Wine Tasting

Napa Valley wine tasting ranges from casual sampling to serious sit-down affairs. Get the basics of wine tasting for beginners, and learn how it's done in Napa Valley.

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Nov 22, 2019

Best Merlot Wine from Napa Valley, California

Discover the best Merlot wine in Napa Valley. How to serve Merlot, food pairing suggestions and wine ratings.

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Oct 05, 2019

October Happenings

Celebrate the crush at the Silverado Harvest Party at Silverado Vineyards on October 19, 2019. Savor a harvest menu, music and selections of newly released wines.

Celebrate harvest time with the locals at the Hometown Harvest Festival in St. Helena on Saturday, October 19, 2019. The down-home festivities start with a fun run and the legendary pet parade through downtown. Join the fun with live music, arts and crafts, plenty of good food and wine and a kids' carnival.

Rise and shine for the St. Helena Farmers Market every Friday through October 25. Stroll the market for fresh produce, crafts, and more delights. It's a great place to sip a piping hot cup of coffee and nibble a sweet roll while visiting with the farmers, artists, musicians and Master Gardeners who make it happen.