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Bottle Shock: Fact vs. Fiction

by WC STAFF on MAY 3, 2016

Bottle Shock, released in 2008, has become a favorite film for many wine lovers. It tells the story about how a Chardonnay crafted by a Napa Valley winery beat every French competitor in the Paris Wine Tasting of 1976, a feat that was unthinkable at the time.

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10 Things to Do on a Summer Vacation in Napa Valley

by WC STAFF on APRIL 19, 2016

Northern California isn’t a place where you’ll find an unattractive time of year, but summertime is when this part of the world truly shines. If your travels take you to Napa Valley during the warmer months, pack appropriately: be sure to bring a hat, some sunscreen, a trusty pair of shades, and most of all, a taste for adventure. Here are some favorites the locals swear by, and visitors have come to love.

Calistoga, Outdoor Activities, St. Helena, Wine Tasting

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Your Guide to Napa Valley on a Budget

by WC STAFF on APRIL 11, 2016

Although Napa Valley has become increasingly synonymous with luxurious and elevated experiences, there are still plenty of deals and hidden experiences available for the savvy. This down-to-earth guide includes some of the most charming destinations and activities for the budget-minded traveler, without any skimping on the quality.

Attractions, Outdoor Activities, Wine Tasting

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10 Must-Stop Shops in Yountville

by WC STAFF on MARCH 2, 2016

Yountville is famous for its world-class culinary delights—legendary chef Thomas Keller owns three restaurants in this tiny town—but it’s also a mecca for Napa Valley shopping. The concentration of one-of-a-kind boutiques filled with stylish clothing, jewelry, bath products, and more will make any shopaholic swoon.

Shopping, Yountville

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