Category Archives: Itineraries

Date Night in St Helena: Where To Go, What To Do

by BLOGGER on APRIL 5, 2017

Whether it’s a special occasion, a break from the kids or just long overdue, a date night with your special someone is always in order. The Napa Valley is chock-full of fantastic places to eat, shop, taste exquisite wines, and enjoy countless other amazing experiences.

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Where To Drink The Best Cabernets In Napa Valley

by BLOGGER on JANUARY 19, 2017

If you’re doing Napa Valley right you’ll be seeing red, in the bottom of your glass hopefully!
Cabernet is king in this wine country. The climate and terroir are perfect for this Bordeaux varietal that allows Napa Valley winemakers to produce some of the world’s most highly prized Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Where to Taste 8 Amazing Chardonnays in Napa Valley

by FREELANCE on SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

You may know that the 1976 Judgement of Paris put Napa Valley on the map. But what you might not know is that Mike Grgich was the winemaker behind the 1973 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay that snatched the honor. Today, Mike Grgich owns Grgich Hills Estate in Oakville, California, and with his influence on this corner of Wine Country, it’s no surprise that others have taken note and established their own Chardonnay operations closeby. Here are our favorite Napa Valley Chardonnays from the Oakville and Rutherford regions.

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2-Day Oak Knoll Wine Tasting Guide

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on APRIL 12, 2016

he Oak Knoll District AVA is located at the south end of the Napa Valley floor. The 8,300 acre area is characterized by a cool, moderate climate due to its proximity to the San Pablo Bay and the coastal fog that blows in from the coast.

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Silverado Trail Wineries: A 2-Day Tasting Guide

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on JANUARY 13, 2016

The Silverado Trail is a long and lovely stroll through one of the most beautiful parts of Napa Valley. There are no shortage of options when it comes to selecting the wineries to include in your day as you traverse this beautiful trail, so enjoy the drive and make some time to stop by a few of these favorite family-owned wineries.

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A Perfect 2 Days Exploring Wineries Near American Canyon

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on JANUARY 8, 2016

Just 11 miles south of downtown Napa, American Canyon itself is quickly becoming a wine destination, with its tasting rooms in the Crusher Wine District and vineyards just outside of town. Tasting rooms include sleek, contemporary bars and French-inspired chateaus that provide tasting experience that are just starting to hit the radar.

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Tasting Rutherford Wineries in 2 Days

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on DECEMBER 8, 2015

Dusty and earthy aren’t common words used to describe wine, but the Rutherford wines located in northern Napa Valley are the exception. The area’s rich red wines are known for their elegant and full bodied flavors such as black-currant, cedar, cassis, black licorice, spice box, and cherry which have made the Cabernet Sauvignon famous. If you’re traveling to this premiere grape growing area, we’ve compiled a list of wineries you should definitely check out.

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