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Tour Napa’s Ghost Wineries

No need to worry about ghouls or goblins. The term “Ghost Winery” refers to a small handful of historic winery buildings in Napa Valley that pre-date the Prohibition Era, which reduced the number of wineries operating in California from more than 700 in 1920 to

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Bottle Your Own Custom Blend

Go beyond the tasting room and play winemaker for a day. A blending experience is great way to deepen your understanding of the characteristics of unique varietals and how they play off one another to create a harmonious blend. And at Conn Creek Winery, you

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A man kneeling on one knee holds a small open box and looks up at his girlfriend, who is covering her mouth with vineyards in the background.

Pop the Question

The inherit romance of wine country inspires many to choose Napa Valley as the place to get down on one knee and ask the ultimate question. And when you choose to propose at a winery, the memory of your life-changing moment will extend well beyond

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Picnic at a Winery

When it comes to picnicking in Napa Valley, V Sattui Winery and its onsite deli is the undeniable hot spot. But if you’re looking for a winery with a picnic area that’s a little more low-key and off-the-radar, look no further than our favorites listed

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Try a Food & Wine Pairing

A food & wine pairing experience is essential in taking your wine knowledge to the next level. Enjoy small bites or a sumptuous, multi-course meal especially prepared to accompany specific wines. It’s a revelatory experience, and no doubt you’ll be eager to apply what you

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Visit the Castello di Amorosa

Don’t make the mistake of writing off Castello di Amorosa as a mere “tourist trap.” The lengths that Dario Sattui went to in order have this authentically built 13th century inspired Tuscan castle to the valley are truly remarkable. It’s recommended to read about the

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Taste Napa’s Cult Cabs

At K. Laz Wine Colletion in Yountville, former Dean & DeLuca Wine Director and industry insider Kerrin Laz is able to make the most inaccessible, ultra-premium Napa Valley cult wines available for tastings by advanced appointment. This is the only place in Napa Valley –

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Survey Unique Architecture

In Napa Valley there are possibly more unique architectural styles than there are are wine varietals. From traditional French, Spanish and Italian influences to modernist marvels and even subterranean structures that will defy your imagination. It’s hard to find a Napa Valley winery that doesn’t

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Get Your Grape Stomp On

Finding a winery in Napa Valley to fulfill your “I Love Lucy” grape-stomping fantasy can be tough. Most wineries only offer this experience over one or two weekends during the Harvest Season (mid-Aug through Oct), making it difficult to plan. However, Grgich Hills has embraced

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