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Wine Taste While You Pokemon GO in Napa Valley

by WC STAFF on JULY 26, 2016

Pokémon Go is alive a well in Napa Valley. From the rustling grass (marking Pokémon in the area) and local landmarks disguised as PokéStops and Pokémon Gyms, it’s safe to say that many a wine country visitor is hunting with a wine glass in hand. Pokémon come in variety of types, shapes, and sizes: Of …

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The Best Date Night Spots in Napa Valley

by WC STAFF on JANUARY 12, 2016

For a first date, something lively might be in order. For a fifth date, a dash of candle-lit intimacy sounds appropriate. For a fifth anniversary? An old standard with sentimental value. Whatever the romantic occasion, Napa Valley hosts a variety of restaurants known for their cozy aesthetics, stellar food, and of course, world-class wines. Here’s a short-list of some perennial favorites for whichever iteration of date night you have in mind.

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9 Unique Winery Pairings to Test Your Palette

by WC STAFF on JANUARY 5, 2016

Napa Valley excels in many things, but the two most important (and delicious) are wine and food. Many Napa Valley wineries put these two together for unforgettable experiences that will elevate your taste buds to a level that wine or food alone cannot achieve. We’ve collected some of the best wine and food pairings in the Napa Valley for you below, so prepare to drool. A lot.

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8 Downtown Napa Restaurants Not to Miss

by WC STAFF on DECEMBER 1, 2015

Downtown Napa has exploded in popularity over the past few years. New tasting rooms means more wine is flowing than ever before. But good wine tastes even better with good food, and Downtown Napa delivers a gourmet selection of tasty eats. Taste upscale, multiple course meals or go casual with burgers—there’s something for every craving and palate.

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The 7 Top Lunch Spots in St. Helena

by WC STAFF on JULY 16, 2015

Legendary roadside eats, organic farm to table cuisine, and plenty of casual, inviting dishes are on the menu for lunch in St. Helena. You’ll find excellent wine selections, meals with fresh, organic, and locally sourced ingredients, and creative twists on classics that will leave you satisfied and wanting more.

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The Sweeter Side of Wine Tasting: Wine & Chocolate Pairings

by WC STAFF on MARCH 11, 2015

One of the classic pairings with wine is chocolate and several Napa Valley wineries offer this tasting experience. Learn how wines compliment and bring out the unique flavors of chocolate with each sip of wine and bite of chocolate. See some of the wineries who are putting a modern twist on the traditional and even …

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Award Winning Restaurants In Napa

by WC STAFF on NOVEMBER 4, 2014

Napa has no shortage of Michelin stars, or award winning restaurants. We’ve narrowed the list of award winning restaurants down to our three favorites. For us it’s about more than just the food. It’s about the vibe, the feel and people too. The Ultimate Michelin Experience: The Restaurant at Meadowood – St. Helena, CA If …

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Food & Wine Pairing: Sauteed Diver Scallops

by WC STAFF on OCTOBER 15, 2014

Executive Chef Victor Scargle of Bardessono’s Lucy Restaurant & Bar is known to create garden inspired cuisine. Victor has shared one of his outstanding recipes with us, and also recommended you pair this scallop dish with a delightful Viognier! Dish: Sautéed Diver Sea Scallops Ingredients: 12ea Diver Scallops 2 cups Celery root peeled and cut …

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FOOD & WINE PAIRING: Pan Roasted Duck & Merlot

by WC STAFF on DECEMBER 12, 2013

With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s time to start planning your wine-focused feast. Indulge your guests with this Pan Roasted Duck with Roasted Chestnut-Cranberry Stuffing dish paired with Sterling Vineyards 2009 Merlot. Pan Roasted Duck with Roasted Chestnut-Cranberry Stuffing Ingredients: Roasted Chestnut-Cranberry Stuffing6 oz. butter2 cups diced onion1 cup diced celery2 cups rough chopped roasted …

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