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The Best Date Night Spots in Napa Valley

by WINECOUNTRY 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 WINECOUNTRY 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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9 Napa Valley Wineries Open After 5 p.m.

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on DECEMBER 29, 2015

What’s a wine lover to do after 5 p.m. in Napa Valley? Most wineries close their doors at 5:00 p.m., but if you want to keep tasting into the evening, we have you covered. Below is a list of some of the best wineries and tasting rooms that stay open after the sun goes down, so you can keep the wine tasting party rolling.

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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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