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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.

American Canyon Napa Wine Education Wine Tasting Wine Tours

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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.

Oakville/Rutherford Wine Education Wine Tasting Wine Tours

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The Best Spring Mountain Wineries in 2 Days

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on OCTOBER 1, 2015

Once you go up Spring Mountain, you’ll never want to come down. The variety and quality of the wines made here are stunning, and largely undiscovered by tourists. Pack a picnic lunch (Sunshine Foods) at the base of the mountain has you covered) and head up the tree-draped trail for some seriously great wine. Here is a list of the top eight wineries not to miss on your Spring Mountain weekend.

Best Of Napa Valley Spring Mountain St. Helena Wine Tasting Wine Tours Wineries

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Explore Howell Mountain Wineries in 2 Days

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on SEPTEMBER 28, 2015

Rising over 2,000 feet above the floor of the Napa Valley, Howell Mountain has become a legend in the wine world. It’s porous, rocky, iron rich soil lends itself to the making of spicy, bold, fine red wines. Additionally, microclimates abound across the hillsides allowing for a variety of grapes to grow. The vineyards tend to be smaller, more intimate than their cousins found on the valley floor. A two-day tour of the mountain allows wine enthusiasts to visit, taste the wines and view some of the most beautiful vineyards in the region.

Howell Mountain Wine Education Wine Tasting Wineries

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